Category Archives: Animal Advocacy

Animal Advocacy: the End of Innocence


Last week, I saw a video on Facebook that a lot of people were outraged over — it was of a woman beating her dog with a frying pan — and I wasn’t horrified. I watched the video three or … Continue reading

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CALL TO ACTION: Change the World


If you have a phone and a couple of free minutes, I’m going to give you the opportunity to be a hero and change the world. I know you’ve heard the saying “Saving one dog won’t change the world but … Continue reading

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Free & Discounted Dog Books


Just a quick post to let you all know about a special that is running on two of my books this week, as well as a free giveaway for a third book! From Today, March 2 through Sunday, March 5, … Continue reading

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How Can We Continue to Trust Commercial Dog Food?


Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t think that pet owners should have to be concerned that the dog food they buy is going to kill their dogs. I thought the industry had learned their lesson in 2007 when every … Continue reading

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Just What the Hell is a Puppy Mill, Anyway?


Everything you need to know about puppy mills is  offered in the standard English dictionary under “Mill”. Mill   <noun> 1.a factory for certain kinds of manufacture, as paper, steel, or textiles. OR PUPPIES 2.a machine or building for grinding, crushing, or pulverizing … Continue reading

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Why the Tragedy at Franklin County Dog Shelter Has Set My Hair on Fire.


My hair is on fire. There’s no other way to describe how I feel after hearing about the mass kill at Ohio’s Franklin County Dog Shelter this past weekend. Before I launch into a discussion about why it should not … Continue reading

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ART 4 PAWS


A few blocks from the store, on a quiet but main road, the car ahead of us slowed and drove carefully around something in the road. As we passed the stop, we could see that it was golden retriever who had been hit by a car… Continue reading

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