Precious

Precious came to BRIT in June of 2013 near death. The vet stated she was just a day away from death’s door.  With the help of the BRIT Rescue Angels we were able to save her life.  She is now in her furever home, living the best life possible, “fat and...

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Tips for Crate Training your Rescue Brittany

Should you Crate Train your Brittany? A crate is your absolute best management tool. If you didn’t use a crate when you brought your rescue Brittany home, and you’re not having any behavior problems like chewing, separation anxiety), maybe you don’t want to use a crate. However, if you have any of...

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Matching Dollar Challenge for Miss BeBee

One of your fellow BRIT Brittany supporters has thrown down a challenge to help raise funds for Miss BeBee’s heart treatment. This BRIT Guardian-Angel (who has asked to remain anonymous) will match, dollar for dollar, each $5 donation up to $250! Your $5 donation will contribute $10 to BeBee’s...

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Miss BeBEE’s Virtual Kissing Booth

Will you help us help BeBEE with a few smackeroos? Our sweet, smart and sassy Brittany BeBEE has a grade 4 (out of 6) heart murmur and is store for a lot of cardiology vetting. BeBEE, a skilled and experienced huntress for the past eight years, told us she wants to have a Virtual Kissing Booth to...

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Win a ticket to BRITs Howl-O-Ween Bash

One of BRIT’s awesome supporters is throwing a Howl-O-Ween backyard bash at his Dallas home on Saturday, October 18th from 2:00 to 6:00 pm. We’ll be giving away TWO free tickets a day, for the next five days (9/22 through 9/26), to the high bidders. To score a ticket all you have to do...

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Snake Bites

Snakes are on the move so watch where you step. We are seeing snakebites in established neighborhoods as well as in the country. Keep grass cut and your yard picked up so the snakes have fewer places to hide. Snake bites should be treated by veterinarians. A snake bite is a serious injury,...

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Cindy needs a foster home

Hi, my name is Cindy and I’m looking for loving family to foster me for four-to-six weeks while I get my heart-worm treatment. My BRIT Godmother tells me I have to stay with a family while I get my heartworms flushed out. I’m not sure sure what all that means but I’m happy...

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Daisy’s Puppies need Names

Enter to win a chance to name Daisy’s Puppies! $10 Entry Fee We’re offering a 50/50 $$ split with the winner. In other words if you win, you get 50% and the other 50% will help us pay for Daisy and her puppies’ vet bills including Daisy’s heart-worm treatment and SPAY!...

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Daisy and her seven puppies!

Daisy “hooked up” with a wandering Lab named Luke.  Moral of the story: beware of good looking labs named Luke…you are sure to get your heart broken and you could end up with seven puppies like Daisy did.  Daisy and her two-week old pups are in a foster home in Plano, TX. They...

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Summer Safety for your Brittany

Never leave your pets in a parked carNot even for a minute. Not even with the car running and air conditioner on. On a warm day, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly to dangerous levels. On an 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with the windows opened slightly can...

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Cheyenne Needs Our Help

A few days ago BRIT picked up Cheyenne from a Houston area animal shelter. Cheyenne was surrendered by her elderly owners who were unable to care for her. BRIT is committed to bringing her back to good health and adopting her to a loving forever home. As you can see from her photos she is just as...

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Are you sleeping with fleas?

Get a jump on fleas before they jump on your pet or in bed with you! Spring has sprung and those pesky little Fleas and Ticks are going to be waking from their sleep soon. To get a jump on them the best way is to treat the yard first. We prefer all natural options and both of the following options...

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Name Rosie’s Puppies

Enter to win a chance to name Rosie’s Puppies! $10 Entry Fee We’re offering a 50/50 split with the winner. In other words if you win, you get 50% and the other 50% will help us pay for Rosie and her puppies’ vet bills including Rosie’s heart-worm treatment and spay. The...

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How Liver Shunts Develop

Ginny’s Story As told by her Dad, Shane On March 3, 2012, I traveled north (toward Dallas) from Houston to meet Pattie with BRIT and my soon-to-be little Brittany girl (“Ginny”) for the very first time. Like a proud Poppa, I held my Ginny for the first time. A little tri-colored girl who...

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Maple’s Story: A Brittany Goes Blind

As told by Madison, a much loved BRIT Foster Mom. It was one night in December during our bedtime treat ritual that we first noticed something unusual.Maple, our five-year-old Brittany, usually caught the treats in her mouth when we called out her name and tossed them towards her. But tonight the...

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Scotty needs your help!

We found him running the streets in Southwest Fort Worth and have had him in our care for exactly one month. The only vetting we did was to update him on shots … in case his owner did show up to claim him. We posted him everywhere we could think of and to no avail. Not one single call, no emails –...

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Springtime Risks for Brittany Owners to Avoid

Spring has definitely sprung in Texas … the change is definitely happy news for dogs, who will be spending more time sniffing and romping and rolling in the great outdoors. While longer days and warmer days make us happy, they can bring some risks to our Brittanys. Every seasonal change can bring...

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What is Drop Jaw?

