FREE Purina Dog Food Offer


Rescue News

Purina ProPlan is currently offering a FREE bag of dog food to the community until April 30, 2015 (via a rebate for 4-6 lbs., up to $18.99).  As a Purina ProPlan Rally to Rescue member, we are asking our supporters to try the ProPlan brand or donate it to our rescue. View the Purina ProPlan offer here. Purina ProPlan gives […]

February 23, 2015

Update on Miki’s Progress


Animals in Need, Rescue News

Miki wants to thank all of her supporters and friends on her road to recovery. After weeks in the cold and snow with a steel trap stuck to her paw, she has been healing very well and enjoying life with her foster family. She looks forward to finding her forever family soon. Miki became a […]

February 23, 2015

Extreme Cold Deadly for Pets


Education, Rescue News

Cold weather can be deadly for your pet. If left outside during severe temperatures and wind chills, they can develop hypothermia, frostbite, and even death can occur. This week, the Preston County Animal Shelter took in a cat found by the Masontown Police while on patrol. She was covered in snow, half frozen and very […]

February 19, 2015

Meet Your “Prince” Charming


Animals in Need, Fostering Pets

Meet Prince! He’s a total charmer. Our rescuers first met Prince on their last search mission to capture Miki, the Lab mix with the steel trap embedded on her foot.  Prince was spotted at a neighboring home, chained outside next to a collapsed dog house with icicles hanging on the inside.  Homeward Bound asked the […]

February 13, 2015

Miki’s “Beautiful Story”


Animals in Need, Rescue News

Miki (which means beautiful story) went home to her wonderful foster home today where she’ll receive a lot of care and love! Miki’s story began almost a month ago when a Homeward Bound WV volunteer was alerted to a dog with a steel trap embedded on its leg. The dog was first spotted and photographed on January 7th. […]

January 31, 2015

A Home for Lucy


Rescue News

Great news from Homeward Bound WV! Lucy has been adopted! This little dog was found roaming the streets in a Westover neighborhood a few months ago. The family who found her checked for her owners but couldn’t find anyone to claim her, so they kept her. They already had a small breed dog and two small boys. After […]

January 13, 2015

Feline Residents Abandoned


Animals in Need, Fostering Pets

We became aware of a very sad situation on October 2nd.  One of our volunteers received a phone call begging for help. A neighbor to the old La Mesa trailer park went searching for her cat who accidentally got out.  She headed over to the trailer park and what she found was heart wrenching. (If you did […]

October 6, 2014

Tiny Kitty Victim to Steel Trap


Animals in Need

On her way home, 16 year old Samantha “Samm” Thomas saw a small kitty struggling alongside the road, very exhausted and dragging something. Samm stopped and went to the little stray and was horrified to see the kitty’s front leg mangled and caught in a steel trap. After getting a friend to help her pry the trap from this […]

March 17, 2014