Street Pets

People asking for money on the street is unfortunately nothing new to any large city, especially in Manhattan. But, what is disturbing is what seems to be a trend in New York City to involve animals....more
I work for a "no-kill" animal shelter. We take in many dogs from families and individuals who ...more

Mega dog bone obsession

My sister gave Lisen a mega bone this Thursday and doggy has been obsessed with it ever since. She gnawed on it non-stop for hours the first day. I even had to drag her out for her late night walk.Full post and photos at: Mega dog bone obsession...more

Head in the Clouds

I love lying in the driveway at the end of summer day.  The concrete is still warm, yet the air has started to cool.  Usually I am alone, reflecting on life, and looking for shapes in the clouds.  I often enjoy a glass of wine while I wind down from the chaos of the day....ContinueLanita Moss A Mother's Hood ...more

Dog Training 101: Emergency Recall

 Soon after the keepers at PDZA's Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater in Tacoma, Washington adopted Hera...more

Let your life go to the dogs - Here are the top 10 life lessons to learn from your dog

Dogs are wonderful, so full of love and joy! They seem to hold a real secret about how to enjoy life to its fullest. Did you ever watch your dog when it greets you after you arrive home from work? Their whole bodies are just quivering with joy and love. Their whole essence is in that moment, appreciating your special bond. They are there wholly for you! Dogs are so wonderful.Here are the top 10 Life Lessons I’ve learned from my dog:10) Whenever you feel a little sleepy, just curl up and take a nap....more

Puppy love

While I was browsing through photos on my computer today I happened to stumble across my all time favourite Lisen photo. It's of Lisen saying goodbye to one of her puppies. Full post at: Puppy love...more

New Study Says Pets Are Good for You

A recent study, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, concluded that pets are an important source of social support and provide many psychological and physical advantages for their human companions....more

How To Tell When It's Mid-Summer!!

Fallen tree

Today I decided to take Lisen to the forest. However, we didn't get very far because of this fallen tree on the forest road. I even got out of the car in the pouring rain to try and pull the tree aside.Full post: Fallen tree...more

Dogs For The Cause: Doggie Buys That Give Back to Charity

While big-name brands are increasingly recognizing the value in teaming up with a charity that appeals to their consumers, the pet industry -- like a loyal pup -- is tagging close behind....more