A Tail of Belonging



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Tonight, we’ll read “A Tail of Belonging”, a Snoozecast original sleep story dedicated to our listener on Spotify who asked for more dog-themed sleep stories.

The term “pound” for an animal shelter comes from the old British Saxon word “pinfald” or “pund”. An animal pound is a place where stray livestock were impounded. Animals were kept in a dedicated enclosure, until claimed by their owners, or sold to cover the costs of impounding. The village pound was a feature of most English medieval villages, and they were also found in the English colonies of North America and in Ireland.