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  • Will our Pets be in Heaven? (Greg Laurie asks Randy Alcorn if we will see our pets in heaven)

    02/13/2011 9:27:39 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 142 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/13/2011
    Many people are attached to their pets. Pastor Greg asks Randy Alcorn if we will see our pets in heaven. Taken from the message, Big Life Issues by Pastor Greg Laurie. CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR VIDEO...
  • The Most Popular Dog Breeds in America (new list from the AKC)

    01/26/2011 2:13:48 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 212 replies · 1+ views ^ | 1-26-11
    The American Kennel Club has released its annual list of the most popular dog breeds in America (slide show). The most popular dogs in America
  • ( VANITY ) The Night The Cop's Brought Home My Dog ( They didn't shoot her!)

    01/26/2011 10:10:25 AM PST · by Eeyore4651 · 50 replies · 1+ views
    1/26/11 | Eeyore4651
    Last night when I returned from work at 11pm,my husband informed me that one of our mini schnauzers had gone missing. We went out looking for her around town. After about thirty minutes of this aimless driving and looking to no avail,we came upon the town cop.We debated stopping and telling him what we were doing. We decided in the end to do so. After telling him,he said nothing more than he would keep his eye out for her;we went off in one direction to keep looking and he left in the other. We kept coming back to the house...
  • My Own Little "FReepathon" In Memory Of Kitty

    01/05/2011 11:12:09 AM PST · by NoGrayZone · 168 replies
    1/5/11 | Me
    I decided to have my own little "FReepathon" in memory of my beloved furry family member Kitty. She died on Thursday, December 16, 2010, just after 9:30 am. Some of you probably saw my thread when I self diagnosed her with CRF (I was vetless at the time). Turned out my little 19 year old Kitty had a urinary tract, as well as a kidney infection, which she apparently was too old and too tired to fight. This is my proposal, in which I came up with because of you, my fellow FReepers. I asked for help and info. So...
  • Vets use stem cells to manage pets' pain

    01/01/2011 7:34:35 AM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 23 replies
    Colorado Springs Gazette ^ | 01/01/2011 | CAROL MCGRAW
    Macha is one of those once-in-a-lifetime pets — a tall, lean, savvy dog who lives to hunt pheasant. Out in the field, the Labrador retriever is so focused that she shuns pats from her Woodland Park owner, Tom Bulloch. “She doesn’t want her line of vision obstructed,” he explains. Macha, who can run like the wind, was named after a mythological Irish goddess who was faster than any man or beast. Read more: frpa ....“At the time I thought, ‘aren’t stem cells illegal or a political problem?’” Bulloch says. In fact, they can be used for treatment of animals....
  • Pancho and Sugar: a pair to the end Retiree, 62, dies in attempt to save beloved dog

    12/31/2010 3:07:25 AM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 29 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | SIG CHRISTENSON San Antonio Express-News
    <p>SAN ANTONIO — Franklin James "Pancho" Kruse rescued his wife and a niece from his burning home early Christmas Day and went back in one more time.</p> <p>Sugar, an aging Labrador that was his near-constant companion, was trapped in the mobile-home fire.</p>
  • Man pays $10,000 for dog that had been stolen along with pickup

    12/26/2010 1:54:37 PM PST · by Racehorse · 53 replies · 5+ views
    San Antonio Express News ^ | 25 December 2010 | Brian Chasnoff
    For Christmas this year, Chris Cooley gave a stranger a generous gift in exchange for something he considers priceless. When someone called him on Christmas Eve and said he'd found his missing golden retriever, the Cotulla rancher promptly handed over the $10,000 he'd sworn as reward money for whomever returned his dog, Jim Bowie. The dog was stolen last week along with Cooley's pickup and trailer from the Bass Pro Shop parking lot off of Interstate 10. Home again for the holidays, Jim Bowie tore through Cooley's North Side home Saturday, a boisterous reunion that proved more than a Christmas...
  • (VANITY) My dog buddy died tonight 12/25/10

    12/25/2010 10:18:08 PM PST · by jakerobins · 144 replies · 2+ views
    My little Shih Tzu named "Buddy" died tonight. He read the paper with me and enjoyed watching wheel of fortune and Jeopardy...I will miss him..... RIP Buddy...
  • The Death of a Dear Friend

    12/11/2010 6:06:04 PM PST · by lastchance · 40 replies
    Stand Firm In Faith ^ | December 9, 2010 | Matt Kennedy
    This has been a very difficult week for me personally and for the entire family. On Sunday my much loved 16 year old dog Maggie stopped eating. I tried to give her everything from leftover turkey to hot dogs. Nothing worked. On Monday she stopped drinking water and I had to start feeding her pedialite with a syringe to keep her from becoming dehydrated ...God's love is not limited to humanity. He saves both man and beast. When humanity fell into sin, all the cosmos fell into bondage as well—the death, pain and suffering of all creatures is the result...
  • 10 Great Holiday Gifts For Dog Lovers

    It's time to start looking for the perfect gifts for your pup, yourself, or the dog lovers in your life. There are many sites with gifts for dog lovers, but most of them have items that are expensive, not affordable for the average shopper. It's been another tough year financially for almost everyone, so here is a great list with all items priced under $50. There is something on this list for everyone, showing you don't need a lot of money to give a special gift. 1. Dog Treats - Giving treats is a surefire way to be a hit...
  • Prince Chunk, New Jersey Cat That Weighed As Much As 44 Pounds, Dies

    11/27/2010 4:16:02 AM PST · by Biggirl · 38 replies ^ | November 26, 2010 | annem040359
    From the New York Daily News website:”Prince Chunk, the astonishingly fat cat whose plight captivated the nation, has died. The portly pussycat passed away in his sleep Sunday just days after he was diagnosed with heart disease, his owner said. “We’re all upset,” said Vince Damiani, 20, of Blackwood, N.J. “We lost a family member.” Chunk became an international sensation two years ago when he was discovered wandering the streets of Voorhees, N.J., and was dropped off at the Camden County Animal Shelter. The tubby tabby had been abandoned after his owner lost her home to foreclosure – a tale...
  • Has Anyone Had To Go Through A Cat With Chronic Renal Failure?

