Category 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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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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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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130 Dogs Need Rescuing Again in California Right Now!

Some people have no conscience when it comes to “saving” dogs. In this case it seems like the “saving” was saving as in hoarding. A pseudo-dog rescue organization was run by hoarders for years. The dogs were neglected in many … Continue reading

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Being dog obsessed is…

…a good thing! Take it from Dean Koontz who writes so beautifully about his dog Trixie and other dogs. Brilliant writers are usually avid readers. Here are five dog books that Dean Koontz recommends. (Of course I recommend Mr. Koontz’s … Continue reading

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