Adventures in Puppy Sitting
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Adventures in Puppy Sitting

It's probably not a big surprise that my very first job was as a dog sitter. I was only about twelve years old and our retired neighbors trusted me to take care of their Pekingese when they would travel to see their grandkids. They knew me well, were my emergency adult contacts after school when… Continue reading Adventures in Puppy Sitting

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April the Giraffe and the People's Choice Awards
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April the Giraffe & The People’s Choice Awards

This morning I was enjoying my morning coffee and watching a show that I had recorded on the DVR off of the E! network. I saw an ad for the People's Choice Awards show that will be broadcast on Sunday, November 11, 2018, and thought to myself, "OOH! I have to set the DVR for that to see if April wins her category!"

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The Dogs of the Farmer’s Market

This past weekend I worked at a farmer's market booth for a local pet treat company whose college-aged employees were headed back to school. I jumped at the chance to do something so close to my heart in an environment that I am familiar with from doing so many local events for my blog, all while earning… Continue reading The Dogs of the Farmer’s Market

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A Manatee, a Bird, and Faith in Humanity

I have a confession to make, although it probably is not a very earth-shattering one. I am easily distracted by animal videos. Yep. They get me every time. It's why I sat and watched and waited for April the Giraffe to give birth last year. It's why I end up pulled into the antics of… Continue reading A Manatee, a Bird, and Faith in Humanity

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National Pit Bull Awareness Month: A Celebration of “Pit Bull” Type Dogs

National Pit Bull Awareness Month: A Celebration of "Pit Bull" Type  Dogs by Lynn Stacy-Smith I had so much fun celebrating black dogs and cats on Friday, October 13 and featuring the awesome dogs of my readers, that I could not let National Pit Bull Awareness Month come to an end without a celebration of… Continue reading National Pit Bull Awareness Month: A Celebration of “Pit Bull” Type Dogs