Carlos Fernandez - Charged With Animal Cruelty
Dec 12

Local man arrested on two counts of animal cruelty

In late August or early September Kern Neighborhood residents suspected Carlos Fernandez of animal abuse. They had videos and photos of Carlos Fernandez dragging a pitbull puppy from a leash, squeezing the dog’s rib cage causing the puppy to yelp and snap, and in some videos can be seen tossing a puppy into the air [...]

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May 12

Rescue story: Frankie & Blü

Erin Renay Barraza spotted this girl (Frankie) on the road and called me to see if I could help. We were able to find her laying under a semi truck in a lot. We tried to lure her out but she was not budging. It took over an hour but we decided to block the area [...]

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Chance
Apr 21

Rescue story: Chance

Chance was dumped at the westside dog park in El Paso, TX. He was severely matted and could not really move because of the condition of his fur. He was rescued by a woman named Helen and taken to Fur Pet Salon (6310 N. Mesa, El Paso, TX 79912). Omar Rios, owner of Fur worked [...]

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Vick-Dogfighting
Apr 8

Dog Fighting Awareness Day: ASPCA Dog Fighting Google+ Hangout

#DogFighting is one of the gravest and most violent forms of #animalcruelty imaginable. It is for this reason that dog fighting is a felony in all 50 states. Today, April 8th is the ASPCA’s Dog Fighting Awareness Day. This day provides an in-depth look at the issue of dog fighting in America, the impact it has on the [...]

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Mar 28

Tails to GO! Pet Services presents classes at the Humane Society of El Paso (April)

From TailstoGO.com Please email us at rsvp@tailstogo.com to reserve your seat. You can also call us at (915) 209-7227. If prompted to leave a message include a phone number with area code, your full name, number of people attending, and what class you wish to attend (date & time). Donations can be made in person [...]

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Caregiver-Canine
Mar 25

Tails to GO! Pet Services: Free service for disabled or elderly

Post by Tails To GO – Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, Taxi, & Education.

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How to prevent dog attacks - FOX 10 News - myfoxphoenix com
Mar 21

Proper Training Methods: How to prevent a bite attack

It’s great to see some real science based methods being discussed on a news channel. Often times the media will get sound bytes from people unqualified to make statements about dogs for the sake of getting more viewers and sensationalizing a story. Here is a great segment from Phoenix, AZ. After multiple dog attacks recently, [...]

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Service Dog Ivy, who was trained by Canine Partners for Life in Cochranville, PA.
Mar 20

Service Dogs, Therapy Dogs & Emotional Support Animals

I recently saw a “Service dog” at an event that did not appear to be a service dog. It wore a Service Dog vest, but when I asked what the dog was trained to do (acceptable by ADA law), the person said “Just be with my daughter. He helps her relax”. While there’s definitely a [...]

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Mar 16

Community Affairs Interview with Lorraine Austin The Fox 92.3 FM

It was a pleasure to be able to discuss common pet related issues and promote our different classes with Lorraine Austin this morning. Please share this interview on your facebook page, email, and any other way you can. We will be listing the upcoming Pet Seminars on our Events page.

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Mar 14

Have you lost your dog?

A lot of times we see rescue animals being said to be “abused”, “neglected”, or “dumped”. While these things do happen from time to time we also have to be reasonable and honest with ourselves. We can’t assume that every dog in the street has been abused or mistreated as we often hear with rescue [...]

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