Category Archives: Random Woofs

My thoughts and opinions on various animal issues.

How Much Crating is Too Much? After the New OAS Book, Some Thoughts on What Constitutes Over-Crating of Dogs


When the truth surfaced about the Olympic Animal Shelter in 2014, I was sickened at the thought of all of those dogs living in crates all day, every day, for years on end – and the admission by the Shelter’s … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to Love a Dog?


This is Jeb. He is a senior hound who belongs to a friend’s adult granddaughter. I’ve been told that she loves him. These are Jeb’s feet. Jeb’s been struggling for awhile now. The family has considered putting him down because … Continue reading

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Learning Lessons from Loss


But in addition to our grief were a series of repercussions that left me shaken and more than a little freaked out. Continue reading

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Bullying in the Animal Rescue Movement: Spotting a Bully and Removing Her from Your Life


Originally posted on Who Chains You:
Online bullying is a fact of life, and happens in every social movement and in every dusty corner of the web; however, it is particularly insidious in the animal rescue movement because it destroys…

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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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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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