Below are a few links to other websites. Some of these websites are a must for anyone considering taking in a pet. Acquiring a pet is not something to be done on impulse. It is a years-long commitment that will affect you, your family, and the pet you choose. Please take the time to do some serious research to ensure you make the right decision. You might want to take a few minutes to read this... Some of the other websites will provide you with a wealth of information on the prevention of animal abuse and animal rights. It is a shock to discover how much pain and suffering humans inflict on helpless animals even in these "enlightened times" in which we live. There are also links to web pages with poems and stories about dogs. Some of them are funny and some of them are sad, but they all help us to understand our four-footed friends a little better. Please don't leave without visiting the site in tribute to the rescue dogs of the WTC. In one of our nation's greatest tragedies, rescue dogs laid to rest any doubt that they are indeed "Man's Best Friend". They shared our struggle, they shared our pain, and they shared our tears.
Shelter Dogs (a flash movie by Kimberly Locke)
In Hope - An Animal Shelter Story (links to BrightLion website)