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Choosing My Battles and Moving On

March 11th is Humane Lobby Day in Tallahassee, Florida. It’s an opportunity for ordinary folks like me to talk to my elected officials about my stance on legislation impacting animals. I’m not going to attend. I know! I know! If I wasn’t going to go, why did I make such a big stink about how I was … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday is Thanksgiving Day here in the US. We’ve all been taught the holiday was set aside by the Pilgrims to express gratitude for having survived their first year here in the New World. The truth is, the holiday, while touted as a sacred time to share with family and friends, has been a tool for … Continue reading

The “New Age” of Shock Collars: Are Static Correction Collars Safe?

Recently I received an email touting “research” proclaiming that most people that try static collars are happy with the results. The press release was sent by PetPR.com on behalf of Radio Systems® Corporation (RSC), the maker of PetSafe®,Invisible Fence® and SportDOG™ According to the press release from PetPR.com, “The survey of more than 1,000 pet owners reveals … Continue reading

Scenes From A Celebration!

There’s a video too, and if Youtube will ever let me upload it, I’ll post it.

The Politics of Animal Shelters

Lake County, Florida, has an animal shelter problem. The shelter had traditionally been a high-kill shelter, and had, in the past, taken little action to rectify the situation, to the consternation of the community.  The shelter had been through two directors recently. But on October 1st, Sheriff Gary Borders’s office took control of the shelter, … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday- DeDe’s All a Blur!

No Pet Store Puppies Day and a Giveaway!

Oh Dog! DeDe here! Each Sunday we offer beauty tips to look and feel your best. This week I’m going to share with you a way you can feel good on the inside while helping puppies! How cool is that! Today is the third year the ASPCA is promoting No Pet Store Puppies Day! When … Continue reading

Thursday Post: Take 2!

Well nothing like working on a post for naught. Oh well. Anyway, here’s a poem I wrote yesterday. Hope it will do for today. . . There was a dog left home alone With not even so much as a bone He checked all around For a treat to scarf down But was heartbroken when … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday- Just Chillin’

Oh Dog! It’s hot outside! Here in southern Alabama it’s been rainy, hot and humid. We’ve been staying inside where it’s cool.         Don’t forget to vote today and every day for your favorite blogs among the Dogtime Petties Awards finalists. I am publicly supporting Animal Shelter Volunteer for Best Cause Blog … Continue reading

Beauty From the Inside Out!

Oh Dog! DeDe here.  Today I have an important tip for all of you. Beauty is NOT synonymous with self-worth. In 2013, young girls are still being conditioned to view their worth by their beauty. And why not? Beautiful people tend to make higher salaries. They are less likely to be found guilty in a … Continue reading

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