The Darker Side

November 15th, 2017|Animal Story, Bali, Demi's News|

Alright... I am going to show a darker side to not spaying and neutering your pets... In the first area of Bali we stayed in called Jimbaran we were walking along the road when we heard the loudest most desperate sounding cries. It was coming from this little guy. Practically a newborn, eyes and ears [...]

Demonstrate and Others Will Follow

November 15th, 2017|Animal Story, Bali, Demi's News|

In case you missed my introduction post, please scroll to the previous blog post to find out what these updates are all about One day in Bali, we took an all day tour to look at a range of things this beautiful place has to offer. This included temples, waterfalls, villages, and their famously known [...]

Global Pet Homelessness

November 15th, 2017|Animal Story, Demi's News, Thailand|

It has been a while since I have posted here to update our followers what I have been doing on the other side of the world. I finished up my amazing year in Australia and spent almost two weeks in Bali, Indonesia. I am now set up in Bangkok, Thailand for my last two months [...]

United States Animals Are In Serious Danger

February 6th, 2017|Demi's News, Thoughts|

Regardless of who you voted for or whether or not you support our new president, United States animals are currently in GREAT danger. Since we elected Donald Trump I have kept an open mind and have made a real effort to educate myself instead of becoming the person who ignores the facts for the sake [...]

How To Deal With The Uninformed

February 3rd, 2017|About Us, Animal Story, Australia, Demi's News, Thoughts|

We have all seen it… The animal rescue community engaging in a 40 plus comment feed of someone who posted that they accidently let their unfixed pet have a cute litter… It’s pretty much the type of post that brings out an inner Satan of anger in every good animal person, and fuels a wildfire [...]

Day 4: I Sincerely Apologize

January 31st, 2017|Australia, Demi's News, Thoughts|

I was simply unprepared for this challenge and for that I sincerely apologize. After spending 4 nights in Emmundi, we headed to Mount Tambourine, which is a rainforest on a mountain. Due to it being a rainforest, well… it was always raining. We paid for a power outlet, which couldn’t charge my computer because I [...]

Day 3: Brisbane’s Animal Rescue Units

January 31st, 2017|Animal Story, Australia, Demi's News, Thoughts|

I have just completed my training to assist with RSPCA Queensland’s Animal Rescue Units. The program is intense and very dedicated to helping injured, sick and trapped animals all the way from the Gold Coast to the Sunshine Coast. The process involves a variety of people and different departments within the shelter, and although it [...]

Day 2: Ireland’s Microchipping Law

January 25th, 2017|Demi's News, Thoughts|

In April of 2016 four out of our five board members took a trip to Ireland, along with other shelter professionals from the US and a few other countries. The goal of the trip was to tour Irish shelters and learn from their organizations. The trip was filled with networking, learning and a rebirth in [...]

My 10 Day Challenge

January 24th, 2017|Australia, Demi's News, Thoughts|

Doug and I have reached a point in our journey where we are in between houses and have decided to fill the gap with car camping… That’s right, sleeping in our car. This way we can save money, go where ever we please and challenge ourselves. As if two people sleeping in a tiny Kia [...]

Every Body Tells A Story

January 23rd, 2017|Australia, Thoughts|

Most people keep their stories and memories in a vast collection of photos, journal entries, memory boxes and on social media time-lines, but most fail to read the details in a scar or wrinkle. I saw on Facebook a women post a question she asked her costumer. She wondered why the elderly women chose clear [...]