Monthly Archives: January 2011

A few wonderful memories of Sam…more to come

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It’s been two months since Sam’s death, I still cry everyday from losing him and in such a tragic way.  I miss him so much. Advertisements

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Contact voltage claims another four-legged victim…..

Her name was Luna, a 10-month old Labrador. Like Sam, she was out on a walk with her owner. Last Thursday in Providence RI, Luna walked over a manhole cover which had frayed and faulty wiring died from electrocution. My … Continue reading

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A great quote…..

I just came across this beautiful quote from German Short-haired Pointer Rescue, and wanted to share: “He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and … Continue reading

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Deja Vu:There’s no contact voltage here in Vancouver, BC, CA…..

That’s exactly what the the City of Vancouver, Canada would like its citizens to believe. A man and his dog were severely shocked from a light pole last week, 1-12-11 while walking on a wet sidewalk on a downtown street. … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Roger Lane

I would like to share an important and special link with you As you know, Jodie Lane, Jodie S. Lane Foundation ( was killed from contact voltage in January 2004 while walking her dogs in NYC. Sadly, her father … Continue reading

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Seattle City Light knew of street light problem for awhile

I am surprised and not surprised at the same time to learn of the latest development relating to my dog Sammy’s death. I will give credit to SCL for their recent efforts in finding and repairing contact voltage in streetlights … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Risk of Stray/Contact Voltage (from NYC)

Here is some additional information on contact voltage from New York City. Again, the purpose of this is not to incite fear, but to educate people to be aware of the surroundings. “Between 2004 and December 2009, 1014 people or … Continue reading

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