Friday, January 13, 2017

This Week at Rescue TV!

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Repeat rescue with a pigeon up a tree!

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Escaped birdfeeder on the loose at Wildlife Aid!

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Confused cygnet just needed R&R!

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Dog stuck in escalator: Terrier rescued after back paw gets stuck in airport escalator

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Loyal dog: dog protects injured dog stuck on train tracks for two days in snowy weather

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Courageous Officer Drives Man to the Vet in the Middle of Snowstorm to Save His Dog’s Life.

As an animal lover, it goes without saying that your pet’s well-being is very important to you. You would do anything to make sure your dog or cat is taken care of, but sometimes mother nature has a different plan.

When a recent snowstorm hit western North Carolina, Reginald Spencer went to check on his elderly mother and found his dog needing urgent care. It appeared that Trooper, Spencer’s Yorkie, was struggling to breathe. With the roads completed iced over and dangerous to drive on that night, what could he do? Call for help, and luckily, Animal Enforcement officer Jason Stepp came to the rescue. Even with the county animal enforcement officers being swamped with animal welfare checks due to the snow storm, Stepp still found the time to rush the dog to the veterinary’s office.

“Everybody was iced-in, frozen,” Spencer told News 13. “Fire department was busy. He’s [Trooper] suffocating and dying before my very eyes. I called and begged the sheriff’s department, and they sent a four-wheel drive.”

Animal Enforcement Officer, Jason Stepp, drove Spencer and Trooper to the veterinary office. The pup is now in Intensive Care for pneumonia and getting the treatment he so desperately needed. 
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 “This is like one of our children, you know. He saved my child. Thank you,” Spencer said. “Words can’t express when someone saves something you love and care so much about.”
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We are thankful Trooper is at the veterinary office, but according to Lindsay Martin, one of the veterinary nurses, he isn’t out of danger quite yet. “It’s really a day to day thing right now. We have him on oxygen. He can’t leave oxygen without having a hard time breathing,” she said.
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The Spencer family faces thousands of dollars in veterinary costs. If you would like to make an “angel fund” donation on Troopers behalf, Western Carolina Regional Animal Hospital says you can contact the clinic at 828-697-7767. Every little bit helps!
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Urgent Help Needed to Help Cats and Dogs Affected by Floods in Southern Thailand. Nature can be a harsh, unpredictable force to be reckoned with. Recent flooding in Thailand’s southern region has lead to the destruction of 370,000 households, affecting one million people, according to Al Jazeera. The floods were caused by torrential downpours that began on New Year’s Day, affecting 10 of the 14 southern provinces, halting businesses, transportation, schools, and leaving over twenty dead in its wake. Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has already listed flood relief as the country’s top priority and the Thai navy has already sent 50 vessels to help drain the flood water from the streets. Hopefully, thanks to quick government response, relief for the people who have been displaced by the floods will come as quickly as possible.

While the government helps families, the Soi Dog Foundation, a dog rescue organization based in Phuket, is leading an effort to rescue the animals who are struggling to survive in the wake of the flood. Their Emergency Response Team will be making a 200-mile journey in order to provide food and necessary medical care to vulnerable cats and dogs who have lost their families, shelter, and food sources, but in order to do so, they need support. Luckily, their shelter in Phuket remains unaffected, so hopefully any cats and dogs who are now without homes will have the opportunity to start over.
If you are interested in helping Soi Dog Foundation and their save animals, you can do so by donating to their Emergency Response Team here.
To learn more about Soi Dog Foundation, visit their official website.
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