As summer is in full swing in the southern hemisphere, Western Australia has been swelteringly hot, with temperatures in the high nineties. An elderly gentleman, also in his nineties, might have succumbed to the heat and his injuries after a fall had it not been for the tenacious Staffordshire Bull Terrier who found him, thus saving his … [Read more...] about Hero Staffy Saves an Elderly Man Lying Out in the Scorching Heat for Two Days
At this time of year, everywhere you go you see people walking their dogs. But on the really hot summer days – 75 degrees and higher – you can’t help but wince when you see dogs being walked on streets and sidewalks. Their paw pads are akin to having really callused feet, so remember, if it’s too hot for you walk barefoot, it’s too hot for them. Please share so … [Read more...] about THIS Is What Happens if You Walk Your Dogs on Hot Pavement
Reporter Kim Craig of 7 Action News in Detroit and her friend Sandra were on their way to help a man get ready for a job interview when they came across a dog lying near the street with his owner. The dog, named Bosco, had spent his entire life on a chain, and was being walked to his owner’s new home when he collapsed from heatstroke. But this … [Read more...] about News Reporter & Her Friend Save a Dog Dying of Heatstroke
Most of us - and our dogs - are happily enjoying the nicer weather. No more scraping ice off the car for us, and no more salty paws or belly-deep snow for them. But big dogs with thick coats revel in the wintry wonderland. Here are some that are already pining for the … [Read more...] about Snow Dogs Who Are Already Missing Winter
As temperatures dip to 32 degrees, Austin Pets Alive is struggling to keep their dogs warm. Their central heating system is broken, and rather than get it fixed, they have used the donations they receive to make sure all of the animals in their no-kill shelter have gotten the medical care and food they need. Now they could really use some help keeping them all … [Read more...] about Help – Animal Shelter Has No Central Heat!