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Arkansas Angels: Dottie and Joe Part II

Time and patience, good food, warm blankets, soft voices and the loving attention of other dogs are good medicine. For Joe and Dottie, two mistreated Italian greyhounds from Arkansas, it meant the difference between a happy life and a lonely death.   [caption id="attachment_716" align="alignright" width="213"]Joe got his forever, loving home a few... 			
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Arkansas Angels: Dottie and Joe Part I

This story, like most rescue stories, starts out bad. And then it gets worse.   Dottie and Joe were two Italian Greyhounds living in Arkansas. Their owner moved into a home that didn't allow dogs and the pair soon found themselves living outside. In October. In the cold. With a Nor’easter fast approaching. The Craig’s list ad...
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The Heartbreak of Heartworms

“Speaking from the heart” is a good thing. “Warming the cockles of your heart” is a good thing. Heartworms – not a good thing.   [caption id="attachment_561" align="alignright" width="300"]SS Oakley, a retired racing Greyhound from GPA Indianapolis, is currently on the Injured Reserve list while undergoing heartworm treatment. SS...
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