Why I Support Pet Adoption

Editor’s Note: Please welcome our newest intern, Devon Hodge! Devon lives in Washington State, where she attends Western Washington University. She is a senior majoring in English with an emphasis in creative writing. Her dog, Diego, is a rescue and has been living with her family for almost 2 years. All my life, I’ve had dogs. Growing up, my family owned two purbred whippets […]

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3 Problems Facing Animal Shelters

Animal shelters have many challenges facing them in their quest to unite abandoned animals with good homes. Battling people’s preconceived notions about rescue pets, public ignorance over curbing animal overpopulation, lack of centralized funding for these non-profit shelters, and the staggering number of animals all contribute to a veritable host of problems to surmount. One of the best ways to […]

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Writer Feature: Adopt, Don’t Shop

Editor’s Note: Please welcome to our writer roster Nora Maetzener! Nora is the proud mom of Pinocchio and Zola and is a freshman at Tufts University. We are excited to have her on board! If you’ve ever been inside an animal shelter, you’ve probably felt the almost unbearable desire to take home every single animal you see. Unfortunately, many people go through life unaware of […]

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