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1st January 2014

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Beware the Straw Man →

Excellent article discussing the dangers of using standardized tests to assess the behavior of dogs, since there is a lack of data showing that the tests are reliable or valid.

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27th December 2013

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Nana just wants a best friend. She’s four years old and has been here longer than any other dog in the shelter. We can’t figure out why no one has snatched her up! Nana loves to play with other dogs in play groups but she’s happiest when she’s hanging out and relaxing. She is appreciative for every little bit of affection shown to her and she always says ‘thank you’ with her big, expressive eyes. Want to adopt the sweetest dog in the shelter? Meet Nana!

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Nana just wants a best friend. She’s four years old and has been here longer than any other dog in the shelter. We can’t figure out why no one has snatched her up! Nana loves to play with other dogs in play groups but she’s happiest when she’s hanging out and relaxing. She is appreciative for every little bit of affection shown to her and she always says ‘thank you’ with her big, expressive eyes. Want to adopt the sweetest dog in the shelter? Meet Nana!

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24th November 2013

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#171 Taylor General Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut with WhiteCurrent Size: 34 PoundsCurrent Age: 1 Year (best estimate)Housetrained: Yes**URGENT**TIME IS RUNNING OUT AND THIS DOG NEEDS TO FIND A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOMETHIS DOG IS CURRENTLY IN THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER.SHELTER DOGS ARE ON LIMITED TIME AND GETTING THEM INTO A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME IS CRITICAL.IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ADOPTING THIS DOG, PLEASE CONTACT THE SHELTER DIRECTLY. YOU CAN REACH THE RESCUE DEPARTMENT AT (240) 271-0656 OR RESCUEPROGRAM@MCHUMANE.ORG.IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN FOSTERING THIS DOG THROUGH BULLY PAWS RESCUE, PLEASE FILL OUT A FOSTER APPLICATION ON OUR WEBSITE,WWW.BULLYPAWS.ORG.171 - ID#A381530I am a male, chocolate Pit Bull Terrier.The shelter staff think I am about 1 year old.#171 TAYLORChoc (handsome!) Pit Bull Male 1yr 34lbs.Owner G/U: Moving to an apt. They stated Taylor is VERY friendly with kids (has been around children ages 2-18), LOVES to be rubbed. Good w/dogs + cats. Likes to go for car rides. Active, and is friendly towards strangers. Knows some commands.MCHS EVAL: Amiable, Outgoing. “NICE BOY!!”
#171 Taylor 
General Color: Red/Golden/Orange/Chestnut with White
Current Size: 34 Pounds
Current Age: 1 Year (best estimate)


Housetrained: Yes


**URGENT**
TIME IS RUNNING OUT AND THIS DOG NEEDS TO FIND A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME
THIS DOG IS CURRENTLY IN THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER.
SHELTER DOGS ARE ON LIMITED TIME AND GETTING THEM INTO A FOSTER OR FOREVER HOME IS CRITICAL.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ADOPTING THIS DOG, PLEASE CONTACT THE SHELTER DIRECTLY. YOU CAN REACH THE RESCUE DEPARTMENT AT (240) 271-0656 OR RESCUEPROGRAM@MCHUMANE.ORG.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN FOSTERING THIS DOG THROUGH BULLY PAWS RESCUE, PLEASE FILL OUT A FOSTER APPLICATION ON OUR WEBSITE,WWW.BULLYPAWS.ORG.



171 - ID#A381530

I am a male, chocolate Pit Bull Terrier.

The shelter staff think I am about 1 year old.

#171 TAYLOR

Choc (handsome!) Pit Bull Male 1yr 34lbs.

Owner G/U: Moving to an apt. They stated Taylor is VERY friendly with kids (has been around children ages 2-18), LOVES to be rubbed. Good w/dogs + cats. Likes to go for car rides. Active, and is friendly towards strangers. Knows some commands.
MCHS EVAL: Amiable, Outgoing. “NICE BOY!!”



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10th November 2013

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Shelter Pet Advocate →

Just wanted to let you know about my other Tumblr blog, Shelter Pet Advocate!

30th October 2013

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Lilly is available for adoption through the Fairfax County Animal Shelter in VA.

Lilly is available for adoption through the Fairfax County Animal Shelter in VA.

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21st October 2013

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predictablecitylife:

She’s a one year old pittie pup who was found tied up to a bench in a park just a few blocks from our local public shelter, unable to walk and crying in pain. The shelter contacted us asking us to take her, as she could not get the necessary care there. We agreed and rushed her to our emergency vet. The initial diagnosis is that something fractured one of the vertebrae in her neck very severely. She has lost all ability to stand, sit, walk or even use her legs at all. Total paralysis, but she has sensation so the doctors are hopeful that she can recover.

Please consider making a donation to Bully Project today to help us cover her exorbitant medical and recovery/rehabilitation costs.

Bully Project

Amelie is resting comfortably at the hospital and we will get to visit her today. She still can’t walk, but is being closely monitored for signs of improvement. Please help us help her by donating today:

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13th October 2013

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bullysmiles:

Hi, I’m Baci. That’s bah-chee, it means “kisses” in Italian and I love to give them!
I was stuck in a shelter in Prince Georges County, MD where BSL kept me from being adopted.  Luckily, City Dogs Rescue came along and got me out of there! 
I’m looking for a home in the Washington, DC area. Check out more pictures and information about me here and apply to adopt me today!

bullysmiles:

Hi, I’m Baci. That’s bah-chee, it means “kisses” in Italian and I love to give them!

I was stuck in a shelter in Prince Georges County, MD where BSL kept me from being adopted.  Luckily, City Dogs Rescue came along and got me out of there! 

I’m looking for a home in the Washington, DC area. Check out more pictures and information about me here and apply to adopt me today!

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22nd September 2012

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10th September 2012

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fistfightkings asked: i have a very similar photo like the one you posted on november 15 2011. mine will be posted october 1st at around noon. different cross portrait headstone, but at the same cemetery. anyway... thought that was neat.

Cool! St. Michael’s is the coolest cemetery ever. Just walking around in the daytime there was creepy. My great-great grandparents are supposedly buried there. I don’t live anywhere near it, but I hope to get back soon. Lots of good photo opportunities around Bethlehem!

26th February 2012

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abandoned house
Gordonsville, VA

abandoned house

Gordonsville, VA

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