On Thursday evening (the 13th) the dog pictured, was taken to the emergency vet clinic in York. He was x-rayed, and the x-ray showed that he has a severe break at his elbow. The people who took him to the vet decided that they were not going to give him the care that the veterinarian who saw him suggested, or that they were going to think more about it. So,the vet gave them a bottle of painkillers for him, splinted his leg, and gave him a pain sh [more...]
A nice truck driver was travelling the PA Turnpike yesterday when he came upon a duck in road, on the highway! He pulled over, tossed the duck in the floor of his cab and called his wife. She called the hotline and was such a sweet lady that she offered to make the trip to the ORCA office! When her husband came home they made the snowy drive to the office. The duck, who he named Pat - PA Turnpike, see what he did there? spent a warm evening in a [more...]
FERGUS featured on our facebook page has found an excellent home with two elderly canine pals and a wonderful forever human friend. What a happy ending to a sad, previous life we suspect. FERGUS is doing well after his harrowing experience of being trapped in his own matted coat. He could hardly walk, see, or urinate. Once shaved by the staff at Manheim Pike, FERGUS had patches of burnt skin from the scalding of the fecal matter that was caked to [more...]
My name is Phantom and I'm a 6 month old black kitten that was rescued from a Wawa parking lot.
ORCA sent a certificate to my foster mom, Tina, for me to go to Willow Run Vets. They checked me out and found that one of my testicles didn't descend right which meant a very expensive surgery and my abdomen being cut open. Even though ORCA couldn't do anything more to help with the expensive abdominal surgery, my foster mom knew that I n [more...]