We’re getting ready to celebrate some awesome stuff! Troy Yocum has undertaken a huge personal project to raise funds and awareness for military families in financial crisis. Emmie the Super Dog is a wonderful example of the companionship and support that dogs provide to humans every day.
Fund raising for humans is a lot harder than fund raising for dogs! I normally spend most of my volunteer time on dog-related issues, but after meeting Troy Yocum from Hike for Our Heroes, I wanted to do something to help. I’m stunned at how low the return on time and effort invested can be when trying to raise money and awareness for a HUMAN cause rather than an animal one.
Snickers and I are halfway home from having delivered Sophie to her new home in southern Florida. Yes, I drove ALL THAT WAY to take her personally instead of putting her on a rescue transport. She has a tendency to be anxious and need reassurance about new situations; a transport would have been too stressful […]
In my opinion, your heart dog is that once in a lifetime – maybe twice if you’re truly blessed – soul mate dog. He or she is the one you click with similarly to, but different from, how people in love click. There’s an understanding, a bond stronger than most, and a special level of communication. Your heart dog “gets” you and you get him or her right back.
I took all three dogs to the vet today. Sophie’s checkup went well. She gave the vet tech kisses and she wasn’t anxious about anything, even when they microchipped her with that huge needle! The vet says she’s very healthy and in great shape. He’s not too concerned with the “fly biting” behavior. Since she […]