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Transport Day

Josephine Bennett - Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 4:30pm

Its 7:00 on a Saturday morning and I’m up feeding and walking dogs. In our house that’s no small task because at any given time there might be as many as five. No, I’m not a dog hoarder I'm a dog foster. In addition to...

I Bought A Dog

Josephine Bennett - Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:50pm

When you work in animal rescue buying a dog is frowned upon, but there's always an exceptioto the rule

My Temporary Dog, Adventures in Fostering

Josephine Bennett - Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 5:28pm

This week I put Turnip on a transport van bound for Maine. A month ago I was picking him up at Macon Bibb County Animal Welfare and taking him home. Turnip, the name given to him in the shelter, spent a month in our...

The Empty Nest is Full of Fur

Josephine Bennett - Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 2:57pm

When our Boston Terrier Betsy died in 2010, I swore we would never get another dog. With one child in college and another close to graduating high school I could taste freedom. I pictured my husband and I taking trips...

Horses, Cows, Cats and Dogs: Protect Your Animals From The Bitter Cold

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 6:30am

Since animals have fur, we assume they don't need protection from single digit temperatures. They do! Plus the protective measures are easy to implement. Georgia’s Department of Agriculture offers these tips on how to...

A Costume Party With Alpacas - Why Not?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:37pm

Here’s your chance to trick-or-treat with alpacas this Halloween weekend. Yes you can do that!The Royal Alpaca Challenge is hosting a trick-or-treat, costume contest and obstacle course competition starting at...

How To Adopt Your New Pet From A Local Animal Shelter

Rebecca Guinn - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 2:46pm

The Bibb Animal Shelter in Macon is scrambling to find homes for their animals following a quarantine which was recently lifted. If you are interested in adopting a pet, head to the shelter's website. In this post,...

How to Help Pets During Emergencies and Disasters

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 3:13pm

September is National Preparedness month. Most people know how to handle a human emergency but they don’t know how to help animals in trouble. They are ill equipped to assist hurt stray animals when they encounter...

How Your Dog Reflects Your Personality!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, August 4, 2014 - 1:40pm

There have been many scientific studies that link one's personality to a certain breed of dog. Also, that most choose a dog that resemble themselves.If you are a dog owner, would you say the above is true? ...

Pet-Friendly Run to End Domestic Violence

Cheryl Wollner - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 5:51am

Attention all dog lovers, runners, and anyone supporting the cause of ending domestic violence, Ahimsa House’s Walk Wag ’N Run event may be for you. This annual 5k run will take place Saturday August 23rd at Lenox Park...

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