I’ve all the time beloved canine, and all the time will. I grew up in a pet-loving household that included cats, rabbits, and a beautiful Collie combine named Suzie Canine, whom my lovely brothers and I adored. Then there was Bianca. Howard and I beloved this excellent lady utterly and have been devastated when she died in 2012. Our love for her led me to accentuate my rescue work and to dream Bianca’s Furry Pals Adoption Heart into being. She is my muse and inspiration. I really like this photograph of the three of us on the purple carpet.
I anticipate that sometime I’ll have one other doggy in my residence, however for now I’m very glad to encourage accountable pet individuals to contemplate adopting canine like Drake, Al, Ruby, Dune, and Esme, every deserving of affection, companionship, and to be the Canine Star, like Sirius, in some fortunate household’s life.
And right here’s a reminder: Most of the time, cats and canine could be finest buddies. The truth is, for my adopters who’ve launched a brand new kitten to a resident canine who has recognized or been round cats, it has it has all the time labored out fantastically. Two of my favorites are Marble, who was adopted as a kitten in 2018 (pictured under left along with her pooch pal) and one of many divine marshmallow kittens, Coco Marshmallow, along with her 70-pound Pittie brother, Hooch. If solely everybody on the planet may get alongside this effectively.
And don’t neglect to have a good time Nationwide Mutt Day on July 31, and the very subsequent day, get out the paper hats and ice cream to mark DOGust 1st, launched by Animal League America in 2014 because the common birthday for all shelter canine.
P.S. In case you’re questioning how I met darling Drake, it was throughout a photograph shoot for North Shore Animal League America’s 2023 Calendar. (I can’t imagine we’re already greater than midway via 2022!) I used to be thrilled to spend time with a number of the most fantastic canine and cats on this planet, together with a number of acquainted faces like my current tuxedo nuggets and beautiful Mama Stella Marshmallow — and all for such an ideal trigger! Internet proceeds from the sale of this calendar will assist the work at NSALA for years to come back. I promise to maintain you posted about the best way to order yours as quickly as particulars can be found.