Category Archives: Innovative Ideas

Protecting animals from a deep freeze

This has been a really tough winter and we’re only in early January! I am originally from Michigan, so freezing temperatures, snow, ice are normal for the winter months for me. But for the past two months, much of the northern part of the U.S. has experienced record-breaking cold, ice and snow. Imagine that you […]

Mind-stretch alert: The Cows Have it Right!

Brace yourself folks … this may stretch your mind! This morning, I heard on the radio that many American farmers are sending their livestock to slaughter early because they cannot afford to feed them. The draught has limited their supply of feed.  The draught across most of the United States is tragic. But am I […]

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 […]

Animals love social media

When I started officially working in animal rescue and protection in 2000, there was no such thing as social media. Facebook, Twitter, and other sites had not become a reality. At that time, homeless companion animals were just starting to make their way onto websites (such as Petfinder). Now imagine back to the 1980’s or […]

Don’t forget to heal

I spend most days working on issues that involve animals being in harms way, animals that have been abused, and finding better ways to protect them. I recently launched the National Center for Prosecution of Animal Abuse through the National District Attorneys Association and as Director of NCPAA I will be creating training programs for […]

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