If You See a Dog Locked in a Hot Car This Summer, Say Something.

People who leave their dogs in hot cars is one of my biggest pet peeves.Every year I go out of my mind when I see or hear of someone who left their dog in their car on a hot summer day to run into the store.In the past I have been known to confront these complete strangers with a not so friendly greeting when they arrived back at their automobile that housed an overheated, panting dog, running around in their car.Some of these conversations are more pleasant than others....more

The Summer Book Club. Dogs Welcome.

Summer vacation starts for the kids in 3 days.That means I only have 3 days left by myself.Actually it’s 2 1/2 days because Friday they only have to go to school for 1/2 a day.Actually, it’s 1 1/2 days, because I have to work all day on Thursday.I love my kids.I love my kids but summer vacation scares me.Each summer I am left with worrying about how I am going to keep them busy and keep them from not inflicting bodily harm on each other.Don’t let their sweet, innocent faces fool you.They can be little demons....more