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by Lynn Johnston Productions Inc.
Dist. by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.


“Twenty-one years ago, my husband gave me Sam, an eight-week-old schnauzer, to help ease the loss of our daughter, who was stillborn. Sam and I developed a very special bond over the next fourteen years. It seemed nothing that happened could ever change that.
At one point, my husband and I decided to relocate from our New York apartment to a new home in New Jersey. After we were there awhile, our neighbor, whose cat had recently had kittens, asked us if we would like one. Continue reading

Keeping Our Pets Safe in the Warm Weather

As temperatures rise, it’s important to keep pets cool.

The following tips are from the Humane Society of the United States:

Never leave your pet in the car

Don’t put your pet in the back of a truck

Watch out for fertilizers and deadly plants

Recognizing the Signs of a Heat Stroke
Signs and symptoms of heat stroke include: collapse, body temperature 104° F or above, bloody diarrhea or vomit, depression stupor, seizures or coma, excessive panting or difficulty breathing, increased heart rate, salivation. Continue reading

LiveSafe: Mobile App to Report Animal Cruelty

There is a new APP available from the Animal Legal Defense Fund called “LiveSafe.” It’s a mobile APP that allows you to easily and quickly report crimes against animals. I was so excited to see this. You just download the APP, follow the instructions on the ALDF website (link below) and then select a tip type to report a crime, and attach a photo or video along with your detailed observation. Below is an image of what the main screen looks like.


Click on the following link to go directly to the Animal Legal Defense Fund website page for the App download and instructions: LiveSafe: Mobile App to Report Animal Cruelty
Now that’s an APP!

The Bible and Human ‘Dominion’ Over Animals: Superiority or Responsibility?

Click the following link to go to a great article that discusses how we should care kindly for animals and confirms that animals are indeed feeling beings!