Happy National Golden Retriever’s Day!
Did you see Punxsutawney Phil’s forecast of early Spring yesterday? This means more playtime at the park for the four-legged friends we love so much, particularly for Golden Retrievers! Happy Golden Retriever’s Day! One of America’s most favorite breeds (we saw quite a few on Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl) here [...]
A mini survival guide to bring some comfort right after the loss of a pet
There’s so much good information out there on pet loss support. But what about what to do in the immediate days after saying goodbye to a beloved animal companion? Joes’s dog Gracie died in his arms. The pain Joe was feeling was acute. He was feeling so much. Joe couldn’t [...]
An ode to Lulu in Goodness Abounds
It’s been 2 months since Lulu’s grace filled transition and I can’t think of a better way to honor her memory than immortalizing her sweet soul in this book. “Goodness Abounds”. Goodness Abounds includes 365 true stories filled with expressions of love, goodness, and kindness. The experiences range from huge [...]
Dogs anyone? Five relaxing things to do with you pet this summer
Summer is a good time to relax and zen out. The days are longer, nights warmer and calmer. I love zoning out and relaxing with my pets after a long week. Below are 5 ideas for zen and relaxation. Doga! Love yoga? Here’s another way to bond with your four-legged friend. Chances are, [...]
3 cool down tips for your pups this summer
Summer is here in Sunny Los Angeles and it is HOT! When we went for our morning stroll at 6am, the sidewalk was already starting to heat up. This weather can be lethargic for humans and animals alike. Our office mascots are trying to stay cool with air conditioning, lounging on [...]
Homemade Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits Treats!
I love to share my love of food with my daughter. Now that school is out, we have more time to play around in the kitchen. Usually, she’s off to summer camp but last week, I took the morning off to hang out. The other thing we love to do is spoil our [...]
How to say good-bye to a beloved dog—A heartfelt look at Anticipatory grief and Euthanasia
It was July, 2011. I drove to the veterinary office hoping Casey would soon be back to her normal self. Test results came back negative. Kidney Renal failure. Her prognosis: “A few months, maybe more… try to keep her as comfortable as [...]
DIY remedies to remove pet odor and stains naturally
I don’t know about you, but as much as I love my pets, I do not love the smell of dirty dog or cat litter box. Below are a few of my favorite DIY remedies that are easy and cost effective. Baking soda soaks up the smell, hydrogen peroxide lifts it and lemons [...]