Archive | March, 2013

Breaking News! A rescue is taking Barchiel!

31 Mar
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We are happy to inform you that Barchiel has found a rescue that will find him a happy forever home. Sioux Empire Pit Rescue is an all volunteer 501C3 rescue group in Sioux Falls South Dakota. Sioux Empire’s mission is to promote responsible Pit Bull ownership, provide breed education, combat pet overpopulation, and find qualified homes for sound Pit Bull dogs in South Dakota.
Barchiel will be traveling from Edinburg, Texas all the way up to Sioux, South Dakota. This little guy is moving up state! Joy Benson has directed the transport operation for Barchiel. He will travel by car. Eight people are involved in a seven-state transport for him.
We are still asking for your help to cover the costs. So far, the online fundraiser has lost momentum and we are asking for your help to make this happen.  Find it in your hearts to give a little for dear Barchiel. This has been a long journey towards a happy ending for our now happy little friend!
So far, you have helped raise $696 for Barchiel. We still need $1,500 to cover all the miles he has to travel and medical expenses. Please give kindly. He still has a long way to go to a happy ending.

Click here to DONATE!!! click here

 

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24 Mar

STOP ANIMAL ABUSE

“Isn’t it strange, that it’s ok to set up video surveillance to catch animal abusers on this beach; yet it’s not ok to set up a camera to catch animal abuse in a slaughter house…without being called a TERRORIST!!”

(CNN) — The images of seals being harassed on a California beach are perplexing and disturbing.

In the middle of the night, two women sit on harbour seals, kick them or pull their flippers, all the while snapping flash pictures. The animals eventually flee into the water.

Seals harassed at La Jolla Children’s Pool beach, February 2013

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Video camera captures instances of abuse against seals on a California beach
  • Other incidents of animal cruelty include people putting beer cans on sea birds
  • Some people abuse animals due to peer pressure, but some enjoy doing it, ASPCA says
  • Conservationists say more enforcement is needed, not more laws

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Bring joy to your organization! Barchiel is looking for a rescue!

23 Mar
He only wants to be loved...

He loves neck rubs!!

  • 2yrs old
  • HW+ (will start treatment soon)
  • 62lbs.
  • He is now tested and vaccinated.
  • He is a little timid but not aggressive.
  • He takes food just fine in a bowl and shows no food aggression when adding more to his bowl, or taking away.
  • He loves to be loved on.
  • If you can help pull him to a rescue organization (501c3) OUTSIDE OF THE South Texas Area
  • Contact: Nellie Zamora   nelliezamora@msn.com Rescue Program Director For Palm Valley Animal Center
Palm Valley Animal Center
2501 West Trenton Road,
Edinburg Texas 78539
956-686-1141

http://pvaconline.com/

Donations: https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/9SStd

My name is Barchiel (Angel of Compassion).  I used to sleep on an old dirty mattress until a nice lady found me and asked the Pharr Animal Control Unit to pick me up and bring me to Palm Valley Animal Center.  My two-legged friends at PVAC give me lots of attention, toys, and love.  They even let me help them work during the day.  On their breaks, they give me neck rubs and boy does that feel great!  Little did they know how well behaved I am, as I listen to their stories and never make a mess.  I like sleeping and relaxing on my own personal rug.  They feed me my meals in a bowl, which I had never had before. I am getting “Five Star” treatment!

I am two years old, have been vaccinated and am currently being treated for heart worm. Two ladies have been raising money for my expenses, as I will need to continue with my heart worm treatment and eventually get neutered.  So far my piggy bank has $486 and growing.  I would love it if you would let me come live at your rescue organization until I find my forever home.  I’d give you a big lick on the face if you do!

New update on Barchiel! Formerly known as “dog living on a mattress”

15 Mar

New update on Barchiel! Formerly known as "dog living on a mattress".

