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In the Company of Wolfie

After my last blog post about losing Waldo, we received an amazing outpouring of gifts through the mail. Big fuzzy thanks to all of you who sent something from our wish list. 743 more words

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How Much Crating is Too Much? After the New OAS Book, Some Thoughts on What Constitutes Over-Crating of Dogs

When the truth surfaced about the Olympic Animal Shelter in 2014, I was sickened at the thought of all of those dogs living in crates all day, every day, for years on end – and the admission by the Shelter’s owner that he only fed them all a couple of times a week. 94 more words

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Learning Lessons from Loss

May was a rough month for us here, Up on the Woof. On the tenth, we lost a beloved niece, who was much too young and vibrant, due to post-surgical complications. 1,403 more words

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Animal Advocacy: the End of Innocence

Last week, I saw a video on Facebook that a lot of people were outraged over — it was of a woman beating her dog with a frying pan — and I wasn’t horrified. 720 more words

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CALL TO ACTION: Change the World

If you have a phone and a couple of free minutes, I’m going to give you the opportunity to be a hero and change the world. 1,015 more words

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Just What the Hell is a Puppy Mill, Anyway?

Everything you need to know about puppy mills is  offered in the standard English dictionary under “Mill”.

Mill   <noun>

1.a factory for certain kinds of manufacture, as paper, steel, or textiles. 715 more words

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