Overcast
Overcast
41 °F
September 23, 2014
River Reporter Facebook pageTRR TwitterRSS Search Login

Pets

Holiday happenings at the Humane Society of Port Jervis and Deerpark

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Humane Society of Port Jervis and Deerpark are encouraging animal lovers to adopt a pet this holiday season by offering special prices on cats and dogs.  Read more

Rehabilitating the rescue dog

Lately, it seems that we are seeing more and more animal abuse cases. I’m so thankful for all of our local media bringing to light the plight of these innocent creatures that have suffered in the hands of those who can’t or won’t properly care for their animals. For most of these animals, the lives they led before they were rescued were unimaginable to most of us. Filthy conditions, lack of food and little, if any, positive, friendly human contact force these pets to live in “survival mode.”  Read more

Neglected pets: life after

Have you ever been sitting in your living room and watching television when the ASPCA’s commercial comes on? Do you become flooded with emotions as the camera sweeps past cages of animals that are sick, injured, once abused pets? This is a common response for many. But the biggest question is what happens to those animals once they are recovered from those undesirable situations? Given the current financial state of the economy locally, many animals have to endure such hardship, and as a result many of them require intense veterinary care.  Read more

Syndicate content