In 2012 BRIT encountered several unusual medical issues, including Trigeminal Neuritis (“TN”) commonly known as “Drop Jaw”. Trigeminal Neuritis (“TN”) is a rare neurological condition affecting the Trigeminal Nerve, which wraps around the face, controlling functions such as...

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A Tale Of Two Brittany Sisters

On August 31st BRIT went to a home to take in two owner surrender Brittanys, we took pictures, posted them on our website and the owner filled out Surrender Contract. He agreed to keep the girls until we could place them. They had a beautiful home on 8 acres and would be fine there until we found...

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Dog Days of Summer

Watch for dogs that may be in distress due to extreme heat. Never leave a dog alone in a vehicle, even if the windows are partially opened. Dogs need cool, shady places during the hot weather with plenty of clean, fresh water, accessible at all times. Feed animals in the cooler hours of the day....

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Rusty’s Story

Rusty’s Story (as told by Rusty) I first came to live with my forever owners (my “Mom” and “Dad”) in October 2010, when I was about 3 months old. Before I met them, Pattie picked me up from the Abilene shelter. From there we drove to Granbury, TX to see the vet. Later that day my future mom...

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Traveling With Your Brittany

Brittany Travel Tips To those who feel a vacation isn’t complete unless your beloved Brittany goes along, you’re not alone. The U.S. Travel Association says that 49% of Americans feel their pet is just another member of the family and 18% of U.S. travelers plan to take their pets along the next...

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Mickey the Vacuum

Mickey Crossed The Rainbow Bridge at 9 years Thanks to everyone who sent puppy prayers to our French Brittany “Mickey.” We almost lost Mickey, but got him into emergency surgery just in time. In early March, Jim drove all night to Pea Ridge, Arkansas to take him to our dear friend Dr....

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How to spot intestinal blockage in dogs

After reading several articles on dogs ingesting things they shouldn’t, here are some things to consider if your Brittany is anything like my Mickey – who eats everything! The obvious foreign objects that your dog should not swallow are things like sponges, dryer sheets, towels, wash cloths,...

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Dixie is cancer free

BRIT, Dixie, and her foster mom Cathy, would like to take this opportunity to give a heartfelt “Thank You” to everyone who donated for Dixie’s surgery. There is nothing but GOOD NEWS to report! Dixie had three large lipomas on her body. Our wonderful vet, Dr. Pam, performed the...

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Kara – Happily Ever After

When I was only 10 weeks old, I heard someone say I was going to be a “rescue puppy.” Not knowing exactly what that meant, I was scared at first. But, I quickly learned that “rescue” was not a bad thing. In fact, I was actually a very lucky little dog to have been rescued by my wonderful foster...

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Rocky needs training

Will you be in Rocky’s corner? Rocky is a sweet boy but he’s having fear aggression issues with strangers. We found a wonderful and highly skilled behaviorist in the Austin area who has agreed to work with him. The rates are more than reasonable. We feel Rocky will need at least two...

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Brittany of the month – Gabe

Gabe the Babe! Hi everyone – I feel privileged to be chosen to tell my story – actually my parents are going to tell you about me. First though, I was found at a shelter in Oklahoma many months ago and was rescued by BRIT. I’ve been in a few foster homes – and they ALL loved me....

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Chocolate Toxicity in Dogs

We’ve all heard it, “Don’t give your dog chocolate it will kill him”. We’ll how true is it you’re probably wondering. Do I have to rush him to an emergency vet if he ate one of my M&M’s? The truth is chocolate contains theobromine that is toxic to dogs...

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Sky’s Story

Sky Crossed The Rainbow Bridge at 12 years  A lot can change when you are a ten-year old French Brittany. Believe me, I would know! My name is “Sky,” and I have been asked to share my amazing and heart-warming story with you. So grab a dog, a tissue, and listen up! The first part of my life was...

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Alaska Angels send Holiday Greetings

“Huck, Mattie and Freddie hope the best for you all and the all the dogs this holiday season. We follow closely the website to see how things are going with the little buddies. You may notice the tree, with little on it, is in the attached greenhouse so we can see it and it doesn’t...

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Bandit

My name is Bandit and I found my forever home in Mississippi on December 27, 2010, thanks to Brittany Rescue in Texas. I can’t believe it’s been almost a year. I love my people and they love me. I even have a little sister named Maggie, but she doesn’t look anything like me. Maggie and I play hide...

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Molly

Howdy everyone- My name used to be Katy (back when I was 4 months old). I lived in someone’s back yard without a lot of attention or toys or anything. My family decided they didn’t want me anymore and gave me up. I came to the wonderful folks at Brittany Rescue of Texas at the end of last summer...

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Scout

Well, last week [Nov. 2010] was the one year anniversary of Scout’s adoption into our home. He’s such a character. Something new and funny every day. His latest is running around the house playing “songs” on this Christmas squeaky toy we got him. He’s beginning to...

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Kara

My name is Kara and I am one of seven puppies born to Jessie and Champ on a farm in North Texas on a hot, sultry day in July of 2009. I was happy to run and play with my remaining two brothers until one day, I learned that my human owners were leaving the farm and they couldn’t take us with them....

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