Tag: Dogs

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…

Dogs Rescued in Landmark Legal Case Have Something to Wag About at Third Annual Annapolis Cruise Fundraiser

September 5, 2008
Victims of North Carolina Animal Hoarders Celebrate New Life with Maryland Adoptive Families

Did Leona Know?

August 25, 2008
When Leona Helmsley left her $5-8 billion estate to help dogs, did she know its impact?

Rescued Ben Continues to Cruise Thanks to ALDF

August 13, 2008

This is it! The 3rd Annual Little Ben’s Big “Cruise for Compassion” Fundraiser to benefit Animal Legal Defense Fund Who is Ben you ask? Ben is a little Jack Russell…


July 11, 2008

Everybody loves Shadow. They can’t help themselves. He’s a big ole’ bear of a dog and sweet as can be. Unless, of course, you’re a Chihuahua, or Chew Wow!Wow!, as…

Life With Phantom

April 21, 2008

How can I write about my 11 years with Phantom without sounding cliché? Stories of unconditional love, devotion, trust and companionship are part of the fabric of life for those…

A Labor of Love

March 17, 2008

The other day, my mother called me in need of some advice. Some friends of hers had just adopted a 3-year old dog named Toby from their local animal shelter,…

A Family for Gigi

November 5, 2007

Gigi, our family toy poodle, and I were inseparable growing up. She was in my family nearly a year before I was born, so she was a constant in my…

A Scary Sight

October 29, 2007

My mother called a couple of weeks ago to let me know that their dog would have a new Halloween costume in 2007. After several stints as Count Dracula ("he…

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