Edna has always had a love for dogs and animals. Several years ago, she and her husband sold theirhome and moved to an area that allowed them to house their 6 Labrador Retrievers. It was nearly sixyears ago when her life forever changed. You might say a four legged angel entered her life. She found astray pit mix that was in need and she cared for him thinking she would find his owner, what she didn’trealize at the time, is that this angel, she calls Blade actually foundher. Her love for this dog ignited aspark that already existed inside her soul and she began training with him and gaining her ownunderstanding of the bully breed dog. It was through this her deep bond and connection with Blade thatsent her on a missionthat has not only forever changed her life; but the lives of so many other fourlegged fur animals that always seem to have a Divine way of finding their way into her life.
Since that time all of her labs, which lived long and happy lives, have crossed the rainbow bridge. All except onethat is now elderly whom she still deeply loves and takes care of because she took a vow to take care ofhim in sickness and in health. Over the last six years, she has now come to love and own 5 Pit Bulls and 1American Staffordshire. Her passion and drive for helping to support not only her own fur children butfor the lives of so many. She has become known as the “Angel Dog Lady” and she has devoted her life24/7 to doing whatever it takes to not only keep dogs off deathrow but also to offer medical support,food and warm housing to dogs in our communities. She also transports animals to wherever isnecessary to make sure that an animal is safe, sound and feels loved and wanted. She is founder of NewLeash For Life Rescueand serves on the board for Global Paws For Peace.