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John Tortorella won’t coach at All-Star Game because of sick dog

Jimmy Hascup , USA TODAY SportsPublished 1:10 p.m. ET Jan. 27, 2017 | Updated 2:15 p.m. ET Jan. 27, 2017 (Photo: Aaron Doster, USA TODAY Sports) 467CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 1COMMENTEMAILMORE John Tortorella will miss the NHL All-Star festivities in Los Angeles this weekend because one of his dogs is sick. The Columbus Blue Jackets coach, who was to fulfill the same role for the Metropolitan Division, also did not coach Thursday against the Nashville Predators. “I appreciate so much the number of messages I have received since the announcement (of missing the event),” Tortorella told The Columbus Dispatch. “But this absolutely is…

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2016 Year End Review

Ring Dog Rescue wants to take a moment to wish everyone a Happy and Safe New Year and reflect on 2016. This past year came with many challenges and many “hooray” moments. This past year has given us fantastic new volunteers and fosters, new relationships were formed with various members of our community, dogs living outside in peril were provided life-changing resources, and we at Ring Dog Rescue could not be more proud of all who came together to make the lives of animals better. Here is our year-end review: Ring Dog Rescue transferred in 114 dogs (and puppies)!  We received those…

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the DOGHOUSE project

The DOGHOUSE project started many years ago, we realized there was a need to help owned animals who through no fault of their own, were living in less then optimal conditions. Each year Ring Dog Rescue volunteers trek out into lower income areas and identify dogs (and sometimes cats and rabbits) in need. We educate their owners on proper animal husbandry practices, provide medical care, food, free spay and neuter, bedding, doghouses, and because getting dogs off of chains is one of our missions, outdoor 10×10 kennels, and crates to hopefully transition the dog into the home. We know this…

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Adoptables: Mishka

My name is Mishka. In Russian, Mishka means a cute and cuddly little bear, and my humans tell me I am just that! I wiggle... more

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