Pet rescue; it can be a really great thing. If the situation is right.

Pet rescue sounds like a generous thing to do Pet rescue can be a very generous, fulfilling thing to do. You hear about this dog, cat or horse that needs a home and you want to help, right? However, it isn’t likely that each and every one of them will actually fit into your lifestyle, […]

What my pets have taught me. They make me a better person.

Animals are so smart What my pets have taught me has made a huge impact on my life. But I didn’t realize for quite some time, just how much these intelligent beings contributed to my life. How much do you REALLY know about your pets? You have a pet, but do you know them? I’ve […]

New Year Resolutions for Pets

  New Year Resolutions If you have pets, you might want to consider including them in your resolutions since they’ll most likely be a large part of your life in the new year. Seems like they’re popping up everywhere. Here are a couple, PetMD.com or Petguide.com if you’re looking for ideas. I’ve come up with a few, as […]

Pets and Christmas; getting back to normal

    Pets and Christmas Pets and Christmas just go together like peanut butter and jelly, right? In an ideal world, they do.  But what about in real life? The holidays can be stressful for our pets, just like they can be for us humans.  Between all the extra comings and goings, the unfamiliar people, […]

Why we rescue pets? So many reasons.

We rescue pets Why do we do it? Rescue pets need us. Sometimes, I have to admit it would be easier to get a puppy or a kitten and just start from the beginning. We’ve certainly done that before. But many times, we rescue our pets instead. It would be far easier to start with […]

Confessions of an animal lover. We think outside of the box.

We let our dogs sleep with us The “experts” say that it is unsanitary to sleep with your dogs.  They carry germs and allergens that are not good for us, so they say.  But there’s nothing like snuggling with a beloved pet.  I wouldn’t trade it for the world, even if it does mean stiff […]

My heart dog, the dog that changed my life!

Who was my heart dog? Rocket, also known as my heart dog, was a red tri Australian Shepherd. I’ve known and loved a lot of dogs, but this girl made an indelible impression on my life as has no other. She entered my life when I married my husband. Being one of his dogs, I […]

The best advice I’ve ever received; You can’t force it.

You can’t force it. The best advice I’ve ever received is this; You can’t force it! Why is this the best advice I’ve ever received regarding my pets, and most likely my life in general? Getting advice If you’ve been doing anything for any period of time, you’ll eventually get advice; probably lots of it. […]

Why do you have pets? They help us at least as much as we help them.

  We need pets Why do you have pets? I have them in my life because there would be a great big hole without them. They remind me to stay active. Help me remember to play. Make me laugh; even when I didn’t feel like it; until then anyway. They give that unconditional love that […]

Pet mistakes. Uh oh! Mistakes I’ve made with my pets

Pet mistakes Have you made pet mistakes? Mistakes are a part of life. We, as humans, have made them, are making them now and will continue to make them as long as we live. I’ve certainly made my share of mistakes, especially with my pets. The important thing is to keep learning better ways to […]