Pet Families

🐕 WELL SUGARS, IT’S TIME FOR THESE ‘ALMOST CHILDREN’.

I like to sit in on the Community meetings at The Living Room where I learn about services that are available to homeless and at risk women and children. One particularly popular program is called Dogwood. It’s an animal rescue project that supports animals and the people who love them. And in the case of the women who come to The Living Room this service is as supportive as the hot meals, counseling, and groups. The pets support these women in crisis in fundamental ways we can all relate too.

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So I continually add to my sketches of women with their dogs and hear heart warming stories like. . .

“I couldn’t have made it on the streets without his companionship.”

“My dogs are like family, only better. They love me regardless of what happens.”

“I have learned that I have to take care of things even when I’m…

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  1. Pingback: Pet Families – Vijayagiri views

  2. mmerce60

    Our pets are part of our family, evident in this painting. Congratulations to the artist! 😍🐶

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