Pet Health and Wellness

Deaf Dog Safety

Deaf Dog Safety

DEAF DOG CARE AND TRIANING (Article 2 of 5) By Jeanne Champagne, Director of Boxer Rescue of NWA www.BoxerRescueNWA.org SIMPLE WAYS TO HELP YOUR DEAF DOG FEEL AND BE SAFER: Use a night light A good friend and teacher of deaf and blind children, and […]

Fact vs Fiction: Deaf Boxers

Fact vs Fiction: Deaf Boxers

Fact vs Fiction : Deaf Boxers By Jeanne Champagne, Director of Boxer Rescue of NWA www.BoxerRescueNWA.org What causes canine deafness? From congenital deafness (a defect in their genes) to illnesses that can cause deafness (such as chronic ear infections) to ototoxic drugs (chemicals that can […]

Support NWA Boxer Rescue

Support NWA Boxer Rescue

  If you love dogs and love bluegrass music, then this is the event for you! Boxer Rescue of NWA invites you for an evening of Family Fun featuring 5 Bluegrass Bands and Silent Auction. Date:  June 8, 2013 Time: 4:00pm-8:00pm Location: Bunch Park in […]

Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitoes, Oh My!

Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitoes, Oh My!

Fleas, Ticks and Mosquitoes, Oh My! By Jeanne Champagne, Director of Boxer Rescue of NWA Just beyond the fence line here at Boxer Rescue of NWA, deer have worn a trail while making their daily trek to and from the thicket at the top of […]

My Dog Smells Like Doritos!

My Dog Smells Like Doritos!

  My Dog Smells Like Doritos! Jeanne Champagne, Director of Boxer Rescue NWA A Non-profit, no-kill rescue group Several years ago, Riley, the youngest of our 4 grandsons told us that our boxer, Hooch, “smelled like Doritos.”  We thought it was funny, as we could […]

Running a Dog Rescue in NWA

Running a Dog Rescue in NWA

WHAT IT TAKES TO RUN A RESCUE Contributed by Jeanne Champagne www.facebook.com/BoxerRescueofNWA Running a animal rescue takes a LOT of work and is certainly not for the “uncommitted.” The labor of love for the breed begins with a contact from area shelters (or shelters across […]

Your Dog and Heartworms

Your Dog and Heartworms

Your furry pet and HEARTWORMS? Jeanne Champagne, Director of Boxer Rescue NWA As director and founder of non-profit Boxer Rescue of NWA, I have learned about heartworms by seeing the results of it firsthand. Transported through the bloodstream to the dog’s heart, the mosquito-carried worm […]