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This Week’s Featured Adoptable Dogs @ Willamette Humane Society by Martha Russell

Rocky is quite the handsome boy and would LOVE to go home with you…

Adopt An Oregon Dog!

Dear Fellow Dog Lovers,

I’ve decided to change my blog opener, and begin by posting my favorite picture of the week. Today’s picture is of Rocky. I caught him just after a great walk with a volunteer. More on this good boy a little later.


It was a busy week at the shelter since my last post. There were twelve dog adoptions, eight of them were Blog Dogs.


Jacks had been waiting quite a while for his perfect family, but as you can see by the pictures below, they found him!


I can’t wait to meet you! 

Rocky had a great time on Sunday with volunteer Tim, and I was so happy to see him smiling! When I had taken my first photos of him, he had been so serious. Rocky is a six-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix who has been waiting for a new home since May 11…

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Posted in Animals, Dogs, Pets, Rescue Dogs, Shelter Dogs, Shelter Pets

Help save the Heber wild horses in Arizona

Help save the Heber wild horses…

Straight from the Horse's Heart

We’re sharing some comments regarding the Heber wild horses suggested on Arizona advocate Jill Irvin’s Terra Wind Ranch facebook page.


The Heber Allotment Environmental Assessment is out and comments are due THIS FRIDAY.

“Heber Grazing Allotment Analysis #43442 Public Comment”
MUST BE in the subject line of your email in order for your comment to count!!

Send email to:

Some talking points:

1) The NO grazing alternative is the least expensive.

The document requests structural and nonstructural improvements totaling over $4 million dollars and does not indicate a specific funding source. The document states, ““Projects such as these have the potential to be multi-financed between several partners, such as AZGFD, wildlife groups, permittee, and the Forest Service.” We can assume that taxpayers will be responsible for all if not most of the costs unless they tell us otherwise.

2) The NO grazing alternative has the greatest potential to stimulate…

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Posted in Animals, Random, Uncategorized

This Week’s Featured Adoptable Dogs @ Willamette Humane Society by Martha Russell

Your new best friend is waiting for you…

Adopt An Oregon Dog!

Dear Fellow Dog Lovers,

It always makes Willamette Humane Society’s staff and volunteers happy when there are many dogs adopted in a week. This week there were twenty-one! But what makes us all over the moon is when a dog who has been waiting and hoping for a new home for an extra-long time is finally found by just the right family. I’m thrilled to report that there were TWO of these adoptions yesterday!

Sweet Pea!

Sweet Pea and Marianne

Sweet Pea is an eight-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix who had been waiting for a new beginning since March 13th. She had lived most of her life in a California garage until the S.T.A.R.T. team brought her to WHS. Everyone fell in love with this gentle old soul, but no one adopted her…until Monday. Here she is as she was about to head home. Can you tell she’s excited?



Ivy – Version 2Ivy has been hoping…

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Posted in Animals, Dogs, Pets, Rescue Dogs, Shelter Dogs, Shelter Pets

It Took Forever

It took forever…

Siren Whispers


It took forever to find you.

I didn’t even know that I was looking.

But when you burst into my life

I knew.

From that first moment

I knew.

This was something special

That this


Was the missing piece

That had eluded me.

The voice that had whispered to me during my days

And haunted my nights.

And now

After all that waiting and wondering

After the bliss of finding you

Of being yours

Why would I let go now?

Photo taken from Pinterest

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Posted in Life, Love, Poetry


He was just catching fireflies…

The Migraine Chronicles


He was just
catching fireflies for me
but what did
my young heart see

a boy
who took the light from the sky
and gave to no one
but I

a boy who
gave me his smile
and every
once in a while

picked me
to be on his team
these are silly
little girl things

these are
silly things I remember
this is how
a little girl

falls in love
when a boy
gives her
the light from above

locks it in a jar
and tells her
to keep it close
to her heart

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Posted in Life, Love, Poetry

Street scene (reworked)

Posted in Art, Photography
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