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Hanging Out at Blogpaws

Up For Pups! launched its first performance this week at the BlogPaws conference in Denver, CO. Despite some technical difficulties, the feedback we received is that everyone enjoyed the performance and “got” the message about puppy mills and volunteering to reduce the suffering. Continue reading

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Dogs: The Great Friend-makers

I was standing on my dad’s front lawn the other day, tossing some balls for my foster dog and chatting with a neighbor, when a guy walked up with a dog we recognized. This guy, however, wasn’t the dog’s parent. … Continue reading

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Welcome, Happy Tails Books Visitors!

If you came here from the Happy Tails Books newsletter today, thanks for playing my game! (If you didn’t, the game was that if people come here and email me the topic of this blog, I’ll enter them in a … Continue reading

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My Head + Wood Floor = Ouch

Okay, so aerial fabric (also known as “aerial tissue”) is dangerous. Though I’m still waiting for music composed for my animal advocacy aerial performance  by Marilyn Milano, I know that the first approx. 1 1/2 minutes is going to be … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t It Be Fun?

Upon more carefully considering what would draw people in, I started thinking about my history as a pet owner, and I realized that I was guilty of the same irresponsible practices for which I’m always admonishing others. As a teen, I bought all sorts of exotic animals at pet shops (an iguana, a chinchilla, etc.) and then when the honeymoon wore off, I dumped them on my mom. How terrible! Not only that I bought animals at a pet shop, animals that shouldn’t be pets to begin with, but then I abandoned them. This is exactly what others have done to the dogs I foster now. How ignorant I was! Continue reading

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This is it…

Yep – just me and my pup, Bill, living the dream (my husband, Dylan, has got a real job, so I guess he’ll just be jumping on the tour bus when he has time). Wish me luck and write me if you have any leads or would like me to come to an auditorium near you! Continue reading

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