May 12-18, 2014 (written by Marilyn Neville) Last week I mentioned three 2-yr-old dogs who have been with us for over 18 months. They are runners who won’t stay on their property. I said that I still had them because it was important that their new owner live in a city and respect the leash(…)
Ditto: a duplicate; another of the same. Every year, we encounter a dog with mange or serious ringworm. We usually call them Dolly, in this case, Ditto Dolly. Ditto Dolly came to us in the spring last year, in pitiful shape…severely starved with mange. We don’t have pictures of her when she first arrived. (…)
Officer Nick Becker is an animal welfare advocate who has helped with several animal welfare situations in Bollinger County. Now he needs the help of like-hearted friends. He has stage 3 cancer which as spread to his lungs. Officer Becker is a 25-year-old husband and a father of a 1-year old daughter. According to an article in the Banner(…)
Millie came to the Bollinger County Stray Project like too many others: in pitiful shape. One hot and muggy morning in May 2013, the local veterinarians came to work to find a homemade crate, made with a small dog playpen and strapped to two pieces of particle board. The “pen” was set in the(…)
Happy Tails Update: Miss Audrey was adopted on 2/6/13. Congratulations Audrey! We wish you a long, happy life! …. She didn’t know which to take first: food or water. She desperately needed both. She just stood there taking neither… …. This dog, who we are calling Audrey Hepburn, was said to be a(…)
New Pet Program and More! Mississippi River Radio and Program and News Director Faune Riggin are friends to the animals. For years they have offered special programming and news story time regarding animal welfare issues. They recently added a special one-hour program just about pets! Pet world insider is an interesting program for pet lovers and it airs on KZIM KSIM AM(…)
Henry came to BCSP earlier this year, so starved he was near death. We are happy to report Henry was adopted by a loving family in October! Congratulations, Henry, our first YouTube star! Here’s the update we received from his new family: Just wanted to send you a pic of Henry. He spent the weekend(…)
When an animal is abused, often you will find children or a spouse in the house also suffering from abuse or neglect. Below is a news piece that aired on KFVS 12 news in Cape Girardeau, MO about a child and animal abuse case in the Southeastern part of the United States. http://www.kfvs12.com/story/23985343/sheriff-dss-worker-arrested-after-child-found-handcuffed-to-porch?utm_source=buffer&utm_campaign=Buffer&utm_content=buffer933bd&utm_medium=facebook What do(…)
Here’s a heartwarming story of a boy, Wade, and his puppy, Brian, adopted from BCSP earlier this year. It’s a testament of what a rescue dog is capable of and how animals truly enhance our lives! If you would like more information about Wade and his condition, visit his website at www.wadesharp.com Letter(…)
Update: 12/14/13: Last puppy from this litter, Skittles, was adopted today! YEAH!!! Update: 11/2/13: 2 more puppies from this litter have been adopted. One left: Skittles! Update: 11/1/13: 2 puppies from this litter have been adopted! We still have three available! September 23, 2013, will be a day Linda from Bollinger County will not forget. She(…)
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