I know that in today's politically-correct climate that "fat-shaming" will get a person in trouble pretty quick, but c'mon, let's be honest. There are certain members of the animal kingdom here in Illinois that could stand to drop a couple of pounds. Masked bandits, I'm looking at you.
When you think of a "rescue dog," you probably have an image in your head of a family adopting a new family pet from a local shelter or care organization. Holliday, a female German Shepherd-Border Collie mix from East St. Louis, is a rescuer, not a rescuee.
I just read a rather sobering statistic from the ASPCA's website about animals and shelters. It seems that over seven and a half million companion animals enter animal shelters every year. Of those, 3.9 million are cats, and 3.4 million are dogs. Of those 7.6 million animals, 2.7 million (1.2 million dogs, and 1.4 million cats) are euthanized. If those numbers are disturbing to you, know that you
When the family dog went chasing after some ducks on a half-frozen pond, the dog ended up falling through the ice. When the dog's owner tried to rescue Bailey the golden labrador, the situation got a whole lot worse.
Look at that face and tell me you wouldn't come to this sloth's rescue if it needed you. Of course you would. Not only that, but I'd be willing to bring it home to live at my house. Keep in mind, I know absolutely zero about sloth care and maintenance, but whatever, sloths are really cute, and I'm sure it would be no problem at all (the previous words were obviously written by my daughter Molly, w
As anyone who listens to the Riley and Scot Show knows, we are big fans and admirers of first responders. Those men and women who run (or, in this case, fly) toward dangerous situations, no matter the time, day, or weather, deserve our endless respect and support...