My First Rescue Transport

Those of you that know me know that I have a huge love for animals, sometimes even more so than people. I have always volunteered time to help rescue groups but the work I did was all virtual, creating websites, helping with social media, donating money, etc. I did volunteer at my local animal shelter for a while but I really didn’t feel like I was doing anything of value there. Of course the cats and dogs probably enjoyed my company but I really wanted to do more. So last … Read more

Kong to the Rescue!

What is Kong? How is it going to resuce me or anyone for that matter? Well it’s not really going to rescue you or even your friends, but it does provide Animal Rescue Groups and Shelters with some much needed toys to occupy their dogs for a while. So what you say! There are many companies that sell toys for dogs, what is so special about Kong? You are correct! There are plenty of companies that make and sell toys for dogs. But the Kong company also thinks about those dogs … Read more

Last Chance for Needy Animals

Last Chance for Needy Animals

I don’t usually post websites that I have developed on here, but this one is a very different type of website and I thought I would share it with you. My friends over at NorCal GSP Rescue had asked me quite a while ago if I could donate hosting for a needy charity. Of course since it had to do with animal rescue there was not even a second thought. I setup space on one of my dedicated servers and moved the site over. That was it until recently when … Read more

BLOGGERS UNITE – WEDNESDAY 28 JANUARY – CPSIA BLOG-IN

Sorry for getting this out there late, but better late than never! As parents and concerned citizens I’m sure most of us at one time or another have been confronted with the question of lead poisoning. But have you asked yourself what your government is doing to protect your children from lead contained in toys? The answer? They’re banning toys, taking books from schools and libraries, hurting low income families, killing entrepreneurial spirit and risking putting the economy in an even greater depression than we’ve seen in decades. I’d like … Read more

Bronx Zoo in need…

Governor Paterson has proposed cuts to the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums in NY state. This funding (ZBGA) has been in place for over 30 years and was created to make sure that our zoos, gardens, aquariums all have funding in hard economic times. Now Governor Paterson wants to cut this funding by 55% this year and 100% next year. This is not the time for these cuts, if ever there was a hard economic time it is now! All 76 organizations will be affected by the elimination of the … Read more