Since I was a child, I've always had a dog. So when my childhood dog passed away, I have always wanted another companion to keep me company. Having a dog is a true commitment, both financially and time-wise.
I couldn’t look at her. I saw a glimpse of us in her bedroom closet mirror and the image made me doubt everything I just said minutes before. She was crying those type of tears where she had to stop every few seconds and gasp for a deep breath. And I looked broken....more
Disclaimer..I'm talking about dogs not children here, although my dogs are my children. After reading a great post from Alanna at Alanna and Co about the reasons why to adopt an older dog instead of a puppy I started to think of my own motivations for adopting this bundle of spunk. ...more
Dogs naturally love to be outdoors, and camping is an affordable and fun way to bond with your four-legged friend. Whether you are headed out to the rugged backcountry or opting for local car camping at a nearby campground, a few key essentials will ensure a safe and fun trip for you and your canine. ...more
Sir John Falstaff was my hero. He wasn’t just a horse he was the most amazing, empathic, caring and perfect friend anyone could ever ask for. I got him when he was three, an oversized bay paint/draft cross with a sweet disposition and a shy eye. I lost him at age 14 to complications from coronavirus, and while two years have passed, not a day goes by that I don’t feel the pain of his absence. When Falstaff was alive, each morning I’d feed him breakfast then lead him up the hill to his paddock....more
This is the week 2 update of our seal pup rescue.This week we come to the conclusion that Sealie is a girl. This is because the belly button is disappearing and she has no other holes on her underside.She has been named Dilla, after the last people that inhabited on the Island where she was found some way up the Þjórsá river in south Iceland....more
On Saturday 30th May we received a phone call at Slakki asking if we were able to take an abandoned seal pup and help it. Being who we all are at Slakki we said yes! Later that afternoon the beautiful seal pup arrived....more
Jockey teams up with bloggers for a summer #SavedBySkimmies blog post series! So what are Skimmies? Check out these posts and see what our bloggers thought of Jockey Skimmies, plus get a chance to win a $100 Jockey gift card. Read more