A winter excursion to Thailand?

August 10, 2015 Heather Murphy

Our Guest Blogger: Nicole Knapp - volunteer at SOI Dog Foundation Thailand That night while I scrolled through my newsfeed a link appeared and above it was the picture of a scruffy, dirty dog, its face crammed against the side of a cage.  I decided it was time to stop hiding my head in the sand—just because I turned away did not mean that they problems didn’t exist.  So through tear-filled eyes, I watched the video.  The images I witnessed and the condition of these animals is not something I ever WANTED to see.  But I NEEDED to see it.  And...

Itchy & Scratchy

July 21, 2015 Heather Murphy

No, this is not in reference to the cartoon programme on “the Simpsons” but to the noise of a dis-stressed pet – itch, scratch, lick, bite, scratch, itch, bite, lick and so it goes on! The constant ‘thump’ on the floor, the crazy noises that you didn’t realize your pet could even make – not only does it drive you nuts its driving your pets nuts too! It’s never nice seeing your pet ‘at’ themselves because they are itchy.Scratching is the worse thing not only because you can see they are distressed but because their itching and scratching helps spread...