Operation Mississippi Blues

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Three Tennessee rescue groups, including Memphis Area Golden Retriever Rescue (MAGRR), joined rescue groups from across the country to help save more than 100 abused and neglected animals found July 15 in Union County, Mississippi.

Animal Rescue Corps (ARC), a Washington, D.C.-based organization with a nationwide volunteer network, spearheaded the rescue of the animals, which included 75 dogs, 24 cats, several donkeys and horses. It activated its volunteers, which set up a makeshift shelter in Tunica, which is ...

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Lawsuit claims Purina’s Beneful led to death of thousands of dogs

FOX19 – Seizures, vomiting, diarrhea, liver malfunction and internal bleeding are some of the complaints on consumeraffairs.com regarding Purina’s dog food, Beneful.

A class action lawsuit was filed on Feb. 5 accusing Beneful of making dogs sick and even causing death in some instances. The lawsuit accuses the company of using mycotoxins, a species of mold. According to blackmold.awardspace.com, mycotoxins are some of the most toxic substances in existence.

The plaintiff in the lawsuit, Frank Lucido, said he dealt with ...

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Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pet

Because your dog is special to you, you want him to share all the special times in your life, including holidays. But to your dog, every day spent with you is a holiday, and he may not be able to appreciate or understand the strange people, noises, things and goings-on associated with holiday celebrations. Here are some ways to keep your dog safe and happy during this festive time.

  • Holly, mistletoe and poinsettia plants are poisonous to dogs. Make sure they ...
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Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger’s Community Rewards Program has replaced the Kroger Gift Card Program as of October 1, 2012. The Community Rewards program is a new feature that is incorporated into your current Kroger Plus card. If you still have money on your gift card you may use it, but note that MAGRR no longer receives a percentage of the reloads. This tab will describe the steps you need to take to ensure that MAGRR will continue to receive a percentage of your Kroger purchases.

What ...

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