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Say Hello to Baby! Baby is an adorable Pit-bull approximately 2 years old. She was rescued with her ‘sister’ Patches. We believe they both escaped from a dog-fighting ring. Wherever she came from, the abuse to Baby was significant & her scars still remain with her both physical and psychological.
Say hello to Joey. Joey moved here from Flint Michigan, and this is his story. I first heard of him via Craigslist. His rescuer was seeking a home for him & what she told me was shocking. A large appliance van was traveling on her road. She noticed the truck because they were
Dougie is a Boxer mix. He is a like a cross between a spring & a lightning bolt! He was found wandering around in southern Ohio. He was running with his ‘brother’ Maverick. Together, they were pretty crafty and eluded the local Humane Society & Animal Control for several months. He is quite a hunk,
We first heard of Allie on Facebook in the Animal Rescues of Michigan group. Megan, her mom made a plea for Allie’s life. Megan had been traveling the US with her 3 dogs, Allie, Charlie, and Sallie Mae. On her way home, she stopped in at a ‘friends’ home (we’ll call them Bob
Maverick is a Tibetan Mastiff. He is a big ‘ole fluffy ball of energy. He was found wandering in southern Ohio with his ‘brother’ Dougie. Together, they were crafty and eluded the Humane Society & Animal Control for several months. Isn’t he a handsome dog!
Right now, Mavie is working
AnnaBelle is a high strung & energetic lady. She loves to go for rides in the car. She also loves to run away from home- usually waiting until you just about catch up to her, and WHAM! She’s gone like greased lightning!
She also loves to take a swim in the nearest lake, pond,
This is Carmen. She came to AFAR from Lansing MI. When we first spotted her, she was trotting along Saginaw Street, happy go lucky, apparently unaware that there were 4 lanes of busy rush hour traffic within inches of her zooming by. It didn’t bother her as she sniffed everything that didn’t move
Baby (the black one) and Patches are ‘sister’ pit bulls, found along a back country road in rural Shiawassee County, MI. When we found them, they were both emaciated, cold, dripping wet and frightened. It took all 5 of us 2 1/2 hours to catch them both. Oh yes, and did I mention
Meet Anna-Belle. After living together with her family for 5 years, they had to re-home her because they were forced to move out of state to find new employment. Annie proceeded to be shuffled in and out of 4 homes in three months, moving from place to place, because she had developed a
Ranger, a mastiff mix, came to AFAR via the Osceola County Animal Control. For us, this is where his story begins…
The Osceola Animal Control received a report that there was a dead dog laying along the road-side of the US10 highway. When
Say hello to Nellie. When an AFAR member found her, she was tied to a post by an old abandoned barn. Her hair was so matted that the fir mat on her body had to be removed in stinky, smelly chunks. In fact, the mat on her back came off in one great
Meet Buddy! He is a happy & bouncy Brittney Spaniel. He came to AFAR when his family was evicted from their home. His stay was short lived though, as his family has relocated and Buddy is in his new forever home safe with his family.
Please say hello to Jake. At the age of 3 months, Jake suffered from an extreme case of the Parvo-virus. His family at that time just had a baby an was unable to deal with a sick puppy as well. Jake came to AFAR member where he went through extensive treatment to save
Phil Dawson, WZZM 4:28 p.m. EDT July 29, 2014
WHITE CLOUD, Mich. (WZZM) — Neighbors say the girl who abandoned her newborn baby alongside a Newaygo County road Monday is only 14 years old.
“I don’t know her personally, but I know who she is,” says neighbor Kathleen Neal. “Maybe she
by Grieves, Deidre
Police departments across the country have recently been getting a bad rap in the animal community due to an uptick in reports about officers unnecessarily injuring or killing dogs.
Recently hundreds of protesters demanded answers from the Salt Lake City Police Department after an officer killed
Published by BFAS on September 8, 2014
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. A nation of animal lovers spends tax-payer dollars to kill 3.5 – 4 million shelter pets per year – over 9,000 everyday. In the aftermath of Hurricane
Anchorage DogsThere seems to be a holiday for every occasion. Some are serious, some just silly. Take for example January 3rd, this eventful holiday has three events to celebrate. National Fruitcake Toss Day, National Humiliation Day and Festival of Sleep. Another odd holiday is on September 2nd. National
We are so very happy that you’ve stopped by! Step by step, our dream is becoming a reality. It started in 2007 when a group of friends gathered, sharing a vision: To provide a place where animals who were homeless, abandoned, or
Some of the advice in the links below for reducing the chances of bloat are:Avoid highly stressful situations. If you can’t avoid them, try to minimize the stress as much as possible. Be extra watchful. Can be brought on by visits to the vet, dog shows, mating, whelping, boarding, new dog in household,