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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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How to offer kindness and shelter to feral cats in winter

Tuesday, Nov 27th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

cat in winter

Until we adopted our little Talley, all our cats were barn cats. They were all adopted to live in our barn because they were considered “unadoptable” for some reason or other. Some have been feral, others were just not people-oriented, and others had behavior problems that no one could fix. One and all, they had […]

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This dog needs a quiet foster home. Can you help?

Thursday, Oct 25th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Lazaruff looking better

Lazaruff continues to get healthier — but he’s not happier. Can you help him? Teresa and I wish we could get Lazaruff out here to us, but until he finishes his heartworm treatment, that’s not safe or possible. We have been looking high and low for a foster home in the Lafayette, Louisiana area, near […]

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Update on Lazaruff, the dog who lived

Thursday, Oct 11th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Lazaruff

I can’t remember a time I’ve been asked more repeatedly and persistently for an update on anything as I have been about Lazaruff. He’s the dog Teresa and I met while I was volunteering at the opening of a new clinic attached to the St. Landry Parish animal shelter in Louisiana, at an event spearheaded […]

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