falkor

Shot and Left to Die

This is a difficult and frustrating post to write. Meet Falkor. He was brought to us April 3oth by a member of the Tamaqua (Pa.) Rescue. He hasn’t been able to keep water down. He is uninterested in food. He is truly one of the most gentle Akitas we have ever met. He was found…

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Sweet Charlotte

Charlotte came to us in this condition March 31sr. Her ribs, back bone, and hip bones are clearly prominent. The reason given for her return: “escaping her crate and having ‘accidents’.” Our immediate thought was she was probably looking for food. She is starving and as soon as a can of food was given to…

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Onward and Upward for Chase

Warning Contains GRAPHIC PHOTOS that may be upsetting to some viewers! The condition of this poor dog makes our stomachs churn. We have named him Chase. He was obviously attacked by one or more dogs prior to coming to the shelter as a stray. He was IMMEDIATELY rushed to the emergency vet hospital. There he…

Dana the dog

Sending Wishes

Hello again from me, Dana the dog  and from me, Denise the  cat. We wrote to you last year to share our thoughts and wishes as the oldest and longest-term residents of the Hillside SPCA, so it’s only fitting that we should be, once again, chosen to do so because we know so much about…

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From Fear to Cheers

  Punky Brewster is a little handsome fellow who was previously matted, shaved, and in need of a lot of medical care. Well, fortunately thanks to the Hillside SPCA and Joe’s Fund, he now has everything taken care of! He experienced what you could call an “Extreme Makeover: Doggie Edition.” We noticed Punky had major…

Helping Ellen find relief

Providing relief for Ellen

This is the reality faced constantly at the Hillside SPCA. This dog will get help through Joe’s Fund. Joe’s Fund relies on YOU to give a gift of any size to help us continue to help animals in need. Please share as you see fit to those who might want to help. Thank you from…

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Matted & Neglected No Longer

This poor soul is Ozzie, one of the most matted dogs the Hillside SPCA has ever encountered. He is currently at an emergency veterinary hospital where he will immediately be sedated. It is unknown at this point what damage lies underneath his severely matted coat. It is horrifying to think that any human being could…

Hans

Handsome Hans needs Your Help

UPDATED May 8 – see below for more details! Hans was surrendered to the Hillside SPCA yesterday because his owners could not afford treatment for his badly broken leg. He cannot use the leg at all, and on arrival he appeared to be in a lot of pain. We immediately took off the makeshift bandage…