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A Noble Ending (Beginning!)

A majestic being, Drake carried himself with an air of dignity and nobility.  He offered gentleness and was more pleased by the touch of a loving hand than by any number of delectable treats. A couple of yards...

Press Release for Annie's Orphans' Light Bulb Exchange

     UPDATE:  WE ARE ESPECIALLY IN NEED OF 150 AND 200 WATT REGULAR BULBS AND 150, 250 AND 350 WATT HEAT LAMPS!!! NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 8, 2011FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jola Schraub, Annie...

ON PASTA AND POOCHES

June 14th was the long-planned evening of the Endless Linguine Benefit dinner for Annie's Orphans at THE LOST DOG.  This year marked the 5th annual fundraiser, and this particular night signified the apex of a lot of preparation on the part of...

There's Got To Be Puppies

 THERE'S GOT TO BE PUPPIESIt was to be Aerial's last day. The little Dingo was less than a year old but was already pregnant and abandoned. The dog shelter in New Mexico was aware of the problems and expenses involved in keeping her, and...

Successful Spring Clean-Up Day at Annie's

Thank you from all of us!!!  May 21st was the annual “Spring Clean-Up Day” at Annie's Orphans, and thanks to Becky, Sierra, Brennan, Dirk, Vincent, and other caring volunteers, several important goals were accomplished. Three...

Pet Celebration At Paws 'N Playtime

A beautiful morning, filled with spring sunshine, heralded this event.  Featured pets from the LPC Humane Society and Annie's Orphans were in attendance and on their best behavior {except that this little fellow (see photo)  had some major...

Steamworks Brews Up a Pound of Cure

 In response to the recent fundraising effort offered by Steamworks Brewing Company in support of Annie's Orphans, an attendee and "member of the pack" wrote the following thank you to Steamworks: Anna and I want to share with...

Jessi and Yogi

 Both had been abandoned when young and had probably never had a home or much positive human contact. Jessi, with a mixed ancestry but mostly Heeler, arrived first, ragged and hungry, having been picked up wandering the Arizona desert, and Yogi...

The Story of an Angel

 It wasn’t a recent injury that had partially paralyzed the little dog. The back legs had already begun to atrophy and the paws to fold into themselves, but otherwise she was healthy, so she had been cared for after the injury but later...

Celebrating 'Man's Best Friend'

 "Celebrating Man's Best Friend," a fundraising event sponsored by Kennebec Cafe, was a sweet success!  Despite the surprise of a snow storm and the challenges this presented to drivers, many staunch supporters braved the weather...