Fake service dogs? Are you kidding me? Yes, indeedy! Seems that some dog owners are scamming the system by claiming their companion animal is a service dog. WHAT? Oh yeah, it’s easy! You just say your dog is a service animal, and businesses cannot then deny your dog entrance into their business. But surely dog … Continue reading
Hooray! My teeth are clean! I am on antibiotics and pain meds for a few days, but I should soon be back to my old, charming self. Thanks to everyone for their support, their prayers, and their warm wishes! You guys ROCK!
Today Rumpy heads to the vet to have his teeth cleaned and the problem tooth removed. I’m so glad. And I’m worried. I always worry when there’s anesthesia involved. I worry about complications with the extraction. Or problems that might arise as he heals. What if he doesn’t come home? . . . Then I … Continue reading
Because his liver enzyme levels were back to normal, so tomorrow he will have his teeth cleaned and tooth extracted. Hooray!
Yesterday I shared with you a conversation with John Doppler Schiff about the Caboodle Ranch and the backlash when this massive hoarder was shut down. Today we’ll end with some recommendations for making sure you are not enabling a hoarder. But first, I had to know, do people still send Craig Grant money? Schiff: Yes, … Continue reading
Oh Dog! Happy Oscars Sunday! And speaking of the Oscars, some shelter animals are gonna be mighty happy, thanks to some caring Oscar losers. WHAT? That’s right! Those that don’t win Best Actor, Best Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, and Best Director are given a bag of swag, and this year’s consolation prize includes this: The prize … Continue reading
Hi everybody! Thought I’d give you an update on how I’m doing. My gums are looking better! Jen is feeding a mixture of wet and dry food, and I’m eating well. I’ve been good about taking my medicine too, especially since Jen has been wrapping it with peanut butter. Yum! I’ll be headed back to … Continue reading
No one wants to buy from a puppy mill. But did you know that you could be even if you adopt? That’s right! The Don’t Shop, Adopt campaign has been so successful that some puppy mills are getting sneaky and setting up their own “rescues.” Oh, they look good. They hold adoption events. They contract … Continue reading
When Hissy and June Buggie started writing Hisses and Purrs, the goal was to make people aware of what was really going on in the world in relation to animal welfare. June Buggie especially wanted humans to know that while much of the news was bad, there is also much good news out there. The … Continue reading
This week we heard a wonderful story thanks to fellow blogger and friend Maria Appleby! And who is NOT in love with Gus Kenworthy this week? Sure, he won a silver medal in the slopestyle event, but it’s his adoption of a mama dog and her four puppies that have us all smiling from ear … Continue reading