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Special Report on Dog Car Safety

Dr. Nancy Kay of"Spot Speaks"has written another interesting and informative article that every dog owner should read. It is about the most recent study performed on dog car safety as it relates to crates and carriers for car use. 
I am giving you the link so you can read the full article:


AS more and more dog owners are taking their dogs with them on vacations or daily outings to the dog park etc., their canine kids are spending more time in the car.

The Horrors of Trophy Hunting

Like everyone else  around the country and the world who loves animals I am appalled by the killing of Cecil the Lion. I have never been a proponent of hunting for sport, but the senseless and inhumane killing of Cecil, has left me outraged.

Hunting for food is understandable and justifiable particularly in parts of the world where it is the only way to survive. But hunting for sport and to hang a head in your home is grotesque. How can anyone justify this senseless sport. There is no trophy hear but shame.

Proposed New Legislation

Exciting news from New York State. This from The Buffalo News.

John Ceretto, and one other legislator in New York, have proposed new legislation for their state that hopefully will set a precedent for other states to follow. They are proposing an amendment to a current law that would allow a bystander to take necessary steps to save a dog or cat in imminent danger in a hot locked car, without facing criminal charges.

In the past, only a police person or peace officer could break into a car to save an animal.

Great News for Shelter Animals in San Diego

  This announcement was just made by the San Diego Humane Society in their volunteer newsletter.


"Today, the San Diego Animal Welfare Coalition* (SDAWC) is proud to announce, as of July 1, no healthy or treatable animal entering any coalition shelter in San Diego County will be euthanized!

This is the first time in our county's history that no treatable animal will be in danger of being unnecessarily euthanized - making San Diego one of the pet-safest communities in the nation.

Completed Half Marathon

I am happy to announce I completed the San Diego Rock n Roll Half Marathon this am. in record time. My record that is. My goal was 3:21 and I did it in 3:03. yeah!
I want to thank all of my friends and clients who cheered me on and especially those who contributed to Canine Cancer Research on my behalf. I raised about $500.00! Awesome!

Thank you also to my canine pals who helped me to train particularly Rudder and Gomer; both who live on hills and gave me lots of hill training experience over the past few months. It was a great experience and I look forward to perhaps more participation in this over the next year or so.
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