Know the signs of ‘Bad Rescues’ to avoid exploitation

Know the signs of ‘Bad Rescues’ to avoid exploitation

“Rescue” is a buzzword that instills thoughts of relief, shelter, love and care. Animal rescues save poor, innocent and defenseless pets, right? Not always. There is also a sinister side to this self-proclaimed calling by those looking to take advantage of kind-hearted people wishing to donate to a cause. When considering “adopting” or sometimes, more […]

How not to rescue a dog from a hot car or truck

How not to rescue a dog from a hot car or truck

This event occurred in Hemet a couple of weeks ago. It began with a pair of women noticing a small lap dog locked in a truck with the windows cracked. It was just under 80 degrees at the time. First, the ladies milled around, speaking loudly, hoping someone would notice. They were advised to call 911 since they […]

Young dog, Old dog

Being somewhat long of tooth, that is to say getting up there in years, I have had occasion to be fortunate in life to be the owner of a number of dogs. I know that there is a saying that a dog is man’s best friend; I guess that really depends on how much of […]