Category Archives: change the world….

introducing Lucy…

Lucy is looking for a home, she loves long walks and being scratched between the ears. She is energetic and would love a doggie friend to play with. (and how can you resist those beautiful brown eyes…) Continue reading

Vail Doggie to the rescue..

Holly Walthers rescues dogs. She does it because she cares. She does it because she can. Holly owns Vail Doggie Day Spa and Lodging in Eagle-Vail, Colorado. When one of several local rescue groups, animal shelters or humane societies has a dog or cat they feel is “less adoptable”, they call Holly. Continue reading

breed specific legislation…

Breed-specific legislation is a law or ordinance passed by a legislative body pertaining to a specific breed or breeds of domesticated animals. In practice, it generally refers to laws or ordinances pertaining to a specific dog breed or breeds. Continue reading

a baby girl, siezures and CDKL5….

A good friend of mine’s infant granddaughter was diagnosed recently with CDKL5, a rare genetic neurologic disorder that affects infants and small children around the world.  There is no cure. The International Foundation for CDKL5 Research (IFCR) is the only … Continue reading

40 dogs….

So, for blog the change, and in honor of a milestone birthday, I am pledging to make a small change this year.  I am going to profile 40 dogs during my 40th year and follow them from the shelter to … Continue reading

Blog the Change….

October 15th is the next date for Blog the Change, a challenge from Be the Change for Animals, and I am so excited to be a part of this great event.  I was lucky enough to attend BlogPaws last month … Continue reading

Dutch, Dutchess, Lucy and Rocket…

Thanks to Holly at Vail Doggie Day Spa and Lodging, these dogs, who were labeled difficult or unadoptable, are being socialized and ready for their forever homes. After a difficult beginning, they are truly excited for their second chance for love and happiness! This is the first part in a series about Vail Doggie, Holly and the pets that she helps. Continue reading

less adoptable pet week…

Why “less adoptable pets” RULE! Older pets are mellower – you don’t have to worry about your lamp getting knocked over! Physically challenged pets are often unaffected by their handicap – but you still look like a hero! With “bad … Continue reading

introducing Harvey….

Every Home Needs a Harvey

Every home needs a Harvey…..
Harvey is the dog that does it all!!!!
The shelter dog extraordinare!!!
Bring Harvey home today…
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become a fan, help a dog…

More than 4 million dogs wind up in shelters and rescue groups each year. And most of them are over the age of three. Don’t pity a shelter dog, adopt one. Join the PEDIGREE Adoption Drive to help feed shelter … Continue reading