• Giving a second chance…but not a third!
    August 27, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “I've learned that if you wait long enough, you might get a second chance at something you gave up on. And sometimes you'll be the one to give the second chance to someone else.”  ― Wendy Mass, 13 Gifts I…..

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  • Keeping it all in perspective
    August 20, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "We all get so caught up in the moment of what we're doing every day, it's hard to hit that reset button and get pulled away from all that and see life from a different perspective." - Tony Stewart I…..

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  • Be the rubber, not the glue.
    August 13, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball We all have memories of our childhood.  Some good, and some not so positive.  It's likely…..

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  • The obstacle in your path
    August 6, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall don't turn around and give up.  Figure out how to climb it.  Go through it. Or work around it." -- Michael Jordan We all have goals that we…..

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  • The evolving role of animal rescue
    July 30, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it turned into a butterfly." -- Proverb In my last Doobert Caretaker blog, I asked the question about what's next in animal rescue.  In this blog I want to explore some ideas, possibilities…..

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  • What’s next in animal rescue?
    July 23, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "We cannot predict the future, but we can invent it."  -- Dennis Gabor When I got into animal rescue 10 years ago, I never would have imagined that it would change as much as it has during that short timeframe.…..

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  • What ever happened to the golden rule?
    July 16, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” (Matt. 7:12)   What ever happened to the golden rule - how did it get to be so contentious in rescue? Ever since I was a kid, I remember being…..

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  • There’s no Good or Bad Without Us, There’s Only Perception
    July 2, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”  ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations It's our perception that makes things good or bad. Define the word 'good' in your own words.  Now…..

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  • The Problem is Not the Problem
    June 25, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem” ― Captain Jack Sparrow from the movie series, Pirates of the Caribbean One of the reasons I like to go flying is that it helps to…..

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