Now more than ever, you are needed to donate your old blankets, towels, and sheets to your local animal shelter. With financial cut-backs, repairs on shelters are often put off, so if it's drafty, the animals suffer. I know my shelter uses rags to stuff under doors. No kidding! Empty out those closets... this is your chance to get rid of stuff and do something useful!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Dachshunds Welcome Home Soldier

via the Daily Dachshund and Dog News:

The description reads: "After nearly eight months away from home on deployment with the U.S. Navy to Kuwait, my two dachshunds were very happy to see me again. Franklin is the black and tan male and Sally is the red/brown female. Both are two years old and both were rescue dogs. For more information contact Southern States Dachshund Rescue at and Dachshund Rescue of North America at for more dachshunds in need of a good home. They are the best dogs ever."

Daily Dachsund got the news from Mental Floss, which is here: