Video: “Kiss the Animals Goodbye,” Life in a Kill Shelter

WARNING: This video contains disturbing scenes.

We talk a lot about working toward a no-kill future, where animals coming into shelters aren’t in danger of being euthanized because they are unadoptable or because there’s simply no room for them. For instance, . . .

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Does This Writer Get Dog Etiquette Right?


Leashes are important where dogs and strangers come in contact
Photo by Jennifer, Milford

Yesterday, the Arts and Entertainment website SFist (about San Francisco), took on an important topic during “Etiquette Week” in an article entitled. . .

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“I just can’t believe I didn’t get one sooner!”: The Orvis Tempur-Pedic Dog Bed

One of the Orvis products I’ve come to depend on is the Orvis Tempur-Pedic Deep Dish Dog Bed (item 4X99). As the proud parent of a 16-year-old German shepherd mix, it’s all about making him comfortable at this point. The Tempur-Pedic material is perfect for his poor, arthritic hips, while still being soft enough that he loves sleeping on it. All day. Which, at his age, he’s earned the right to do.

I’ll be the first to admit that I had a hard time convincing myself that my dog needed a Tempur-Pedic mattress, but we didn’t have it long before it became obvious that there really is no substitute for it, especially for an older dog like mine. Best of all, it still holds its shape just like the first day I brought it home. I just can’t believe I didn’t get one sooner!

Click here to read more about the Orvis Tempurpedic Dog Bed and get one for your best friend!

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