Ziggy

Ziggy

Today I had to make the difficult decision to have Ziggy put to sleep. He had been unwell for a week and in distress for the last day. It was time to accept emotionally what I already knew intellecually – that my time with Ziggy was at an end. I am sure that when he danced across The Rainbow Bridge that Augie, my precious British Bull Terrier who died in 2007 was waitng for him. This is Ziggy’s unlikely story – I wrote it in 2004.

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Murdered Dogs

Murdered Dogs

Who Are The People Who Kill Them?

Murdered Dogs – When I get up in the morning and get ready to start work, I have a ‘to do list’ on my desk. I hope that by the end of the day that I will have accomplished the important things. In the course of my day, I will have had a positive influence on the lives of my clients. I take some measure of pride and satisfaction in contributing to a good outcome, and if a friend asks, “How was your day”?  I can honestly, “It was good, thanks”.

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Dangerous For Dogs

Dangerous For Dogs

Foods To Research

Dangerous For Dogs – I grew up with pets and I’ve been fortunate to share my live with dogs as an adult. When we were kids our family dogs all got table scraps to supplement their canned dog food. That’s the way it was – no one thought about foods to avoid. How things have changed – pets are a multi-billion dollar business and responsible pet owners care passionately about their animals.

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Stop The Dog & Cat Meat Trade – Why Is Toronto Marching

Stop The Dog & Cat Meat Trade – Why Is Toronto Marching

Stop The Dog & Cat Meat Trade – Why Is Toronto Marching. We are highlighting the barbaric dog and cat trade around the world on April 4, 2015. This trade is often illegal – inhumane and savage. The willful and intense torture of these animals – done with a casual attitude and in the name of cultural tradition – is wrong and must be addressed and stopped. There is a belief that the more an animal suffers as it dies – the more tender and delicious the meat will be!

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Puckmas

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Puckmas

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Puckmas – My dog Puck – the eldest of the three is quite the vocal fellow. Before he had two little brothers to annoy his sole purpose in life was the downfall of Mommie. He used my computer for 3 years to write his newsletter – Puck News.

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The Night Of The Freezing 2014

The Night Of The Freezing 2014

The Night Of The Freezing 2014 – I wrote this in January 2013 as the Arctic Vortex swirled around North America. I am re-publishing it because nothing has changed. The stories will once more appear in the news of donkeys, horses, cats and chained dogs frozen to death in open pastures, on front doorsteps  – and in the barren yards that they called home.  

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Who Broke The Lamp

Who Broke The Lamp

Who Broke The Lamp – I was working in my office early this morning  when I heard a mighty crash downstairs. Upon investigation I discovered my three dogs sitting beside a shattered lamp shade. The base was still in tact – but the magnificent antique tiffany-style shade was shattered into one million little pieces.

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