History was made this Fall in Illinois. Villa Park became the first town in the state to pass an ordinance banning most sales of dogs and cats within its borders. Villa Park may be the first, but there are many towns now considering a ban as well. Pet shops will undoubtedly find it more difficult […]
Tonya was once a homeless dog. She was rescued by Almost Home Foundation, and they in turn helped her find her forever home – with a wonderful woman, Dianne. It was to be a happy-ever-after kind of story. But something unexpected happened along the way… Dianne lost her job. She moved back home, to Erie, […]
It’s been a newsy day for pit bulls and other “vicious” dogs. A change in Ohio’s approach toward vicious dogs and the announcement of a rise in dog bite liability payouts were two that topped the list. Since May is National Dog Bite Prevention month, I suppose you could say these are quite timely. Photo […]
The past year was full of news about the welfare of pets, people doing what they could to improve the lives of animals, and so many, many dogs and cats in need of our attention. Our top ten 2011 posts, plus a guest post, reflect five main categories of these issues. Were you involved with […]
Interesting thought… May the day come soon when all dogs are allowed to live to feel the warmth of Christmas. Hug your furry family members just a little extra today, in honor of those that won’t. If you haven’t entered the Pet Lovers Holiday Giveaways yet – check it out, you’ll be glad you did!