When Gracie plunged 200 feet over a cliff in Oregon on Sunday, her stunned owner believed she was certainly dead. She and her friends and family were holding a memorial on the trail when a hiker told them that Gracie was alive! Michelle Simmons was hiking near Punchbowl Falls along the Columbia River Gorge with her kids, friends, and Labradoodle … [Read more...] about Dog Believed Dead Is Found During Her Memorial Service
“What happened to the match for this sock?” An Oregon family has finally gotten the answer to that age-old question – their dog really did eat them! And amazingly enough, the three-year-old Great Dane survived. Back in February, the unnamed family’s dog wasn’t eating and had been retching and vomiting all day, so they brought him to DoveLewis … [Read more...] about Dog Eats Almost 44 Socks!
The Oregon Supreme Court has made a landmark ruling, stating that like humans, animals can be considered victims of abuse. It sounds obvious to animal lovers, but until now, and still in most other places worldwide, animals are just considered property. Now in Oregon they have additional rights to help protect them from abuse and ensure justice for the … [Read more...] about Oregon Rules Animals Can Be Treated as Victims
An Oregon dog is getting some much needed r & r after spending the last three days stuck in the mud, suffering. The black Lab was loaded with parasites and will need surgery. Sadly, his owner had to give him up because he could not afford to pay the entire medical bill. Perhaps we can help… A spokeswoman at the Tillamook Animal Shelter says people could … [Read more...] about Dog Rescued After Three Agonizing Days Stuck in Mud
An Oregon sergeant of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office sadly lost his life when his vehicle crashed into a highway barrier. His beloved bullmastiff Truman was inside at the time, and though wounded, fled from the scene. A dog lover found him, and because of his dedication, Truman was reunited with his grieving family. On July 18th, Randy W. Whittaker was … [Read more...] about Good Samaritan Rescues Dog Involved in Fatal Crash