Pawsitive Connections, Animal Rescue

by Angela Marshall

Living in the Valley, we have all experienced driving somewhere and noticing a stray dog aimlessly running around. How many stop and try to help? How many of those dogs actually are rescued or end up fending for themselves or end up as road kill? Fresno County euthanizes thousands of dogs every year because of overpopulation.

Pet Rescue: Causes, Controversies and People Who Care

by Linda O. Johnston

Pet rescue. We’ve all heard of it. A lot of us engage in it. But what is it, really? And why is it necessary? The simple answer? There are a lot more pets out there than people who want them. Why is that? Many reasons. Sometimes people take on pets they can’t continue to care for because of problems in their own lives. Sometimes the pets develop behavior issues the owners can’t or don’t want to deal with.