The Homeless Man And His White Dog

For more than a decade, they were a familiar sight around downtown Salisbury, Maryland — the homeless man and his silky white dog.

You could often find them stationed outside Benedict the Florist, or located in what was an even shrewder spot to panhandle — behind the Dunkin Donuts, where cars lined up at the drive-through.

Elwood, the homeless man, and Gladys, his dog, weren’t shooed away too often in Salisbury. That, likely, was in part because of Elwood’s friendly demeanor, maybe in larger part because of his highly sociable dog, who he found as a pup in a box by a Dumpster, or in a bag in the middle of Highway 13, depending on who’s telling the story

In any event, the troubled man and the Wheaton mix became partners in homelessness, and for more than a decade survived off the kindness of friends and strangers in Salisbury.


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Over the previous few weeks, DeMartino obtained near 500 emails concerning the cat. Many have been from potential adopters who never followed by means of. Some had been from offended residents who felt no one should intervene with the cat’s life. Others expressed gratitude for DeMartino’s concern. About 30 came from out of state. Josie is a 3 yr old. Josie’s major precedence isn’t missing anything happening. She loves any toy that … Read more

Disney Resorts Lighten Up On Dog Policy

Despite their efforts to appeal to families, Walt Disney World theme parks and resorts have always been about as kind and welcoming to one family member, i.e. dogs, as the Evil Queen was to Snow White.

Signs are that is changing — a bit.

A Walt Disney World blog, WDW News Today, reports that some areas of some resort hotels will become pet friendly in October — the kind of friendly you pay $50 to $75 a night extra for.


Walt Disney World started a pet friendly pilot program about a year ago. While that test program is ending, customer response has apparently been such that the resorts chain will designate pet friendly floors of certain hotels on a permanent basis.

The hotels (and their pet fees) will be:

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort; $50/night
Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort; $50/night
Disney’s Yacht Club Resort $75/night

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Medical Glue to the Rescue: Correcting Abnormal Blood Vessels

colorized CT angiogram

An important part of AMC’s mission is creating new medical knowledge. Our veterinarians advance the care and treatment of companion animals by conducting innovative clinical research and publishing their results in veterinary journals. This blogpost highlights research by AMC’s Interventional Radiology Service and Surgery Department.

In prior blogposts about research publications from AMC clinicians, I highlighted one of our most common surgical procedures: the repair of torn cruciate ligaments. Another research-focused blogpost highlighted AMC’s Emergency Room Fast Track service and how it has inspired Fast Track services in other veterinary hospitals throughout the country. Today’s blogpost reports on an uncommon condition, arteriovenous anomalies, with a creative correction.

Normal Arteries and Veins

To understand an arteriovenous anomaly, you need to understand the normal blood vessel anatomy in dogs and cats. Arteries are under high pressure as they speed blood away from the heart, and veins are under lower pressure as they

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Bringing Hope to Future Scientists!

Bringing Hope to Future Scientists! – Animal Aid

Posted on the 24th October 2022

Our first ever Future of Science student conference was a complete success!

We received great feedback from students, teachers and speakers alike!

Around a hundred A-level science students from five different schools joined us in Warrington, where they heard from a range of speakers with a variety of different science backgrounds. They were given a tour of the wonderful XCellR8’s vegan laboratory and a talk about the animal-free safety testing which takes place there!   

We’re keen to give young people the chance to learn about the many human-relevant replacements for outdated animal tests – and to give them confidence that a career in science does not need to feature animal experiments. You can take a look at this short video which captures the day!

What the

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Bonfire Night – Songs to Soothe from Classic FM

Bonfire Night – Songs to Soothe from Classic FM – Animal Aid

Posted on the 26th October 2022

This Bonfire Night, please spare a thought for the animals and birds who may be terrified by the deafening crashes and blinding flashes.

You can minimise the impact by keeping cats and dogs indoors from the afternoon onwards and bringing rabbits and guinea pigs inside as well (or at least covering their home with a thick blanket to muffle the noise). Also, if you are having a bonfire, please check that hedgehogs and other wild animals have not made a home in your bonfire before you light it.

You will also be pleased to hear that Classic FM’s Pet Classics airs from 5pm to 9pm on Friday 4 November and Saturday 5 November 2022.

The shows will feature

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Vegan Christmas options in UK supermarkets

Vegan Christmas options in UK supermarkets – Animal Aid

Posted on the 23rd November 2022

Let’s take a look at what the supermarkets have on offer for vegans this year.

Asda has some exciting options this year, with starters, mains and desserts covered. For starters, why not try the Breaded Vegan Brie? And for mains, you have the option of the Plant Based Vegan Turkey Crown, which comes with umami stock. To finish off, Asda have also released a hand-moulded Extra Special Vegan Chocolate Bauble; a dairy-free Belgian chocolate ball, filled with chocolate mousse, cookie crumble and an oozy caramel sauce.





Tesco is great for vegan options in general, and this Christmas they have a wide range of offerings. Their Wicked Kitchen range is stacked with delicious festive options, with mains like the Maple & Bourbon No-Gammon

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6 Summer season Security Suggestions For Dog Homeowners With Gun Shy Canines

Pet FinderI have to admit I, like every other American, have been inclined to watch Jon and Kate a couple of times. A beacon of green gentle will signal Private pets location. Does you cat show a choice to one human or one other? Our older female cat we rescued was very affectionate with my husband, however wary of me for months. She nonetheless prefers that he pet her. Luckily there is an effective and humane alternative. Trapping, neutering and returning of feral cats to their original habitats has confirmed to be very efficient in lowering feral cat populations. Pals of Madera Animal Shelter (FMAS) wish to make it easier to spay or neuter these cats.

Viper is able to make mates, and he will get alongside effectively with other dogs, cats and youngsters. He is vaccinated. We’re very excited to be going to Othello, WA to complete the Adams County … Read more

Your Actions for Reindeer are Working!

Your Actions for Reindeer are Working! – Animal Aid

Posted on the 21st November 2022

Great news! More than 40 events, which used reindeer or other live animals in 2021, have listed their 2022 events with no mention of animals!

Thank you so much to all our supporters who campaigned against the use of animals in these events, by emailing event organisers, handing out leaflets and organising protests. Although many event organisers don’t explain why they are not using animals, we hope that concern for animal welfare would have influenced their decision.

Here are a few events which have made the compassionate decision to move away from using live animals in 2022!

  1. Dalton Park shopping Outlet  

In 2021 Dalton Park held a reindeer parade at their shopping centre. An Animal Aid supporter contacted them with her concerns, as did

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Free Coffee Giveaway in Reading for World Vegan Day!

Free Coffee Giveaway in Reading for World Vegan Day! – Animal Aid

Posted on the 2nd November 2022

For World Vegan Day (1st November) this year, Animal Aid headed to Reading to hand out free coffee, with plant milks, to members of the public.

Collaborating with vegan coffee company, Cub Coffee, we handed out free coffees to members of the public to show them that plant milks are amazing – and that being vegan doesn’t mean missing out on your daily coffee.

We had lots of lovely conversations with people who were excited to be trying plant milks for the first time.

“The best coffee I have ever had!” – Phyliss, aged 90.


As well as handing out coffees and hot drinks, we were promoting our 7 Day Vegan Challenge. The 7 Day Vegan
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