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Al Dash

Pack Topic: Puppy Mills and a flip-flopping news story

An editorial on the Headline News website rightfully compares the American Kennel Club’s list of most popular dog breeds with the breeds typically found in puppy mills. I do challenge one figure in the piece, where the claim is made that 25 percent of dogs in shelters are purebred. That may be true for actual […]

I’ve lost a friend and the planet has lost a truely compassionate animal lover

I stepped away from blogging for a few days, as during that span I attended a memorial service and the then the funeral for Father Al Dash. The retired Catholic priest was 74 years old. Father Dash conducted a blessing of the animals service every October in my hometown and rescued ex-racing greyhounds. We met […]