Tag Archives: pets

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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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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The “Bake A Bone” Biscuit Maker


I love the idea of the Bake A Bone, but the reality has been nothing but disappointing. Once in awhile we like to bake treats for our five dogs, because we’re pretty careful about what we put in their mouths. … 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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