Professional photographer and owner of Fusaro Photography, Lori Fusaro, is a longtime advocate for homeless animals. Her motto: “No dog should die alone.” Lori also volunteers her time at overcrowded animal shelters in the Los Angeles area. Her photographs of older cats and dogs improve their chances of adoption. Older pets give us their unconditional love and the lasting gift of joyful memories.
Her clients include many animal rescue organizations such as BAD RAP, Guide Dogs for the Blind, K9 Connection, and Angel City Pit Bulls. Lori lives in California with her husband, Darrell, their two rescue dogs, Gabby and Mr. French, and their two cats, Francis and Enzo.
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I’m excited to see a growing awareness and appreciation for special needs pets! This pets-are-family awakening means that many cats and dogs, who were once considered unadoptable, are getting a second chance.
Rescue animals who are too old, too sick, too shy, too small or have behavior challenges, are now getting the help they need.
Thankfully, many of these wonderful animals are no longer automatically euthanized.
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August is winding down and we’ll soon be into the fall season. A time for transition is in the air. Looking back, it’s been six months since the launch of our Dr. Pet Mom website.
Six months. Time to look at where we are today, new projects and future plans for Dr. Pet Mom.
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Thank you Brother Sewing Machines for your kind donation of a brand new sewing machine!
Dr. Pet Mom asked me to do a write up about our exciting news. She is too busy with her brand-spanking new sewing machine! 😎
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August is a big month for cats and dogs everywhere.
Below is the August animal events calandar for your cats and dogs…
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July is in full swing. Pets and pet parents are spending more time outside. This month is about pet safety: pet safety tips for July 4th, and keeping a pet first aid kit for home and travel. July is also Lost Pet Prevention Month.
You’re a good pet parent and try to keep your pet safe and away from danger. But sometimes a cat jumps the fence. Sometimes a dog escapes through an open door.
A lost pet can be a pet parent’s worst nightmare.
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If you follow me on Twitter, you’ve probably seen my tweets about my cat Oscar the chair thief.
It turns out that Oscar is part of collection of pet chair thieves. They come in all shapes and sizes. I hope you enjoy the photo roundup below of the pet chair thieves of Twitter… 😎
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This summer, I frequently visit a puppy adoption event. Each week, the volunteers introduce five puppies to the public, most around 3 to 4 months old. They are all rescue animals from an overcrowded shelter in the southeast.
Petting puppies is a great stress reliever and this event is a winner. Most puppies are adopted into their forever homes. People leave the event smiling and feeling the joy of puppy petting.
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Summertime is a scary time for many pets. The summer season is the start of thunderstorms in June and fireworks in July. Dogs, cats, horses, cows and other farm animals are often terrified by loud noises, flashing lights, and vibrations in the ground.
Fireworks have all the qualities that cause fear and anxiety in many animals.
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With the 4th of July just around the corner, I thought that a nice assortment of patriotic pet pics is in order…
💡 Reminder: Keep your pets safe this summer. Dr. Pet Mom has an excellent post on the topic: Top 10 Pet Safety Tips for July 4th 🎆
Enjoy the pics! 😎
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