Tag Archives: shelter animals

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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Inconvenient Truths


Somebody asked me today if I wanted another dog. The person didn’t know that I already share my home with five dogs, and that although I’d love to have twenty more dogs, I don’t have the space, the resources, or … Continue reading

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Unspeakable Acts of Cruelty and Making Enemies


A couple of months ago, as I was advocating shelter pets, I came across a cute little dog named “Roo” on Pet Pardons, and I sent the photo to my brother with the little dog’s information. Since my brother had … Continue reading

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