• Forget about consensus. Be bold. Be brave!
    June 3, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Consensus: The process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values, and policies in search of something in which no one believes, but to which no one objects; the process of avoiding the very issues that have to be solved, merely because…..

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  • Taking time to appreciate your biggest supporters
    May 27, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone." --Gertrude Stein We learned "thank you" at a young age Many of our life lessons are taught to us when we’re still children. “Say please” and “say thank you” are two lessons that…..

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  • Be kind to one another
    May 20, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "You never regret being kind." --Nicole Shepherd If you’re a regular reader of the Doobert Caretaker blog, you know I always like to start out each blog with a quote. Some of them are from famous people you’ve heard of,…..

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  • Making a change in animal rescue – it’s time to evolve
    May 13, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." --Charles Darwin Whether you believe in evolution theory or a higher power, it is very likely you have heard…..

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  • Before you judge the actions, look at the intent
    May 6, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "It's not our job to play judge and jury, to determine who is worthy of our kindness and who is not. We just need to be kind, unconditionally and without ulterior motive, even - or rather, especially - when we'd…..

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  • Living the noble life of animal rescuer.
    April 29, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self."  - - Ernest Hemingway When my brother and I were young, we always felt invincible. Whether we were building…..

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  • Stop yelling at the unmanned boat.
    April 22, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away." - - Zhuang Zhou The Chinese philosopher named Zhuang Zhou wrote about a…..

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  • Don’t let others words define YOU.
    April 15, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "I'm good enough, I'm smart enough and doggone it, people like me." - - Stuart Smalley If you were a fan of Saturday Night Live during the 90s you'd likely remember this famous character, Stuart Smalley. Every episode of Daily…..

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  • Always remain a student of animal rescue.
    April 8, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."  - - Albert Einstein One of the things that I enjoy most about being the caretaker for Doobert is that I am constantly challenged with new…..

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  • What motivates you to step up your animal rescue game?
    April 1, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you."  - - Tony Dorsett I was one of the people that was very happy to see that the Philadelphia Eagles bested…..

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