• Story Time at the Shelter

    Anyone who’s ever read the book, Pretzel, from the Curious George series knows it’s filled with teachable moments.  However, you might be surprised to learn that a number of those moments are now taking place at an animal shelter in Baltimore.   It’s all part of the Maryland SPCA’s Summer Reading Program where local children bring

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  • The Show Must Go On

    It was hazy, hot & humid and the air conditioner was broken. To make matters worse, Mittens, the star of the show — who was the ASPCA Cat of the Year in 2011 — could not appear, as she had previously suffered medical complications from the heat. The show must go on, however, and that’s

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  • Damn, We’re Impressed

    In addition to stopping animal cruelty before it starts, Show Your Soft Side also strives to educate and motivate, but sometimes, we are the beneficiaries of our own goals. It’s good to leave Baltimore every so often because we learn and are inspired every time we travel. Last November we were invited to speak at

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