A Tail of Two Dog Friendly California Cities

A Tail of Two Dog Friendly California Cities

We woke up early Saturday and as we were perusing Facebook with coffee - we came across some information that changed our plans for the day. Jessi and I live outside of downtown Sacramento, just a quick 10-minute drive to central downtown or a five-minute walk to the...

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Halloween Costumes for Dogs – Trick or Treat?

Halloween Costumes for Dogs – Trick or Treat?

If you’re anything like me, autumn brings excitement for crisp, cool weather, cozy sweaters and pumpkin flavored everything. If you’re like my husband, you are concerned about your Halloween costume at the first sign of the foliage turning orange. This is our first...

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Teaching “Old” Dogs New Tricks

Teaching “Old” Dogs New Tricks

Agility -- Great for Dogs and Their Humans When I tell friends about my new hobby, I often get confused looks – the equivalent of the way your dog cocks her head and perks up her ears when she has no idea why you just made some kind of nonsensical noise. “Daisy and I...

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Virginia is for Dog Lovers

Virginia is for Dog Lovers

PawsGo to the Dog-Friendly Williamsburg Farmers' Market One of the greatest things about having a dog is – they are always up for an adventure. Whether you’re going on a hike or exploring an historic landmark, they are always game! My sister and I recently joined her...

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A Husband and Wife Honor Their Beloved Dog by Saving Others

A Husband and Wife Honor Their Beloved Dog by Saving Others

From No Place to Odie’s Place On a sunny afternoon in early June, Kerrie and Brian Harrington are headed to court. Not for an offense, but to help unveil portraits of nine dogs they have helped save through their rescue, Odie’s Place. In addition to students’ artwork,...

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Expanding the Pack — Adding a Puppy!

Expanding the Pack — Adding a Puppy!

Finding Balance With a Puppy and an Older Dog  At the beginning of the year, my husband and I decided it was time to expand our little pack and adopt a puppy. Although we adopted our eldest dog, Juno, as an adult, we felt ready for the challenge of a puppy one more...

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Life is sweeter with a dog

Life is sweeter with a dog

Girl Meets Dog: How Sweet It Is Life is sweeter with a dog. You probably already knew this, but I am only now seeing life with a doggie by my side. Two months ago my husband and I adopted a 3-year-old rescue from Thailand. He was insistent, I was hesitant. Thankfully...

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Girl Meets Dog:  A Reluctant Love Story

Girl Meets Dog: A Reluctant Love Story

The boxes weren’t even unpacked before it began: “When can we get a dog?” This question wasn’t from a child unaware of the responsibilities and commitment a pet requires, but from my husband, who grew up with a pug and had been itching to have another pup in his life....

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