animal rescue

Author Interview: Kelly Preston – “Real Dogs Don’t Whisper”

Today, we’re talking with Kelly Preston, author of Real Dogs Don’t Whisper: Life Lessons From A Larger Than Life Dog and His Owner.¬†Kelly is Mom to four special needs dogs, whom she writes about in the book, featuring Mr. MaGoo, the most outgoing of the group. What made you want to write your book? Having… Read more »

A Potpourri of Almost Perfect Pet News

This is our Happy Birthday, America! edition, and we hope you enjoyed your July Fourth holiday. Here at Almost Perfect Pets, we’re always celebrating freedom — from old ways of thinking about pet injuries and disabilities, from prejudice against almost perfect critters. For this special edition, we’ve got a roundup of news to share about a… Read more »

Elderly Does Not Equal Disabled

Author Valerie Lee Veltre Today’s post is by guest blogger Valerie Lee Veltre, author of the wonderful book Moo Kitty Finds A Home. We’re pleased to welcome Val as our first-ever guest blogger, and hope she’s just the beginning of us being allowed to share our platform here with a long line of critter people… Read more »

Go, Gizmo! A Sweet, Blind Girl Grabs the Spotlight

Who says “almost perfect” ain’t good enough? Certainly not Gizmo, the sixteen-year-old, blind cat who snagged an unlikely 14th place in the Cat Fanciers Association cat show in February. She had just about everything going against her, including the fact that she lives at the¬†NatCat shelter in Spring Valley, California. But she didn’t let any… Read more »

Transformation As The New Year Turns

Okay, so everyone loves the stories about the cute little well-groomed puppy, right? Well, this ain’t that. This is a story about a snarling, shaking, nervous dog with matted fur on the front and almost no fur toward her back, trying to bite the camera. But then… This is about a miracle. A three-day miracle… Read more »