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Iris was born under an abandoned trailer in the late summer. Her mother was killed by some kids who shot her with BBs.
The vet had to remove one eye, and there was a large scar on the other. The vet was worried no one would want her because she was almost blind…
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Stop The Slaughter!
Right now pigs are suffering needlessly in medicine training at the University of Toledo.
Trainees are cutting into live pigs to practice emergency trauma procedures. After the training session, the animals are killed.
Tell The University Of Toledo: Stop This Practice!
Craigslist must absolutely and without exception ban any and all buying, selling, and giving away of animals on their site. Not tomorrow or the next day. But now.
We love reading your stories of rescued animals -- animals whose courageous, cheerful spirits inspire us. So many of your stories are about animals overcoming adversity: injury, illness, abuse. These are the stories that move us most; these are the animals that need a little extra from us to thrive as they were always meant to. A few animal shelters around the United States take in animals with special needs. Their residents include dogs who need wheeled harnesses in order to move around, blind horses, cats with feline leukemia, and so many others. The beautiful thing about animals with special needs is that they do not know they are disabled. With some extra attention and, in some cases, thoughtful devices, they can live as fully as any other animal.
It’s been said that you only get one chance to make a first impression. For shelter animals, that first impression can sometimes mean the difference between life and death. That is why GreaterGood’s One Picture Saves A Life program is so important. In 2014, they trained over 2,500 shelter staff and volunteers around the country on how to groom and photograph shelter pets in order to make the best first impression and increase their chance of adoption. Read more at http://blog.theanimalrescuesite.com/onepicturesaveslives/#DvSURasKQh4CowxB.99