Pat’s Blog

Coronavirus Crazy Times at Peaceable Paws 7

What better time to resurrect my long-lost blog efforts than during coronavirus self-isolation? I know that many of you are also shut in with your dogs – so you might actually have time to read a blog or two as well!! I realize how fortunate I am to be “stuck” on our 80-acre farm with our dogs and other animals (it’s not like I spend a lot of time on city streets anyway) as opposed to shut up in an apartment somewhere . But Peaceable Paws is completely shut down for now, and I do miss the interaction with my […]

No-Kill Animal Abusers 5

No-Kill Animal Abusers This week a Friend on Facebook posted a link to an animal cruelty case involving a “so-called no-kill” “rescue” organization, the Humane Sanctuary of Kinsman, Ohio, that had (allegedly) badly neglected the animals under its care. On Friday, February 12, 2010 the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County (AWLTC), the county sheriff’s department and other agencies executed a search warrant at this facility and impounded one hundred sixty-two dogs, 18 cats, two horses and multiple fowl and chickens. The woman (not) caring for the animals has been charged with nearly 200 counts of animal cruelty. The photos […]

A Blogger Virgin 2

Well lookee here – I’m actually doing this! It’s exciting to have a place of my very own where I can share thoughts and events on the spur of the moment without worrying about pleasing an editor, thinking up topics a month in advance, or complying with word counts. I’ve procrastinated on this because it feels like a relationship commitment and I don’t want to risk not fulfilling my end of the bargain. And because I had to figure out how this darn blog-thing works – I’m not the most computer-savvy dog trainer. I expect my blogs to run the […]