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November 02, 2015
Musician records video in wolf sanctuary and the wolves join in the song
The great thing about the internet is that sometimes something fascinating shows up in your...
May 16, 2015
Gates Police and Fire rescue duckling from storm grate (video)
In an age where police are wearing body cameras, often as a way to...
May 11, 2015
Springtime and abandoned kittens
I was at a charity dog walk this weekend at Rochester Institute of Technology and...
May 11, 2015
Rochester Institute of Technology’s 3rd Annual Dog Walk
This Saturday, I spent the morning with my fellow Rescue Pit volunteers at the Rochester...
September 30, 2014
Susie the pit bull mix named “American Hero Dog” of 2014
A pit bull mix named Susie from High Point, North Carolina, has been named this year's...
January 17, 2014
Dog and baby photos: are they cute or dangerous?
This meme is making the rounds on Facebook - it's a photo of a...
September 22, 2013
Why “free to good home” can be a death sentence for your dog
This image is making the rounds on Facebook. I have a difficult time looking at...
February 23, 2013
Bloodhounds, the most feared dogs on earth?
I was at my alma mater St. John Fisher College yesterday for a day long...
February 21, 2013
Indigo, Orphan pups and a gift of Mercy – a heartwarming dog rescue tale
Here in Rochester, NY we're fortunate to have a wonderful animal group, Pitty Love Rescue, that does...
May 22, 2012
A year of animals, blogging and Patheos
I was excited this week to receive a notecard in the mail from the staff...
March 30, 2012
Michael Vick featured in Humane Society videos
The Humane Society of the United States has released a 30-second video public service announcement...
March 23, 2012
Hollywood plays host to the 26th Annual Genesis Awards, Saturday March 24, 2012 (Updated with winners)
Tomorrow night, the Humane Society of the United States and Hollywood will honor the major news and entertainment...
February 22, 2012
Why puppy mills and pit bull breeders both produce “disposable dogs”
One of our local news station in Rochester, NY, 13WHAM news, did a two part...
February 15, 2012
State police raid Wyoming County, NY SPCA following charges of animal abuse
Just a week ago we were talking about animal cruelty and puppy mills, and in...
February 10, 2012
Ohio removes “pit bull” from state’s definition of dangerous dog
It's a happy day for opponants of breed specific legislation: Ohio has changed the state's...
February 08, 2012
Gorham residents speak out on dog breeding facility; approval nullified for now
The Gorham Town Board opened their meeting tonight to comments from residents about the dog...
February 08, 2012
Update on Lily and Maddison, the blind dog and her doggie guide pal
Last fall, dog lovers around the world were captivated by the story of Lily the...
February 06, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States forms new dog Breeders Advisory and Resource Council
This news from The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) couldn't have been more...
February 03, 2012
Animal cruelty and the problem of cockfighting (video)
This week has seen a lively discussion about wholesale commercial dog breeding facility planned for...
January 30, 2012
Are pet adoption rules too restrictive? And is a pet store your only other option?
Back in December I did a story on how animal activists have been working to...
January 27, 2012
Born Free USA announces 4th Annual Eco-Friendly Fashion Design Competition
Video: On Sept. 22 in Hollywood, California, Born Free USA hosted the second fffashion L.A.,...
January 18, 2012
Dozens of dolphins strand along the coast in Cape Cod, MA (photos)
No matter how many scientific advances we make and how much knowledge we amass, there...
January 11, 2012
Miami Marlins’ new pitcher Mark Buehrle takes a stand on pit bull ban
Mark Buehrle and his wife in a 2010 PSA for AdoptAPet.com This week comes news...
December 30, 2011
Two rescue workers in British Columbia charged with stealing pets from yards and rehoming them
I posted today's Friday quote, about rescuing kitties who are simply out for a walk,...
December 29, 2011
New Years resolutions for animal lovers: #4 – Volunteer
If you're looking for ways to make 2012 a better year for both you and...
December 28, 2011
Cute animal video: Siku, the baby polar bear (video and picture)
Happy Wednesday! We're halfway through the week - probably a vacation week for most of you...
December 27, 2011
New Year’s resolutions for animal lovers: #2 – Adopt a pet
As we get ready for the new year, here's another New Year's resolution for animal...
December 22, 2011
Winner named in 2011 Inspiration in Action contest
Heska Corporation, a leading provider of veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, has announced that, based on total...
December 21, 2011
The real family behind “We Bought A Zoo”
On December 23, the movie "We Bought A Zoo," starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson,...
December 19, 2011
Setting the record straight on Barkworks, puppy mills and the work of CAPS
Last week I told you that back in October, Macerich has banned the sale...
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