Month: August 2010

Elvis and a Pit Bull

In recent days I have exchanged emails with two different people whom I respect. One conversation was about Elvis Presley, the other about Pit Bulls, yet they both shared common themes: prejudice, misconception and the role the media and community have in perpetuating myths. Elvis Presley was a heartthrob when

Having Money Problems? Don’t Kick the Dog Out Before You Read This!

One of the most common “reasons” given for owner surrenders to kill shelters in the US is “I can’t afford my pet anymore”.  The US economy being what it is, it is understandable that pet owners are feeling a real pinch in their wallets. Jobs are scarce, people are losing