Hotel Dogs

Everyone likes to have a little souvenir from vacations and trips. Now, one hotel in New Mexico is hoping that keepsake is a new dog. The Aloft Hotel in Albuquerque has dogs available for adoption in their lobby. Many hotels now have greeter dogs to welcome guests, but it is believed this is the first…

Tanks for the Memories

Every foster dog finds its way into your heart. Even the ones like Tank. Tank was a special case from the beginning. He came into our lives as a stray at Kitsap Humane Society where he was literally minutes from death when I pulled him from the shelter and took him home. That was the…

Good dog gone bad

Cooper is a goofily handsome, 3-year-old Irish Wolfhound mix who¬†does a good sit and generally walks well on a leash. He also attacked his owner’s teenage son, biting him hard enough to require 16 stitches to the boy’s face. So, what happened? Like so many situations like this, the details are sketchy at best. The…

Adoption Day: One Year Later

One year ago this past weekend I traveled four hours through a wind and snowstorm from Boise, ID, to Elko, Nevada to pick up a stray dog. I had only seen a couple bad pictures of the guy. He was a wild looking mess of a dog, mostly German Shepherd with a little something else…