Category: Adoption Stories

  • Morgan Brown |  Volunteer Recognition Month

    Morgan Brown | Volunteer Recognition Month

    On their first official night together, Oliver couldn’t believe he was actually home! According to Morgan, “Oliver literally checked on me 20 times. He would get up in front of me, sniff me, lick me and say, okay, you’re still here. Then he went back to bed. Their bond continues to deepen and fortunately, Morgan…

  • Understanding the symptoms and treatment of pigeon paramyxovirus

    Understanding the symptoms and treatment of pigeon paramyxovirus

    Many people enjoy watching pigeons fluttering in squares or parks. But did you know that these common birds can contract a serious disease called Pigeon Paramyxovirus (PPMV)? This highly contagious disease can be devastating to pigeon populations, affecting both domestic and wild birds. This article delves deeper into PPMV, exploring its origins, how it spreads,…

  • Strategic plan for the future 2024-2028

    Strategic plan for the future 2024-2028

    Our 2024-2028 Strategic Plan reflects our unwavering commitment to helping animals heal and thrive, keeping animals and people together, and protecting animals from cruelty and neglect. This will ensure we can continue to meet the needs of animals and support a community where animals are protected, safe and healthy – in homes and out of…

  • PetSmart Adoption Readiness Grant – Impact Story

    PetSmart Adoption Readiness Grant – Impact Story

    Once she arrived, and as part of her adoption preparation, Heims was dewormed, vaccinated, microchipped and neutered. Additionally, Heims had a few fractured teeth that required extraction. Heims finds her place in a foster family and wins the hearts of everyone she meets. She is a little shy at first, but over time she warms…

  • Fever in dogs and cats

    Fever in dogs and cats

    Fever in dogs and cats is a common sign of inflammation or infection. It serves as a defense mechanism, indicating that the body is fighting an underlying problem. In this blog, we will explore the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of fever in our beloved pets. Causes of Fever in Cats and Dogs Fever…

  • Escaping tragedy and overcoming a heartbreaking ordeal

    Escaping tragedy and overcoming a heartbreaking ordeal

    Meet Rémi, a courageous survivor with a heart full of love! Rémi escaped a heartbreaking ordeal which unfortunately cost his four-legged companion dearly. Saved from the tragic consequences of a cabin fire, she emerged with singed fur and severe burns. Rémi was entrusted to TEARS for medical care and placement. Rémi’s recovery was nothing short…

  • 2 year old female American bulldog available for adoption

    2 year old female American bulldog available for adoption

    Bella is a 2-year-old female American bulldog who needs a new home. Being deaf, a common trait among American Bulldogs, she is remarkably manageable, and we have a dedicated and experienced trainer to meet this specific need. At first, Bella may be nervous around new people, often barking; However, her loving nature shines through once…

  • Meghan Markle celebrates shelter expansion

    Meghan Markle celebrates shelter expansion

    Share with other dog lovers! Meghan Markle’s role as patron of the Mayhew Animal Home may have ended when she and Prince Harry moved to the United States, but the Duchess of Sussex’s acts of kindness toward the dogs in the care of The animal welfare charity continues with the opening of a new wing…

  • Kira was saved just in time |  Featured Stories

    Kira was saved just in time | Featured Stories

    Since Kira had not been spayed, the head of the veterinary staff, Dr. Mark Verdino, performed the procedure while giving her a thorough examination and discovered that her health condition was different than expected. Kira did not have a hernia but a nodular growth near her rear end. “It’s very tender, a little ulcerated on…

  • The Complete Guide to Adopting Your First Rescue Dog

    The Complete Guide to Adopting Your First Rescue Dog

    Adopting a rescue dog is one of the most rewarding decisions an animal lover can make. This is an opportunity to offer a second chance to a deserving animal and gain a loyal companion in the process. However, the journey to adopting your first rescue dog comes with its own set of considerations, challenges, and…