Watching Moms Night Out and other reflections

Some time ago, I was given the opportunity to read and review “Moms’ Night out” by Tricia Goyer and the accompanying devotional, “Moms’ Night Out and Other Things I Miss: Devotions To Help You Survive by Kerri Pomarolli, then the opportunity … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: COLD WEATHER DANGERS – FOUR DANGER SIGNS OF HYPOTHERMIA

We have had some bitter cold weather in the Northeast this winter, and of course there are many states where temperatures either side of zero are common throughout the winter months. Those temperatures pose a very real danger to dogs, … Continue reading

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Happy Headshots

Just because they make me smile. Crazy Coulee and Little Lacey

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Old Dog Takes A Rest

An old dog enjoying a stroller ride during a long walk The post Old Dog Takes A Rest appeared first on A Place to Love Dogs. A Place to Love Dogs

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Winter Walking

A week or so ago there was a nice sign waiting for me at my favourite winter walking place.  It “reminded me” of what the rules were – no dogs off leash.  I always knew this, which is part of … Continue reading

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Adorable Seeing Eye Dog Fail

Meet Louise! A trained Seeing Eye Dog who failed her final test because she liked butterflies too much! Just got her today! The post Adorable Seeing Eye Dog Fail appeared first on A Place to Love Dogs. A Place to … Continue reading

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The Truth About Pet Food Research

About one year after I graduated vet school, I took routine screening chest radiographs of my senior Golden, Mulan. I looked them over, frowning at a small, mottled spot near her sternum. “She has cancer,” I thought. It’s not an unreasonable … Continue reading

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TRACIE HOTCHNER: A FAREWELL TOAST TO DR. DONNA’S LITTLE “BESTIE” MORGAN

In the years I have been associated with Halo and had the pleasure of sharing my thoughts with you all, I have had the additional pleasure of becoming good friends with Dr. Donna Spector, Halo’s veterinary advisor. I have also … Continue reading

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No More

It was no choiceThat set this course Astep, astrideThe road abides And through its lengthI cried, ‘Oh beauty burnsYour trail etern. The silence of your roarThat swept me neath No more. No more.’ ——– YBD’s Notes1:  The west coast walk … Continue reading

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Gracie’s Guardians Loses Its Namesake

When Michael Vick’s dog-fighting ring was busted in 2007, fifty pit bulls needed to be rehabilitated and rehomed. One of them, a bowl-legged black dog named Gracie, ended up living with Sharon Cornett, president of the Richmond Animal League’s no-kill … Continue reading

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