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    Rescue me: why Britain’s beautiful lockdown pets are being abandoned | Pets

    On a cold, steely grey day in a farmyard in Essex I meet Spike. Thick-set, broad-chested, narrow-eyed, he has a look that says “don’t mess with me”, and he has tiny, pointed ears that have been cut to make him look more intimidating. Spike is an XL bully; bully stands for American bulldog, XL means bred to be bigger. They are fashionable among a certain type of dog owner, says Ira Moss, founder of the rehoming charity All Dogs Matter. We’re at its kennels near Waltham Abbey in Essex. XL bullies – along with cuter, “more designery”, says Moss, French bulldogs, dachshunds, cockapoos and cavapoos – “were the top five…

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    Refugee rescue dog from Turkey inspires book | News

    PETOSKEY — Armando Gonzalez-Perez got a call about adopting a special golden retriever. “We have a dog for you that came from Turkey,” said the person on the line from Great Lakes Golden Retriever Rescue said. Gonzalez-Perez wasn’t sure at first. The moment the dog came into his house he urinated and pooped. “I said ‘Oh no. This dog needs training,’” he recalled. “I told them I will take him for three days and see how behaves,” Gonzalez-Perez said. “He just changed immediately.” Now the dog, Chance, is the inspiration of a fictional book the retired Marquette professor wrote based off his own experience adopting an animal refugee. “Chance: From…

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    Sanford man killed while trying to rescue cat in road

    A 30-year-old Sanford man who pulled over to rescue a cat in the road was struck and killed by a vehicle in Rollinsford, New Hampshire, on Monday night. Michal Wing, 30, of Sanford. Photo courtesy of his family Rollinsford police have been investigating the incident and on Thursday identified the victim as Michal Wing. Police say Wing was struck at about 10:45 p.m. when he was trying to help an injured cat that had been hit by a vehicle. He was in the road when he was hit by a vehicle going west on Portland Avenue. Wing was taken to a hospital, where he died. The cat he was trying…

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    Lisa Vanderpump’s Dog Rescue Sued by Customer Who Allegedly Got Worms

    Lisa Vanderpump‘s dog rescue organization — Vanderpump Dog Foundation — sold a puppy infested with worms to a woman who contracted the intestinal parasites herself … so she claims in a stomach-churning new lawsuit. According to legal docs obtained by TMZ … the woman visited the Vanderpump Dogs location in L.A. in July 2019 to adopt a small puppy. She says she hit it off with a dachshund named Cassie after being assured by the staff it was perfectly safe to hold her and play with her, despite the dog not yet receiving deworming treatment. She claims she spent several hours with the pup, then was asked if she wanted…

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    Search and rescue dogs look for survivors at Florida condo collapse

    WATCH: Search and rescue dogs look for survivors at Florida condo collapse Updated: 8:02 PM EDT Jul 2, 2021 K-9 search and rescue dog teams started looking for survivors in the rubble of Champlain Towers South.Families are counting on the dogs to help find loved ones.The dogs are part of Florida Task Force-1 (FL-TF1).Their keen sense of smell and agile nature gives them an advantage over their human handlers in rescue situations. The team the animals work with said the dogs have as many as 300 million smell receptors in their noses. Humans only have about 6 million. These dogs are helping to direct search crews and saving them time.Watch…

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    Quarantined rescue dog escapes Bridgeville area home

    INCONVENIENCE. NO WORD YET ON WHEN THEY WILL REOP.EN A RESCUE DOG POSSIBLY INFECTED WITH RABIES IS ON THE LOOSE. THE THREE-YEAR-OLD MIDXE BREED DOG WAS PLACED UNDER A SPECIAL ORDER OF QUARANTINE AFTER BEING EXPOSETOD RABIES FROM ANOTHER ANIMAL. IT WAS IN A GROUP O34F DOGS AND ONE CAT RESCUED AND FLOWN TO THE U.S. ON NEJU 10. HEALTH DEPARTMENT REMIND Quarantined rescue dog escapes Bridgeville area home The escaped dog was quarantined after a dog with whom she was rescued tested positive for rabies. Updated: 8:53 PM EDT Jun 25, 2021 A rescue dog who was possibly exposed to rabies escaped a Bridgeville area home on Thursday, June…

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    An inside look into Curtis Sliwa’s life with 15 rescue cats

    It’s the purrrfect apartment.  The Post got an exclusive look inside Curtis Sliwa’s tiny Upper West Side studio apartment Wednesday — after the newly minted GOP mayoral nominee revealed that he and his wife share the space with 15 rescue cats.  The 320-square-foot studio on West 87th Street and Central Park West is a veritable kitty heaven with furnishings more fit for felines than their human roommates. There’s three windows that face the street that are perfectly set up for bird watching, or an afternoon snooze in the sunshine, that have been retrofitted with chicken wire so the cats can enjoy a makeshift outdoor space while basking on the sills. …

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