Sunday, 23 December 2012

Share It Sunday’, Guest Blog The Lonely Dogs!

Nominated by last week’s guest Dianes’ Kitchen Table!

Our Share It Sunday Christmas Special!

A collection of stories told through photographs, and occasionally with words, about the Twenty-three incredible rescue dogs that share their lives with me in Mexico. Kathryn

Watching the midsummer rains come down!

Enjoying the last green grass of the season!

Snapshot from the Ranch!

The senior family member here at the ranch & also quite possibly the best cuddler!

Waiting for the belly rub!

And finally

Rocket, rarely captured on film, the big brother & protector of Christmas!

 About me!

Thank you so much for visiting my blog.
I am originally from Canada and now make my home in Mexico.  My home is in fact a shelter for 23 dogs, a whole lot of rescue horses, and two lovely cats.  There is another Hominid here at the ranch, and this is his great effort as well, but he does prefer to remain separate from the blog and so with all respect he shall.
Some 200 dogs have passed through our home and our hearts… taken off the street, out of the pound, and away from various dire situations; to be adopted out to loving forever homes. Of those 200 there are always the ones that are a challenge. They have a certain dark and ominous shadow looming behind them, a shadow which is made up of other people saying “why don’t you just put them down?”.  This is not said because they are suffering in any kind of way (peace and freedom is always most lovingly granted to those in need) but is said instead because of the amount of time and care they are obviously going to need.
You just know what their fate will be if you part with them.
Those are the dogs that make up my pack of 23.  They are the overly aggressive or shy, they are the ones that pee and bark too much, they have hip dysplasia and are deaf, they are mangy and have terrible breath (beyond dog breath), they have had disease and will never be completely well again, they climb onto the dining room table when I am not looking and sometimes when I am, and what might not be so readily obvious to some but shines through clear to me (and is the reason I created this blog) is that they are all, each and every one of them, beautiful, special, loving, and deserving of love.
Hopefully everyone will make an appearance here eventually, but as of yet not everyone is so comfortable with the camera, or won’t slow down long enough to try it out!
I really hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

Continuing to give something back on my ‘Share It Sunday’. We all share and we grow together.  Pop over say hello and make a new friend.

From the author Molly The Wally.

And don’t forget Roo’s Power Of The Paw web site where we can stop over and wish our furry friends who are under the weather well.


  1. How wonderful for the less desirable pups, to have a safe place with love.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

  2. What a great thing to dedicate yourself rescue the lonely animals! LOVE IT!


  3. How lovely that you can squeeze so many little souls into your loving home. Some dogs can't be re-homed but still have a lot to give. I have enjoyed walking rescue dogs at our local terrier rescue this year, most have been hurt or have hurt someone, are confused, misunderstood or angry and all have lots of affection to give. I can't have a dog of my own, but visiting these dogs is very rewarding. I get to cuddle them, groom them and walk them. Betty

  4. Thanks for sharing Molly - I like the lonely dogs very, very much!!!

  5. Pawsome guest post! Pawsome photos!

    Merry Christmas.


  6. What amazingly beautiful dogs, thanks so much for sharing this

    urban hounds

  7. Beautiful photos (love the belly rub expression!).

    Wonderful mission too - rescuing lonely dogs!

  8. she sounds like a wonderful soul.

  9. So nice to come across the people who put themselves out to look after these animals. Thanks for sharing this Molly :)


  11. Hi Molly!
    Wow, we feel so incredibly honoured to be here with you today, thank you so much for sharing our page and so many of our sweet little family members. What a special gift for us this Christmas! :-D
    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a healthy, happy, peaceful New Year,
    Kathryn & The Lonely Dogs

  12. THANK YOU fur sharing this with us. There ARE good folks in this world.

    Merry Christmas to YOU and to All those you LOVE Molly.

  13. What a great guest post! Love the images and the story. Thanks for sharing this.

    Susan and Wrigs

  14. What arrrooootiful pictures and a wonderful guest post!!

    We are off until after Christmas dearest Miss Molly, so we wanted to pop by and wish you and your peeps a VERY Merry Christmas!!

    Licks & love,
    Wally & Sammy

  15. Wonderful post!! Have a Happy Christmas Molly!!

    Stay Calm & Bark On,

    Murphy & Stanley

  16. Oh what fantastic photos! Beautiful dogs.
    Dip Bridge and Elliot x

  17. Merry Christmas dear Molly
    and a 2013 full of happiness and joy!!!
    A big hug to all of you.
    Woof, woof,

    Chicco & family

  18. those are really cool pictures.
    Benny & Lily

  19. We love the bunch over there, and there is such a huge They are just fantastic, and we hope buddies will pop over to say Hi :) xx00xx Have a great Sunday Molly..Luv'z you load'z xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

  20. I am from Canada too! Its funny,because I have seen almost all these picture already, which shows they really are that great! I love your blog! :)

  21. What a great post!! We really enjoyed it!

    Hope you all (and you, Molly) have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year.

    Elyse and Riley

  22. Que cães lindos *-*
    Encantadores eu diria!!!!

    Super beijos querida Molly e um FELIZ NATAL!!!!

  23. Great guest blog and beautiful pictures!