Misty, the 10-year-old Golden Retriever who inspired the Senior Dogs Project

The Senior Dogs Project
..........."Looking Out for Older Dogs" ...........

"Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog."
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Sydney Jeanne Seward

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Quotes We Like

"Always hold firmly to the thought that each one of us can do something to bring some portion of misery to an end." Author unknown

"The assumption that animals are without rights, and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance, is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality." -- Arthur Schopenhauer, German Philosopher

"A man is truly ethical only when he obeys the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist, and shrinks from injuring anything that lives." -- Albert Schweitzer, Alsatian Theologian, Musician, and Medical Missionary

"Producing animals for sale is a greedy and callous business in a world where there is a critical and chronic shortage of good homes for dogs, cats, and other animals, and the only 'responsible breeders' are ones who, upon learning about their contribution to the overpopulation crisis, spay or neuter their animals, and get out of the business all together." - PETA, Animal Rights Uncompromised: There's No Such Thing as a 'Responsible Breeder'

"You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson, essayist

"As long as there are slaughterhouses, there will be battlefields." -- Leo Tolstoy, author

"I cannot fish without falling a little in self-respect...always when I have done I feel it would have been better if I had not fished."-- Henry David Thoreau, author

"Atrocities are no less atrocities when they occur in laboratories and are called medical research." -- George Bernard Shaw

". . .if we treated animals as they deserve, human inhumanity to humans would stand out all the more appallingly. We might then turn our attention to the next step beyond human civilization: humane civilization. Justice for all." -- Carl Safina, Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel, p. 411.