Holiday Tips – Happy Homes with Happy Hounds

Thanksgiving is almost here! Christmas is right around the corner! (Just typing that out was stressful for me.) Not only can the holidays be stressful for us, but they are especially stressful for our animal companions.  Changes in our routines, the many visitors coming and going, and our stress levels can create havoc in our …

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Oh My Word! Baby Birds!

Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures. - His Holiness The Dalai Lama We recently moved into a new home. As with most moves, there are circumstances that you cannot …

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Why Did The Turtle Cross The Road?

We are facing a turtle survival crisis unprecedented in its severity and risk. Humans are the problem, and must therefore also be the solution. Without concerted conservation action, many of the world’s turtles and tortoises will become extinct within the next few decades. It is now up to us to prevent the loss of these …

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One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

“Pull a thread here and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.” ― Nadeem Aslam  Plant a tree.  Hug a tree.  Kiss a frog.  Save a toad. Get your Earth Day groove on! Today, on Earth Day, I invite you to watch Yann Arthus-Bertrand's film, "HOME": “Humankind has not woven the web …

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Paying It Forward, One Canine at a Time

Across the United States the high temperatures of summer have forced many people and animals to find creative ways to stay cool from the oppressive heat. Thanks to a local café owner in Virginia, keeping cool is now easier for dogs! When Megan Brockman, owner of Café Mojo, read the story of a pair of …

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