A Paw Problem

As we were getting ready for the day yesterday, I notice Parker was particularly quiet.  Definitely not his normal, demanding, “where are we getting ready to do this morning?” Parker.  I found him on our bed, chewing on his right front paw.  After much coaxing (and ‘leave me alone!’ messages on his part) he let … More A Paw Problem

A new addition

In those hard days after Jack’s passing I was so happy to have something to look forward to- picking up the 3 mill girls and swapping them for Bristol and 2 others. The date quickly approached, and my Mom and I made our way to the Purdue University airport for the first part of the … More A new addition

Baby it’s cold outside! Five ways to keep your pet from cold weather boredom.

The cold has hit Chicago!  With temps hitting the negatives we’re not spending very much time outside with the dogs.  No matter how much they-and we- are bundled, after a few minutes we’re all ready to come inside and warm up. Dogs are natural scavengers.  They’re meant to be on the move, exploring and learning … More Baby it’s cold outside! Five ways to keep your pet from cold weather boredom.

Sometimes, when you least expect it you find love.

For some reason, after we said our final good byes to Jack, my mom decided we needed to go to Cracker Barrel.  When we were waiting for Jack to finish his radiation treatments or doctor’s appointments we would go to Cracker Barrel for meals.  I guess she just thought it felt right. Having just lost … More Sometimes, when you least expect it you find love.

Love & Loss

12/13/14 is a day that I will never forget.  The day I had to say goodbye to Jack-Jack, best known as Blind Dog Jack.  He was my heart dog, the love of my life, the reason I started micro blogging and ultimately the reason I am blogging here today. Jack-Jack came into my life shortly … More Love & Loss