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
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
Lucky Pets, Lucky Owners: A Celebration of Black Cats & Dogs by Lynn Stacy-Smith Today is Friday, October 13, 2017. With just a few weeks until Halloween, this puts Friday the 13th in the middle of the spookiest, scariest month of the year. Of course this is only one of the many superstitions that exist… Continue reading Lucky Pets, Lucky Owners: A Celebration of Black Cats & Dogs
I just wanted to be able to tell them that it would all be ok, that we would keep them safe and find them a new home where they wouldn't be scared and they could always be together, but that they had to get out of my car and go see the veterinarian before anything else could happen.
Southeastern Guide Dogs offers three great activities for visitors: Walk a Dog, Hug a Puppy and their campus tour. I tried to schedule our family for all three but because they are so popular I was unable to do so but I was able to snag us a reservation for the Walk a Dog activity.
My wish for all dogs is that their humans love them with the same love that their own mothers did.