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Just What the Hell is a Puppy Mill, Anyway?


Everything you need to know about puppy mills is  offered in the standard English dictionary under “Mill”. Mill   <noun> 1.a factory for certain kinds of manufacture, as paper, steel, or textiles. OR PUPPIES 2.a machine or building for grinding, crushing, or pulverizing … 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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Crazy Diamonds; Warriors in the Same Tribe.


Last night I heard that a local animal rescuer has taken her own life. Sandy Lertzman was the executive director of the Animal Rights Foundation. Even though she was local, I didn’t know her. She wasn’t in my network. But … Continue reading

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Defining “Run of the Mill”


Last month, Facebook and the ASPCA worked together to put an end to ads for puppy mills on Facebook Marketplace. I wrote an article about it for Pet Pardons News, and while I was researching it, an interesting fact came … Continue reading

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Blissfully on the Safe Side


My dogs don’t know how lucky they are, and that’s the way I like it. Waldo doesn’t ever need to know about the horrors that may have befallen him at the Summit County Animal “Shelter”. He doesn’t need to know … Continue reading

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