Tag Archives: animal rescue

Say Hello, Home Depot

Last week I discussed one pattern I noticed while conducting our annual census on St. Croix. Well, as the census progressed a new pattern made me put on my breaks (literally): so many dogs with homes are walking around free. … Continue reading

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Reba: The Jaycee Dugard of Dogs

My 7-year-old learned to ride a two-wheeler a mere 10 days ago. Note I said “ride”…stopping was a whole other story. She’s was not only unable to stop, she was afraid to even try. Luckily, we have a park nearby … Continue reading

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The numbers are staggering and people are finally talking about real solutions.

It is estimated that there are some 600 million strays dogs in the world. Sadly, many of the solutions to curbing this staggering overpopulation problem involve poisoning, shooting, gassing and euthanizing; none of these cruelties have “fixed” the problem, however, … Continue reading

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Are You—and Your Pets—Prepared?

April’s tornados that tore through the south, May’s floods along the Mississippi Delta…do you have your pet prepared for natural disasters? Having a well-organized disaster plan that includes your companion animals can prevent your companion from becoming a heart-breaking statistic. … Continue reading

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Calling All Tattletales

The weather is finally warming up in our part of the world. As much as we’re enjoying it, it’s hard to believe that this perfect weather could be dangerous to our pets in any way. For dog lovers who travel … Continue reading

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Ebony and Ivory

There are two new tiny graves in my parents’ backyard. Sadly, amongst the many childhood pets—to include a beloved ferret and family dog, two rabbits and even a fish named Fred—lay two tiny kittens. My Dad’s carpentry shop is located … Continue reading

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Sometimes Dead is Better…Or is it? Tell Us What You Think!

Ted Nugent is at it again. In a recent article published in the Washington Post, Nugent advocates using feral cats as target practice as a means of decreasing their negative impact on the environment. Crazy, right? Or…is it? While the … Continue reading

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