Category Archives: dogs

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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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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Closed for a Great Reason!

Why is was this animal shelter closed on Christmas? Hint: You’ll like the answer. Find out why here.

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Happy Update on Jeffrey and Jermaine, brother puppies…

“Over the past week, an adorable photo of two dogs cuddling with each other went viral online, as the story of the siblings — one of whom was blind and the other who appointed himself his brother’s helper — touched … Continue reading

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A Most Amazing Dog Tale of True Love

“It was immediately apparent that Jeffrey was leaning on Jermaine and that Jermaine was making every effort to stay with his brother.” According to Little, the two brothers are inseparable. “They’re always pretty much touching each other,” Little said…

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Poet Mary Oliver Publishes ‘Dog Songs’

““Dog Songs,” out from Penguin Press on Tuesday, is a sweet golden retriever of a book that curls up with the reader, with 35 poems and one essay about the dogs who have shared Ms. Oliver’s days.” ~ by Dana … Continue reading

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No Kill Animal Shelters, Impossible! Think Again!

Nathan J. Winograd is my hero. He has proven that No Kill Animal Shelters are possible in every city. Take a look at his keynote speech at the No Kill Conference 2013 at the George Washington School of Law in … Continue reading

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