As a child, I helped others by volunteering with an animal shelter, giving away my old clothes and being kind to my schoolmates. As I grew, my circle of compassion expanded to include more and more individuals in need. Among all the issues in the world, I found the plight of nonhuman animals particularly compelling.
How divine are these please!? Imagine artist Denise Fiedler in San Francisco collaging her life away!
The frontier land in the desert, the last bit of North American soil and rocks, the tall cliffs is where the greenish Rio Grande calmly slithers against the massive mountains separating the two lands, Mexico and the USA.
"I wasn't sure what to expect from this poor boy and was preparing myself for a very lethargic and slow moving pup. Well, to my utter surprise, in walks Adalard, nub wagging, bounce in his step, and ready to receive and give love."
With so many of us animal lovers and pet owners out there, shouldn't we be including our furry friends among our top priorities for the new year?
We haven't had a lot of dogs over the years. Never more than two at a time. Our last Christmas dog was Rinaldo. It is our wont to go Christmas week ...
The new governor of Alexandria in Egypt, on his first day in office, ordered that the streets be culled of stray dogs. Ruthlessly, these innocent animals were gunned down one by one in a horrible massacre.
This holiday season take time to be grateful for your blessings while giving the gift of time or money to those who need it most. You may or may not know them but they are out there and a part of our community -- the world community.
Sure, they're more work than cats. Sure, they make bigger messes (and bigger poops). Sure, they eat more. But they also have bigger hearts. They just want to love and be loved. And really, what is easier than that in this life? What other species wants love and only love, nothing in return?
Every day is Earth Day, folks. Making the U.S. a global clean energy leader will ensure a heck of a lot more jobs, and a clean, safe future.
The little dog with the satellite ears came to us from Los Angeles County's Lancaster Shelter. From the minute she placed her paws with the pink painted nails on the shelter bars and grabbed my finger, we knew we'd be taking her home.
Felines are unique creatures. Your cat's physiology is distinctive, as are her nutritional requirements. Even the way her body is constructed -- her incredible physical flexibility -- is distinct from most other creatures.
Christmas is almost here! Are you guys ready? I just have wrapping left to do... that's more than I can usually say. Well, these animals are ready! They have their special festive hats, trees picked out and are willing and able to help you 'decorate.' Do your animals love to celebrate the holidays? I know my dog has her Christmas jammies picked out. :)
Luckily, United Airlines is making an effort to comfort weary and frantic passengers with the help of social media and some super special, super cuddly helpers. Their #UnitedPaws campaign aims to ease travelers with pet-therapy at some of the busiest airports this holiday season.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon ...
As an adult, I hear a lot about the stress of the holidays, from shopping and wrapping presents to travel plans and getting holiday cards done in ...