What “Adopt Don’t Shop” and Art have in Common

What “Adopt Don’t Shop” and Art have in Common

James has always loved two things: art and dogs. By day, James works as a graphic designer, and by night James sketches the rescue dogs his friends adopt.  He gifts the sketches to his friends, his way of thanking them for adopting a rescue dog instead shopping for a...
Meet the Man behind “Pariah Dog,” the Film.

Meet the Man behind “Pariah Dog,” the Film.

I first heard about the Pariah Dog film on Facebook. Like most of us in the Indian dog-saving world, I was over the moon.  I had quit my job and moved from San Francisco to India in 2012, to do whatever I could to help the street dogs of Dharamsala, otherwise known as...
Canine PTSD: Does your dog have it?

Canine PTSD: Does your dog have it?

When it comes to dogs, I’m not really very good at planned parenthood. Like most of the best things in life tend to be, Batuk was unexpected. In 2012, I spent 4 months living in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains in Dharamsala, volunteering for Dharamsala Animal...
How to Camp with your Dog

How to Camp with your Dog

We love our pets. They are a part of the family and leaving them at home when you go on vacations can have you end up feeling guilty.There is one type of vacation that dogs are welcomed and sometimes even encouraged: Camping. Camping and hiking trips are made that...
The Business of Dog Smuggling and How it Works

The Business of Dog Smuggling and How it Works

One of the largest animal welfare issues is the one that most people aren’t aware of: puppy trafficking. As the popularity of pets, dogs in particular, continues to rise, the illegal business of dog smuggling has seen immense growth all across the world,...

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