The Captive Wildlife Crisis: Part Two

Part Two By Pat Craig, Guest Blogger  Founder and Executive Director of The Wild Animal Sanctuary, Keensburg, Colorado   Note from Sunny: I present this guest blog to assist in the education of the public regarding this lesser-known animal welfare crisis. The wider the educational efforts of all animal welfare enthusiasts spread, the more public…

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The Captive Wildlife Crisis: Part One

Part One By Pat Craig, Guest Blogger Founder and Executive Director of The Wild Animal Sanctuary, Keensburg, Colorado   Note from Sunny: I present this guest blog to assist in the education of the public regarding this lesser-known animal welfare crisis. The wider the educational efforts of all animal welfare enthusiasts spread, the more public…

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Not All Working Dogs Have Job Titles

Jessie was scheduled for euthanasia as a “behavior problem”–a separation anxiety nutcase, a house destroyer, a crazy bag of bones abandoned. He came to me for behavioral rehab. His intelligence, sensitivity, and 100% reliability with all other animals and humans of all ages was almost missed–until he graciously showed me what he needed. I understood…

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Some Dogs

Some dogs don’t move you to poetry. Some dogs quietly, slowly, meld themselves into literature’s prose; not flowery, not romantic, not shiny. Jessie was a dog who grew slowly into a soul mate. He arrived frantic, anxious—a house destroyer, a wreck of rejection, an abandoned teenager who had lost everything he knew in a dog’s…

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Bailey’s Hills

I almost made it to Bailey’s hills today.  I had hip revision surgery six weeks ago and each day I challenge myself to walk farther, with longer strides and more challenging inclines. Just a week ago I was dependent on a friend’s walking sticks to keep my balance. The week before that, I walked with…

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Bailey’s Disappearance

My fourteen-year-old Wheaten Terrier, Bailey, disappeared. Vanished. Melted into thin air. Somewhere in my own house. The panic that gurgled in the back of my brain wrestled with the logic that I knew she had fallen asleep on my bedroom floor last night. She was still there at 3:30 am when I roused for a…

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Virtual Book Tours–An Exciting New Approach to Book Promotion and Exposure

JOIN ME on my first NATIONAL virtual BOOK TOUR! Each day a new review will post all around the country! See my first one here: https://www.rockinbookreviews.com/elementary/from-wild-to-mild-by-sunny-weber-book-tour-guest-post-giveaway-ends-12919 –it is a FIVE STAR REVIEW for my latest book, From Wild to Mild: A Dog in Two Worlds. Read about my Pups & Purrs Children’s Humane Educational Series…

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Why I Wrote the Pups & Purrs Children’s Humane Education Book Series

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Coming-of-age books try to address emotional and social challenges that all children face. Children are buffeted in overwhelming directions during their formative years. There are so many options and expectations from society that often children founder in trying to discern how grow up to be the best they can be. Despite supportive adults, some children…

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Why I Wrote “From Wild to Mild: A Dog in Two Worlds”

Children are buffeted in overwhelming directions during their formative years. There are so many options and expectations from society that many children founder in trying to discern how grow up to be the best they can be. Coming-of-age books address emotional and social challenges that all children face, often beginning at the so-called “middle-grade” years…

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