2 Good Samaritans rescue dog after firefighters refuse to help

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Any animal advocate would say that Mr. Russ Miller and Ciro Silvestri were heroes. Although he is truly humble about his heroic act of saving a pitbull dog from a terrible situation, Miller deserves incredible accolades, as does Silvestri. Some people are actually calling the dog named Duke the “luckiest dog in Trenton, New Jersey.”

The story goes like this: Duke was missing for days. On one of those days, Mr. Miller and Mr. Silvestri saw the dog deserted in the center of the Delaware River which was covered in ice. The men immediately phoned the fire department and the response was truly appalling. (more…)

Lost dog: A great tip to help find a lost dog

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The following post is from the source Reshareworthy.com. We felt it to be greatly important to repost. We do not have any intention of violating any copyright infringements. All rights are given to Reshareworthy.com. After 12 days of searching, he had lost hope. But then he learned about this awesome tip and how this has reunited many lost dogs with their families.  (more…)

Lost Dog: To microchip or not to microchip

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One of a pet parent’s worst fears is to lose their pet because he or she ran away. Should you have micro-chipped your pet, you wonder? As Fido is following his nose to new adventures, by the time you notice, he is long gone! Now comes the frantic driving around the block, calling neighbors and putting up the lost dog posters. Anyone who has experienced this knows it to be one of the worst feelings in the world, worry mixed with helplessness!

Each year nationwide between 6-8 million pets enter shelters, many of which are lost dogs and cats from a scenario just like the one above. National averages suggest that as many as 1 in 3 pets will go missing sometime in their lifetime! A growing trend to help reunite these poor lost loved ones is the insertion of a microchip in pets to assist vets and shelters to identify the animal and the owner. (more…)