What of the small child and the two dogs?

Feb 22, 2009

We are all sickened by the violence that seems to be out of control in our city. Some of us have become fearful. Yet,there are those in our community where violence is all they have ever known. There are young children in our community who have been fearful their entire lives. Now some of us can know in a small way how they feel.

We read the headlines, but obscured at the very bottom are hints of young lives that are directly touched by violence and criminal activity. They do not know any ...

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There is a dog inside of all of us that is waiting to get out

Feb 18, 2009

Just discovered a fun website. For those that love British comedy you should check out the "What dog am I" game - there is a dog inside of all of us that is waiting to get out! This game is based on a computer called SUKA, built in 1975 by Russian scientist Mikhail Volkonsky and now housed in a London museum. SUKA is powered by CATS (Canine Algorithmic Transfer Systemâ„¢) which is able to determine what kind of dog you are. Simply answer 10 questions, being as honest and accurate as possi...

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It's not just people that save animals ~ animals save people too!

Feb 17, 2009

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by Karlie Raypold

Her eyes met mine as she walked down the corridor peering apprehensively into kennels. I felt her need instantly and knew I had to help her.

I wagged my tail, not too exuberantly, so she would not be afraid. As she stopped at my kennel I blocked her view from a little accident I had in the back of my cage. I didn't want her to know that I hadn't ...

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Valentine From SALI to you

Feb 05, 2009


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Optimism and Hope

Jan 22, 2009

There is a sense of optimism that surrounds Obama including the hope that he will be sympathic to animal welfare issues.

Here he is, when he was a senator, posing with Baby (a puppy mill survivor) during her road tour of the US. You can read about her tour and see all the wonderful pictures in her book, A Rare Breed of Love by Jane Kohl.

Everyone in animal welfare is also excited that he has promised to adopt his new dog from a rescue.

Good signs for a better future for animals.

Now, we ha...

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