Monthly Archives: December 2015

So You Were Given a Pet for the Holidays

Someone did it. You were given a pet for Christmas.  You were not consulted to see if this was OK.  You may have been consulted and said “Please, no” only to be ignored.  Now what?  That is up to you.  … Continue reading

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Christmas Safety 2015

My daughter really loves when I write these things.  The boy and husband just groan.  Therefore I decided to let the critters write this instead!   Doorbells ring, I am listening! In the lane, headlights glistening, On Christmas Night, I’ll … Continue reading

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But She’s Drowning

  The situation started a long time ago: extreme fear, violent outbursts, damaging bites, self-mutilation. The owner kept thinking friends or the local big box store trainer or her groomer could help diagnose her dog. The dog was not a client … Continue reading

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Do They Really Like It?

“Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life.” I was speaking at a career day recently with 6th – 8th graders.  I had Splash with me.   As I was talking with the students, every … Continue reading

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