Kidney, or renal failure as it is more commonly known, is when the kidneys can no longer filter waste products metabolized from blood. When in failure, kidneys lose the ability to regulate or balance fluids (when the body should expel or retain) , electrolytes (that keep cells hydrated), and pH (acid) in the body.
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Because homeless animals need all the exposure they can get! They are not defective. They are just lost and alone. You can change that. You can allow them the opportunity to be the companion they were meant to be. You will never regret it. Caruthersville Humane Society | Humane Society of Southeast Missouri | Delta Veterinary Clinic | Sikeston PAWS | Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary | Mac’s MissionRead more
President of the Caruthersville Humane Society, Karol Wilcox, frequently audits the books at her shelter and over the past several months she’s noticed a growing trend.
When she compared the number of dogs being reported lost or stolen, to the number of dogs found or returned, she saw a rapidly growing gap in numbers. That gap was in the small dog category.
Wilcox says it’s not just pets being reported to the shelter and local authorities. She frequently monitors lost and found pet pages on Facebook and says the number of small dogs she sees missing , just disappearing and never being seen again has increased incredibly.Read more
Melanie Coy, 62, of Jackson, Mo. passed away yesterday, Sept, 2, 2018.Read more
My third grade teacher once told me, “Never say or do anything that you wouldn’t want to see splashed all over the morning newspaper.” Words to live by.
In this day and age, one would think the same goes with social media. One would also think that this is something a reporter would be privy to.
But not Delta Dunklin Democrat reporter, Laura Ford. It’s likely she’s learning though, since she publicly posted her advertisement of two dogs, in need of a home, on Facebook- if advertisement is what you want to call it.Read more
What do you really know about the animal rescues that you support? Do you really look at the work they do and how they spend all those hard earned dollars that you donate? You certainly want your donations to go where they make the most impact, right?Read more
Suspecting an issue with the pet’s food, the owner of the four pups sent the remainder of the food off to an independent lab. The lab found Pentobarbital in the samples; a drug commonly used to euthanize animals.
When ABC7 got wind of the story they went one step further and launched their own investigation. Over several months they had a lab test 62 samples from over 24 brand names of wet dog food. One brand repeatedly tested positive for Pentobarbital.Read more
Patterson adopted Mack from Rough Road Rescue who later confiscated Mack back and refused to return the dog to his family. Patterson won in court twice and still the rescue wouldn’t bring the dog home. Court of Appeals order the rescue to return Mack “forthwith”. The Rescue does so on Aug. 11. They hand Mack to a deputy sheriff, in a box stating Mack had died and these were his remains.Read more
Pet flipper Patricia Zimmerle a.k.a. Brittnany Sparks making her rounds in Perryville and Ste. Genevieve
You’ll see her on Facebook as Brittnany Sparks but her real name is Patricia Zimmerle.
She’s got a whole list if names she goes by; Patricia Ellis, Chasity Brown, Sherry Evans, Theresa Clark, Stacy Camp, Lynn Clark, Renee Almaraz, and now Brittnany Sparks, just to name a few.Read more
On Friday the 13th, animal transport driver Charles Roberts was killed in an auto accident when his vehicle struck a guard rail and subsequently rolled over. His son, Jared Roberts, suffered moderate injuries.Read more