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This little puppy tumbles as he travels – and he needs your help to find a home!

Thursday, Mar 2nd, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Who doesn’t love a puppy’s clumsy, tumbling attempts to learn how to walk and make his legs all work together? Could you love a little guy who will be like that forever? Petey was found abandoned in a box when he was just a tiny baby. He came to the Sacramento SPCA in California as […]

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AVMA joins animal welfare organizations in asking animal welfare inspection reports be returned to USDA website

Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

In this guest post, my writing partner Kim Campbell Thornton looks at the response from the AVMA and animal organizations to the removal of puppy mill and other animal welfare-related inspection reports from the USDA website. The American Veterinary Medical Association is concerned after the U. S. Department of Agriculture removed from its website inspection […]

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Don’t miss the Hero Dog Awards ceremony on the Hallmark Channel!

Tuesday, Oct 25th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I’m honored to be once again part of the presentation of the American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards. If you didn’t make the live event, don’t worry; the Hallmark Channel will be airing it on Friday, Oct. 28, at 8 PM Eastern/Pacific Time, 7 PM Central. The winners include “Emerging Hero” Hooch, a dog who […]

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Found torn apart from a dog fight, sweet dog has been waiting 2 years for a home

Sunday, Oct 2nd, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Charity almost didn’t survive what were probably injuries sustained in a dog fight. Thanks to a Good Samaritan and a caring shelter team, she pulled through — but now she’s been waiting for a home for more than two years! She gets along extremely well with other dogs and endears herself to all who get […]

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Nationwide recall of contaminated pet eye drops

Saturday, Sep 3rd, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Do your pets use eye drops? How about the pets of your friends and family? If so, please be aware of a nationwide recall of three brands of eye wash sold for pets through major outlets including veterinaty clinics, pet supply stores,, and other online retailers. Testing of samples of the eye products has […]

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