Category: Dogs

Celebrate National Flag Week + Stars and Stripes Salute

It’s National Flag Week, with Flag Day on June 14th, commemorating the adoption of the U.S. flag and paying tribute to the banner that waves above us all. Americans are encouraged to observe Flag Day and National Flag Week by displaying the flag, so I’m waving the flag from the archives!  Old Glory’s official history dates…

Dog Sitting and Sitting Dogs

Happy Monday, I hope you had a good week! I took the week off to paws and play while dog sitting for my sister-in-law’s pups while she was away. Maddie & Zoe, are 5 and 3-year-old Maltipoos, and together were too frenetic for Gracie, who is 13. Gracie says she was outnumbered and a week…

Must Love Dogs and #NationalPetDay

Happy National Pet Day! National Pet Day was founded in 2006 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert, Animal Welfare Advocate Colleen Paige, to celebrate the joy pets bring to our lives and to create public awareness about the plight of many different kinds of animals awaiting a forever home in shelters and rescues all around…

Happy Hoppy Easter from Gracie

Gracie’s hopping down the bunny trail to wish you Happy Easter! 🐇🌷🐰🌸🐇 This is her ‘Why do I have to wear this headband?’ face. . .🐇🌷 Her ‘This headband isn’t so bad if I get treats’ face . . .🐇🌸 Her ‘Are we done with pictures yet?’ face 🐇🌷 Wishing you a Happy, Hoppy Easter, From…

Heartfelt Thanks and Gracie Update 🐾

Thank you for all your kind words and heartfelt messages about Chloe. I was so touched by the outpouring of sweet thoughts, love, hugs and prayers sent our way. Reading through all the comments still makes me weepy. With the recent passing of Billy Graham, my mom and my sister both sent me an email…

Saying Goodbye to the Dog of My Heart

This has been the most difficult post I’ve had to write. We lost our Chloe two weeks ago. While you’re never prepared to lose a dog, it took us by surprise. She had a big heart as evidenced by her X-ray, and an even bigger personality. She was oh-so-needy and neurotic. . . Always hungry,…