February is National Pet Dental Health Month – Yay!

Special Note:  This month we are focusing on helping to cover the dental costs for our dogs we rescue. Meet Oreo and Trigger, two dogs we are helping to improve their dental health and learn how you can help by clicking here! Contributed by Dr. Emily Stein,...

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Hailey, Jean, and the “Ziggy Effect”

Founder Jean Stelten rescued Hailey some years ago but it was a 10-pound Sheltie named Ziggy who brought Hailey back to life. And it is that “Ziggy Effect” that underscores why building Top Dog Sanctuary is so important: Sometimes it takes a dog village to restore a...

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Woody and Harvey: “He lights up my life”

Charming, effervescent Woody was supposed to be on his last legs when he came to Top Dog Foundation. Yet three days after being abandoned by his family, this 14-year-old Jack Russell terrier mix was working the kissing booth at a local festival. He posed happily for...

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A Tennessee River

We assume that someone loved him once. He wags his tail for everyone and at every word. Yet he was all alone when animal control officers snared him out of a Tennessee river.  Examined in a county holding facility, this genial elder pup was labeled unadoptable and put...

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Senior Dogs: Caring for Them in Their Golden Years

It’s no secret that we love our pets! Sixty-eight percent of U.S. households own a pet and for most of us, it’s safe to say that our animals are very much a part of the family. But when it comes to senior pets, all too often the love that was once given to a dog or...

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Cushing's Disease in Dogs Cushing's Disease (Hyperadrenocorticism) is an overproduction of cortisol in the blood, caused by a tumor of either the pituitary or the adrenal gland. In the normal dog, the pituitary gland (responsible for hormone production in the body)...

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