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News Archive: July 2012

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The Dangers Of Doggy Treats

Doggy Treats

Dr. Stan Kunin, the Heigl Foundation’s resident veterinary expert looks at the suprisingly controversial topic of doggy treats in the latest edition of the JDHF Newsletter. Most owners feel that treats are a necessary part of their dogs diet, training, or just to show that their pet is loved. In reality, many of these products can be dangerous and in the long run, unhealthy. Find out what every owner should be looking out for!


Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Marathon Fundraisers

Marathon Fundraisers

As a non-profit organization funded entirely through voluntary donation and the support of Nancy and Katherine Heigl, the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation is immensely grateful to members of the public who raise money to help us implement and maintain our animal welfare programs. Find out about April, Heather and Erin’s marathon efforts to help the Heigl Foundation and discover how easily you can get involved!


Tuesday, July 17, 2012

How One Impulse Buy At A Pet Store Became A Nightmare

Help Stop Puppy Mills

C.D. Watson’s story is one every potential pet owner can learn from. In an article for Pets Adviser, she tells the story of how one impulse buy at a pet store turned into a nightmare. Maggi May, the dog she purchased on that fateful day, came from a puppy mill. What followed over the next few years was a sad tale that opened her eyes to the horror of puppy mills, substandard commercial breeding programs that operate with an emphasis on profit above animal welfare. Find out how you can help stop them.


Monday, July 16, 2012

The Roxford Veterinary Clinic

Roxford Veterinary Clinic

The welfare of the animals under our care at the Heigl Foundation is of paramount importance to us. Many of the dogs, cats and other animals we rescue or assist often require medical attention and Dr. Teresa Long at the Roxford Veterinary Clinic is one of the skilled experts that helps to ensure they are restored to full health. Find out more about the low cost vaccines and spay/neuter surgery offered by the Sylmar based clinic.


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