A Friend in Need

Riden was a pooch with problems. First, he lost all his fur. Next, he lost his home. But Jessie was Riden’s friend in need. Jessie, one of our clients, took him in and did the best she could to treat his skin. But one of her dogs did not accept Riden and so Jessie reached…

Fencing Frenzy

In the past 8 days, FIDO has completed 8 fence projects, impacting the lives of 19 dogs. Thanks to the hard work of our fence program leaders and numerous volunteers, these dogs are now living the good life off tethers for good. The situations varied, from dogs escaping their yards (and even biting someone) to…

A better life for an abandoned dog

Jeremy and Brittany, who FIDO assisted this week with a new fenced enclosure, weren’t really looking for another dog. But after they noticed a skinny, chained dog in the backyard of a neighbor a few houses down from their own, they knew they had to do something. Come to find out the people living there…

Miss Earlene

Sometimes outreach is not about finding dogs in bad living conditions who need our help. Sometimes it’s about lending a helping hand to those people who are doing everything in their power to take great care of their dogs. Miss Earlene is a case in point of the latter.  Miss Earlene is on oxygen and…

Covid 19 – Impact on FIDO programs

Pet Food Pantry: Our August pet food pantry is scheduled for Saturday, August 1, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm and it will again be a drive-thru format. Clients should attend the same time interval they have been given for the past several months and anyone with the 2-4 time frame can attend any time from 8-2. Clients…

Tank

Yesterday we made a circuit around town to follow up on several calls on our help line from citizens seeking a little assistance with their dogs. Tank and his family were one of the highlights of the day. Tank was found as a skinny pup wandering an east side neighborhood by the teenage son. He…

A Whirlwind 2 days, 43 animals impacted

             Our 2-day spay/neuter transport marathon is done, and 32 dogs and 11 cats are now spayed/neutered! This effort impacted a total of 22 low-income households. Not too shabby for a couple of days work, especially knowing several of the animals involved have had prior litters. Today went extremely well. At…