Simple Ways To Help Animals This Season

Let’s face it- the holiday season is BUSY. We’re traveling, we’re frantically searching for perfect casserole recipes to bring to family dinners, we’re standing in lines to snag the best deals, we’re tearing through our closets because we just know we have snow pants in there somewhere, we’re trying to figure out how our parentsContinue reading “Simple Ways To Help Animals This Season”

Why I Donate To Your Competition

Because I spend a lot of time on social media and am also connected with quite a few non-profits, I frequently see posts from non-profit founders/volunteers who seem baffled by (or angry about) not receiving the size/quantity of donations they hope for.  Typically, these posts come from newer or smaller organizations that just need some guidance orContinue reading “Why I Donate To Your Competition”

Summer Rescue Rush!

The weeks leading up to and immediately following the 4th of July represent the deadliest time of the year for animals in shelters. Because humans insist on celebrating independence by exploding fireworks across the entire county, terrified dogs and cats find creative and unexpected new ways to escape their homes and thus end up inContinue reading “Summer Rescue Rush!”

If I’m a hero, you can be too.

Last week I circulated a photo of a desperately sad looking dog behind bars at the Orange County Animal Shelter. I was pleading for someone to step in and rescue her from this notoriously overcrowded shelter where, as a non-puppy and a chihuahua (of which this area has far too many) her chances of being killed forContinue reading “If I’m a hero, you can be too.”