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AKA Luce. Eeevil Red Dog. Old lady. Heart dog.
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AKA Steve. Lifesaver. Flyball ninja. Mud magnet. Official Hiking Buddy. Rock.
Orion Go For Launch
FDCh-G AKA Bean. Mission Specialist. Herdy dog. Yappy McSnappy.
Hambone. Squirrel dog. Flyball hopeful.
Gone but never forgotten:
Siren's Shiitake Happens AKA Mushroom. AKA ShroomD. The fungus among us. Grandma-lover. Bed-hogger. Official Zombie Protection Dog.
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Tag Archives: shelters
I ended up having to take Trek back to the shelter. When the behaviorist came, she thought we would have a good shot at success if I could change both Steve and Trek’s reaction to one another. And I think … Continue reading
I said long before Luce passed away, no more pit bulls. They’re too much trouble, they’re too much of a crap-shoot health-wise, they’re not worth the social aggravation, they’re not worth the dog/dog issues. I said before Luce died, no … Continue reading
I was at the shelter yesterday, walking past cage after cage of pit bulls, and I know in my heart that I need to get a pit bull as my next dog, but the thought of finding another sport dog, … Continue reading
I have a soft spot already for the YCSPCA, because they were the people who saved my Harvey, who took him from a bad situation, sheltered him for over a year, adopted him out, took him back, and then bent … Continue reading
To the staff and volunteers of the HSHA, In December of 2003 I walked into your shelter and picked out a little red bat-eared pit bull from the long rows of dogs who were equally lovely and adoptable. Even today, … Continue reading
A little while ago, I entered Steve in the local shelter’s calendar contest. It was completely on a whim, last minute. I sent in this picture: because how can anybody say no to a cute fuzzy dog with a pink … Continue reading
Yesterday a friend and I took Steve down toward Baltimore to meet up with my sister for Dogfest 2009, a big dog event and fundraiser for the Baltimore Humane Society. I don’t know much about their organization beyond that my … Continue reading
It’s not often that dog-related issues leave me speechless. Frustrated, sure. Enraged, occasionally. But dumbfounded? Not as often as perhaps they should. It has taken me a week to write this post, because I’m having a hard time getting past … Continue reading
Thank you. Seriously. Thank you so much, from the bottom of my pit-bull-loving heart. PetConnection has a lovely blog post today about how the Humane Society of Missouri is taking care of all the bust dogs that they’re currently sheltering. … Continue reading