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The Satos

Today another plane came in from Puerto Rico. This one carried 140 dogs. Most of them were Satos – street dogs.  Puerto Rico has a massive stray dog population.  Many are abandoned on a part of the island called Dead Dog Beach. And with the abandonment cruelty also is present. Some dogs starve.  Some succumb … Continue reading

Wings of Rescue

Recently, countless dogs and cats have been flying in from Texas and Florida. (See last Mutts – In the News: Hundreds of Dogs Fly to New Jersey) And they’re still coming in! St. Hubert’s, in Madison, New Jersey, is now unloading animals from Puerto Rico. Then, volunteers are filling empty crates with water, food, diapers … Continue reading

In the News: Hundreds of Dogs Fly to New Jersey

  As August was ending, The Wings of Rescue took off from Texas for Morristown, New Jersey with a plane full of shelter dogs.At 10:00 PM, wheels were on the ground and volunteers helped unload this precious cargo. First off was Roscoe, a brown and white mix who was all lover boy. By midnight, they … Continue reading

The Stork Has Landed

Remember Figi.  She’s a Portuguese Water Dog champion of previous Mutts fame. (See An Interview with a Champion and Just Fooling.) Figi and Moose — another Portuguese Water Dog champion — have welcomed nine future champions to be. There’s Cherry Pie. And Key Lime Pie. Don’t forget Chips Ahoy. All of them sweet.  All are … Continue reading

Creatures of the Night

It’s midnight. It rained all day and Penelope has refused to go out. Finally, the rain has stopped, so I coaxed her out, hoping that I wouldn’t find a surprise in the morning. This is the hour that I hear bumps in the night.  Bears have been spotted in my town, foxes in my yard, … Continue reading