No Pets Left Behind – Thanks To Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue!

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The phrase “knowledge begets responsibility” became reality for Michelle Neufeld when she learned of the harsh, inhumane treatment of animal high-killing shelters in the south of our country. Michelle could not just let these killing shelters continue to murder animals in cold blood, so she set her mind to build an animal shelter where the animal is treated with respect, loved, … [Read more...]

Endangered Elephants: Playing Polo for a Better Life!

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  In Thailand, the elephant is a culturally sacred animal and even featured on the provincial seal of the Surin province. Now an animal with such significance is living in squalor. This is mostly a modern consequence of an ancient tradition of Kui spirit men catching and training elephants for many tasks. These Kui spirit men are known as Khru Ba Yai and only five of … [Read more...]

In Honor of Our 12th Annual Paws For Style – Should Dogs Play Dress Up?

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Let Dogs Be Dogs!   Animal Fair (fairness meaning fairness to animals) loves animals, and we are, and always have been dedicated to the welfare of all animals. The bottom line is we have always struggled to represent a voice for all underdogs (and undercats, underfish… goats…etc) and redefine animal issues as we know them today. Whew, I just wanted to get … [Read more...]

Deaf Dogs Hear With Their Hearts – Puppy Love!

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  When all of the other dogs are howling as a motorcycle zooms by, or chasing a vacuum around the house, your adopted deaf pup will be calm on the couch, without a care in the world. That’s just a couple of benefits Deaf Dogs Rock touts on its blog, deafdogsrock.com – which won the “Best Cause Blog” at this year’s BlogPaws Awards. This category was judged based on … [Read more...]

Krewe of Barkus – Mardi Gras Has Gone To The Dogs!

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Everyone knows about the mystery and magic behind Mardi Gras in New Orleans (or what we used to refer to it in the Midwest as "Fat Tuesday"), but what about Mardi Gras' sister, canine-friendly bash? The Mystic Krewe of Barkus is Mardi Gras' sole canine-exclusive krewe, the equivalent of Bacchus (for humans), and this February Lucky and I will travel to NoLa for all the canine … [Read more...]