Rescued by Black Boy: how a neglected dog set me back on my path, away from PETA

PETA has lost it’s way. All the wonderful work they have done to bring public awareness to issues with livestock, the fur trade, animal testing and puppy mills fades when you read this account of their policies regarding companion animals. Thank you for writing and sharing this important story.

mom2nomads

There was a time when I was a True Believer and a very good little soldier, I did what I was told to do, when I was told to do it, I didn’t question orders and if I did it was never to the face of the one giving them. Then, one stormy and snowy evening, I stopped by an abandoned house to check on a dog I’d been feeding and caring for. I pulled up in front of the home and saw him huddled on the open porch, under cover as much as his short chain would allow, his thick fur encrusted in ice. In that moment I made the decision to unchain him and usher him into my van and, unlike past days when he’d been slightly timid and unwilling to trust me completely, he followed me. I rubbed him with towels to dry his soaked fur, wrapped…

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