Fresno Bully Rescue: Senior Month

by Terese Shaw

November is National Senior Pet month, a time dedicated to appreciating senior pets. It's true that adopting a pitbull is a wonderful and selfless experience. However, when most people think of adoption, they envision choosing a puppy or a younger dog. We would like to take this opportunity to promote some of our wonderful senior residents in search of adoption.

Pet & Christmas Mysteries By Sofie Kelly and Amber Camp

by Sandra Murphy

We have a pair of animal related mysteries this week and one of them even involves Christmas-Paws to Remember by Sofie Kelly & Trotting Into Trouble by Amber Camp. Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win a copy of both books and links to purchase them from Amazon at the end of each review--you may not see those links if you have adblocker.

Help Valley Animal Center give homeless dogs and cats a Thanksgiving feast

by Juan Guitron

Valley Animal Center’s annual campaign, “Birds of a Feather, Feed Together,” returns this month. It is a fundraising campaign that seeks to raise enough funds to give their adoptables a Thanksgiving feast. When a person donates in person at any of one of its departments, the donor receives a paper turkey feather to write their name on. Each feather is added to a large turkey banner displayed in the grand lobby.

Whee! I can Fly!

by Lee Juslin

Valentina, at barely one-year-old, is still very puppy-ish. She is super active, loves toys, and is a very busy girl. Her foster mom says she jumps on the sofa and flies to nearby chairs or tables.
Valentina was purchased by a nice family from a pet shop, but they had no Scottie experience. In addition, the parents were very busy between working full time, their children’s school, and after school activities. Consequently, Valentina spent a lot of time alone in her crate.

Fresno Bully Rescue: The Bully BOO Walk & Shania

by Terese Shaw

The very first Bully Walk event took place in 2010. After an overwhelming show of support, it quickly became a popular community event. The Bully Walk is an annual fundraiser that takes place at Woodward Park, Fresno CA - benefiting the Fresno Bully Rescue. FBR is a no-kill, breed-specific animal shelter and rescue, dedicated to rescuing bully breed dogs.

Feral Paws Rescue: What Rescue Really Is About

by Paula Hunsacker

Many, I am sure, don’t understand my drive to walk into a high-kill shelter daily and work endless hours to save just one life of a cat that will die in three to five days! I never ask for a pat on the back for what I am doing. Just that you respect me for fighting for the life of cats that will not make it out of a high kill shelter! Unless you have personally worked with a rescue, you can never truly understand the horror we see every day.