Diamond and Titan Victims of Injustice in Lee County, Florida

  by Denise Carey-Costa On October 14th, 2015 two dogs, both Pit Bulls were seized from their owners by Lee County Domestic Animal Services in south Florida. The dogs accidentally escaped from the home when the door was accidentally left ajar unbeknownst to their owners Michelle Westman and John Scott. During the time they were […]

Everyone’s “Best Friend” Receives Their Second Chance

  Everyone’s “Best Friend” Receives Their Second Chance By Amy Lignor   It is not an overstatement to say that dogs and cats crave a home of love, friendship, loyalty and kindness – the four attributes they offer to the owner who shows them the same. The numbers for those animals that have been lost, […]

The ‘Green’ World Delves into Animal Bias

  The ‘Green’ World Delves into Animal Bias   By Samantha Lewis   All headlines are packed with the horror and destruction that prejudice and violence are bringing about in the United States. People hurting people based on religion or skin color – issues that should have gone out of this country many, many decades […]

Bart’s World

  Bart’s World  ~ Samantha Lewis When it comes to deciding what is the worst, as well as the best, for the animals in our very human kingdom, problems arise. Very often people forget the Humane Society’s out there, the shelters, the no-kill establishments – all of these that work so hard for a lost […]

Prophet, the Homeless Dog in Florida Needs Help

by Ernest Dempsey Religions tell stories of many prophets who helped people through providing guidance toward better living. The prophets cared about the people and their lives. But there is one Prophet in South Florida who currently needs help from caring people. Animal rescuer and advocate for animal rights, Denise Carey-Costa shared the story of […]

St. Johns County Pet Center Closed for Mega Adoption Event

  St. Johns County Pet Center Closed for Mega Adoption Event   St. Johns County, FL – The St. Johns County Animal Control/Pet Center will be closed October 10-11 for the Mega Adoption Event in Jacksonville.  Residents may claim a lost pet on Friday, October 10 by appointment only. The Pet Center will resume standard […]

Penelope Could be Killed on Thursday May 1st in Orlando, FL

  by Ernest Dempsey Her name is Penelope and she will be put to death anytime after 6 pm tomorrow if not pulled from the pound in Orlando, FL. She has $450 in pledges and yet none has committed to adopt or foster her. Now, 2-year-old Penelope has only one day left before the count […]

Poodle and Pooch Rescue Saving Special Needs Dogs in FL since 2008

The following story was published on and is reposted here with the permission of the author. For anyone who works at local animal control or humane society you know all too well the anger and frustration you feel when a dog owner surrenders their pet because they are too old or have medical problems. […]


   BUTTERFLY ENERGY ~by Diana Lynn  Colorful butterflies surround every pothole puddle for miles along the stretch of road that connects Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi. Other protected areas rich in butterflies are Kibale and Bwindi National Parks, which are also greatly forested. There were thousands of brightly iridescent colored butterflies everywhere I walked.  If […]

Ever Wonder What An Animal Is Thinking?

By Diana Lynn~ Have you ever wondered what your pet is thinking or if they are happy? Wondered what it would be like to chat with a gorilla? As an Animal Communicator, I have done these things. During the twenty years I spent as a raptor rehabilitator with my own Flight to Freedom sanctuary, I […]