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 hearts around the world.” ~                                           Lilit Marcus  Today.com

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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’

cimg0333.jpg““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 Jennings  ~  October 6, 2013 Books Section of the New York Times

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Wow! LAX Has Therapy Dogs Now

“Someone was there for them when they needed help, and now these rescue dogs walking through the terminals at LAX — offering a few minutes of stress relief to anyone who needs it — are returning the favor…” By Dennis McCarthy, The Daily Breeze

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No Kill Animal Shelters, Impossible! Think Again!

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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 Washington D.C.

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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 ways. So sad. Let’s not allow this to ever happen again. Read the story and, if you work with or know of a legitimate, ethical animal rescue organization, please help!

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Being dog obcesessed 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 dog book A Big Little Life — a memoir of a joyful dog named Trixie.)

Photo: Lily and Raizel, friends and therapy dogs.

Lily & Raizel

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