I read Cara’s book, I feel her pain. She has a beautiful way with words, so I am going to share her blog and hope others will also share so that more people will see how important it is to FOSTER and adopt, but fostering is a big help in getting a dog rescued and into a loving home. In Prescott AZ we have a new rescue:  AARF That is just getting off the ground. Liz, one of the gals running it is in my new book: GIRLS CAN BE COWBOYS TOO! Please “like” and share this blog so that your friends will be inspired along with us.

Another Good Dog™

After a fun night and day in Nashville with my hubby in which we discovered my book at Parnassus Books (Ann Patchett’s bookstore!), visited a few honky tonks, got some much needed rest, and I bought new cowboy boots (!), we headed to Scott County, VA to visit the shelter that inspired my book.

Back in summer 2016, I was about forty foster dogs in to my rescue adventures when I attended a training seminar with OPH. We heard about how the rescue came to be, how many dogs we had collectively rescued to date (6000, I think it was), and then we heard from some special guests. Rachel and Ashley had come all the way from Scott County, Virginia. Ashley was a volunteer and foster mom and Rachel was a volunteer, foster mom, and rescue coordinator for the Scott County Humane Society.

As I’ve learned, at many rural shelters…

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