Everyone’s “Best Friend” Receives Their Second Chance

  Everyone’s “Best Friend” Receives Their Second Chance By Amy Lignor   It is not an overstatement to say that dogs and cats crave a home of love, friendship, loyalty and kindness – the four attributes they offer to the owner who shows them the same. The numbers for those animals that have been lost, […]

Sometimes a Hero Needs a Helping Hand

  by Denise Carey-Costa Modern day news stories are filled with stories of desperation, violence and disasters. It’s not often we hear about the heroes in the world, those going above and beyond to help their fellow man and/or fellow creatures. Stephanie Fariss, a resident of Chicago, Illinois was inspired by the wonderful works of […]

Prejudice and Discrimination Causing Louisiana Dog and his Family to Suffer

  by Denise Carey-Costa In the summer of 2012, dog lovers and animal advocates around the world mourned the judicial murder of Tony, Wicca, and Lenox. All were Pit Bulls, all lived in different parts of the world. In August 2015 people rejoiced when Lefty, another Pit Bull was returned to his family after a […]

The ‘Green’ World Delves into Animal Bias

  The ‘Green’ World Delves into Animal Bias   By Samantha Lewis   All headlines are packed with the horror and destruction that prejudice and violence are bringing about in the United States. People hurting people based on religion or skin color – issues that should have gone out of this country many, many decades […]

Protest over Unnecessary Killing of Animals at Gaston County Animal Control

  by Denise Carey-Costa Recently over 28,000 people called for the termination of Kristine Blankenship from her position as Director of Gaston County Animal Control Division in North Carolina. These were all signatures on a petition that was launched when word got out that a dog known as “Big Fluffy” was killed although he had […]

After Suffering, Blackie Faces Death in Georgia

  by Denise Carey-Costa Every stray has a tale, a story like no other, unique and all its own. Some of these stories will bring tears to our eyes, make us angry and question man’s cruelty to his fellow creatures. Blackie, a ten-year-old Lab/Rottweiler mix was dumped at Floyd County Animal Control in Rome, GA […]

Bart’s World

  Bart’s World  ~ Samantha Lewis When it comes to deciding what is the worst, as well as the best, for the animals in our very human kingdom, problems arise. Very often people forget the Humane Society’s out there, the shelters, the no-kill establishments – all of these that work so hard for a lost […]

Florida Dogs Need Donations for Food and Medical Treatment

  by Ernest Dempsey Florida-based animal rights advocate and dog rescue Larisa Scharikin faces the challenge to keep her dogs fed and provided with medical care after she recently lost her job. Larisa Scharikin has done a lot of work to save stray and pet dogs from euthanasia and execution. But now her two dogs […]

Good Samaritan and the Christmas Wish of an Injured Dog

  by Denise Carey-Costa As the Christmas season is fast approaching, we are filled with the sense of giving, sharing and generosity. We also become reflective on the biblical stories that lead up to the Nativity. But another famous biblical story that should also be reflected on during this season of giving is that of […]

Rescue and Resiliency of Man’s Best Friend

  by Denise Carey-Costa Everyone has heard the age old adage “the dog is man’s best friend.” For centuries historians, authors, and poets have documented countless stories of dogs’ heroic acts on the battlefield, saving their masters from peril and their overall constant loyalty and unconditional love toward their human companions. But is man really […]

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