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JEM and the Misfits – A Lifesaving Initiative

I recently added a new section to my website called Senior Dog Lifesavers. As the name suggests, it is dedicated to highlighting the work of the kind and compassionate souls who rescue senior dogs.

A few weeks ago while searching for lifesavers to feature, I came across a woman named Julie Docherty (or Jem as she is called!) who rescues Chihuahuas.… Read full post

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Elder Paws Senior Dog Foundation – A Lifesaving Initiative


In 2012 I became concerned with the plight of senior dogs surrendered to shelters in their golden years.  I could not imagine my own 16 year old, who had died in my arms, leaving this world on a cold slab floor in a noisy shelter feeling unloved.   This was the catalyst for establishing Elder Paws Senior Dog Rescue. … Read full post