Part I: Volunteers feed and save abandoned, scared dogs — big and small — in Redland, Florida

Please note: This article was originally published on ShelterMe.tv in 2016. The Problem: Redland, Florida; it’s a rural area southwest of Miami. A place that is haunted with the despair from the many animals who are abandoned there every week. Daily, cars and trucks stop on one of the streets or highways, open a door, shove … Continue reading Part I: Volunteers feed and save abandoned, scared dogs — big and small — in Redland, Florida

Part II: The Solution to “The abandoned, scared dogs — big and small — in Redland, Florida”

Please note: This article was originally published on ShelterMe.tv in 2016. The Solution (Part II to “Volunteers feed and save abandoned, scared dogs — big and small — in Redland, Florida"): It appears that any solutions to the huge problem of stray and abandoned animals in the rural areas of Miami-Dade County, like Redland and … Continue reading Part II: The Solution to “The abandoned, scared dogs — big and small — in Redland, Florida”

Devastated adopter after shelter allowed his dog to die, “They take dogs away from people for being treated like that and then they do it themselves right here.”

What happens when a shelter allows a dog to suffer in agony for days before the staff veterinarian bothers to check on the dog, then finding that his intestines had perforated, and he had to be euthanized? What happens when after surgery, another dog is allowed to bleed to death, found two days later dead … Continue reading Devastated adopter after shelter allowed his dog to die, “They take dogs away from people for being treated like that and then they do it themselves right here.”

The future of stray and unwanted animals in San Bernardino, CA, appears bleak and deadly thanks to a rushed decision by several city council members

The San Bernardino City Animal Shelter was always the little shelter that could. While they couldn't save all the abandoned animals that crossed their doors, the fervent volunteers worked tirelessly to try to save as many as possible. And they did this in spite of little support from the shelter manager, who at times almost … Continue reading The future of stray and unwanted animals in San Bernardino, CA, appears bleak and deadly thanks to a rushed decision by several city council members

Florida dogs abandoned in rural shelter desperate for rescue or they may be killed; shelter is packed

There are 39 dogs in Sebring, Florida who have a deadline. That means that if they are not adopted or pulled by rescue before then, they are in danger of being killed. Don't blame the shelter -- blame those who dump their dogs with no thought of what will become of them. These dogs are … Continue reading Florida dogs abandoned in rural shelter desperate for rescue or they may be killed; shelter is packed

20 Dogs in Rural Florida County Shelter Urgently Need Rescue by March 20

There are 20 dogs at the Sebring, Florida county shelter who are scheduled to be killed on Tuesday if they are not rescued or adopted before then. The volunteers are desperately trying to spread the word so that no lives are lost. Please share their story and please see if any of these dogs might … Continue reading 20 Dogs in Rural Florida County Shelter Urgently Need Rescue by March 20

Young Florida Dogs Urgently in Need of Rescue By March 1

On Thursday, ten dogs at the Sebring Shelter in Florida will die unless they are adopted or pulled by rescue. Many of these dogs are still practically puppies. A few of the dogs should not go to homes with cats, including Ramsey, who is a volunteer favorite! Please read about them, share their story, and … Continue reading Young Florida Dogs Urgently in Need of Rescue By March 1

Sebring, Florida Dogs Have Until Monday to Find Rescue or Die

Some of the dogs written about in "31 Dogs Have Nothing to Be Thankful for; All will be Killed Before Thanksgiving" were rescued and others were given a reprieve until Monday the 27th. That's the way it goes in small county shelters. If enough space opens up, the dogs who were going to die get additional … Continue reading Sebring, Florida Dogs Have Until Monday to Find Rescue or Die

31 Dogs Have Nothing to Be Thankful for; All will be Killed Before Thanksgiving

Update: Belle, Moon, Rosa, Parker, Silver, Pork Chop, Murry and Maggie (she wasn't posted yet) have all been RESCUED by Bishop Animal Shelter,SPCA of Manatee County, Please honor pledges at http://www.bishopspca.org The volunteers at Sebring, FL say, "Thank you!!!!" Tony was caught on camera with his tail mid-wag. He's looking sweetly at the photographer with a gleam … Continue reading 31 Dogs Have Nothing to Be Thankful for; All will be Killed Before Thanksgiving

Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center in Tampa, FL in the News for Putting Animals in Danger and Refusing to Work with Rescue Groups

  Want to make a quick buck in Hillsborough County, Florida? If you live in Tampa or its environs, just visit the county shelter on a weekend when they are adopting out dogs for free and get a couple. There's no adoption fee, no application, and best of all -- you can sell a dog … Continue reading Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center in Tampa, FL in the News for Putting Animals in Danger and Refusing to Work with Rescue Groups

Sweet Eva Failed by Many Including Shelter that Doesn’t Screen Adopters or Give Basic Information about Introducing a New Dog into a Home

Eva is a sweet and very friendly dog who is a volunteer favorite. But Eva, through no fault of her own, is going to be killed at the shelter because they are filled and need her kennel. Eva is a dog who has been failed way too often. She has been adopted from the Hillsborough … Continue reading Sweet Eva Failed by Many Including Shelter that Doesn’t Screen Adopters or Give Basic Information about Introducing a New Dog into a Home