Until We Meet Again…

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017

Until We Meet Again…

Recently, I had the very unfortunate decision to make the “call.” The call that pet owners dread. Our final act of love and compassion, to allow our furry family member, devoted friend and sentient soul take her journey to the Rainbow Bridge. My sweet and loving girl, Emma, was a ripe old age of 14 ½ and was a bright and shining star in my heart since she was...

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Senior Kitty Care

Posted by on May 8, 2017

Senior Kitty Care

I came across this video and wanted to share it. This lovely woman is caring for her senior cat by make sure he is clean. Most elderly cats cannot groom themselves anymore so proper washing of his fur is so important. Watch this video to see how it’s done. I’m sure it will work for our senior dogs...

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A Cancer Journey to Survival

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017

A Cancer Journey to Survival

This is Yeti’s story. My male Lhasa Apso, Yeti, was diagnosed with Pancreatitis about April 2015. Very sick, hospitalized. I remember it because I cancelled a trip to Italy; he was too sick for me to leave him. He recovered. Then started the constant struggle of what to feed him, how much and how often.

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Operation Fill’er Up

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016

Operation Fill’er Up

Have you ever heard a pet lover say, “if I win the lottery, I’m going to open a rescue for all pets.” Yup…I’ve said it – I would totally do that. Pet lovers understand the need in cities across the country to place stray and relinquished dogs & cats in homes or with foster families. The shelters & rescues in our country do an amazing job, with limited resources,...

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Strike Out Cancer PuppyUp Bowl-a-Thon

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016

Strike Out Cancer PuppyUp Bowl-a-Thon

Toki Poki®, a local pet trading card business, is hosting the first PuppyUp Strike Out Cancer Bowl-a-thon event to raise money for the foundation. On September 17, bowlers will bowl for a cause at Oak Hills Lanes on Callaghan Road to support this worthy organization. The PuppyUp Foundation, companions against cancer, is the comparative oncology link to finding causes of cancers affecting pets and people. Their work raises research...

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Potty Like A Rock Star – Teach Your Dog to Potty on Command

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016

Potty Like A Rock Star – Teach Your Dog to Potty on Command

Wouldn’t it be great if your pup could potty on command? Think about long car rides or hotel stays. When you only have a specific amount of time for a bathroom break, you want your dog to “go” as well. Training your dog to potty on cue takes some patience, but once this behavior is learned, it is so useful. IT’S POTTY TIME To get started, determine what that...

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