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My heart hurts

December 17th, 2008 by Heidi

On the day that saw me scanning the news looking to find out if justice would be done for the dogs that suffered at the hands of Carol LaPalme (www.spcamontreal.com) instead I found myself watching a video from the Humane Society on the latest bust that happened just this week:

And reading about the 200+ souls who having been rescued, and looking forward to a brighter future after suffering who knows what at the hands of people, perished in a tragic fire at a Humane Society shelter in Oshawa (www.cbc.ca).

I am not ashamed to admit that there have been tears today; but when I think about the puppy mills I am rather ashamed to belong to a species that can choose to cause such suffering.

A quick post

November 22nd, 2008 by Heidi

Late this afternoon we got a phone call, someone had seen Aspen. We raced over and spoke to the people, they said they had seen him running across their field. We followed a side road and came to another farm with a very nice man who said that we were welcome to wander around his fields as they loved their dogs too. It was -7 and I dread to think what that worked out to with the wind chill; between that and the new moon giving us nothing to see by, we called it a night, but you know we will be out there first thing tomorrow.