Tag Archives: pit bull rescue

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

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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

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Photo of the Day: Three Years Ago Today

Baby Peach, before we knew we’d end up adopting her.  When she was “just” a foster.

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Obsession with breed: As troublesome as discrimination against it

In light of the current political context surrounding both the teaching profession and pit bull welfare right now, I thought this could use a repost.  This piece was originally posted in March of 2012. Most of my professional experience has … Continue reading

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The Voice of Reason: Francis Battista of Best Friends weighs in on Michael Vick’s adoption application

Apparently the motto for my week is going to be, “Ask, and you shall receive.”  Because no sooner did I voice my somewhat untempered opinion on the notion of Michael Vick as future rescue dog adopter and Humane Society of … Continue reading

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