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25 Days of Giving: The First Few Days

I am going to be honest. November 30th felt like Christmas Eve for me. I was energized and excited about Tuesday, December 1st. Why you may ask? The answer is simple. December 1st started our annual Christmas giving event. December 1st means the 25 Days of Giving. We are now on the brink of Day… Continue reading 25 Days of Giving: The First Few Days

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Day 4: Help A Furry Friend

Day 4 of the 25 Days of Giving is complete. Today was Help A Furry Friend and we made a food donation to the Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry. It is an organization that provides food to pet owners in an effort to keep pets at home where they belong. Pets are valuable members of… Continue reading Day 4: Help A Furry Friend

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Volunteering With One Of Our Favorites

We love the Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry. It is one of the organizations that we serve with every year.  We love their mission. We love the cause. We love pets. We love the people. For the second year in a row, we volunteered at the annual Summer Pup-nic and Ice Cream Social. The Fort Wayne… Continue reading Volunteering With One Of Our Favorites

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Day 18: Help A Furry Friend

The Brown family loves animals.  Pets have blessed our lives for many years.  Cats and dogs have long been a part of our family.  Currently, we have 2 rescued greyhounds and 1 Chia-rat.  We refer to them as our dogpound. The unconditional love they show during our daily puppy party makes even the toughest days… Continue reading Day 18: Help A Furry Friend

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A Summer Pup-nic

Ahhhhh, Summer!  Great food, sunny days, ice cream, picnics with family, and playing with your dogs in the park.  We love summer and this week's volunteer activity brought everything that we enjoy together at one time in one place. That place was Shoaff Park and the event was The Summer Pup-nic and Ice Cream Social… Continue reading A Summer Pup-nic

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Greyhounds In The Park

We love animals, especially dogs.  Greyhounds are a favorite.  Greyhounds are a docile and easy-going breed of dog that make for great pets.  We should know, we have adopted three retired racing greyhounds into our family over the years.  Jag (racing name Jagged Puzzle) raced in Daytona, Florida before becoming a beloved member of our… Continue reading Greyhounds In The Park

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Frustrated Volunteer Finds Pet Project

When I moved to Fort Wayne in 2008, I knew I wanted to be involved with some type of community-minded group, but I had no idea where to start. Naturally, I looked to the internet. I found a few organizations that seemed to fit my interests and abilities, but every attempt at becoming involved was… Continue reading Frustrated Volunteer Finds Pet Project

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Day 11: Help a Furry Friend

Last week, our family suffered the loss of a loved one.  Our greyhound Mustang lost his battle to cancer and passed away Thursday morning.  His playful antics, awkward sleeping positions, and his unconditional love filled our hearts with joy each and every day.  Today, we continue to mourn his death.  His absence in our home… Continue reading Day 11: Help a Furry Friend

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Keeping Pets at Home with Their Families

Our pets are valuable members of our family.  We love them, care for them, and spoil them as if they are our children. We, in return, are given the joys of wagging tails, kisses, and endless amounts of unconditional love.  As with other family members, our pets are deeply affected by life events and the… Continue reading Keeping Pets at Home with Their Families