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Tug-o-war

Posted by Taxi d on Tuesday, October 19, 2010, In : Media 
Beauregard has a new friend he met in hospice, Dobby. Dobby is recovering at hospice from an injury received shortly after birth. The three month old chihuahua has lots of play in him and needed someone to work off all that energy; at 95 pounds and recently rescued from life as a chained dog the German shepherd needed a friend as well. Now they have each other and that's the best therapy we know. Taxi d


   
 
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M*A*S*H Mobile Animal Shelter

Posted by Taxi dog on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, In : Events 

For Paws Hospice set to introduce its Mobile Animal Shelter M*A*S*H Unit at Mutt Strut Event benefiting The Humane Society, March 20th on Honeymoon Island, near Tampa Bay, FL.



The M*A*S*H concept is familiar to most Americans as the Korean War Mobile Army Surgical Hospital popularized by the long running television series by the same name.

"Although we won't be doing surgery," says Nancy Weikle President of For Paws Hospice, "we will be offering First Aid, and comfort to animals at pet events t...


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FDA issues pet food alert

Posted by Taxi dog on Friday, January 15, 2010, In : Media 

FDA health alert for Merrick Beef Filet Squares Dog Treats packaged and distributed by Merrick Pet Care

Products may be contaminated with Salmonella

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 14 The U. S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use Merrick Beef Filet Squares for dogs distributed by Merrick Pet Care with a package date of "Best By 111911" because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The product was distributed nationwide through retail stores and Internet sales.

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Hungry Bowl Food Drive

Posted by Metro kat on Wednesday, December 16, 2009, In : Events 

The Hungry Bowl Pet Food Drive has collected so much food for pets in need in such a short time starting December 1 that we've decided to extend the collection through December 25.

Our partner Marge from Luv All Creatures has been bagging it up and counting the totals which change with each passing day - to date the community has donated nearly 1400 pounds of cat and dog food.
 


Thanks to all who so generously donated and to the special people and businesses who are giving their time not to me...


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And it rained

Posted by Metro k on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, In : Taxi dog tales 



One hundred and fifty people showed up for a home cooked meal and it rained, lightly at first and then harder as twilight became dark.
 


They were lined up even before the arrival of the vans bringing the food, patiently waiting while a score of volunteers set out the serving line and enough warm food to feed a small army...and it rained

We brought forty meals Monday, one cup servings each in paper lunch bags: twenty cat meals and twenty dog meals.
One of the volunteerrs agreed to set up at the e...


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Street Dogs of South Central

Posted by Taxi dog on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, In : Media 

A nature documentary about the stray dogs that survive the streets of South Central Los Angeles, 'Street Dogs' follows the story of Elsie-- a mother struggling to raise her litter of puppies in a harsh urban environment.

Street Dogs Trailer

Street Dogs of South Central | MySpace Video


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Dog Whisperer wants dogs to speak out

Posted by Taxi dog on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : Events 

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 15 / Cesar Millan, star of the Emmy-nominated TV series Dog Whisperer, launched his first National Spokesdog Competition today, an online photo search for the next dog star. Anyone can enter their dog in the competition by visiting NationalSpokesDog.org and uploading their most memorable dog photo and describing why their dog should win. The Spokesdog will star with Cesar in the Millan Foundation's 2010 Public Service Announcement campaign, promoting spaying and neuter...


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Back to school: Veterinarians combine stethoscopes, microscopes

Posted by Taxi dog on Monday, August 31, 2009, In : News 

New Fellowship Program Partners Nonprofit, Industry and Academia to Provide Solution for Critical Shortage of Animal Health Scientists

Denver/August 31, 2009 — Private practice isn’t for everyone, but for graduating veterinary students facing an average of $120,000 in debt, it often is the only logical choice. A new program—the Pfizer Animal Health–Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) Veterinary Fellowship for Advanced Study—gives current practitioners necessary financial support while th...


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Give me shelter

Posted by Taxi dog on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, In : Human-animal bond 

Domestic violence and the link to companion animal abuse

 

Instances of domestic abuse though in decline over the past few years have suddenly reemerged in response to the worsening economic landscape. Money problems, joblessness and foreclosures are prime indicators that the pain and desperation of families in crisis will once again raise the specter of violence in American homes. In January 2008 the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) reported that calls to their center in September i...


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Animal rights under law

Posted by Taxi dog on Wednesday, July 15, 2009, In : Animal law 

Animal Rights, the abolitionist approach

This keynote presentation by Professor Gary L. Francione at Duke University School of Law, April 7, 2006 is over long for the internet but worth viewing because it represents a watershed moment in the evolution of our conversation regarding animal rights under the laws of the United States for now and the near future. 



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Defining hospice and the human-animal bond

Posted by Taxi dog on Tuesday, June 30, 2009, In : Human-animal bond 

Hospice:

A lodging for travelers (especially one kept by a monastic order)

A program of medical and emotional care for the terminally ill

                                                  Wordnet.princeton.edu
 

 

Hospice has had a variety of meanings to different people, in different cultures and at various moments in history. By its simplest definition hospice today means an organized medical intervention on behalf of a patient nearing the end of life.

 

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