The Overturned Turtle: Today I Met Two Men

Today I witnessed a near-tragedy. Today I found hope in the new generation. Today I stood between two men and saw the past and the future. I was driving home from errands and as I came to the stop sign at a neighborhood intersection, an old man’s stand-up walker hit the curb, twisted and flipped…

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The Dog at the Gate – International Best Seller!

The Dog at the Gate - How a Throw-Away Dog Becomes Special

We are beyond excited to announce that The Dog at the Gate book is now an international best seller on Amazon in the following categories! #1 in Children’s Adoption Books #1 in Children’s Intermediate Readers Books #1 in Children’s Blended Families Books #1 in Children’s Children’s Coming of Age Fantasy Books

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Hurricane Dog – #1 Best Seller

We are thrilled to announce that our  Hurricane Dog book is #1 in the following categories: #1 Children’s Dog Books #1 in Children’s Abuse Books #1in Children’s Chapter Books #1 in Children’s Prejudice and Racism Books #1 in Children’s Animal Stories #1 in Children’s Difficult Discussions Books #1 in Children’s Intermediate Readers Books

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Protecting the Vulnerable

I awoke again today to my next-door neighbor’s two Shetland Sheepdogs barking. They are like wind-up toys—the minute they shoot out of their back door, they dodge around the yard yapping. They do not quiet until they are back inside. The old man often lets the dogs out early or late, and has been cited…

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The Link Between Animal Abuse and Violence Against People

By Phil Akow, National Coordinator https://nationallinkcoalition.org/   Over the past 35 years, researchers and professionals in a variety of human services and animal welfare disciplines have established significant correlations between animal abuse, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, elder abuse and other forms of violence. Mistreating animals is no longer seen as an isolated incident…

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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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