Author Archives: Jackie Hirtz

Rescue

THIS IS RILEY. HE’S MY SISTER’S DOG. He’s old, gentle, kind, a wonder. “He probably lived his whole life outside,” the rescuer who pulled him from an inland shelter says, “there are signs – his ears, his nails, his teeth.” … Continue reading

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Black and Blue ~ from J to C

I thought she was listening when I told her about a baby bird that fell Into my yard on Thursday morning. How I put it in a small box with soft socks, And dripped sugar water into its yellow beak … Continue reading

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“She’s saved a lot of lives…

A search and rescue dog detected cancer in her human saving yet another life. Continue reading

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“Dear Marcy and Jackie” What about reading to Bowzer?

“Dear Marcy and Jackie” What about reading to Bowzer?. #readtoyourpets http://www.lolazola.com and @Tweenorama on Twitter

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“Dear Marcy and Jackie” What about reading to Bowzer?

  “Dear Marcy and Jackie” What about reading to Bowzer?. #readtoyourpets @Tweenorama on Twitter

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Therapy Dogs Give Comfort at the Mudslide

March 28, 2014 at 2:30 PM Therapy dogs give comfort, raise spirits in aftermath of March 22 mudslide ~ by Hal Bernton and Steve Miletich After the horrible mudslide that hit Darrington, Washington on March 22, volunteers brought their therapy … Continue reading

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Le Petit Fire Dog!

All the little kids in the neighborhood call Ella Rose a “fire dog.” The children assume she’s a tiny Dalmatian, the breed of dog that typically hangs with firefighters, lives at the station and gets to ride in the truck. … Continue reading

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