Tag Archives: animal shelters

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

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Love, Kindness, and Creativity = Shelter Solutions


All too often my newsfeed is heavy with stories of animal abuse from around the world. But last week, in amongst the sadness and horror, was a ray of sunshine. The following photos were shared to me on Facebook. The … Continue reading

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The Bumpy Road to a No-Kill Nation


I’ve been writing for the AnimalsVote.org website for almost a year now. Recently, I was asked to be part of a team to help the organization launch No Kill Mondays. (#NoKillMondays).  Essentially, it’s an initiative wherein AnimalsVote.org contacted 2,500 animal … Continue reading

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Just a Dog


Genocide, Holocaust, Ethnic Cleansing. These are ugly words, with ugly thoughts behind them, which describe ugly acts. Here’s another: BSL. Some people reading this will be angry. They will ask “How can you compare the extermination of dogs with the … Continue reading

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