Interview: Project K-9 Hero Founder, Jason Johnson πŸŽ–οΈ

Sending our thoughts and prayers to end the spread of the coronavirus...

I’m happy to share my interview with Jason Johnson, Founder and CEO of the nonprofit, Project K-9 Hero Foundation. This wonderful organization helps retired military working dogs.

Johnson explained that Project K-9 Hero was formed in March of 2016, to assist retired Police K-9 and Military Working Dog Heroes with medical care, food, and death benefit assistance.

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National Arbor Day and Remembering Wangari Maathai πŸ₯³

Note: Today is National Arbor Day, a celebration of the role of trees in our lives and promoting tree planting and care. I’m reposting my 2019 blog about Dr. Wangari Maathai, Founder of the Green Belt Movement.

In 2007, the late Dr. Maathai launched the Billion Tree Campaign. To date, 193 countries planted 15 billion trees. Plant for the Planet honors Dr. Maathai’s achievements by taking the campaign to the next level with the Trillion Tree Campaign. Plant a tree for National Arbor Day!

March is Women’s History Month and March 3 is Wangari Maathai Day. In celebration of women everywhere, here’s my post about one of my heroines, Wangari Maathai.

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Successful Cat Adoption Tips 🐱

Cats make wonderful pets for any family of any size. Boomer families, Millennial families, retired couples, families with young children or teens and single adults are adopting cats.

If you’re thinking about adopting a pet, here are a few tips to guide you in the right direction.

Note: All photos (by @SocialClaude) are our feral rescue cat Oscar... 😎

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Prevent Animal Cruelty and Keep Pets Safe at Easter 🐰 πŸ₯š

April is a good time to celebrate our pet friends. Spring is finally here! If you’ve been indoors too long, it’s time to get outside. Enjoy a long walk with your favorite pet and shake off the winter doldrums.

NOTE: Please follow the 30 Days To Slow The Spread guidelines when you are outdoors.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) offers a few ideas to prevent animal cruelty, encourage pet adoption, and help rescue horses.

The ASPCA reminds us that April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month.

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COVID-19 Game Changer? πŸ€”

“I think this [Hydroxychloroquine/Z-Pak] is the beginning of the end of the pandemic. I’m very serious.” –Dr. Stephen Smith (Infectious Disease Specialist)


Remember, it is your solemn community responsibility to adhere to Presidents Trump’s COVID-19 guidelines: 30 Days To Slow The Spread (PDF download/view).



I also URGE you to wear a cloth face mask when you go out in public to shop for groceries and other necessities.

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April Pet Awareness Days πŸ—“οΈ

Many things are on our minds these days including family, surviving and thriving. Pets are important family members. And this month, we celebrate pet first aid and therapy animals.

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DIY Cloth Face Masks 😷

UPDATE (with link): Important to follow the CDC guidelines:
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19.


Here’s another way you can prevent the spread of COVID-19: The CDC is advising that we wear a cloth face mask when we have to be out in public. A face mask will help protect you, which in turn helps to protect your community.

Please be advised that a face mask only offers varying degrees of protection depending on material used. And very important: The other CDC guidelines (e.g. social distancing) have not changed!

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