Seeing the Difference

Robert got Diamond and Kapone for safety after his home was broken into. He was chaining both dogs on the side of his yard and bringing them in at night and in cold weather, but the dogs were living most of their lives on chains, apart from each other. Robert called FIDO to get help…

See something, DO something

Latricia is a FIDO client. She has two dogs of her own, both fixed and living inside with her. Recently, a neighbor moved away and turned her own dogs loose out in the yard. Latricia noticed the young female dogs sitting outside the neighbor’s door waiting to be let back in. But their owner never…

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…

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…

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…

This is how it should always go

We recently followed up on a referral from Indianapolis Animal Care Services to assist a woman, we will call Vanessa, who had  moved to Indy with her four dogs. Vanessa is caring for the dogs the best she can. The IACS officer recognized that Vanessa wanted to improve her dogs’ care, so he did not…

The Magic of the Chip

Neighbors from our Brookside target neighborhood showed up at our door with a big sweet pooch they had found running loose in their neighborhood. We noticed that he was neutered and so we were hopeful that he was also microchipped. Voila, he was! From the Home Again microchip service, we learned his name was Dagwood…