Pets and Animal Blog by M Dee Dubroff

Welcome to M Dee Dubroff's Pets and Animal Blog.

 

Heroine Cat and Baby
Posted on August 30, 2016

In the Russian town of Obninsk, a true miracle occurred, but it was not of the religious kind. A heroine cat saved the life of an infant boy by keeping the baby's body warm as it lay in the freezing  stairwell of an apartment complex.

Sergeant Ashley and Sirius
Posted on August 27, 2016

Read on to learn more about "WAR DOG," the latest of ten projects from the Laurel Canyon  Animal Company, which is the world's only record label focused on creating music for, about and with animals.

Veteran and Battle Buddy
Posted on August 18, 2016

Also known as TADSAW INC, the Train a Dog Save a Warrior organization is a veritable life-saver to veterans coping with PTSD. Read  about their admirable work with canines who serve as "battle buddies."

US War Dog Memorial
Posted on August 8, 2016

In June of 2016,  U.S. Senator, Robert Menendez proposed legislation that would pay tribute to military dogs and their handlers at a re-dedication ceremony held at the U.S.

Sweet Reunion
Posted on August 1, 2016

Meet Molli Oliver creator of Molli's United Military Service Dogs (MUMS). This caring flight attendant has made it her mission in life to reunite military working dogs with their handlers via her organization called MUMS.

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Posted on July 17, 2016

Flying with a service dog is no easy task. Meet Shooter, a most unusual canine companion trained and provided by Tampa, Florida's Sit N' Stay Dog Academy.

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Posted on July 15, 2016

 Are you planning a road trip with your pets? If so, are
you prepared to do all you can to insure their comfort and protect them? Read

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Posted on July 12, 2016

Meet Murdock, a specially-trained, rescued black Lab, who with the guidance and training offered by Vets to Vets United Inc, has come to the aid of a soldier in need.

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Posted on July 6, 2016

This is the story of a German Shepherd named Rico, who served more than 240 missions and the  family who loved hm.

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Posted on July 3, 2016

Meet Bengus, a cool, Air Force service dog with a sense of humor who served 9 years (63 in dog time) in drug detection and patrol duties. His tale (and tail) are amusing and heart-warming. Read on for more about this four-legged character.

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Posted on June 30, 2016

For two comrades of war, one with four legs and one with two, the bond between them is unbreakable. Although separated after deployments, they are now together and will be until the end of their lives.

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Posted on June 26, 2016

Learn more about Tails of Valor, Paws of Honor, the non-profit organization that uses rescue dogs and veterans to rejoin society together.

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Posted on June 23, 2016

Meet a very special American military dog being hailed as a hero after charging Isis militants in northern Iraq, not far from Mosul.

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Posted on June 20, 2016

Meet Petty Officer First Class Robert "Smokey" Adams and his new companion, a three-year-old, specially-trained Pitt Bull mix named Malec. Together they battle the tormented world of Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome.

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Posted on June 17, 2016

Meet Andrew Brown of the 89th Military Police Brigade and his 'comrade-in-paws', Sergeant Rocky, two brave veterans who served side by side in the war in Afghanistan.

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Posted on June 12, 2016

There have been many unspoken heroes among the dogs of war throughout the decades. Below is the story of one special, four-legged soldier who won the hearts of many for her bravery under fire and supreme sacrifice.

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Posted on May 9, 2016

Do you love cats but are allergic to them? Read on to learn more about
hypoallergenic cats and the seven breeds of hypoallergenic cats that can

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Posted on May 3, 2016

Has your pet been recently diagnosed with cancer? Are you desperate to do all you can do to save and care for  your beloved pet, whatever it takes?

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Posted on February 17, 2016

Ears should never be underrated whether among the human population or those of our beloved pets. Of the latter, the rabbit stands out as the creature with probably the longest ears.

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Posted on September 4, 2015

When you need your pet’s hairbrush, do you end up searching through the whole house for it? When you find it, is it under the bed or worse in the refrigerator vegetable drawer? If so, you need help and if not, you probably still could do better.

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Posted on June 11, 2015

Survivng the first thirty days after bringing home a new cat doesn't have to be a trial and error experience. Ultimately, a good plan will mean survival for both owner and cat. Read on for some details on what to do and what not to do.

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Posted on July 17, 2014

Keeping our pets comfortable in the warmer months of the year requires some special attention beyond common sense tips about what to do and what to avoid.

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Posted on June 30, 2014

Cats have a spirit and mystique that has fascinated humans for centuries untold. But do we really know so much about them? Read on for a few facts that might just surprise you.

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Posted on June 25, 2014

Caring for fish requires mastering some important skills, such as proper tank set-up and maintenance knowledge to insure they are happy and healthy pets that will give you pleasure for years to come.

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Posted on June 14, 2014

If ever an animal symbolized the "bah, humbug" concept associated with the holidays, it is Grumpy Cat. Whoever would have thought that such a cat would get her  own Lifetime movie deal?