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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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When Advocacy Spills into my Day. Crazy or Not Crazy? That is the Question.


I am a dog advocate. This is a truth so deeply ingrained in who I am, that I sometimes see things a little differently than most people.  You might say I view the world through dog-colored glasses. I had an … Continue reading

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Super Seven Hour Sunday Sale!


TODAY ONLY, between the hours of 3 pm – 10 pm, you can get a copy of Born Without a Tail: the Making of an Animal Advocate for half off the cover price and FREE shipping! As a bonus, you’ll … Continue reading

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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

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URGENT Call for Action! Your Voice is Needed


It’s been four years since Steve Croley, the owner of High Caliber K-9 in Youngstown OHIO,  let all of the dogs in his care starve…several of them to death: including a beautiful Rottweiler named “Nitro.” It’s been four years since … Continue reading

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