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Gratitude is in their eyes, and their shiny coats, and their waggly tails. Their stories, and the stories of their rescuers, are collected in a great big bear hug of a book: Kentucky Living’s Creature Comforts.

The book garnered author Paula Sparrow a Media Advocacy Award from Pet Groups United.

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Pet Clinic Guide

By Paula Sparrow from May 2014 Issue

Pet Clinic Guide

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I'll never forget what a shelter worker once told me. "We'll never adopt our way out of the pet overpopulation problem. More people have got to spay and neuter their…
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  • For Love of Huck

    In the last Creature Comforts column, you read about Blake, a shelter dog who had everything going against him: he was black, a pit bull, and going kennel-crazy. With a…

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