Homelessness comes in many forms, human and four-legged. The love between homeless people and their companion animals can be powerful. Paul Crowell knows this. He fed the companion dogs of homeless people for five years until new management at the dog boarding and day care facility cut off his supply of excess food. But Paul had seen the need up close. He didn’t quit. He started a GoFundMe campaign which helps him continue to feed homeless dogs and created Project Open Paw.
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September 28, 2018 at 10:58 am
That’s a lovely story about Paul Crowell JoAnna and kudos to him for starting a GoFundMe so he could continue his work. I hope he gets a place where he can keep dogs if their owners are taken off the streets for a while and that he can re-unite them.
September 28, 2018 at 1:21 pm
Great story for WATWB – it’s good to see that someone understands how important these animals are.
September 28, 2018 at 11:04 pm
Yes. They mean a lot to their people and visa versa.
September 28, 2018 at 11:24 pm
I always wondered what happened to the dogs that hang out with the homeless population around here. It’s good to see someone, somewhere is taking care of them. I wonder if we have something similar here in Abq.
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September 29, 2018 at 10:03 am
I wonder, too. I’ve thought about donating dog food to the local food pantry. It’s always a pleasure to participate in #WATWB. It’s good for the soul.
September 28, 2018 at 11:41 pm
What a great story! I often find homeless people with pets take care of them better than they do themselves. This is such a great initiative. Thanks so much for sharing this and for being a part of #WATWB.
September 29, 2018 at 10:19 am
I’m glad you liked the story. Homeless people do care about their four legged friends. And dogs have a strong pack mentality and want to be with family wherever the family lives.
September 29, 2018 at 5:14 pm
That is a very good man who is helping feed the dogs of homeless people. And other people think it is a good thing since he is getting help from like minded people. I love this heart warming story.
September 29, 2018 at 8:17 pm
I’m glad you like it, Yvonne. I never get tired of stories about kindness to animals. You can tell a lot about a person by the way he or she treats animals.
October 1, 2018 at 7:25 pm
I loved this story of doggie love and Mr. Crowell’s determination to keep pets of the homeless fed. Kudos to him and his kind heart.
October 2, 2018 at 10:09 am
Me too. Doggie love is so valuable! Thanks for appreciating.
October 23, 2018 at 4:32 am
Serving the homeless dogs, so nice and positive.
I am so happy to know that dogs are not being dumped or killed.
Thank you so much! In Darkness, Be Light. Team #WATWB
October 24, 2018 at 8:14 pm
Yes! The dogs deserve help, too. Glad to share.