Category Archives: Random Woofs

My thoughts and opinions on various animal issues.

Angry Valentines on Behalf of Chained Dogs


(when Dogs Deserve Better was doing their annual valentine campaign for chained and penned dogs, I used to send them valentines I’d designed for them to use. It’s only right that I should share this blog post by DDB founder and … Continue reading

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Working Around the High Cost of Vet Care


I love our vets. They are bright and cutting edge, and have provided wonderful care for our fur kids for the past fifteen years. But, they are expensive. One dog’s annual will run us anywhere from $200-$350, depending on how … 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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8 TENETS OF ANIMAL RESCUE


All of us working in pet rescue have the same goals: to save as many animals as possible from death or suffering. It’s really that simple. But first we have to agree on some basic tenets:   The most important … Continue reading

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Before You Flag That Pet Ad on Craigslist


When a post is flagged, Craigslist removes it. I’m sure you are seeing that as a good thing…but I’m asking you to consider what happens next. Do you know? Continue reading

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WoO WOo it’s the crazy train


Late this week, a petition began circulating the Internet asking for the removal of the director of the Trumbull County pound citing the reason that the pound is “dilapidated and creates a stressful and unhealthy environment for the dogs.” That … Continue reading

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The War of the Walkies


Waldo weighs almost 100 lbs, and although he is a big sweet gentle dog, he knows exactly how powerful he is, and he’s not afraid to push his weight, (or me), around. Continue reading

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