Tag Archives: animal neglect

From Under the Porch to Up on the Bed


Back in July, you may remember that I blogged about a dog who had been banished to a life of solitude. A lot of people thought it was a poem, but it was really a statement of intention and my … Continue reading

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The Heart of a Rescuer


I’ve read heroes described as people who run toward danger instead of away from it. They are the firemen who run into burning buildings. They are the people who snatch children out of the path of speeding cars. You get … Continue reading

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I’m Stealing Your Dog on Friday


I’m stealing your DOG on Friday. You know, that dog who your wife used to hold on her lap all day long. The dog that stayed glued to her side while she fought cancer. She loved that dog. I’m stealing … Continue reading

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The Truth


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Everybody Needs a Little Help Sometimes


The truth is that anyone can find themselves in need of help, but that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve to have their pet. Next time you see someone being crucified because they can’t afford something their pet needs, try to remember that there may be a circumstance that has sent things off the rails for them. Continue reading

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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

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My Week in Animal Advocacy


I really try to refrain from posting graphic photos on my blog. I try to educate and advocate without making people cringe. After all, I want people to come back. But this past week has been a particularly difficult week.  … Continue reading

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