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A Bed For Every Shelter Dog.

Cold weather in Florida, with recent record-breaking temperatures hitting freezing or below in some areas, has a strange way of motivating Floridians. What began with a simple post on a personal Facebook page has blossomed into a full-blown movement, proving once again, that there is good in this world. While visiting a couple of shelters… Continue reading A Bed For Every Shelter Dog.


The Truth Will Always Be The Truth. Even If No One Believes It.

Today is the last day of October. Just a reminder: October is Adopt A Shelter Pet month AND Domestic Violence Awareness month. Let’s not forget these two important issues. There is a strong correlation between animal cruelty and violence against people. St. Petersburg, Florida’s CASA set to open a Pet Kennel and THE NEW BARKER visited. (No graphic photos).


What A Difference A Day Makes.

Dogs transforming the lives of humans by serving those who cannot see, and those who have seen too much. words by Anna Cooke – photography by Laura Allen Studios. Anna Wintour, Vogue magazine‚Äôs editor-in-chief, believes that fashion goes in only one direction, and that is forward. PJ, a yellow Labrador Retriever, is as fashion-forward thinking… Continue reading What A Difference A Day Makes.