by Finders Keepers Animal Sanctuary
“Very little of the great cruelty shown by men can really be attributed to cruel instinct. Most of it comes from thoughtlessness or inherited habit. The roots of cruelty, therefore, are not so much strong as widespread. But the time must come when inhumanity protected by custom and thoughtlessness will succumb before humanity championed by thought. Let us work that this time may come.”
From Memoirs of Childhood and Youth, 1924
This is a rescue story about a semi-feral puppy, Jack. It is also a story about little things accumulated, and the building of our pack. A few months ago, I watched a documentary, Dog Man, about Dick Russell, a dog trainer from Louisiana. This man made a huge contribution to the dog training field inContinue reading “The House That Jack Built”
This is Harley’s story. At first, I didn’t realize he was so underweight. At 40 lbs, he looked okay, if a little thin, but definitely in much better shape than others we have taken in. His head was huge. Still is. He’s approaching 50 lbs now, and I’ve realized he just has a massive skull.Continue reading “Love Letter to a Death Row Dog”
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