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About Some Puppy To Love

Some Puppy To Love is a blog for dog lovers of all kinds dedicated to the care and protection of dogs everywhere. All puppies and dogs (and all animals for that matter) need our protection and love.

About Danielle
Ever since I was a child, I have loved dogs. They have been my best friends and I have always felt a deep bond with them. Having grown up with dogs (and cats) all my life, I feel lucky to have had a lot of experience with pets. After being in the publishing business and focusing on parenting for much of my career, I have recently turned my focus to pets, specifically dogs. I also write for Disney’s Babble Pets and maintain two monthly columns in the NY Parenting Media publications, “Just Write Mom” and “Healthy Living”.

I live in Brooklyn with my husband and three children, two dogs, three cats, and fish, frogs and turtles. I truly believe it is our duty as humans to protect helpless and dependent animals and I hope Some Puppy To Love brings awareness to the many issues that dogs face today. I hope it will also bring you a smile or two. There is truly nothing like sharing your life with a dog- it only makes everything better! I can't imagine my life without my Django (pictured above) and Hayley, the sweet chihuahua mix you'll see up in the header.


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