Missing Mr. Hanks, the Tank


Dearest Readers: Today is a day of remembrance and heartache for me. On Wednesday, November 21, 2018, we had to say goodbye to our precious little mini-schnauzer, Mr. Hanks. Prior to us rescuing him and welcoming him into our family, he was an angry little boy who loved to bite — MEN! When we fosteredContinue reading “Missing Mr. Hanks, the Tank”

Remembering Sir Shakespeare Hemingway


Today, March 7, 2018 is an extremely sad day for me. Today is the first anniversary of losing my precious mini-schnauzer, Sir Shakespeare Hemingway. Exactly one year later, I am still heartbroken over losing him. Over making the decision to allow him to go to Heaven so he would not suffer any longer. On theContinue reading “Remembering Sir Shakespeare Hemingway”

In Memory Of – Sir Shakespeare Hemingway


Dearest Readers: This week has been such a dreadful, sad week for me. Why? Most of you who read my blog regularly will know what an advocate I am for animals. On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, our family had to say goodbye to precious, Sir Shakespeare Hemingway. Sir Shakespeare Hemingway, April 11, 2003 – MarchContinue reading “In Memory Of – Sir Shakespeare Hemingway”

A Tribute to William Lloyd Garrison and My Precious “Shamey-Pooh”


Dearest Readers: If you follow the page, “Following Atticus,” on a regular basis, you know that precious, Sweet William Lloyd Garrison, aka “Will” left this world yesterday, October 25, 2014 at approximately 3:30pm. Will, as you probably know, is the lost, angry oldster that Tom Ryan rescued from death’s door in May, 2012. Sweet Will,Continue reading “A Tribute to William Lloyd Garrison and My Precious “Shamey-Pooh””

Animals Communicate to Us…


Dearest Readers: Today, I awaken to another gray day in Charleston. Now, it is raining outside. Raindrops tap, tap, tap, on the windows and I’m thankful I called my four-legged family members inside only moments ago. They are so funny when it rains. When the back door opens, they rush inside, only to stop asContinue reading “Animals Communicate to Us…”

Communicating With My Precious Animals


My silly pups. Prince Midnight Shadow, my cold black giant schnauzer rushes inside to brush against the leashes, hanging near my office. He is telling me he is ready to walk today. “Mommy,” he says, staring into my eyes. “It’s nice outside today. The heat will not burn my paws. Can we go for aContinue reading “Communicating With My Precious Animals”

Caring For A Sick Baby — Our Little Maltese


Dearest Readers: To those of you who read my blog regularly, you recognize what an advocate I am for animals, especially rescued dogs. We are the proud family with five dogs, four which are rescues. Yes, they are expensive to keep up and care for, but words cannot express how fulfilling it is to seeContinue reading “Caring For A Sick Baby — Our Little Maltese”

The Journey of Cleet…Cleet Continues…


Good morning, World. It is a beautiful, sunshiny day in Charleston, SC — a beautiful day where I can see clearly now! What a relief! Thank you, God. To all who have asked, my foster child, Sweet Little Cleet…Cleet… is doing well with his new family. The moment I met them, I knew they wereContinue reading “The Journey of Cleet…Cleet Continues…”

Sweet Little Cleet…Cleet Finds a New Home


Dearest Readers: If you read my posts on a regular basis, you will know our sweet little foster Schnauzer/Maltese mix now has a happy home, filled with much love. His adoption day was Friday, March 15. After I took him to his new home, I sat down on the couch, talking with his adoptive parents,Continue reading “Sweet Little Cleet…Cleet Finds a New Home”

Schnauzer Rescue of the Carolinas Announces a Fund-raising Cookbook


March 1, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Barbie Perkins-Cooper, creativepr@bellsouth.net or srccookbook@aol.com “Doggone Good Cooking”, Cookbook scheduled for production — filled with delicious dishes for humans and animals alike. Schnauzer Rescue of the Carolinas [SRC] would like to announce the latest fundraiser for our 501(c)(3) non-profit organization – “Doggone Good Cooking”, Recipe Book, filled withContinue reading “Schnauzer Rescue of the Carolinas Announces a Fund-raising Cookbook”