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Tucson Greyhound Celebrates 15th Birthday

Tucson Greyhound Celebrates 15th Birthday

Girlfriend greyhound celebrated her 15th birthday today March 8, 2020. She is my first greyhound (out of four) that flew through her 13th birthday, sailed past her 14th birthday and turned 15. Around 14 3/4 she suffered a bad kidney infection where she urinated in […]

Fall in love with Zen Donkey Sanctuary in Marana

Fall in love with Zen Donkey Sanctuary in Marana

Last week I had the pleasure of returning to Zen Donkey Sanctuary – what a special place – a labor of love (and 501c3 non-profit organization) tended by Sandy and her husband and a few volunteers including Liz who arranged for our visit and her […]

Grants for Supporting Tucson Rescues’ Adoptions

Grants for Supporting Tucson Rescues’ Adoptions

Hats off to the many of Tucson’s local animal rescue organizations – you do so much with so little. You are conversant in stretching your hard-earned fundraising dollars to cover routine veterinary expenses and other expenses. But what happens when a dog or cat needs […]

Senior dog Mattie

Senior dog Mattie

Hello.  I am Mattie. I’m an almost 12-year-old Catahoula mix. My people love me very much. I am a big gentle girl who loves green beans.   XOX Mattie McIntosh

Newly adopted greyhound Lisee

Newly adopted greyhound Lisee

Bonjour. My name is Lisee (lee-say) and I just found my forever home. Lucky me. I met Daisy greyhound in play group. We are friends. xox Lisee greyhound and brood mama – see my video

In Memory: Alisha Escoto, Web Designer, Dog Rescuer

In Memory: Alisha Escoto, Web Designer, Dog Rescuer

The sky is a little bit brighter tonight as Tucson lost one of its shining stars yesterday. On Sunday February 17, 2019, Alisha May Escoto (McGhee) lost her long and hard-fought battle against depression. A memorial service will be held for her Feb. 21 at […]

A Tucson Tail Looks Back at 2018

A Tucson Tail Looks Back at 2018

  There was some good news for greyhounds this year: The Macau racetrack shuttered and through the hard work of worldwide organizations, greyhounds are being adopted worldwide with some flying to the United States and many to Europe. Macau never had an adoption program so […]

Two of My Favorite Things: Libraries and Dogs (Cats Included)

Two of My Favorite Things: Libraries and Dogs (Cats Included)

As if I didn’t already love the Pima County Library, here’s one librarian (Vicki Ann Duraine) who started a campaign to help the homeless pets during the holidays at Pima Animal Care Center. Last year her campaign collected 1,600 pounds of contributions. Let’s raise that […]

My 20th Anniversary of Greyhound Adoption, Tucson

My 20th Anniversary of Greyhound Adoption, Tucson

Twenty years ago today, I adopted my first greyhound. Little did I know how greyhound adoption would alter my life and define it as well. At the time I was struggling to be self-employed in Southern California and decided I wanted a dog because with […]

A Tucson Tail is sweet for Mochi greyhound

A Tucson Tail is sweet for Mochi greyhound

Me is Mochi which means sweet in Japanese. Karyn calls me Mochi Pochi. What does Pochi mean? I am best friends with Girlfriend and Daisy. Sometimes I go for a walk with Karyn and Daisy at her house and sometimes they come to my house. […]