An Fun End of School Year Interview for Kids

Some of you might remember at the beginning of this school year when I shared a fun “interview” I put together with questions for Essley, with intentions of asking her the same questions on the last day of school (which … Continue reading

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United Airlines has not had a good month, or year, for canine public relations

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Win a YEAR OF THE DOG Bracelet Set!

Friday, February 16 marks Chinese New Year and, in 2018, this ushers in the YEAR OF THE DOG! (Irie and Tiki think that every year is Year of the Dog so I haven’t told them otherwise!) To… [[ This is … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Celebrities Who Chose Pet Adoption in 2017

Before we say goodbye to 2017, let’s take a look back at a few of the famous faces who said “Hello!” to a new four-legged family member from an animal shelter or rescue organization… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: A New Look for a New Year!

Happy New Year! We hope New Year’s Eve was a joyous one for you; we had a nice evening at home (although it was marred by some incredibly loud fireworks that Irie did not like…) We spent… [[ This is … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Sports Stars to The Rescue 2017

As we get ready to embark on 2018 let’s give a cheer for stars of the sports world whose efforts to help paws causes in 2017 were real game changers for dogs and cats in need! Baseball Helping… [[ This … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Fashion World to the Rescue 2017

Before we embark on a new year, let’s take a look back at some of the many supermodels, designers, fashion houses and couture-conscious canines who showed the world in 2017 that compassion is… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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15 Companies that let you bring your dog to work — and not just one day a year

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Happy New Year! (+ Some Personal Thoughts On The Worst Year Ever)

Happy (almost) New Year! Or more importantly, happy end of 2016! (More on that in a minute.) As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, we had a wonderful Christmas followed by a fantastic early third birthday celebration for Essley with our … Continue reading

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Cicada year

This is the year the 17-year periodical cicadas (Magicicada) emerge in most of West Virginia. The first sign they are coming is holes in the ground, where the nymphs emerge from their 17-year sojourn in the underworld. The climb up … Continue reading

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