Dog Lost and found

Important: help save our fury kids with microchips. Please feel free to share Ela’s post. And… a couple tissue watch but oh so sweet.

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About The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

The year 1895 was filled with memorable historical events: the Dreyfus Affair divided France; Booker T. Washington gave his Atlanta address; Richard Olney, United States Secretary of State, expanded the effects of the Monroe Doctrine in settling a boundary dispute between the United Kingdom and Venezuela; and Oscar Wilde was tried and convicted for "gross indecency" under Britian's recently passed law that made sex between males a criminal offense. When the news of Wilde's conviction went out over telegraphs worldwide, it threw a small Nevada town into chaos. This is the story of what happened when the lives of its citizens were impacted by the news of Oscar Wildes' imprisonment. It is chronicle of hatred and prejudice with all its unintended and devastating consequences, and how love and friendship bring strength and healing. Paulette Mahurin, the author, is a Nurse Practitioner who lives in Ojai, California with her husband Terry and their two dogs--- Max and Bella. She practices women's health in a rural clinic and writes in her spare time. All profits from her book are going to animal rescue, Santa Paula Animal Shelter, the first and only no-kill shelter in Ventura County, CA, where she lives. (see links below on Ventura County Star Article & Shelter) To find out more please go the The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap on facebook or Amazon or e-mail us at the gavatar addresses. Thank you. (photos: of Paulette, her family, and a reading at The Ojai Art Center, July 2012)
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6 Responses to Dog Lost and found

  1. FlaHam says:

    Paulette, thank you for sharing this. — Bill

  2. Fantastic! All the animals we adopt out from our Shelter are microchipped; and we offer low cost microchips to the community. There are so many strays coming in to our Shelter that never are claimed and aren’t microchipped. I love seeing stories like this!!

    • Oh that’s so great, Ruth. I love it!! So important. All ours are also. So sad about the ones that do come in and are never claimed. We’ve had several like that land in our home and I always wonder about their families out there missing them and how sad it is for our fury friends. Luckily the ones that are rescued and adopted out are usually resilient and bond with their new family. That’s one reason I love dogs so much…they continue to show me about unconditional love and forgiveness, two areas I can definitely improve on. Doesn’t take much for me to go on and on about our fury kids. Have a great day.

  3. 68ghia says:

    What a lovely story!!

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