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Category Archives: Rescue

Taking the ‘pet’ out of ‘petrified’ one shelter at a time

Friday, Aug 23rd, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Today, an estimated 13,000 sheltering organizations care for an estimated 6-7 million homeless animals annually—mostly cats and dogs. Organizations vary in size from those that are very large, handling tens of thousands of animals per year, to those that are very small, including grassroots groups and private individuals. For some animals, the amount of time […]

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Join us on Lazaruff’s Pitty Party Road Trip!

Wednesday, Apr 17th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

It’s hard to believe this day is finally here: Teresa and I are in Baton Rouge this morning picking up Lazaruff to drive him to northern Idaho in search of a forever home. Lazaruff was supposed to become our dog — but I’m getting ahead of the story. First, Laz was supposed to be dead. […]

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One last thing you can do for Lazaruff, the dog who lived

Thursday, Feb 7th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

LazaRuff having a bath

Friends, I want to thank all of you for your prayers, warm thoughts, and support as we have worked to heal Lazaruff, the Louisiana dog who came back from the dead. Now we want to ask one more thing of you. While Lazaruff has gone through the extensive medical care he needed to survive and […]

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How to find a dog you want to adopt

Monday, Jan 7th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Closeup Portrait of Cute White Maltese Puppy Looking up isolated on blue background

Do you have your heart set on a particular breed or age of dog? Here are some tips from my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, on how to find your perfect match (including some information that might change your mind about your future pet! Q: My workout partner wants to adopt a Maltese who is good […]

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Zeus the shelter kitten has had 3 surgeries already, and now he needs a home

Tuesday, Dec 11th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Zeus

There are lots of kittens who had a rough start in life. But Zeus has already had three surgeries and two major infections, and he’s not done yet. But first, he needs a home. And for that, he needs all of us. The rescuers at Texas CARES Cat Rescue reached out to me about a […]

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