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Also be sure to visit Steve Dale's Pet Central on WGN Radio in Chicago.  I did an interview with Steve on June 27, 2007    It was fun and Steve does alot for animals
We will be in Green Bay, WI on Aug 4, 2007 for the 6th Annual Family Pet Fair and Expo sponsored by Mt Liebe German Shepherd Dog Rescue.  It is being held at the Brown County Fairgrounds, FREE ADMISSION, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Local Pet Rescues, Pet related deomonstrations, Face Painting, Brat Fry, Booyah, Vendors, Clown, and Raffle!! (Well behaved pets on leash are welcome)
This is a wonderful rescue group and we have a special love for this breed too because of Sarge. Come and say "HI" to us, in person.....    Anita and her group work very hard to put this event on every year...  Woooooo's!!  Hope to see you there!!
Pick up the July/August issue of PETBuzz Magazine to read an interview I did with Cheryl Hentz!!
More to come!!

Past events for 2007:

Okay folks in Appleton!  You have asked for this....  We will be at the GRAND OPENING OF THE NEW PETCO !  What an exciting and wonderful event this will be !!!  We are so excited for them and for us.  We are also grateful that Tina understands the work that we do and the good that we are trying to do.  We WILL be there, with smiles, hugs, books, love, and a willingness to share our experience with canine cancer.  Please DON'T miss it....   We love nothing more than to help other become aware of this killer of our companions, treatments available, support, and most importantly hugs and love, shared with all those who love their companions...
Be there !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Come meet us at "Bark in the Park" sponsored by the Fox Valley Humane Association !!  
June 2, 2007  9:00AM-1:00PM (times are approximate and we will remain there until needed)
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Grounds, 4321` N. Ballard St. Appleton, WI. 
Beautiful setting. Great people, open to pets, pet lovers will be welcomed with open arms!!
Mound's Pet Food Warehouse 'PET FEST!"  This year's theme...."Dog's in Space! Mars Rovers!"
This is one of the best events that we have been fortunate enough to be asked to attend for the last 4 years!  Mound's funds this and it is something to behold, if you are a pet lover.  We have had a blast every year and we thank them for, once again, asking us to take part in their yearly event that helps benefit our beloved pets, whatever form they may be.  Go to for more details and updates.  Folks.....this is a fun event and I can't even begin to tell you how many friends you will make if you come.  We have made so many and have touched so many lives.  Thank you Mounds for giving us the opportunity to be a part of this.....=)
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!   We had a BALL!!
We will be at the Family Pet Expo 2007 on March 17th & 18th at The Sunnyview Expo Center!!
This is a fantastic event for all animal lovers!!  This year will feature Bwana Jim's traveling wildlife show!!  Sponsored by Big Doz Promotions, LLC, PETCO, Nutro.  Listen for updates from their media sponsors: 99.5 The WOLF, WOSH 1490 AM, WNAM 1280 AM, and WVBO 103.9 FM.
Last year over 3,000 people attended this event!!  We will be there again this year!! 



We had a wonderful time at Nationals in Rockford, IL, October 17-21, this year and we want to share some pictures with you.  Please use the link above.  Also, please remember to visit to see a wonderful article about us that will remain on Cindy's site....

Thank you dear friend.....  You are precious!!








October 8, 2005 (4th annual)

I was there with Grizz's Story and received a warm welcome. I did a book signing and we had a short radio spot. Met Phyllis DeGoia and her sweet Katrina rescues.  We saw many familiar faces who came back to see us after having been to Mounds Pet Food Warehouse "Dog Fest" earlier in the year in Madison.  Jo

We met area breed rescue representatives and their adoptable dogs, vendors from area pet related businesses, and lots of adoptable animals from the Dane County Humane Society and surrounding shelters.            Where:  Dane County Humane Society 

5132 Voges Rd.
Madison, WI 53718
        10:00AM - 4:00PM


2005 SHCA National Specialty...."Fields of Gold"  October 25-29.   Woo's and wags !!  The Siberian Husky Club of America proudly presents the 17th annual National Specialty. We shared a booth with the Siberian Husky Health Foundation this year and were there on Thurs, Oct. 28 and Friday, Oct 29, ALL DAY !  We proudly sponsored 5 rosettes given out during the "Parade of rescues" in loving memory of our fur-Angels.  It was an incredible event folks, please make an effort to come next year.  SOS (Save our Siberians) and, AAHI (Adopt of husky), along with many other rescue groups were there as well as many of the top Siberians in the Nation.   Jo

MARCH 31, 2005: Presentation to the Neenah Kiwanis Club-closed to the public...
MAY 14, 2005:  Book signing at "PETCO" out by the Fox River Mall in Grand Chute(Appleton)!!!  "WHERE THE PETS GO!"  Public and dogs welcome. Kodi will be there!! I will be autographing books from 10:30AM to 4:00PM.
June 4, 2005: Book signing and exhibit at "BARK IN THE PARK", sponsored by the Fox Valley Humane Assoc.
Public and dogs welcome.  Kodi will be there!!  I will be autographing books from 8:00AM to 1:00PM
June 12, 2005: Book signing and exhibit at the Mounds Pet Food Warehouse; PET FEST on Alliant Island in Middleton, WI(Madison)  Public and dogs welcome.
August 6, 2005:  Book signing and exhibit at the "Family Pet Fest" at the Beja Shrine Hall(air-conditioned), on the corner of Bond and Taylor in Green Bay. I will be there autographing books from 10:00AM to 3:00PM.
Admission: Visitors 12 and over 

*October 14th & 15th, we attended the Siberian Husky National Specialty in Greenville, SC.  We were at the Siberian Husky Health Foundation's booth and doing a book signing.  We sold 31 books in the short amount of time that we were there!! Met so many wonderful people.  It was so very exciting!!  Go to for details.                

Hi gang !! I wanted to share some pictures that friends of ours took at the Siberian Husky Nationals and take you along for a whirlwind visit of where we were and the incredible experience of a lifetime filled with over 800 Siberian huskies all in one place.  I will let the pictures speak for themselves.  We had a ball and again sold 31 copies of Grizz's Story in between taking in the splendor of these wonderful and magnificently beautiful furry companions.  We only spent 2 days there and wish that we could have been there the whole week.  We shared lots of hugs, tears and tons of smoozles from these sweet furbabies.  I hope that you enjoy the pictures.  It was so funny because Siberians LOVE to sing as many of you know and one would start to sing and the song would progress throughout the entire grounds kind of like the "wave" at the football games and the echo could be heard long after the initial song.  It was haunting and yet so beautiful to hear them all in unison.  It was similar to the song of their wild cousins, the wolves, with their majestic melodic song and it was absolutely breathtaking...   It truly was a trip of a lifetime. Hugs,  Jo

Links:   (Thanks to Kelly Tovik, Linda's daughter !!)   Thanks to Kim from Carolina Siberian Husky Rescue   Thanks to Todd Shirey from Pawsitive Images


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