Category Archives: Getting Started

The Rock and the Hard Place: When those who love animals harm them

For those of us who work in animal protection, every day is filled with news stories, social media posts and pleas to help homeless, soon-to-be-homeless and shelter animals find a place where they can be safe and have a home. Knowing that over 4 million shelter pets and countless abandoned pets lose their lives each year in the […]

Guest Blog: Why “Crazy” Isn’t Enough: Social and Cultural Explanations of Animal Abuse

Dr. Clif Flynn and Teddy From Allie: Stemming from my blog on July 12th called We Can No Longer Remain Silent, this is the first guest blog in a series that will let you hear directly from experts in the field as to why animal abuse happens and ways that we all can get involved […]

Happy Mother’s Day

I would like to wish everyone a Happy Mother’s Day, and especially to those who are mothers to our furry or feathered family members. Thank you for providing a loving home to our animal companions, especially if you adopted from a shelter or rescued your companion animal. We are at the beginning of the busy […]

Getting Involved

Let’s see a show of hands … how many of you lead a very full life and struggle every day to balance work, family, friends, activities, and hope to carve out a little down-time for yourself? How many of you love animals and wish you could find a way to get involved or, if you […]

2012 … a year to do more

Yesterday, I taped an terview for The Animal House radio show on WAMU radio in Washington D.C. The topic was about Defending the Defenseless: A Guide to Protecting and Advocating for Pets and how we can make a resolution this year that involves helping animals. Now that we are 4 weeks in to the new […]

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Pound seizure continues to be America's dirty little secret. This book is a must-read for anyone who loves animals.

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