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No Dog Left Behind After Hurricane Laura

From The Dog Lady’s mailbag: More than a dozen dogs, homeless because of Hurricane Laura in the gulf, boarded a plane and flew to Pittsburgh where they received a second chance and a new life. No Dog Left Behind flew the 1500 mile round trip in their Mahindra Airvan over the course of 15 hours.

The dogs were surrendered to a local animal shelter in Louisiana by owners who knew they would no longer be able to care for them – because extensive damage made it impossible for them to return home. Continue reading No Dog Left Behind After Hurricane Laura

Women arrested for leaving puppy in hot car

Photo credit Slidell Police Dept. via WWLTV.com
Photo credit Slidell Police Dept. via WWLTV.com
Finally, I get to write one of these stories that actually has a happy ending! When Slidell (LA) police officers found a pit bull puppy locked into a car in the mall parking lot, they estimate the temperature inside the car was approaching 150 degrees. After breaking into the car and removing the puppy, they waited THIRTY MINUTES for the dog’s family to come back to the car.
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