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New Hope For Paws rescue story

Hope For Paws has posted another incredible video of another rescue story: PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Video: Rescuing Bethany – by Hope for Paws

Hope For Paws rescued Bethany recently from a city sidewalk. She had severe sick problems and infections. But thanks to some great and compassionate rescuers, Bethany is much better and is ready to be adopted by a loving family. PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Ernie and Thelma’s engagement photo

In open defiance of North Carolina state marriage statutes, Ernie officially popped the question to Thelma Lou earlier today. On second thought, it’s not really a violation. It’s one man and one woman – right? Anyway, here’s the official engagement photo: Aaaaaah – the happy little couple …

From our furry family to yours ….

As my wife and I and our band of rescues get in some pre-meal snacking and watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade together, it’s time to wish everyone a warm and wonderful Thanksgiving. We’ve lost several of our older dogs and a cat to various ailments over the last couple of years and at this time […]

News Pack for July 30: Topics – transporting rescues, puppy mill regulations, roadside sales

A bunch of stuff going on in the news. Here’s a start – In Massachusetts, dog rescuers are howling a bit at new regulations which they say are making it more difficult to bring dogs into the state that are in need of new homes. The new rules are designed to keep sick dogs from […]

Interesting article on designer-breed dogs

Bloomberg Businessweek has an interesting article out on designer breeding versus the AKC types. It seems the more traditional (if we can call it that) breeders are coming up against those who are selling mixes such as the labradoodle and others. It is somewhat disturbing to read that the designer breeders have grown from about […]

Sunday Commentary: The mutt is the greatest breed – and after all, they’re all mutts

Some people are still being been led to believe that they have to purchase a “purebred” dog or cat. They believe that to “know what you’re getting” you must buy an AKC registered dog or you be able to trace a bloodline or follow some championship pedigree. Wrong. This topic slipped back to the forefront […]