4 Tips for Safely Walking Your Dog in the Summer

Does your dog rush to the door when he sees you put on your tennis shoes? Or jump with excitement when you grab the leash? Dogs love walks, and like a mailman, they’re ready to go in rain, sleet or snow. Walking your dog is not only great physically, but also mentally. All the stimulating sights, smells and sounds get the wheels in your pooch’s … Continue reading 4 Tips for Safely Walking Your Dog in the Summer

3 Surprising Lessons My Foster Dog Taught Me

Last year, I signed up to be a foster parent with a local rescue group. I was caring for my first foster pup,  a six-month-old German Wirehaired Pointer mix named Monkee, when Matt and I decided to see the musical, Wicked. If you haven’t seen it, it’s based on the book, Wicked, which is loosely based on the movie, The Wizard of Oz. And that, as you probably … Continue reading 3 Surprising Lessons My Foster Dog Taught Me