Archive for February 2020

Court rules in favor of shelter that spayed, adopted out man's lost Shepherd by mistake

A disturbing recent case from Arkansas illustrates the importance of having a visible identification tag on your pet even if it is microchipped, and why animal shelters must be diligent about scanning every stray animal brought in. Although the case isn’t local, it addresses issues that most animal shelters and rescues regularly face when taking... Read more »

Some thoughts on the diminishing relevance of the Oscar ceremony

Quick—name the film that won Best Picture of 2017 (and don’t look it up). Had to look it up, didn’t you? Hollywood stages the Academy Awards. America yawns. Again. I was going to title this post “The Diminishing Relevance of the Oscars,” then I wondered: is it really the award itself, or the ceremony? Winning... Read more »