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    by Leslie Smith on July 6th, 2011

    Attention California Bay Area Animal Lovers and Party Animals: Looking for something causey and cocktaily to do next Saturday night? Get tickets to Moolah for the Mutts, benefitting Muttville Senior Dog Rescue (one of my all-time favorite rescue organizations). After years of devotion to their...

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    June 22nd, 2011

    Jessica Kohn was strolling down a busy shopping street in Portland, OR, on a spring morning, when she saw a person with a dog who looked like a Pit Bull coming toward her. In a moment of fear, she stepped off the curb to avoid the dog and was hit by a car. Kohns reaction explains a little about...

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    June 20th, 2011

    by Leslie Smith, editor March, 2011 On Thursday, a man brought a Heeler mix he called Jack to the front counter. The sight horrified those present, and the stench permeated the entire shelter...

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    June 14th, 2011

    Ice the champagne, roll out whatever color carpet best hides fur the Petties are upon us! The Petties Awards are Dogtime's annual celebration recognizing excellence among animal-loving bloggers of...

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    June 13th, 2011

    by Leslie Smith, DogTime editor June, 2010 Down the road from the animal shelter sits Santa Fe's only enclosed dog park. A huge expanse on several acres, it features a small...

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    by Leslie Smith on June 9th, 2011

    In my last No Kill installment, I asserted theres no such thing as a responsible breeder. At least not now, with 10,000 dogs and cats facing lethal injection or the gas chamber...

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    June 7th, 2011

    This article made possible by StubbyDog.org. When journalist and animal welfare advocate Michelle Sathe turned 40, she hit the road with adoptable pit bull Loren to explore 29 states and examine...

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    June 6th, 2011

    by Leslie Smith, DogTime editor March, 2011 Last week a tiny Chihuahua was left in the after hours drop box at our shelter. Many people are appalled that such thing as a drop box even exists, but...

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    June 6th, 2011

    DogTime editor Leslie Smith interviews Alexandra Horowitz, author of the New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know Despite its excellent reviews and months on the...