Category: Animal Welfare

A New Year’s Resolution

Happy New Year to you! In honor of this new year I have a rather bold request to make of y’all (having lived in the south now for more than a year I’ve earned the right to use… Read More

Helping Those Who Are Helping the Victims

Pictured below are Harley (the Great Dane), Bogie (the blonde), and Buddy (the puppy). They are currently residing at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, their families having been displaced by the Waldo Canyon fire that… Read More

A Response From Gorham, New York

Many of you have been following the recent approval allowing a husband and wife puppy mill team to open a new 500-dog breeding kennel within the town of Gorham, New York.  Mr. Doug Negley, a councilman for the… Read More

Shame On You Gorham, New York!

I read the article in the Canandaigua Messenger A with disbelief. It appears that the town of Gorham, New York is rolling out the red carpet for a large-scale puppy mill expected to house 500 breeding dogs (yes,… Read More

Puppy Mill Awareness Day – September 17, 2011

Heads up everyone! This Saturday, September 17th is Puppy Mill Awareness Day.  I’ve spent plenty of time on my soapbox in an uproar about puppy mills  and I will continue to do so until I no longer have to… Read More

WorldVets Paws for Japan

    I hope you will join me in supporting World Vets (, a world class organization doing fabulous and important work for animals all over the world.             Nancy Kay, DVM Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal… Read More

Dog Auctions

I wish I were a fiction writer and the details within this blog were simply a product of my imagination.  Unfortunately dog auctions are a painful and despicable fact of life. As much as I dislike crafting blogs… Read More

My Puppy Mill Education

After the November election, I learned that Missouri voters passed legislation known as the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act (Proposition B).  As I began surfing the Internet to learn more, I anticipated reading about strict new regulations that… Read More

Suffolk County, New York – You Rock!

Have you heard the news?  Suffolk County, a wonderfully forward thinking county on Long Island has just passed legislation creating the nation’s very first animal abuse registry.  As with sex offender registries, people convicted of animal cruelty within… Read More

Puppy Mill Campaign-One Girl’s Campaign to Educate Many

I absolutely love connecting with kids who realize a passion and then act on it! I am so pleased to feature a post from my guest blogger, Miah Rae.  Miah is a 12 year old student who loves animals and is passionate about making a… Read More