Puppy In Training Timeline Part 2

The Puppy In Training Timeline is a series of articles chronicling my life with dogs and puppies.  Basically it’s the long version of my “About Me” page and helps to show the influences in my life that led to where I am today with my dogs, puppies, and my writings on the Puppy In Training […]

Dogs Who Ate Owners Are Now Up For Adoption

Wait…it’s not as bad as it sounds…Did you ever see the movie Alivestarring Ethan Hawke back in the early 1990’s?  If not, let me give you a quick summary: In 1972 a chartered plane carrying a Uruguayan rugby squad and various family members crashed in the Andes. The real-life against-all-odds odyssey made worldwide headlines when […]

IAMS Home 4 The Holidays Aims To Place 1.5 Millions Pets

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Last weekend we attended the Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption at the Irvine Animal Shelter.  It was great to see all the wonderful volunteers working to get animals placed before the holidays.  While dogs seem to dominate the pet adoption there were also cats, birds, bunnies, and even a pig. We do our best […]

Tough Times For Cat And Dog Adoptions

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I always have my eye out for dog and cat articles in newspaper, magazines, or on the internet. Unfortunately, I’ve seen a reoccurring theme lately and that is that Animal Shelters across the country are in the middle of a crisis. Animal shelters have record numbers of cats and dogs and they are having difficult […]