Spaying and neutering pets is one of the best ways to stop the overpopulation of animals. Many of them offer services at low cost. Here’s one in Minnesota.
Introduction and link to a piece from the New York Times on the service dogs of 9-11
The 6th annual Paws on Grand brought people and their dogs to Grand Avenue for a day of doggy fun and shopping. Bart filmed the whole thing!
Today most people don’t realize that Ollie the dog is deaf. He responds to hand signals and shakes, gives high fives and goes to his kennel at a signal.