5 Things to Consider When Starting a Pet-sitting Business

Starting up a pet-sitting business isn’t as difficult as it may seem, but there are several things to take into consideration. Time, commitment, and professionalism are at the top of the list. Essentially, you will be a small business owner, … Continue reading

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Does Your Dog Eat Things That Aren’t Food?

I picked up a pamphlet at a dog expo called “101 Things You Didn’t Know Could Harm Your Pet” from the ASPCA recently, and I’ll be running an ongoing feature listing some of these things over the next few weeks. … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know About the Delta Pet Policy

The internet was abuzz this week with word about the changes to Delta’s pet flying policy. And as tends to happen, people got about 75% of the way there before they took a sharp left turn and read it incorrectly. Here … Continue reading

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Profound Things

I wrote my mother’s eulogy the day of the service, this Sunday. I was stuck. I wanted to share all the profound things we had said to one another over the years, but we just didn’t have that kind of … Continue reading

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Tuesday Top Ten: Things Only an Aussie Family Will Understand

Woofipedia recently published this list of “10 things only an Austrailian Shepherd Owner Would Understand. I would argue that most of us who love dogs get it, but the list was pretty good so I wanted to share it with … Continue reading

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Two things people always say when a pet dies at home and other DeathLord lessons

Life is weird in lots of way. Things happen for a reason, and you have to kind of be open to what life’s going to throw at you because you certainly aren’t going to expect most of it. Even the … Continue reading

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Moms’ Night Out and Other Things I Miss: Devotions To Help You Survive by Kerri Pomarolli {Book Review}

My rating: 5 of 5 stars A companion piece for not just the movie but the book itself, “Mom’s Night out and Other Things I Miss: Devotions to Help You Survive”, is a down to earth, life is messy devotional … Continue reading

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“No Obamacare for dogs”: 5 things you should know about the vet ER

Another week, another veterinary ER under fire. This time, it’s the Southwest Michigan Animal Emergency Hospital, now receiving angry calls and even death threats after declining to perform emergency exploratory surgery on a young German Shepherd who developed complications after … Continue reading

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Three things to know about the jerky illnesses

Let’s imagine, for a moment, that there is a serial killer loose in your town. One by one, he picks little kids off from the local playground, and it’s horrible and awful. The police are working around the clock, but … Continue reading

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The Eleven Cutest Things That Happened in 2012

We Own Cuteness Curation! Some of the cutest, most heart-warming things happened in 2012 and now is a time for quiet reflection on the mind-numbing cuteness that separated this year from all other years. Check out our favorites and be … Continue reading

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