Tag Archives: pit bull rescue

A hostile act

Joan Didion has always been one of my favorite writers because I’ve always so easily found myself in much of what she’s written. The following quote being a good example of that: I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Animal Welfare, Teaching and learning, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Reading between the lines

I create and analyze text for a living. Meaning that language is my trade. I use it to shape the kind of world in which I want to live, I use my knowledge of it to be a critical consumer and producer of … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Animal behavior and training, Animal Welfare, Teaching and learning, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

The problem with your “pit bull” shirt

We live in an intense, politically correct, emotionally charged world. Where anything you sell, buy, wear, consume, do (or don’t do), say, support or smoke is sure to be painstakingly dissected by some Preachy McPreacherson who’s more than happy to take your fun, … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Animal Welfare, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

The Romance of Rescue

I must say, we humans love a good rescue story, fact or fiction. The princess in the castle tower. The baby in the well. Old Yeller saving Travis from the wild boars, and he in turn saving Old Yeller from … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Animal behavior and training, Animal Welfare, Best Friends Animal Society, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

StubbyDog Shame

Recently, I had the pleasure of getting to know an incredible group of women, all of whom are devoted dog owners, pit bull advocates, and community volunteers just like myself.  We all come from different places in the country and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Heritage News Covers Peaches’ Therapy Dog Work

Many thanks to Amy Bell of Heritage News for her thoughtful news article on Peaches’ therapy dog work in the Southeast Michigan community. Peaches has spent quite a bit of time in the community volunteering once a week at the … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Fun Stuff, Teaching and learning, Therapy Dogs or dogs in need of therapy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Pit Bull Play Music Trivia Hour

It’s Friday.  Fall is in the air.  I’m not sure what normal people do on a rainy Thursday night, but I like to sit in front of my computer and figure out what music pairs well with videos of my … Continue reading

Posted in Dog play, Fun Stuff, Uncategorized, Videos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments