Life With A Street Dog: Week 1

April 18th, 2018|Animal Story, Demi's Around the World, Thailand, The Diaries|

Neu Ku went through the biggest change of his life this week. He went from being a Soi Dog living on the streets in Bangkok, Thailand to an extremely loved house dog in Denver, Colorado. When I picked him up from the airport he was traumatized, shaking and confused. I felt guilty, because I was [...]

Granny’s Siamese Cats

February 12th, 2018|Animal Story, Demi's Around the World, Demi's News, Thailand|

One of my first days learning about animal rescue in Bangkok, Apple took me to a woman who we call Granny. Granny is an elderly woman who lives in poverty. She works 12 hours a day as a dishwasher at a food cart for the equivalent of $10 USD a day. This comes out to [...]

Temple Man and His Cats

January 3rd, 2018|Animal Story, Demi's Around the World, Thailand|

In my adventures with Apple's Animal Aid I have seen both the dark side of people and also the lengths individuals will go to help animals. It's been emotionally trying, but births a level of motivation to change the current status for animals around the world. Bangkok has been an incredible experience for just that [...]

The Darker Side

November 15th, 2017|Animal Story, Bali, Demi's Around the World, 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 Around the World, 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 Around the World, 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 [...]

How To Deal With The Uninformed

February 3rd, 2017|About Us, Animal Story, 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 3: Brisbane’s Animal Rescue Units

January 31st, 2017|Animal Story, Austrailia, Demi's Around the World, 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 [...]

First Lesson on Seeing Things from the Outside

November 23rd, 2016|About Us, Animal Story, Demi's News, Uncategorized|

Every person that is involved in non-profit work knows one thing… There are never enough people willing to help push your organization further, and accomplish your mission. My plan when I arrived in Australia was to get involved with rescues, sanctuaries, or other nonprofits I cared about. The plan is to learn from them and [...]

Cane Toads

November 19th, 2016|About Us, Animal Story, Demi's News, Uncategorized|

Living in a brand new country that is known for it’s wild life… dangerous and poisonous wildlife, is something that takes some adjusting. Although we haven’t seen much yet, we have seen a variety of new birds, lizards, and the Cane Toad… Upon arriving to our first sit, we were warned about a large poisonous [...]