Tag: Dogs

Oklahoma Woman Reunited with Lost Dog After Tornado

May 21, 2013

While being interviewed by reporters after the tornado that struck Oklahoma City, a woman unexpectedly found her lost dog in the rubble. In the midst of a tragedy such as…

Celebrating Canines is Part of My Anti-burnout Regimen

April 19, 2013

Working to protect animals is emotionally draining and people often ask us how we continue to do this work without burning out. The fact is: some of us do burn…

Animals Shouldn’t Sit in Cages While an Animal Cruelty Case Drags On

October 15, 2012
When finally seized by law enforcement, animals who have been abused and neglected by their owners should not sit in cages for months while the defendant’s criminal case drags on.

Sharing our Stories

September 28, 2011

Well, it’s my turn to blog again, and I seem to be a bit of one-trick pony these days (pardon the speciesist expression), so here I go again, writing about…

Ben’s Cruise Helps Animals, Rain or Shine!

September 22, 2011

No one can deny that this year’s Little Ben’s Cruise for Compassion started with a bang–well, a bang followed up with strong winds and buckets and buckets of rain. Catch…

Today is Take Your Dog to Work Day!

June 24, 2011

Today is Pet Sitters International’s Take Your Dog To Work Day®, an annual event created  to celebrate the humane-canine bond and promote animal adoption. On this special day businesses around…

Paws for a Cause

November 3, 2010
Animal Legal Defense Fund supporters Michelle and Larry Kownacki, owners of Paws pet boutique in Annapolis, Maryland and guardians of Ben, a little Jack Russell terrier who was rescued by the Animal Legal Defense Fund after a lifetime of suffering in horrific conditions by convicted animal abuser Barbara Woodley, are throwing a party on 11/11--with a goal of raising $11,000 for ALDF!

Sophie’s Blue Eyes

May 13, 2010
Sophie lost her battle to cancer last week. I miss her terribly, I miss her blue eyes following me everywhere, I miss her nudging me at the end of the day after everyone else in the house has gotten their needs met and have long gone to bed.

A Dog’s Life

December 3, 2009
Jozie has taught me a lot about life in our time together. I don't know how much time she has left with us, but she's making the most of it, and so will I.

Cruise With Your Canine Companion and Dance With the Stars

September 14, 2009
Cruise with your canine companion aboard Watermark's Harbor Queen on Friday, September 18, at Little Ben's Fourth Annual Cruise for Compassion fundraiser in Annapolis, Maryland. This annual event hosted by Michelle and Larry Kownacki, owners of Paws pet boutique, is an evening filled with music, food, fun and an out-of-this-world silent auction.

Dog Haiku

September 8, 2009
While there are always many important issues to blog about here at ALDF, once in awhile, especially during these dog days of summer, a little levity seems warranted. So please accept this post in that vein.

Obama Family Makes Plans for New Pooch

March 6, 2009
Everyone is eager to hear the final word on the Obama family's new dog, and it looks like we’ll get the chance in mid-April.

How Does ALDF Celebrate Halloween?

October 31, 2008

With costumes and cupcakes, of course! Here are a few photo highlights of our Halloween festivities.

Ben’s “Cruise for Compassion” Raises $10,500 for ALDF

October 10, 2008

After a lifetime of suffering in horrific conditions on the property of convicted animal abusers in the small town of Sanford, North Carolina, a Jack Russell Terrier named Ben who…

In Search Of Snoopy!

September 10, 2008

As you may know from my biography on this blog (which features a picture of me with Dylan, a precocious one-and-a-half-year-old golden retriever), my girlfriend Kirsten and I are proud…

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