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January 31, 2016 6PM

January 31, 2016 6PM This was to be Mongo’s time of death. BUT WE FLIPPED THE SCRIPT. Instead of it being his last day on Earth, it was the first day of a bright new beginning. Mongo, now named Asher, which means happy, blessed, and fortunate, is a large, goofy...

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A Tribute

“My Dog” My dearest, sweetest Josey, When I tell people about losing you, I have to say “My dog died”. But how do I make them understand that I haven’t just lost a dog?   I’ve lost a best friend, a sister, a protector, a confidant, a daughter, a nanny.   I will NEVER...

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The Story of Rafa

Rafa wasn't always known as Rafa.  The day that he was carelessly dropped off at ACCT like a piece of unwanted trash, he was known as Benji.  ACCT is Philadelphia's only intake facility for all strays and owner surrenders.  Due to very limited space, ACCT is still a...

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Whew! What a day…

Today was doomed.  Here's what I knew going into today:  Robyn was going on Day 3 of a horrible stomach virus and most likely would not be able to work.  Jessica was stranded at a client's house!  She was house sitting for a client when,  during the storm last night,...

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AAAHHHH!!!!

That's me screaming in anger and frustration!                          The day after my Puppy Mill blog, I went into Petco for dog food.  A perfectly nice woman struck up a conversation as we shopped for dog food and I shared kisses and snuggles with her sweet dog. ...

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A tribute to Volunteers – Thank you All so much…

TENDER HEARTS (A Tribute to Volunteers) By Dee Clair I greet each day inside my cage And wait for God to write my page I wonder if you’ll come today? And let me feel the light of day My whole life has been dark with pain And those who caused it--what did they gain?...

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What is a Puppy Mill?

Puppy mills are cramped, crude and filthy places where unhealthy, sickly, sometimes genetically deficient dogs are bred solely for profit. Dogs are bred from the first time they come into heat until they die. Females are bred every cycle and often to multiple males in...

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Do my pets really need dental care?

Absolutely. So many people still underestimate the importance of their pet's dental health.  The American Veterinary Dental Society recently estimated 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show signs of oral and dental disease by age 3.  Regular dental care by way of brushing,...

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Newest Member of the CCPS Family – Lazarus

This cutie-patootie is what looks like a Poodle-Bichon mix.  It's a guess as my client rescued him years ago after he'd been found wandering the streets.  He is just the sweetest thing and a wonderful companion for my elderly client whose husband passed away several...

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