Tag Archives: animal-rights

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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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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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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Giveaway! “Born Without a Tail; The Making of an Animal Advocate”


I seldom write about my books here Up on the Woof. Images of the book covers just kind of lurk in the right margin of my blog, reminding you that they exist, and giving you a link where they can … Continue reading

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