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Three dogs are alive today because of you

Thursday, Nov 6th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Three dogs played on the grass today. They went for a walk, took treats from a volunteer’s fingers, and had a nap. But those things very nearly didn’t happen, because all three dogs were scheduled to be killed on Nov. 1. Fortunately, that didn’t happen, because of the power of each and every one of […]

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A true story of people, pets, and doing the work of the angels

Sunday, Nov 2nd, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Just how much goodness is in the world when it comes to animals? A lot, at least, when you’re at North Idaho Animal Hospital. That’s where I practice, but I wasn’t there the day a Chihuahua named Chico was brought in after being attacked by a Husky. Chico’s owner said the Husky’s owner on his […]

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Why we need to break the chains on dogs

Tuesday, Oct 28th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

In all the years I’ve lived on our ranch in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, I’ve been troubled as I drive by dogs chained to trees, doghouses, or stakes in the ground. I never drive by and not see them there. They never run free, go for a walk, or come into the house. These dogs are […]

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Can you help these horses in North Carolina?

Monday, Oct 13th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Do you love horses? I do, and so does Victoria Rogelin. However, to her lasting sorrow, she is financially unable to keep her three special needs horses, who she rescued and has cared for and loved, any longer. She’s received help for one of them, but is trying to find a new home for the […]

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Saving money without shortchanging your pets

Wednesday, Sep 24th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Everyone wants to save money on their pet expenses, but no one wants to do it at the cost of the pet’s health or well-being. I recently was interviewed for Kristen Levine Pet Living TV on exactly how to do that, and here are some of my tips: 1. Feed a high quality food, recommended […]

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