Here is Your Sign

Rusty and Cheoah think the sign says it all.

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Yes, we do think we have a wonderful life and that is why we want to share a little with our 1000th Post Contest (full details here).  As we expected, the competition is heating up.  As we said, the winner will be selected by drawing, so the most votes does not guarantee a winner, but it sure does help.  And do we have a race heating up.  The vote count as of about 9 pm (EDT) last night:

Texas Husky Rescue – 10 Votes

Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue – 5

Siberian Husky Rescue of Florida – 4

Joplin Humane Society – 3

Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation – 3

Australian Animal Protection Society -2

BAD RAP – Bay Area Doglovers Responsible About Pitbulls – 2

Golden Retriever Rescue of Houston – 2

Louisville Weimaraner Rescue – 2

Oregon Greyhound Adoption – 2

Quad Cities Greyhound Adoption – 2

Taysia Blue Siberian Husky Rescue in Nebraska – 2

Almost Heaven Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary – 1

Asians for Humans, Animal, and Nature – 1

Bay Area Siberian Husky – 1

Buddy Foundation – 1

Charleston Animal Society – 1

Dawson Creek British Columbia Society for the Prevention for the Cruelty of Animals – 1

Freedom Rescue – 1

Hairy Houdini Siberian Rescue – 1

Husky Camp Siberian Rescue – 1

MaPaw Siberian Husky Rescue and Referral Services – 1

MUSH Rescue – Siberian Rescue of Atlanta – 1

Red Door Animal Shelter – 1

Second Chance Animal Shelter of Killeen, Texas – 1

Southern Siberian Rescue – 1

Therapy Dogs International – 1

Winnipeg Human Society – 1

Remember – One submission per person per day – but nothing wrong with letting your friends know so they can come by and drop us a comment.  We love learning about all of the terrific people out there helping our animal friends every day.


  1. Sagira on May 29, 2011 at 7:56 pm

    That is the perfect photo! 🙂

  2. siku marie on May 28, 2011 at 1:23 am

    Can’t argue with that! Sarge’s if we win, please.

  3. Tom Whitson on May 27, 2011 at 11:16 am

    We love the Thundering Herd and want you to know that the Golden Retriever Rescue of Houston love you all!
    Houston, TX

  4. Maxx on May 27, 2011 at 2:44 am

    It sure is!!!


  5. Tucker and Daisy on May 26, 2011 at 11:09 pm

    Good sign. Since we don’t have a “pet” rescue of our own, we would like to put our paws in for Golden Retriever Rescue of Houston in your 1000 post contest. Wow, mom says she can’t imagine that many. Good for you.

    Tucker and Daisy.

  6. NCMountainwoman on May 26, 2011 at 10:10 pm

    Very appropriate sign. Great way to celebrate your upcoming 1,000th post.

  7. The OP Pack on May 26, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    We feel so fortunate to be able to say that it is a wonderful life for us here too.

    Another shoutout for the Joplin Humane Society.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  8. The Bleu... and now also The Reufus on May 26, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    Indeed, it is!!! And we so appreciate your including publicity and the chance for some cash for some of those organizations who have provided second changes, reversal of circumstances… and Wonderful Lives for so many!

    with love from the Bleu (and the rowdy Reufus of course)

    Golden Retriever Rescue of Houston…

  9. Sychoberians on May 26, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    We want to add a vote for Husky Camp and we have to agree that it is a wonderful life and that Remy is a picnic table hog too and would dare the ranger to tell him to get off.


  10. The Ao4 on May 26, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    MaPaw! MaPaw! MaPaw!!!
    I think it’s a wonderful life, too. And it would be even better if we were allowed on the furniture!
    Play bows,

  11. Huffle Mawson on May 26, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    Those two look pretty happy on the couch there. I’m voting for the Australian Animal Protection Society again.

  12. diane on May 26, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    Adopt-a-Husky does great work in the IL/WI area! Hmmm…noticing a plethora of husky rescues in your list 🙂

  13. hisqueen on May 26, 2011 at 11:52 am

    Throwing our support to Joplin Humane Society..again. Hoping the animals are getting the help they need along with the humans..

  14. HoundDogMom (Sherri) on May 26, 2011 at 10:59 am

    We would like to cast our vote for the Quad Cities Greyhound Adoption. We are supporting our friend Bunny and her clan. Sniffs, The HoundDogs

  15. Terri Jacobson on May 26, 2011 at 9:40 am

    Oregon Greyhound Adoption – present. :o)))

  16. Annie B. on May 26, 2011 at 9:26 am

    I would like to suggest Francisvale Home for Smaller Animals.

  17. carolyn on May 26, 2011 at 8:59 am

    Wow, I didn’t even know about Texas Husky Rescue! Gotta vote for them, as they are just a few cities away! Good to know about them!

  18. Rocco on May 26, 2011 at 8:48 am

    That is a great sign. I also love my humans couches.

    Gotta throw out another vote for Taysia Blue!

  19. houndstooth4 on May 26, 2011 at 8:29 am

    They look so impressed by that sign! lol

    We vote for Quad Cities again!

  20. Khyra on May 26, 2011 at 6:30 am

    Yes it is!

    Especially since we get to lounge whilst the humans go out in search of kibble $ –

    Okay, time fur me to throw Whitney’s B&B into the mix


  21. Amy@GoPetFriendly on May 26, 2011 at 3:16 am

    That sign really nails it! I’m voting for the Joplin Humane Society tonight.

  22. Janet Beattie on May 26, 2011 at 2:55 am

    Shout out to Dawne and Southern Siberian Rescue! Do they get bonus votes because they are in NC with woo??

  23. huskymom on May 26, 2011 at 1:47 am

    We are grateful for the human and dog friends we have made because of Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue.

    –Rubi, Holly and Sprite

  24. Gabby Cox on May 26, 2011 at 1:18 am

    This group is awesome – in 2 years they’ve saved 250 huskies, far surpassing their original goal. And many of their dogs were sick or terminal, or had such severe behavioral problems that even the so-called “no kill” shelters didn’t know what to do with them. Love this group!!! And since they operate on a shoestring budget, every little cent counts!

  25. jack & moo on May 26, 2011 at 1:07 am

    It is indeed a wonderful life. We’re counting our blessings here on the coast – no tornados, no floods, just a lot of rain & a little sunshine now & then. We donated to the Joplin Humane society tonight, so I guess that will be our daily submission.

    jack & moo

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