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Fostering is a fifth way to help pets

by Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, guest contributor, Pit Bull Parent • Dec 17 , 2013

Want to make a big impact? Consider fostering. Regular guest blogger, Kirstyn Northrop Cobb, our “Pit Bull Parent” shares why she loves fostering. If you decide to foster, don’t forget to pledge to help pets for a chance to win! Fostering. I love it. There is nothing that I do …

During a visit to my veterinarian for the removal of Bingo’s broken tooth a couple of months ago, she mentioned that she was heading in for surgery on her hand, but she had a sick puppy who needed fostering for a few days. His name was Marco, and he was …

To foster a pet or not – that was the question we posed in our November newsletter survey. Of those who responded, 32% are now fostering. Others said you would consider it (65%), but have never had a foster pet. The reasons? You have never thought of it (13%); you …

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I’ve thought about living rights

by Greg Kincaid, author of A Dog Named Christmas • Nov 12 , 2012

Without really thinking about it, by the time I had reached the ripe old age of 55, I had somehow completed most everything on my so called bucket list — you know, all the things you want to do before you kick the bucket. I don’t remember how most of …

We recently kicked off Foster A Lonely Pet for the Holidays when we encourage people to open their homes and hearts to fostering shelter pets. Many people are nervous about fostering for the first time. I know I was! To help, we’re hosting a special Ask the Experts Q&A! On …

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Home is what it’s all about

by Greg Kincaid, author of A Dog Named Christmas • Nov 05 , 2012

In my most recent novel, A Christmas Home, the main character, a young man named Todd McCray, wonders aloud to his father, George McCray, “Sometimes I feel like I don’t know where I belong.” George answers, “Todd I hope you know that you’ll always belong here with your mom and …

I had a dream several years ago that really gripped me. It was one of those visions-for-a-better world kind of dreams that I just couldn’t shake loose.  It felt like a movie playing out in my mind over and over again. I knew it was possible, but I didn’t know …