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“If You See A Risk And Walk Away…

Then hope you never have to say, I could have saved a life that day, But I chose to look the other way.” From a poem by Don Merrill, “I Chose To Look The Other Way.” by Anna Cooke, Editor-in-Chief of The New Barker dog magazine. We have a problem in this state. Call it whatever… Continue reading “If You See A Risk And Walk Away…

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Every Dog Happens For A Reason.

Meet Angel, the newest addition to The New Barker staff. Like Bailey, the dog in the movie A Dog’s Purpose,  we’re clueless as to what Angel’s purpose is at the moment. We’re not even certain what compelled us to adopt a puppy at this stage in our lives. It’s been 18 years since we’ve raised one, and evidently our… Continue reading Every Dog Happens For A Reason.

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A Christmas Miracle.

The holidays may be over, but the spirit of the season of giving and hope lives on in this dog story. Miami-Dade Animal Services (MDAS) is a loud place, often crowded with more dogs than space. Macho was one of the lucky ones. On December 12, volunteers from a West Palm Beach rescue group, Feeling… Continue reading A Christmas Miracle.