Second Chance: The Sacred Secret

Posted on: September 20th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin No Comments

Dear Pet Column, I have a confession. My best friend is a dog. I know the old saying: “Dog is man’s best friend” should not be taken literally but I […]

Second Chance: The Luna Storm

Posted on: September 15th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin No Comments

I am Luna, which means moon.  I am not sure why I got named after that celestial body, but I really like my handle. Once I met a dog named Booger; I am certainly glad I did not get […]

Second Chance: Helping Harvey Victims

Posted on: September 6th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin No Comments

Dear Pet Column, I have been seeing images of all too many animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey. What can I do to help? I would be willing to drive to Houston […]

Second Chance: Humane Language

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by Kelly Goodin No Comments

I was recently at a local farmers market for a Second Chance adoption event when someone pointed to me and asked “How much are you selling that cat for?” When […]

Second Chance: Even Good Dogs Bite

Posted on: August 23rd, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

The fact is 77% of dog bites come from the family or friend’s dog. Dogs usually get blamed for the bite (and even removed from the home and/or euthanized) when […]

Second Chance: Fear Free Facility

Posted on: August 15th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Second Chance Humane Society has become certified as a Fear Free facility. That means that protocols and procedures to minimize fear and emotional discomfort for all pets are now on […]

Second Chance: Man Versus Hair

Posted on: August 9th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Dear Pet Column,  My boyfriend has been complaining about my shedding dog. Don’t worry though. Since my dog doesn’t complain about my boyfriend’s snoring or whining, I know which one […]

Second Chance: Got Catnip?

Posted on: August 2nd, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Does your cat like catnip (aka catmint, catwort, field balm)? Whether it is a wild or domestic feline, even lion, tigers and panthers just can’t seem to get enough of […]

Second Chance: Hot Diggity Dog

Posted on: July 26th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Sizzling, burning, feverish, fiery, sweltering, torrid, blazing, scorching, blistering, sultry, sweltering, roasting, cooking. Am I describing the many shades of summer? Actually what I am talking about what it feels like inside of […]

Second Chance: Bow Wow Film Fest, 7/23

Posted on: July 19th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

The Bow Wow Film Fest opens its national tour in Telluride at The Sheridan Opera House. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for appetizers and a silent auction; films start at 7:30 […]