Dogs as pets

Kelly's Dog Blog — Dogs of Homeless People

While out walking my dog Griffin earlier this week I saw a homeless guy with a loaded-down shopping cart and a large Pitbull-Mastiff-looking dog in tow. Having five dogs that live in the lap of luxury most days, it is hard for me to fathom what the life of a dog of a homeless person must be like...
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Kelly's Dog Blog — Dogs and Chocolate

People are always warning us about how chocolate can be fatal to dogs. If that was the case, dog fatalities would be off the charts. Around Christmas time 1993, a bowl of Hershey’s Kisses disappeared off our coffee table at our home in Orange County. We knew it was an inside job, as we hadn’t had...
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Kelly's Dog Blog - An Emptier, Quieter House

They say that when your spouse dies, the nights are the most difficult, as you realize you are the only one in your bed. You reach over in the middle of the night and no one is there. With dogs, it’s about food bowls. The first time you set out five, instead of the usual six. I miss my Wrigley...
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Kelly Danek's Dog Blog: It's Never Easy

“We’ve got to get her a puppy,” I kept telling my husband Chuck back in the spring of 2005. At the time, we had a 3-year-old 40-pound rambunctious Boston Terrier named Trudy, who was making life a bit hellacious for our two older dogs, Schnauzers Winnie, 14, and Clive, 12. All the older dogs wanted...
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We're Still Helping Hurricane Harvey Animals

The reporters and cameras are gone, but the struggle continues for pets who were lost, strayed, or abandoned following Hurricane Harvey. The estimated 120 cats, kittens, dogs, and puppies scheduled to arrive in San Diego on Tuesday have been in overcrowded shelters since the Hurricane struck. With...
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Carnival 4 Canines

We're teaming up with Jackie Blue's Rescue Angels for their Third Annual Carnival 4 Canines. Join us Saturday, October 21st from 12 pm to 4 pm at Harry Griffen Park in La Mesa. Carnival 4 Canines is pet-friendly with free admission and includes tons of fun for the whole family including Bounc...
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Wings of Rescue Helping Pets to San Diego

The need for space to care for stray and abandoned pets in the Hurricane Harvey area continues to grow. Wings of Rescue is sending out three plane loads of dogs and cats every day. As you know, the first pets who left Louisiana came to San Diego. Some of them will become available for adoption this...
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