Tag Archives: Dogs

James McEnteer :
Dog days in Quito

Terrified by the noise of the fireworks, Suki had panicked and bolted over the fence and down the street. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | January 21, 2015 QUITO, Ecuador — Our dog ran away on New Year’s … Continue reading

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Musings on Barkley : Death, Society and an English Black Lab

Not Barkley, but close enough. Photo by Will, UK. Rag Blog compadre and correspondent Larry Ray passed along this wonderful essay that came to him from a friend’s friend, a retired radiologist. Surely we can take a pause from all … Continue reading

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Gimme Shelter : Pilots ‘n Paws Offers Dogs at Risk a Ticket to Ride

“I’m leavin’ on a jet plane.” Photo by Joyce A. Davis / USA Today.‘These are wonderful dogs that simply had the bad luck of winding up in a place where there are too many pets in shelters,’ says Pilots N … Continue reading

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San Marcos : Officer Receives Threats After Allowing Dog to Die

Missy died en route to a veterinary clinic while San Marcos cop wrote a ticket. Family photo.Texas cop who wrote a ticket while dog choked to death, received oral reprimand.August 21, 2008 SAN MARCOS, Texas — A police officer who … Continue reading

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San Marcos : Dog Dies After Traffic Cop Ignores Owners’ Pleas

The law in San Marcos: Hays County Courthouse. Looks mighty pretty. Postcard courtesy of Phyllis C. Rummel. “Who’s dying? Relax,” Stephens said as his cruiser’s dashboard camera captured the interaction. “My dog,” Gonzalez said during the Aug. 5 traffic stop. … Continue reading

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