Tag Archives: dog rescue

Animal Advocacy: the End of Innocence


Last week, I saw a video on Facebook that a lot of people were outraged over — it was of a woman beating her dog with a frying pan — and I wasn’t horrified. I watched the video three or … Continue reading

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Books: The Lost Dogs & Dog Inc.


The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick’s Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption Rating: 4 paws & a tail wag! Every once in a while a story hits the press about a dog fighting operation that has been busted. None … Continue reading

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Dear Animal Rescue Community


You are all, every one of you, heroes. You are the most caring and compassionate people I’ve ever known…but you are also sometimes the most vicious. Continue reading

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8 TENETS OF ANIMAL RESCUE


All of us working in pet rescue have the same goals: to save as many animals as possible from death or suffering. It’s really that simple. But first we have to agree on some basic tenets:   The most important … Continue reading

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Before You Flag That Pet Ad on Craigslist


When a post is flagged, Craigslist removes it. I’m sure you are seeing that as a good thing…but I’m asking you to consider what happens next. Do you know? Continue reading

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WoO WOo it’s the crazy train


Late this week, a petition began circulating the Internet asking for the removal of the director of the Trumbull County pound citing the reason that the pound is “dilapidated and creates a stressful and unhealthy environment for the dogs.” That … Continue reading

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Trouble in the Dog House


Suddenly, we have trouble in the dog house. By “dog house”, I don’t mean an actual dog house. Our dogs do not live outside, nor do I believe that any dog should. By dog house, I mean the three room log cabin we share with our dogs, which is essentially theirs, we just happen to live here too. Continue reading

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