Basset Hound Saves His Life by Calling 911

Basset hounds are love hounds. They love to eat, laze around, and hog the bed. They are not known for intellectual acuity. But they are wonderful hunters. And in a household where they are surrounded by the comforts that they share with their human family, they are wonderful hunters of leftover food, etc. When adult […]

Urgent Medical Need for Sudden Spinal Impairment in a Healthy, Happy Young Dog

Raven needs help, lots of help. In her short life she has met with, and has overcome, lots of crisis: She was dumped at a kill shelter in Kentucky. The shelter was going to close. Every animal was to be euthanized. She was one of the lucky ones and was saved. Her foster mom abandoned […]

When You Are Sick, There’s Nothing Like a Dog for Comfort

I have a bad, bad cold. Unfortunately for me, it’s a viral cold and not bacterial. Why do I say unfortunately? Because if it were bacterial, I’d be given antibiotics and the excruciating pain that I feel in my throat, Eustachian tube, and ears would be gone within a day. Swallowing is awful. I feel […]

A Good Reason Not to Drop Your Animal at the Shelter

He is my other eyes that can see above the clouds; my other ears that hear above the winds. He is the part of me that can reach out into the sea. He has told me a thousand times over that I am his reason for being; by the way he rests against my leg; […]

Patrick, the NJ Pit Bull Is Striving While Humans Are Infighting about Future Animal Abuse Laws

While Patrick is continuing to thrive and getting stronger at GSVS Hospital in New Jersey, in the virtual world of Facebook, a battle is escalating over who has the right to fight for changing animal abuse laws. Ms. Rachel Wolf, in March 25, 2011, created the page Patrick’s Law over at Facebook. She, like many […]

Newark Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Abusing Pit Bull and Throwing Him Down the Garbage Chute reports that Kisha Curtis, the woman accused of starving the 1-year-old pit bull named Patrick and then tossing him down a trash chute pleaded not guilty to the animal abuse charges. Curtis appeared in court via video feed, as she is currently in the Passaic County jail on an unrelated charge, and her lawyer […]

Patrick, NJ Pit Bull, Was Tied to a Railing—Owner Left NJ for the Week

Some new news about Patrick’s tormentor (Kisha Curtis), according to, she left him tied to the stairwell (despite being told not to) and left NJ for a week. The poor pup was without food and water for at least a week. She claimed provide food and water for him. But from the looks of […]