Excerpt: Anyone in animal welfare remembers that turning point in which their lives changed forever. Kenny Lamberti recalls how he got started in animal welfare, with a dog named Yoyo and a dog trainer turned mentor that recognized something special.
“In 1999, a stubby little brindle dog followed me on a 5-mile run through my neighborhood in Boston. He had no collar, tags or manners, but he made me laugh and was a great running companion, so I took him home. This 45-pound ball of energy needed …”
“We have the ability to shape and mold new animal advocates every day. Let’s shape compassionate ones.”
There is much we can learn through our connection with animals. To love, to lose, to help, to cherish, to serve.
Loving an animal unconditionally just as he/she loves us is a model for humanity … and in fact the highest form of humanity.
Let’s be sure that our aspiration becomes our reality.
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