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This bear is just getting over a case of the mange. Mange is a small parasite that borrows under the skin. It makes the skin very itchy for the poor bear. 36 more words

Tofino Wildlife

Preferential Treatment

Sarcoptic Mange is caused by the parasite Sacroptes Scabiei. While it can infect and grow in humans too- it prefers to grow in dogs.

The kind of preferential treatment they can absolutely do without. 177 more words

A New Sheriff in Town


Que Sera Sera…


“When my foster Mommy, Sarah picked me up from the euthanasia list at the pound, I was fifteen minutes away from the pink stuff.” I settle in for the bedtime story Daphne, the Great Dane has been begging for. 581 more words


A Tale of Two Canines: Part One

From Left to Right: Dory, Waldo, Pen

Here I am hanging out with two of my good buddies Dory and Waldo. Ten years ago, a lady living down the block in downtown LA was trying to give Dory away because no one wanted her – Dory’s little body was consumed by mange so she was bald and not looking too healthy! 67 more words



“I can’t find her vein.” Dr. Collins glances at the amber oval wall-clock. “ The anesthesia is about to wear off. Its time to stitch her up.“ 828 more words

Lime Sulfur Dip For Dogs and Cat.

A couple of months ago, Gnome made Lime Sulphur as a Bored-in-Belize project.  One of the many uses of it is a dip for dogs and cats.   184 more words


A Beautiful New Life for Bella


At the beginning of February, our cruelty investigators were called to a site where some dogs were loose on a property filled with trash. When they arrived, they discovered little Bella, a two-month old puppy, with a huge, open wound on her neck. 165 more words

Houston SPCA