Tag Archives: Dogs

Children’s Books

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Sometimes it takes just one wonderful book to turn a child into an avid reader. So here are a few books that I recommend to turn your child (or class) into avid readers AND animal lovers. “There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” — Jacqueline Kennedy  A Home for Dakota by… Read more »

Juveniles Torturing Pets

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How it Should be

“Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar”. The meaning behind this quote goes deeper than many realize. It is so important in today’s society to teach our children WHILE THEY ARE YOUNG not to abuse animals. This seems like such a silly concept, but it is… Read more »

Puppy Mills in Winnebago County, Iowa

I have noticed that over the last week, someone (or a few someones) keeps using that search phrase and keeps coming across this blog. Whether you are a friend or foe, I feel as though I must bring some attention to this! In Winnebago County, IA, there are technically ten breeders that could most definitely fall into the puppy mill… Read more »

Perfect Example!

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This blog is, obviously, just my opinion… But I am going to add a link to what I FIRMLY believe is a dog breeder that falls under the puppy mill category. If I receive flack for pointing fingers, then so be it.  But again, you are reading my blog…. Here is the link http://www.iowapup.com/ Yep… As you can see, you… Read more »

Just a Dog

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JUST A DOG From time to time, people tell me, “lighten up, it’s just a dog,” or “that’s a lot of money for just a dog.” They don’t understand the distance travelled, the time spent, or the costs involved for “just a dog.” Some of my proudest moments have come about with “just a dog.” Many hours have passed and… Read more »