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Monday, July 18, 2016

Update: Vanilla Needs Surgery To Stop Tumors Spreading

Update: Vanilla Needs Surgery To Stop Tumors Spreading

Vanilla was rescued from a high-skill shelter in desperate need of medical care. Emaciated from a chronic illness which prevented her jaw from opening and with tumors on her abdomen, she was clinging to life. 7 weeks later she has gained 10lbs, but for all the progress made, unfortunately her tumors have gotten worse and require surgery. However, Vanilla is a dog simply not willing to give up!


Monday, June 6, 2016

The Fight To Save Keaton’s Leg After Shocking Shooting

The Fight To Save Keaton's Leg After Shocking Shooting

When Keaton, a young Shepard mix, initially came into the shelter, he was unable to use his front limb. The shelter staff assumed he had been hit by a car, but shockingly x-rays revealed that Keaton had been shot and the bullet was still in his body. The bullet has shattered the bone and surgeons are now fighting to try and save his leg from amputation.


Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Forgotten Dogs: Polly, Bubba & Hudson

The Forgotten Dogs: Polly, Bubba & Hudson

In Houston, Texas a group of dedicated volunteers called the Forgotten Dogs Of The 5th Ward Project, help the homeless animals of an impoverished area of the city know as the Fifth Ward. An area which has a significant and growing population of stray dogs abandoned to roam the streets and fend for themselves. Find out about their amazing work!


Thursday, February 4, 2016

A Plea For Walter

A Plea For Walter

Walter managed to escape death once before after he was attacked by another dog. His owner neglected him and refused to treat his wounds which became infected, almost killing him. Rescued by the JDHF he now faces another battle for his life after contracting pneumonia at his adoption/training facility in Colorado. We need your support to help us save this very special dog!


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