A pet’s death can hurt more than losing a fellow human

We’ve all experienced the loss of a loved one, be it a family pet or mother, father, grandparent, etc. I think the interesting piece here is the mention that while grieving for loss of family of friends is widely seen as socially acceptable, grieving for the loss of a pet is not nearly as accepted, … Continue reading A pet’s death can hurt more than losing a fellow human

Therapy Dogs Work Miracles. But Do They Like Their Jobs?

An interesting study for sure! The title of the article is a bit click-baity, but that shouldn’t stop you from reading. It’s not like the puppy wakes up on a Monday morning, paws at the alarm like a bear, and lazily makes an attempt to start the work week..... On second thought.... (Source : National … Continue reading Therapy Dogs Work Miracles. But Do They Like Their Jobs?

Dog Born With Facial Deformity Is Rescued After Five Years Of Neglect

For years, this poor dog was treated like less than trash. Purely based off his appearance. This woman has given Beaux a chance when no one else would. And we couldn’t be happier for this outcome. Way to go, Beaux!!! (Source - LAD Bible - Dog born with facial deformity is rescued after 5 years of … Continue reading Dog Born With Facial Deformity Is Rescued After Five Years Of Neglect

Maryland woman gives sheltered 26-year-old cat a new home

Great news for this 26 year young cat! Here’s to a comfy, stable home!! It's awesome to see that this cat is given another opportunity to have a loving home. Especially at his age, where people would immediately shuffle down the line to look at the next prospective addition to the family. (Credit goes to … Continue reading Maryland woman gives sheltered 26-year-old cat a new home

After Decades of Breed Specific Legislation, Iowa City Lifts Pit Bull Ban

Good on this city!! Just goes to show there is no such thing as a bad dog breed. Just bad and negative training, neglect...pretty much anything involving a human. Dogs (all animals really) aren't born "bad". The sooner we can move past the stigma of "this dog breed is violent and aggressive", the better we … Continue reading After Decades of Breed Specific Legislation, Iowa City Lifts Pit Bull Ban

Hearing-impaired dog makes history by joining K-9 unit after being deemed unadoptable

Way to go, Ghost!!! Just goes to show that every single animal deserves a chance (and sometimes 2 or 3!). Not only is he off the street and in a loving home, but he's doing his bit and making a difference. Stories like these make our day, and we could not be more thrilled to … Continue reading Hearing-impaired dog makes history by joining K-9 unit after being deemed unadoptable

Fresno police officer stops to feed hungry, stray dog who was picking through trash

The world needs more people like this. Not just officers, but people in general. from La Pawtite http://ift.tt/2EYCII6 (Credit to the Fresno Bee for the article) http://www.fresnobee.com/news/local/article202552874.html

A Heartwarming Tail (Tale)

I can't really come up with something more horrifying than losing a loved one, be it pet or family member. But that's what happened to a gentleman who lived close to my parents, earlier in December 2017. This man adopted a beautiful Boxer, only to have the Boxer escape and run out of the house … Continue reading A Heartwarming Tail (Tale)

Kiki the Greyhound

Earlier this month, La Pawtite had the pleasure in having Kiki come over and stay with us. Starting on 12/30, her stay lasted until 1/08! She was with us to help celebrate the New Year! It took a bit for Sam and Thisbe to get used to this large pup taking all of their pillows, … Continue reading Kiki the Greyhound

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