From the Dog House – Our Volunteer Blog

Oh brother who ART thou?

Maxine Weber, volunteer and guest blogger, shares her thoughtful and often humorous observations from inside the WDC.

Did you ever pass by some good street art and wonder who drew it? One of the more famous British street artists goes by the name of Banksy. Although his works show up in public spaces, many experts in the art world do not considered it graffiti. The images Banksy paints are technically refined and have a point of view that is a social commentary on the specific location where the art appears. Critically acclaimed and a trend setter, Banksy’s works have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Read Full Article ›

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Taking the Plunge

Maxine Weber, volunteer and guest blogger, shares her thoughtful and often humorous observations from inside the WDC.

Last night most of the country was suffering from the effects of a polar vortex. The daytime temperature in Philadelphia did not get above freezing. But, surprisingly enough, I was going swimming. That is, me and a few pups. Last night was the night we decided to check out a local pet hotel that happens to have a swimming pool for dogs. Our trip was part exposure to new environments, part good exercise and part dog happiness. Read Full Article ›

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