It’s time for another shelter tour! This time we’re headed to five states with ten, possibly eleven stops, so it’ll be a lot of driving and a lot of gathering stories, meeting heroes, and of course, hanging out with adoptable

Progress is progress. That’s what Nancy said to me when we got back in the car after our visit to Mississippi Animal Rescue League in Jackson. It’s still a tough place for me, but I also found a lot of

Midsouth Animal Welfare Foundation is a foster-based rescue rising to the challenge of rescue in a county that has no animal services. There are no municipal shelters in Mississippi, and in many of the counties, there aren’t Animal Control Officers.

I believe that everyone can do something. Often I hear from people who thank me for fostering and traveling to shelters. They say they could never do what I do. And that’s okay. Because they don’t need to. Fostering multiple

After our day with All 4s in Memphis, we were dirty and tired but we still had one more stop—Horn Lake Animal Shelter. We were headed there because of a woman named Julia who had contacted me shortly before we

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

“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.

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.