Back in 2008, Deanna wrote articles on Vicki (Victoria) Patterson, a puppy reseller operating under the guise of a “rescue” (d/b/a New Jersey Collie and Rescue Referral).
NJ Puppy Broker Posing as a Rescue
Update of NJ Puppy Broker Vicki Patterson
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Semper Fi. A memorial statue honoring the working dogs of 9.11.01
Today I attended the 9/11 Working Dog Recognition Ceremony at Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ (across from Lower Manhattan). Finding One Another honored canine working dog teams on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. They identified more than 950 working dog [...]
Remember this picture? It’s one of the famous pictures taken of search and rescue teams at Ground Zero. This is Trakr and his partner, Halifax Regional Police Officer James Symington. They were one of the first K9 search and rescue teams to arrive at Ground Zero. Trakr found the last survivor buried beneath the [...]
Keeps your eyes peeled. If you come across brightly painted, unusual statues of full-sized German Shepherd dogs, you may have stumbled upon one of 100 specially commissioned art pieces honoring the search and rescue dogs of September 11 2001.
Captain Scott Shields and his eleven-year-old golden retriever, Bear, traveled to Ground Zero from Connecticut to help in the rescue efforts at the World Trade Center. Bear was the first canine inside to search the rubble. He worked eighteen-hour days, and he is credited with finding the most victims, including FDNY Chief Peter Ganci and [...]
He was named after the brightest winter star in the Northern Hemisphere – Sirius the Dog Star. A star of legend and mythology.
K-9 Sirius was a yellow Labrador Retriever,born in January 1997. He became an Explosive Detection Dog upon graduation from the Port Newark K-9 Center on July 15, 2000, he was [...]
Yes, they also serve.
Animals have aided man in battle and disaster ever since ancient times. Medals of Honor have been bestowed upon men and women for heroism and bravery for decades, but never to animals.
Only the United Kingdom has a medal strictly for animals that have served above and beyond in war and [...]
I love India. India has the beauty of everything…deserts, forests, oceans, mountains, lakes, and rivers. I love the vivid colors and artwork. I adore Indian food. I have a several Indian cook books and a big picture book of Indian street food with recipes.
I have been fascinated with India for a long, long [...]