Wyndmoor non-profit aids a blind dog, hurricane victims

Pets | December 7th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Marianne Iaquinto In June, we were contacted by a very upset and desperate woman, Victoria Blackburn, whose little dog Margie, needed levothyroxine. In December 2017, Margie, a 14-year-old Schnauzer mix who was adopted by her mom from the Pa. SPCA in 2009, was diagnosed as hypothyroid and was prescribed 200 mcg of levothyroxine two […]

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Cat adoptions, Nov. 22

Pets | November 21st, 2018 | Leave a comment

AUTUMN IS LOVELY: Autumn is a young (under a year) Torbie who was thrown outdoors in North Philly with her 5-week-old kitten. She was too thin to even produce milk but is now healthy and fully vetted. Contact Brendascatreacue.org at 215-872-1636. Autumn is on display at the BCR adoption room at Petsmart, Plymouth Meeting.   […]

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Cat adoptions, Nov. 15

Pets | November 15th, 2018 | Leave a comment

LOOKING FOR LOVE: Poor Meeyuki has been looking for love since August. She’s a 10-year-old light tortie mix and is sweet and gentle. Please open your life to this golden girl. For more information: Adopt@ACCTPhilly.org SWEET MT. AIRY BOY: This is Mango, who just showed up on a porch in Mt Airy last week. Mango […]

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A four-legged therapist for neglected, abused children

Pets | October 26th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Cristina Navarro and Linda Unger Two-year-old Molly understands both Spanish and English. She dispenses unconditional love as naturally as she breathes. And she brings smiles to the faces of everyone she meets. Molly is a chocolate Labrador and certified therapy dog, and on many Fridays at our Covenant House program, you can find her […]

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Cat adoptions, October 18

Pets | October 18th, 2018 | Leave a comment

CURIOUS, CHARMING: Coleen & Tabitha are curious & charming siblings, about 5 months old, who love dogs, cats and children. Playtime is a favorite activity. They are totally vetted. More information from BrendasCatRescue.org at 215- 872-1636. LOVING GIRLS LEFT ALONE: An elderly resident passed away recently and left two wonderful cats behind, both females. One […]

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Cat adoptions, October 4

Pets | October 4th, 2018 | Leave a comment

NO PARTY GIRL: Tori, about 3, is not a party girl. She is a quiet and friendly cat who likes to sit on a comfy pillow and observe life. She can get chatty and makes silly little sounds when she wants attention. Tori will be a great companion for some lucky guy or gal. Contact […]

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Wyndmoor group saves Bella, who ate 30 pieces of gum!

Pets | September 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Marianne Iaquinto In April, a happy, healthy 15-pound Bella, 10 years old, unzipped her mom’s handbag, which was on the kitchen counter, and ate about 30 pieces of chewing gum, which contained Xylitol. She was hospitalized and treated, and she miraculously survived. (Bella’s mom, Jennifer, is a Conshohocken resident who requested that her last […]

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Dog in Hurricane Katrina movie swimming happily here

Pets | August 24th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Erick Redwood Like people, our canine companions are much easier to teach when they appreciate their life and when their anxiety is minimized … Rewards are a form of nurturing, and there three basic types: physical, verbal and food. Physical rewards can include a massage (which is as appreciated and healthful for canines as […]

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Pet adoptions, August 23

Pets | August 23rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

HE’S A SWEETHEART: Cooper is currently available at Heartland Golden Retriever Rescue (heartlandgoldenrescue.org). He is about 3-4 years of age. He is housebroken, very good with other dogs and cats and is responsive to basic commands such as sit, stay and down. He has a very sweet disposition. For more details, visit tucker2350@aol.com. Vet references […]

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