Luna Belle ~ Adopted!

  Luna Belle is about 6 years old and is an Aussie mix out of Alabama. She joined TDL in April but has been recovering with TDL Volunteer Rachel until she was ready for adoption. Luna comes to us from a hoarding situation. She lived with many other animals, was underweight, and had lost fur […]

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Immiticide Shortage in the News

  http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/NewsEvents/CVMUpdates/ucm377386.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

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Natural Heartworm Preventatives

I can’t recommend any alternative products to prevent heartworm disease in your dog, because I haven’t tried any!  You should, however, know the risks with any medication.  Bart’s Mom wrote today that he sometimes vomits when she gives him his heartworm preventative.  My China did too.  We have only had two dogs experience seizures after […]

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Need Interceptor?

  Shep’s Mom (now Alfie) Johanna found it and purchased it here!  Same great stuff for the herding breed dogs that can’t take Heartgard. http://www.worldpetexpress.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=178

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ONE VERY LUCKY DEATH ROW DOG SPEAKS

You know the expression, “what you don’t know can’t hurt you?” It’s not true! Every day I post dog food recalls so that you can be aware of the dangerous lurking in your dog’s food bowl! Soon, I’m also going to tell you where the money goes. Here is a video about Shenandoah, a little […]

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Treating Your Heartworm Positive Dog

Over the past three years, we have documented all of our heartworm positive dogs, 35 total: 23 of these dogs were treated using an Alternative Method which consists of Heartgard, Doxycyline and Prednisone. 10 of these dogs were treated using Immiticide (arsenic based). 2 of these cases have not yet been updated.       […]

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Immiticide Shortage Poses a Huge Problem Nationwide

Very interesting posts made regarding the nationwide shortage of immiticide. “I work at a military installation small animal clinc in Georgia. We have heartworm positive test quite often. I have seen at least 8-12 in the past 6 months. It is really unfortunate. At any rate we too have ZERO Immiticide but we have been […]

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Good News: We’re Positive He’s Negative!

Adopter Update on Chas, my TDL dog by Amy Benz Monday, June 20, 2011: Today was annual check-up day for my dogs, Chas and Shelby. As you may remember, Chas (formerly Billy Joel) is the border collie mix I adopted from TDL last summer. He’s the one that got me started working in rescue. When […]

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Promise to tell the Truth, the whole Truth, and nothing but the Truth

I joke all the time that I want to start my own reality show and here’s an example of why! About two months ago, I was in the process of pulling two dogs from the panhandle. One was from Terry Watts (Gemini) and the other was from a woman will I call “Sally” in this […]

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Heartworm Disease

Recognizing that their is no consensus in the medical community regarding heartworm treatment, we chose to treat our dogs under our care with slow-kill/ivermectin, however, after adoption, it is up to you to discuss the options with you vets, and choose the option that works for you. Rolling up my sleeves and getting this over […]

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