Category: Dogs and Animals

Dog Rescue

Volunteering to help abused dogs has been one of my biggest accomplishments in my life. —Laura Corbeth Volunteering in dog rescue—Shellie I have been blessed to work in different roles for a rescue organization. It is not about ego for me. It is about seeing neglected and abused animals come into the hands of wonderful […]

The Rescue Mission

Bo—our 5th rescue dog. This story didn’t make it to the book as we rescued him after it was published. —Laura Corbeth Rescue in New York Going to bed. Thousand kisses. Waking up. Thousand kisses. Bo, our latest rescue, is very grateful for his new life. When my rescue cat passed away suddenly a few […]

PTSD and Dogs

Scientists believe that the major source of people’s positive reactions to pets comes from oxytocin, a hormone whose many functions include stimulating social bonding, relaxation and trust, and easing stress. Research has shown that when humans interact with dogs, oxytocin levels increase in both species. —The Washington Post The Traumatized Brain I’ve been off social […]