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There's Finally a Matching Site To Pair You With Your Dream Dog


Imagine finding the most perfect dog companion in just a few clicks!

This is kind of the deal. While I always suggest adopting, sometimes the dogs end up in the shelters because they were a poor match for their families and they didn’t know what else to do. 136 more words


USCIS Fee for Certificate of Citizenship Will Increase on December 23, 2016

Fee Changes from USCIS Hague and Non-Hague Petitions and Certificate of Citizenship

On Monday October 24, USCIS published its final rule outlining changes in their fee schedule for services, including those for several adoption-related services.  You will note small fee increases for I-600/600As, I-800/800As, and a near-doubling of the fee to obtain a certificate of citizenship (N-600), which increases to $1,170.  The fee increases go to into effect on December 23, 2016. 43 more words


Defining Who I Am

The Lord answers, “Can a woman forget the baby she nurses? Can she feel no kindness for the child to which she gave birth? Even if she could forget her children, I will not forget you. 529 more words

Adoption Story

A Halloween tale with a happy ending: An Orphan Blossoms in America

A few years ago, KitKat shared  a scary Halloween tale of lost socks and lost patience. This year, I have a scary story of my own. 1,221 more words


Rachel Morris~Profile

We were up at 6:30 in the morning to meditate. After breakfast and clean up, 8 a.m. was designated for group therapy with check-ins every other day. 1,073 more words


Growing up in India I had a love-fright relationship with dogs. (Pick your jaw up. We all grow up only at 30, and sometimes never.) These changes were not frequent, but depended on those around me, and of course on the dog itself. 377 more words

Compassion Behind the Wheel

My experience driving is I’d imagine akin to the experience of a large proportion of the population of the world. It’s one of few favours given and many liberties taken. 595 more words