Dear Friends and Animal Lovers, I’m overwhelmingly motivated to share this article with you. I have to admit that I didn’t like what I read at first. But if you absorb it all, you’ll get this number one fact: Without
If I Knew Then … #4 (Part 1) from Charlie Bear
Charlie Bear here with Post #4 on Sharing My Story (Part 1). This is #3 that you, my loyal readers, wanted to hear about: Tips on how to love a difficult dog.We’ve been talking about going back in time, and
If I Knew Then…(Part 2)
B.J. here again before Charlie Bear adds his ten cents. If I knew then what I know now…well, I’ll let you be the judge of the outcome. Before Charlie Bear came to live with us in October of 2010 we
Do You Know These Tips?
Charlie Bear here. In the Best Friends magazine there was a sidebar on: Tips for Adopting Your Own Best Family Dog I thought they were pretty cool, so I’m going to put them in here for you to read. 1.
Do You Ever Look Back?
Charlie Bear here. This month I’m going to be five. Back when I was just one, if you had asked my rescuer Ryo and my foster mom Sara if I’d make it to five, they’d have said it was unlikely.
Happy Dog…Happy Human?
Charlie Bear here. This will be me after I eat turkey later today: But before I do that, here are three things I am thankful for today: 1. My rescuer — Ryo. Without her loving kindness at plucking me out
Have You Seen This Hidden Treasure?
Charlie Bear here. I bet there are lots of you out there who adopted a rescue dog like me, or maybe a shelter dog like in the cartoon. Tell us about your furry friend. How does he/she make your life
What Does an Early Christmas Bring?
Charlie Bear here with some exciting news. Christmas is coming early for Mom Peep this year. She leaves today to fly all the way across the United States (well, from California to Wisconsin is almost all the way across) to
Who Knows a Shelter Dog?
Charlie Bear here. October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, the time when shelters promote adoption in full force, but I’d say they’re always promoting adoption in full force. And why wouldn’t they? Shelters are overcrowded, with many animals in need of loving homes.
What’s Up With Dogs on the Bus?
Charlie Bear here. I’ve never been on a bus. Have you? Mom Peep’s friend Kimi Yokota is a puppy raiser for CCI Canine Companions for Independence. Thanks, Kimi, for letting me share one of your outings. The OCTA Service Animal Training is held once a