According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), each year more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs. One..
By Tatiana Garrett Violence is a virus, and animals are the Penicillin. It’s nothing new to look at the violence epidemic in the same way..
By Darlene Duggan Gone are the days where a shelter is simply a clearinghouse for homeless and stray animals. Today, shelters have become..
By Kathy Mordini Who’s looking out for the dogs in Iowa’s puppy mills Debra Pratt’s puppy mill, one of Iowa’s most notorious,..
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By Tracy Ahrens Thanksgiving night 2007 I shared a bite of pumpkin pie and whipped cream with my Brittany Spaniel, Speckles. Shortly after,..
By Devin O’Branagan Anthropomorphism: Attributing human characteristics to an animal. I write fiction that is often from the..
By Darlene Duggan I have written before (here, here, and here) explaining the various types of animal shelters: open door shelters, animal..
By Lara Jackson It’s been a long, cold, rainy (and even snowy) spring in Chicago, and I’m sure we’re all ready for some..