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Reading Series: Dogland – Meeting Miss Daisy [#readathon post]

It’s the final chapter of the incredible non-fiction book, Dogland. After finishing the book (And no… I’m not crying… not at all!) I will be posting a review on my Goodreads and recommending it as a must-read to every animal advocate I come across. I’m actually a bit sad that the book has come to … Continue reading

Reading Series: Dogland – Teach the Children [#readathon post]

I really wish that I kept on top of my reading posts for this wonderful book, Dogland, by Jacki Skole. It normally doesn’t take me that long to finish a book, but when it comes time to blog about books – I’m horrible at it! So I apologize for the delay and my lack of … Continue reading

The #readathon has started! And I’m still fundraising for Hurricane Maria victims.

The 24 hour readathon has started! So far I’ve finished the graphic novel, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Vol 1. Next I’m moving onto Dogland… which I should have been blogging about but I let it lapse. So expect some quick posts as I wrap up my thoughts on Dogland! I am also still fundraising … Continue reading

Reading Series: Dogland – Dogs for Dollars [#readathon post]

As part of the 24 hour readathon (I don’t think I’ll make it 24 hours! I’m only halfway there…) I wanted to read, and hopefully finish, Dogland. The chapter I read tonight is about bad rescues and the harm they cause to the animal rescue movement. “I realized that rescue had become part of the … Continue reading

Reading Series: Dogland – Pet Deserts

“The shelter is at the back end of the equation. People need to realize these animals are not the shelter’s problem; they’re the community’s problem.” I love this quote, which comes from Chris Protzman, interviewed by Dogland author Jacki Skole, who helped found the Blount County Animal Center. The chapter I’m currently blogging, Pet Deserts, … Continue reading

Reading Series: Dogland – If You Build It, Will They Come?

This is a continuation of my Reading Series for the non-fiction book, Dogland, where I blog my thoughts and reactions to each chapter as I read through the book. Please feel free to read along or comment on the topics below! This chapter is about fostering, which is when you temporarily home an animal from … Continue reading

Reading Series: Dogland – Death-Row Dogs

This is a continuation of my Reading Series for the non-fiction book, Dogland, where I blog my thoughts and reactions to each chapter as I read through the book. Please feel free to read along or comment on the topics below! I love this chapter’s discussion on animal shelters: their history, euthanasia and its tolls … Continue reading

Reading Series: Dogland – Never-Ending Flood of Need

This is a continuation of my Reading Series for the non-fiction book, Dogland, where I blog my thoughts and reactions to each chapter as I read through the book. Please feel free to read along or comment on the topics below! My favorite part of this chapter is a quote from Chris Protzman, who helped … Continue reading

Reading Series: Dogland – South Paws in the North

South Paws in the North This is a continuation of my Reading Series for the non-fiction book, Dogland, where I blog my thoughts and reactions to each chapter as I read through the book. Please feel free to read along or comment on the topics below! This chapter, South Paws in the North, discusses the … Continue reading

Reading Series: Dogland – Ready or Not… Here She Comes

Ready or Not… Here She Comes Shortly after Thanksgiving, I lost my beloved dog, Banksy. Her death was sudden and I was not with her when it happened – I had recently returned to New York after spending the holiday at my mom’s in New Mexico, where Banksy lived. Not being there for her when … Continue reading

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