Category Archives: The Woof on Rescue Groups

Wonder where your dollars are going when you donate to a rescue group? Get the specifics on groups here.

Let’s Talk Turkey About Rescue


Since becoming involved in the social media aspect of dog rescue and advocacy, my knowledge of the abuse and troubles associated with dogs has grown. I’ve learned about bait dogs, kill shelters, PETA and fake rescues, crush videos, the Yulin … Continue reading

Posted in Random Woofs, The Woof on Rescue Groups | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Dear Animal Rescue Community


You are all, every one of you, heroes. You are the most caring and compassionate people I’ve ever known…but you are also sometimes the most vicious. Continue reading

Posted in The Woof on Rescue Groups | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Animal Advocacy, Random Woofs, The Woof on Rescue Groups | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Animal Advocacy, Random Woofs, The Woof on Rescue Groups | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

DOGS. Because People Suck


I thought last winter was tough, but the blast after blast of arctic air this winter gave a new meaning to “cold”. One day in February, it was -16F here, and other places in the state were even colder, -26F, … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Advocacy, Random Woofs, The Woof on Rescue Groups | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

A Cautionary Tale: When Caution Impedes the Mission


One night last year, my friend, Bobbie was sitting on her porch with her little Shih Tzu, Rosie. They were sitting quietly, enjoying the mild night when the neighbor’s dog came over. The much larger, stronger dog attacked Rosie. Bobbie … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Advocacy, The Woof on Rescue Groups | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Crazy Diamonds; Warriors in the Same Tribe.


Last night I heard that a local animal rescuer has taken her own life. Sandy Lertzman was the executive director of the Animal Rights Foundation. Even though she was local, I didn’t know her. She wasn’t in my network. But … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Advocacy, Random Woofs, The Woof on Rescue Groups | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments