Anger Won’t Keep the Dogs From Dying
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Anger Won’t Keep the Dogs From Dying

Okay, the first thing I need you to do before you read this post is park your anger somewhere. You’ll need to set it aside and listen with an open mind and heart. And remember that anger won’t solve this problem. Hate won’t help you either. When we finally exited off the beautiful Natchez Trace…

What Money and Support Can Do When It Comes to Saving Dogs
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What Money and Support Can Do When It Comes to Saving Dogs

Only an hour from Corinth where they are struggling to raise money for the shelter by sitting outside the supermarket collecting donations is a beautiful, brand-new 2 million dollar shelter teeming with staff and resources. Tupelo-Lee Humane Society is blessed with

Raising the Roof at Corinth-Alcorn
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Raising the Roof at Corinth-Alcorn

“What people need to understand is that they aren’t collectibles.” This was a comment made by Corinth City’s ACO, Stephen, in reference to the number of pit bulls that populate the shelter and that he picks up in his work. “They all want certain colors. They should get a box of crayons.” We met Stephen…

Moving Puppies Out of the Midsouth
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Moving Puppies Out of the Midsouth

After spending part of our day at the Ripley Trade Market nightmare, it was wonderful to spend some time with Meridith Perry, the president of Midsouth Animal Welfare Foundation, whose rescue partners with OPH(our rescue) in Mississippi to save dogs. Blond, petite, and determined, Meridith has never known a time when she wasn’t rescuing animals….

Purebred Puppies for Sale Cheap – Believe it or Not
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Purebred Puppies for Sale Cheap – Believe it or Not

As we drove towards Ripley, MS, I really didn’t believe the Monday Trade Market could be as it was described by several area shelter directors. They had to be exaggerating. Nancy and I surveyed the barren landscape of the drive between TN and Ripley, MS and joked on Facebook – “We’re headed to Ripley- believe…

Headed South to Meet Some Dogs and Some Heroes
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Headed South to Meet Some Dogs and Some Heroes

We are headed south today. There were snowflakes falling as I walked Fanny for the last time, assuring her that she would see me in ten days, but knowing my absence will be hard on her. I am hoping it will be warmer where we are going. Our schedule is full and what was originally…