Review: Pug Life All-In-One™ No Pull Dog Harness

We love nothing better than to take Barli and Tiki with us on errands and day trips–and the number one rule on any trip is that the dogs need to stay safely with us. I love the assurance of a… … Continue reading

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Not-so-still Life with Cats

  Anyone decorating this weekend? ? . #catsvschristmastrees #holidays #christmas #christmaswithcats #ColeAndMarmalade #PromotePawsitivity #catsofinstagram #thedodo #love #weeklyfluff #mykidhaspaws #dailykitten #huffingtonpost #9gag #meow #lovemycat #catmindblown A post shared by Cole and Marmalade (@coleandmarmalade) on Nov 18, 2018 at 7:03am PST Living … Continue reading

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The Circle of Life

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Toronto Dog Saves Owner’s Life Every Day in Different Ways

Sinead Ellis is 25 years old and lives with Parkes Weber Syndrome (PWS), a rare congenital condition. There is currently no cure for PWS. The U.S. National Library of Medicine notes that PWS causes arteries and veins to form abnormally, … Continue reading

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Dog blood donors help save the life of wounded K-9 officer

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Life is Short. Buy the Boots.

If grief were a color, it would be slate. Not an angry obsidian black, or a peaceful dove grey, but that shapeshifting silver somewhere between black and white, a stormy sea that some days seems blue, others almost brackish, depthless … Continue reading

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Why I Tell People I Sell Life Insurance

What do you get when you cross a Dr V with an Apple pencil? (Aside from bad art, but that goes without saying.) A new set of cartoons, that’s what! When I was in vet school, I was (rightfully) proud … Continue reading

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Life is a macaron

My mother was not a great cook. I think she would happily cop to that. She made spaghetti, burnt steak, and stuck underseasoned chicken breasts in the oven until they turned rubbery. Her mother was not a great cook either. … Continue reading

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Catching Our Breath: Life After Beirut and Paris

Catching Our Breath: Life After Beirut and Paris She and her husband had taken that dog to agility classes, where it had bounced and lurched in sheer pleasure. When she found out the dog had died, my friend stopped. Finally. … Continue reading

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California’s End of Life Option Act and How it Would have Changed Mom’s Death

In 2014, a young, vibrant woman named Brittany Maynard moved from the home in California she had known all her life so that she could die on her own terms in Oregon. Diagnosed with glioblastoma, arguably one of the most … Continue reading

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