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  • Dogcott the Olympics

    from Travel, She Wrote

    Thursday February 6th, 2014 at 08:18 AM


    people make all kinds of stupid, mean and unintentionally wrong remarks on Facebook and the Internet, about gay people, about dogs, about pit bulls in particular and more

    I am noticing that people use pit bull when they want to indicate a mean or scary or even a big dog. for instance, one author I read wrote about her friend being able to wrestle a 160 pound pit bull. this was in a book. i wrote to the person and told her that there aint no such thing. that pit bulls, aka American Pit Bull...

  • Romantic places for V-day

    from Travel, She Wrote

    Wednesday February 5th, 2014 at 06:30 AM


    Most romantic towns and some of them are pet friendly too

    I would add Carmel, Mendocino and Napa to this list, too (in terms of romantic AND pet friendly).

    No. 5 San Luis Obispo, CA

    With mild year-round weather, fewer crowds, and affordable prices (at least compared to L.A. and San Francisco), this central-coastcollege town embodies California mellow, making for easy romance. It also offers easy access to great wine country (thinkSideways), laid-back Pismo Beach, and the grandeur of Hearst...

  • Chocolate & Dogs

    from Travel, She Wrote

    Tuesday February 4th, 2014 at 06:24 AM

    Valentines Day is almost here and you are looking for unique ways to celebrate it not only with your loved ones, but also with your biggest admirers your dogs!

    Over 35 million people will receive heart shaped chocolate boxes this Valentines making it the busiest day for veterinarians to field calls and treat chocolate poisoning in dogs.

    Dogs, like people, love chocolate. Unfortunately for mans best friend, chocolate is toxic and can cause severe poisoning and even death. Thats because...

  • Hector’s surgery

    from Travel, She Wrote

    Friday January 31st, 2014 at 05:30 AM


    Please send your positive thoughts, love, prayers to Hector the pit bull today, he is having surgery and to his family, Roo and Clara Yori.

    Hector is scheduled to have a bone-marrow aspiration taken sometime after 10:30 a.m. He may also have his spleen removed depending on the results of the advanced diagnostics he will undergo.

    In addition to the recent medical concerns, Hector had faced issues related to his dog-fighting past by battling babesia, an infection of the blood that is often...

  • how to talk to media about pit bulls

    from Travel, She Wrote

    Thursday January 30th, 2014 at 09:37 AM


    great discussion on pit bulletin legal news radio with Cathy Rosenthal

    we have to not be emotional about these issues, just provide the info so people can feel that they are part of solving the problem (in the letter below I used her techniques for always associating pit bulls with positive, and reframing the question to educating people about dog bites and more.


    letter to respond to:


  • Love bites

    from Travel, She Wrote

    Monday January 27th, 2014 at 12:48 PM


    love bites. Ok not talking about vampire romances or zombies dating. Am talking about the fact that there are people who get love marks on their necks (and other body parts) and I cannot think of the name of them at the moment. That is how out of touch I am with a love life.

    My day revolves around a certain dog who wanted an encounter with a skunk this morning. No, thanks. Been there, done that. And in Cici-ville, you know all is upside down since that is her perspective from lying on her back...

  • Do NOT kill these dogs!

    from Travel, She Wrote

    Friday January 24th, 2014 at 05:04 AM


    Please share, lend your voice and tell Santa Ana supervisors in Orange County, California not to destroy ANY dog fighting dogs. They are having a meeting in a few days, January 28, and want to just kill all the dogs that have been seized from dog fighting rings. Write them off as dangerous, vicious and be done with the dogs. THIS IS NOT OK.

    All of the former Michael Vick dogs are living role models and testimony to the idea that ALL of these dogs deserve a Second Chance at LIFE. It is not the...

  • Ageless Dogma

    from Travel, She Wrote

    Tuesday January 21st, 2014 at 11:10 AM


    Interview with author Annette Cain and her dog Pepper co-authors of Ageless Dogma:A Dogs Life Guide to Staying Young

    tell us more about Pepper, how old is she? when did you get her? did you adopt her from a shelter, rescue her or get her from a breeder or ??

    Pepper is coming up on her 10th birthday (4-15). However, she still thinks shes two! She was one of 18 puppies (2 moms, same dad) from my friends dogs. My husband and I decided it was time to grow our family, so we took Pepper (aka Pep)...

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