Donnie is the Pet Pick of the Week for 3-17-2017


***ADOPTED*** Kind senior, chocolate & gold & white Chihuahua, neutered boy, 14 years. Donnie pleads for gentle compassion. He is wise, calm, and amiable. He is good with other dogs. We rescued him from another shelter. Please help find Donnie a hero.

Alan Stock’s 2017 Multi-Cultural Tour of Israel

Israel Tour 2017

This is a picture taken on our first day (February 28th) overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem. A great cohesive group of people who seemed to enjoy and appreciate the entire trip. Thank you to Laura Green for putting this together, Israeli guide Roeh Smerling for his insight and humor and to Alan Wetter and…

Carina is the Pet Pick of the Week for 2-24-2017


Petite lady, cream Chihuahua, spayed, 6 years. Carina is gentle and kind. She is good with other dogs. She was found abandoned on the streets. Veterinarians saved her life, but they could not save her left eye (from unknown trauma). Please take extra safety precautions around pools, stairs, and other potential house and yard hazards…

Benji is the Pet Pick of the Week for 2-17-17


***ADOPTED*** Shining spirit, medium-size Heinz 57 with Terrier, neutered boy, 6 years. Benji is ready to bloom and reach his full loving potential. He is good with other dogs. Benji was at another shelter that asked for our help due to his timidity and intolerance of strangers. He has accepted the kindness of staff and…

What is Behind Trump Hatred?

(Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

My rabbi posed an interesting question to me. He sees how the left and anti-Trump people are taking out their hatred for anything President Trump attempts. Pre-election demonstrations have expanded in size and intensity and seem to be pointed in various directions. Demonstrations that occurred on inauguration day and the day after had been planned…

Questioning Al Franken’s Mental State

Michael Harrison & Al Franken 2005

Senator Al Franken (D-MN) appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper on Sunday. The former comedy writing says he wasn’t kidding when he questioned President Trump’s mental state. I can tell you that I was one of many witnesses to an Al Franken meltdown that had hundreds of people questioning his mental…

Jack Be Nimble is the Pet Pick of the Week for 2-3-2017

Jack Be Nimble

Baby lovebug, Miniature Pinscher, neutered boy, 3 months. Please puppy-proof your home and yard for his safety. Jack Be Nimble is remarkably adorable and friendly. He is good with other dogs. He needs a lifelong hero. Jack Be Nimble was at another shelter that asked for our help. Due to a birth defect, he was…

Mitzi is the Pet Pick of the Week for 1-27-2017


***ADOPTED*** Precious young girl, Chinese Crested & Chihuahua mix, spayed, 3 years. Mitzi longs for gentle people to hold her and reassure her. She is housetrained. She is good with other dogs. She is very shy. A calm home is ideal for her continuing socialization.