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Overweight 10 Year Old Missy Needs Transportation from Meridian, ID to SLC

http://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/23109013
Transport Needed for Missy – 10 year old Sheltie from Wyoming. Her owners passed away. Family took her in and moved her to Idaho. Other dogs in the home didn’t like Missy so she landed in the Meridian, ID shelter. We’re told that Missy is VERY overweight. [...]

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Myra Moves from her First Foster Home into Second One With Us

Myra has the cutest face. She weighs in at only 17 pounds. She's several pounds underweight.

Well poor Corgi/Sheltie mix Myra has lost her first foster home here in Salt Lake County. It was reported that she was drinking large amounts of water and urinating both outside and inside – and very often, [...]

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Java’s Adopter Has Passed and Now Java is Seeking a Forever Home

Very Lovable Java – A Wonderful Companion!

This is Java. We placed him about 10 months ago with a gentleman with a terminal disease. Java is a wonderful companion dog – very gentle, sweet, well-behaved, and very well house-trained – and very, very loyal. Sadly, he lost his [...]

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Sailing to the Bahamas and Back or Where on Earth Were Barbara & Jim for the Last Month?

The link below is the first of 16 posts at http://DreamSequel.com with photos and details of where we’ve been and how many things Jim learned to repair on our way to the Bahamas and on our way home from the Bahamas – crossing the gulf stream in both directions – being in blue water for [...]

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Dog and Cat Treats from China May be Poisoning Your Pets Even if They’re Branded Under a VERY Reputable Brand Name

ALERT: Vets warn of new treats from China poisoning dogs

Despite repeated warnings issued by the FDA, veterinarians are reporting new cases of dogs developing symptoms of kidney failure (Fanconi’s syndrome) similar to dogs who have been poisoned by Chinese-made chicken jerky treats, but this time they are being poisoned with a whole new class [...]

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Recall of Canine Kibble Includes; Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul, Country Value, Diamond, Diamond Naturals, Premium Edge, Professional, 4Health,Taste of the Wild

May 4, 2012

Diamond Expands Voluntary Recall

UPDATED: CORRECT PRODUCTION CODE INFORMATION

Diamond Pet Foods Expands Voluntary Recall of Dry Pet Food Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

Batches of the brands manufactured between
December 9, 2011 and April 7, 2012 are affected

Consumer Contact: 866-918-8756
Media Contact: 816-255-1974

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 5, 2012

Diamond Pet Foods today announced that it [...]

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You May Be Moved by Their Ads on TV But Here’s Just One of Many Reasons Why You Should NEVER Donate or Support HSUS (Humane Society of the US)

As a nonprofit organization Sheltie Rescue of Utah cannot invest a significant portion of our funds to influence political decisions.  In fact, we invest ALL our funds into providing care for our rescues.
HSUS is also a nonprofit bound by these same restrictions however, not only do they have many very highly payed lobbyists in Washington, [...]

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A Dog’s Last Will and Testament – Beautiful

This is a sweet and beautiful writing.  We all know dogs who shared these thoughts with us.  Thanks to Frank Mercik for sharing this with us.  – Barbara

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Kidney Disease, Rimadyl and Anti-Inflammatory Meds, Arthritis, and Alternative Treatments

The previous post by one of Sheltie Rescue of Utah’s favorite adopters, Sharon St. John, raises so many important topics that I wanted to make a post out of my detailed reply to her post. – Barbara Edelberg

There is SO much kidney disease rampant in dogs and cats that you really can’t attribute [...]