Stray Blog
If you have adopted a rescue dog you will enjoy the Stray Blog!  Recent posts give interesting descriptions of dog rescue in Argentina.

                    Founder: Joseph Liseno

   Quick bio:

     - School Counselor in Western Mass

     - Fluent in Spanish

     - MS in Counseling

     - MA in International Affairs (Latin America Studies)

     - Return Peace Corps Volunteer (Bolivia 1997-2000)

     - Nidan - Uechi Ryu Karate

Recent Posts

Lori Jerusik: Dog Rescuer from Chicopee, MA is in it for the Long Haul

I first heard about Mutt Rescue in April of 2017 when a local news program featured a story about the imminent construction of Mutt Rescue’s new shelter in Chicopee. Soon after the story aired I shot an email to Mutt Rescue hoping to score an interview, but we didn’t connect. At the time it was apparent the folks at Mutt Rescue were really darn busy. Then on October 16, 2017 I met Jay, a gentleman who approached Stray But Looking’s booth at the Easthampton Harvest Festival. Jay introduced himself and told me that he works at Mutt Rescue and Mutt Cuts for Lori Jerusik. He went on to explain that Lori uses what she earns from Mutt Cuts, a dog grooming and doggy day care business to support

Four Legged Victims of Hurricanes get a Second Chance

Second Chance proves again why it is one our favorite organizations: Recently, when Hurricane Irma struck Florida, Sheryl Blancato and her team decided to take 99 animals (70 cats and 29 dogs) from shelters in the path of the storm. The catch: Second Chance had to empty out their East Brookfield shelter by placing all 85 of their current tenants in foster care (some of the luckier ones were adopted). To do that is an incredible feat, and to do it quickly without a lot of preparation or lead time has got to be overwhelming. It seems that managing the overwhelming is Second Chance’s specialty. In the midst of all of their projects (expanding existing programs, opening an improved clinic in

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