    11/25/2010 8:54:14 AM PST · by NoGrayZone · 161 replies · 2+ views
    11/25/10 | Me
    For the last couple of months, I thought my elder kitty was just going senile. She turned 19 this summer and has the usual "old cat" look....frail back and hind legs, loss of muscle and weight and just looks "old". She also started tinkling and pooping outside her liter box and seemed obsessed with her water bowl (hovering over it for hours). She has hip dysplasia and "old cat back", which cortisone shots took care of 2-3 years ago, then they stopped working. I found Syn-Flex for pets online and she made a miraculous recovery. The vets did all kinds...
  • War Hero Dog "Target" Mistakenly Euthanized - (Dog saved American lives in Afghanistan)

    11/19/2010 7:19:04 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 15 replies
    Fox 5 San Diego ^ | November 19, 2010 | Associated Press
    <p>Target was credited with saving American lives in Afghanistan.</p> <p>FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) - A dog named Target that lived through explosions in war-torn Afghanistan couldn't survive a brief stay at an Arizona animal shelter.</p>
  • All Russia invited to help name Putin's new puppy

    11/17/2010 5:57:09 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 65 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 11/17/10 | Amie Ferris-Rotman
    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has invited Russians to help him come up with a name for his new puppy, which he received as a gift from his Bulgarian counterpart over the weekend. "Anyone who wishes to can send their suggestion of a male name for the prime minister's new dog to his site," a government statement said on its official website . After Moscow and Sofia signed a series of accords to boost the South Stream gas pipeline, Putin was all smiles when Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov presented the Karakachan dog to the 58-year-old leader....
  • 5 Reasons Why a Dog Should Be a Family’s First and Last “Child”

    11/15/2010 4:40:45 AM PST · by Rhonda Robinson · 65 replies
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | 11/14/10 | Rhonda Robinson
    It had been almost twelve years before I got baby pains again—at 49, that was a dangerous thing. Considering that we have had a toddler in the house every two years since the late 70s, it shouldn’t have surprised anyone. My husband has always had a soft spot for brown-eyed puppies, and blue-eyed babies. So, he really wasn’t a tough sell when I told him I wanted to adopt. I had forgotten how hard it was to keep up with a ball of energy bouncing around the house, looking for something to get into. Nothing in the house was safe,...
  • Shepherd pup has until Monday to be saved

    11/14/2010 6:34:21 AM PST · by South40 · 190 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | 11/13/2010 | ERIKA I. RITCHIE
    LAKE FOREST An eight-month-old German shepherd named Roxy has until Monday to be saved. Coastal German Shepherd Rescue has until then to raise about $6,000 for needed surgery. ((snip)) "We need to raise the money for the two surgeries and we need to find a foster home who will take her while she recovers," Norton said. "She's a sweet-tempered puppy who loves dogs and people." ((snip)) To help or for more information: 714-528-4730 or 23600 El Toro Road # D276 Lake Forest, CA 92630 and
  • Should Canine Paratroopers be Helping Battle the Taliban in Afghanistan?

    11/11/2010 8:01:03 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 23 replies
    beforeitsnews ^ | 11 Nov 2010 | PawNation/GuardianUK
    According to the Guardian UK, Britain's Special Air Service (SAS) has been unleashing highly trained dogs of war to help gather video surveillance of Taliban strongholds and suspected insurgent safe havens. Using a technique reportedly pioneered by U.S. special forces, these German shepherds are strapped to British paratroopers chests as they drop behind enemy lines in Afghanistan. Live video captured by the dogs' head-mounted cameras feeds back information to base. In addition, these elite canine soldiers are trained to attack armed people on the ground as well. During these missions, eight of the military dogs have reportedly been killed in...
  • Man, 73, rides lawnmower to spring dog from kennel (Read Ending)

    10/23/2010 8:36:09 PM PDT · by devane617 · 57 replies
    ap via breitbart ^ | 10/23/2010
    "I've been in law enforcement 20 years, and this is the first time I've known of anyone that has busted a dog out of jail," Chancellor told The Oklahoman. Fry spent several days in jail, and faces a municipal charge of allowing an animal to run at-large. Fry didn't deny the charges. He told The Oklahoman that he warned police to stay away from his dog unless they wanted to face his shotgun. As for Buddy Tough, he was euthanized while Fry was in jail.
  • Dog perv collared after breaking into tenant's apartment, sexually abusing 2-year-old pup Snowball

    10/23/2010 3:28:31 PM PDT · by devane617 · 17 replies ^ | 10/23/2010
    A Long Island landlord twice broke into his tenants' apartment and sexually abused their 2-year-old dog, Nassau County prosecutors said Friday.
  • Cat Gets Homemade Enema..And Other Uses For Turkey Basters

    10/22/2010 9:38:48 AM PDT · by Kensy1 · 42 replies
    Inexplicably the vet was too busy to see her that day. The vet tech, quickly determining the best way to resolve the matter took over the conversation. “Do you have a turkey baster?"