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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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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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