Memphis Pets Alive! is a worthy group. Here’s a recent article from their blog.
author: Sue Putnam
My home has been blessed with canine co-habitants for decades. Not that I’m anti-cat. But to each his own in housemate preferences (and especially when severe allergies play a role in your preference.) If you’re like me, you see stray animals as you travel everywhere. We in the rescue world are magnets for the appearance of such wandering souls.
What do you do? Drive on; call a rescue buddy to help; only try to help if it’s wearing a collar/tag, and possibly embedded with a microchip with its guardian’s info?
Picking up a stray with no collar/no tag, and possibly no chip, can be a difficult decision to make. I’ve yet to pick up such a stray, specifically a dog, that didn’t wind up living its life with me, despite initially trying to find its owner through other means.
As for the canines wearing a collar/tags, as…
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