An unusual summer approaches. With this hot weather, cooling off with a swim is a priority. We've never started our excursions to the Apple River for swimming so early in the summer—it's barely mid-June. There are still many unknowns and especially concerning Covid-19 as restrictions are beginning to be lifted.
Left: Rosa , one of our disabled dogs and an international rescue, cools off at the Apple River. Swimming is an important activity to help rehabilitate dogs like Rosa and restore their mobility- plus it's a fun way to exercise and cool off in the summer!
"Any fool can be happy, It takes someone with a real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep."- Clive Barker.
Home has never meant more than in this time of uncertainty amidst a deadly pandemic sweeping the world -- a place of safety and protection. Having a home, a place to belong, provides a foothold amid chaos, a stable base to imagine a new and better future despite the challenges that surround us.
We know the miraculous power of having a home for life and have seen again and again what having a place to belong means for animals who come to Home for Life® longing for the safety, security, and acceptance that our sanctuary provides. There's no place like Home for Life® for dogs and cats like 2-legged Sheltie, Poppy, where we make sure the trauma and rejection of their prior years will neither define them nor be the end of their story.
NOTE: The summer appeal $10,000 match has a deadline of August 15, 2020.