Rescued Pets & How They Rescue Us!
Amazing Uplifting Stories Including George Clooney & Einstein, Instagram’s Tongue-Hanging Super-Famous Shitzu, Marnie & Why Rescue Pets Give Us the Greatest Gifts of All!
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If you’ve ever wanted to shift your life, breathe new energy into things, feel better about the world, and gain a whole new perspective on life, even a 4-legged perspective, then do we have the show for you.
In this episode, I chat with Laura T. Coffey, a writer, editor and producer for Today.com, the website of NBC’s Today show, and author of one of my favorite books ever, My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts.
Now, I’m biased. I’ve had older dogs travel with us on book tour and run with us, until they were seventeen, so I love older dogs.
I love younger puppies too, but there’s so much wisdom, patience and love in an older dog.
And I’m not alone. Celebrities such as George Clooney and the humans behind the upscale retailer Nordstrom love their old dogs too. As does Grammy nominated singer-song writer, Neko Case.
Learn about older dogs and what they have to offer and why tongues hanging out, just might be a good thing.
- Why adopt an older dog?
- George Clooney and his dog, Einstein
- Instagram’s famous Marnie (aka Stinky) with 2 million followers
- Bretagne, the last surviving 9/11 Ground-Zero dog
- Benefits of senior dogs
- Why “seniors” are “plug and play” & actually make the best pets
- Grey Muzzle Organization & grants for senior dogs
- Senior dogs for senior people
- Dogs at nursing homes & helping seniors feel younger
- 3 nuns, death row & Remy
- Woofabago, 25 dogs and travelling x-country
- Raising children with senior dogs
- Retired service dogs
- Inmate trained dogs
- Resource guide with senior-specific rescue groups
MORE ON LAURA T. COFFEY:
Laura T. Coffey is a self-avowed dog nut and a longtime writer, editor, and producer for TODAY.com, the website of NBC’s TODAY Show. An award-winning journalist with more than two decades of experience, Laura has written and edited hundreds of high-profile human-interest stories over the years. She loves dogs and she loves people — and it shows in her writing. Laura lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, Michael, their son, Tyler, their two senior dogs, Frida and Manny, and their giant 14-year-old cat, Diego.
Book by Laura T Coffey:
My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts
Other References: (Please see the back of Laura’s book for many more helpful resources.)
Grey Muzzle Organization: grants for senior dog program
Best Friends Animal Society: California
White Muzzle Fund: grants for senior dog program
Muttville Senior Dog Rescue: California
Old Dog Haven: Washington
Camp Cocker Rescue: California
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