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Features February 2016 Issue

If You See a Stray Dog

Your knowing what to do can save a stray's life.

If You See a Stray Dog

The right and the wrong way to help a dog whoís wandering.

Have you ever had that tug on your heart and conscience when you spot a dog running around a parking lot, through a busy intersection, or alongside a strip mall with that recognizably hopeful yet lost expression? How often have you wondered what would happen if you decided to do something to help but didnít for fear it would backfire, with the dog getting skittish and running into oncoming traffic or down yet another block, lost further still? Even if you did manage to get hold of the dog, what then?

You donít have to wonder anymore. Knowing what to do can lead to positive results. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, of the half Ö

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