Joining the Pet Grief Club

Joining the Pet Grief Club

No one tells you that when a loved one passes away, you become a part of a club. A secret door opens to another world only shared by people living in the wake of a similar loss. While all the people living in this shared universe all know better than to say, “I know...
Kids, Pets, and Parasites

Kids, Pets, and Parasites

As a child, growing up with a fur-sibling means having a best friend to share in all of life’s adventures. Some of the best childhood memories are made with sticky fingers, dirty paws, and of course, lots of snuggles and kisses.   However, these precious moments...
What It Means to Love a Dog

What It Means to Love a Dog

Some dogs enter our lives by choice. Others, by chance.   No matter how you found your dog (or maybe your dog found you), it is fascinating that humans have this unique desire to share our lives, homes, and hearts with another species. Some might say it’s for...
How to Save Money on Vet Bills

How to Save Money on Vet Bills

Our furry family members seem to need a trip to the vet at the most inconvenient times… such as in January when our credit cards are still recovering from their holiday hangovers! Here are four tips to help save money on vet bills, helping you to get ahead financially...
Holiday Hazards around the Home

Holiday Hazards around the Home

My husband and I bought our first house several years ago and our closing day fell on a beautiful, crisp Thursday in December. The morning we got possession of our new home, all of our belongings were still in transit, so we brought only the essentials: a suitcase, an...