New update on Barchiel! Formerly known as “dog living on a mattress”

15 Mar

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Remember the posting about the pup living on a mattress? It has been a few weeks since I first saw Barchiel on an empty lot in Pharr Texas. My friend Joyce Fields, was there to help me out getting the word out on Barchiel. She had the time and patience for me to explain her all that had happened in one single day and explained to her my intentions to have the dog rescued. If you did not read the first article by Joy you can read it by clicking here: Stray dog living on a mattress needs help.

Since then, many things happened once he was picked up by animal control. My friend Joy Benson has been with me from the start and she did not give up on Barchiel till he was picked up. The Animal Control of the City of Pharr Texas were helpful in telling us that he had been picked up and sent to Palm Valley Animal Center. The bad news that we did not know was that the animal shelter has a policy on not placing any pit mixes available for adoption. Being so close to the border with Mexico there is always the chance of the dogs ending up in dog fighting rings. Joyce Fields wrote another article asking for people to help him out.If you missed it you can read it by clicking here: Update on stray dog living on a mattress

Joy and I called to the animal shelter in order to talk to them. I have to thank to all the kind people that picked up our calls. Thank you for your kindness and listening to us. At the end of the 3 days of hold…we received news that Barchiel would not be put to sleep. He would be placed on hold till he found a rescue to take him in. He got his first vaccines and he got tested for Heartworm…unfortunately he did test positive for heartworm.

The shelter asked that in order for Barchiel to be placed in a rescue it has to be a registered rescue. There is limited transport…He has a ride to San Antonio, Houston or Austin at the moment. The treatment for his heartworm and he still needs to be fixed. Joy Benson, Joyce Fields and I decided to start online fundraising. So far we are close to $500! Thanks to great people that have donated and want to help Barchiel. What he needs now is to find a rescue that will be willing to give him a chance and give him a vacant place in rescue. He is a good boy, very timid, but he does not respond aggressively when people show him affection or touch him while he eats. He is getting socialized at Palm Valley Animal Shelter.

This are some of his details: 

age: two yeas of age
sex:male
color: tan / white
The following is the description given by the animal shelter:

He is just about 2yrs old, HW+, and weighs 62lbs. He is now tested and vaccinated. He is a little timid but not aggressive.

He takes food just fine in a bowl and shows no food aggression when adding more to his bowl, or taking away. He loves to be loved on.

He likes neck rubs and is staying close on his little rug. If you can help pull him to a rescue organization (501c3) OUTSIDE OF THE RGV

If you can help this sweetheart that has no fault for being abandoned and left to fend for himself, please contact us! We are here to help!

All rescues that send a message will be vetted by us in order to find Barchiel an appropriate home.

email of Joy: jfbenson@sbcglobal.net
email of Nellie:
Nellie Zamora  email at nelliezamora@msn.com. She is rescue program director for the facility.

My email: liliana@montrealdogblog

Please if you would like to do a kind donation to help out Barchiel please click here

 

We would also like to ask for you to like the FB page of Palm Valley Animal Shelter they are a group of kind people that want to change things

in the RGV Click here 

We have named him Barchiel…it means angel of compassion. We have all being guided by compassion to help out this little guy

If you read this posting…I pray you can help him out. Please share his story.


There is always room for one..I see by his coat he must be a stray,
The untidy look gives him away.
He’s lost his will and is so thin,
Hasn’t eaten since God knows when.
I know as I coax him through the door,
There’s always room for one more.
The other night in the freezing rain,
That little female came again.
Matted and soaked, crying in need,
Lost and alone with babies to feed.
Her pleading eyes I couldn’t ignore,
There’s always room for one more.

There’s a new face on the docks today,
Hungry but clean, to our dismay,
I stroked her head, her body rippled,
When she got up I saw she was crippled.
She started to go, but fell on the floor.
There’s always room for one more.

There’s the poor doggy standing in the rain,
I’ve tried to entice him time and again.
One ear is lopsided, the other’s been torn,
Blind in one eye, lost and forlorn.
He’s coming now, so I’ll open the door.
There’s always room for one more.
– Unknown