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Japanese man goes missing at sea for 20 hours, then gets rescued by a lucky lifebelt

While there’s nothing quite like a dip in the ocean on a hot summer day, this man’s quick swim-turned missing person’s case will serve as a great reminder why you should always be careful in Mother Nature’s swimming pool. 369 more words


Emergency Crew Breaks Into Hot Car to Rescue Baby Doll

HOBOKEN, NJ– For a child carelessly left in a hot car, every second makes a difference.

So, when a passerby saw what they thought was a child in a car seat in Hoboken, New Jersey, they called 911. 98 more words

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What Exactly is a SERVICE DOG?

I’m often asked what qualifies my dog to be a service dog.  The easiest way to answer that is the dog must provide a specific service to their disabled handler.  1,324 more words


Wildfire Pet Preparedness

With the continuing drought in California and other parts of the West, it’s important for pet owners to have a wildfire preparedness plan in place that includes pets and livestock. 159 more words


Bugout bag 2.0, input wanted

I’ve committed to give a talk later this year on “The perfect Bugout bag”. It’s topic that I’ve discussed with regularity over the years and one that also caused a lot of controversy and heated debate on the numerous prepper, survivalist and related fora. 407 more words