RIP Murph

Late in the evening on February 17th, 2020. A message from Murph’s forever foster family: WE HAVE HEARTBREAKING NEWS TO REPORT 😞 Murph unexpectedly passed away moments ago 😞. He was sleeping peacefully, and passed peacefully at home in his sleep. He let us enjoy 9 months with him, which was far more than the…

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ARTBAR’s 2019 Animal Headcount

ARTBAR 2019 animals: 14 birds 90 cats 298 dogs (including forever fosters currently alive*) 1 horse 1 mouse 9 opossums 1 pig 1 raccoon 60 turtles (9 injured) 475 total *Ten forever fosters came into our care prior to 2019 and will stay with us until they pass. We received two new forever fosters during…

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Sunday Morning Blues

Sitting here thinking about the vet bill at Sheabel and I’ve got the Sunday morning blues. It’s over $10,000 that we owe at the moment. How are we going to get this covered? Anybody have any ideas? https://artbar-wv.org/donate On the plus side, Mia our Shih Tzu with a heart and skin condition, was finally stable…

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Two 10 lb dogs available in PA through our partner rescue

Looking to adopt? Do you love tiny little dogs with sweet personalities? One of our partner rescues has two 10 lb Chihuahua mixes with Beagle colored coats available! Both are very sweet and social. Their names are Popsicle and Icicle. Check out their listings at https://happydogrescue.wixsite.com/website/available-dogs They are fostered in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Happy Gotcha Day, Sweets!

After six months in medical foster, 9 year old Sweets went to rescue in late January. Today she went home with her forever humans and her 13 year old sister. Happy gotcha day, Sweets, and have a wonderful forever after!

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Meet Mellow

Jessica Hill White 2 hrs · I’m heartbroken Meet Mellow This morning Shane Snyder called me. The emergency vet called him at 6 am, an owner had brought in a dog that had been attacked by another dog in their home and they ended up signing him over to the vet. In one night Mellow…

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$5,000 Matching Donor Challenge!

We have until February 7th to raise $5,000 and an anonymous donor will match it! We have huge vet bills piling up for these dogs. Some have to stay at Sheabel for aftercare treatments, which means boarding bills in addition to surgery bills. Jessica is losing sleep over how much we owe but there’s no…

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Seeking Matching Donor Challenges!

URGENT! Supporters, due to all of the serious medical case dogs we have taken in over the past several months, we have quite the hefty vet bill hanging over our heads. We’re interested in talking to anyone who can offer a $500 or $1000 or more donation who’s interested in doing an anonymous matching donor…

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Daisy had cherry eye surgery

Jessica Hill White 19 mins · Daisy who we pulled from PCAS is waking up from double cherry eye repair this morning at Sheabel. ❤️ She’s a sweet dog and I’m sure her eyes will feel so much better. Can you imagine how annoying those would feel? Donations are needed! http://www.artbar-wv.org/donate

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Happy Gotcha Day, Holt!

Remember Holt who was tied to the guardrail and then run over, and some people saw it happen and pulled over to help him? Well that was in June of 2018 and he’s been in foster with us ever since. Turns out Holt was not always good with other dogs, so we were never able…

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