Sudden Tragedy

A couple months ago, I wrote about how happy we were with Shaggy’s health progress. He had come so far since we sprung him from the Cincinnati SPCA. He looked great and seemed to have a bounce in his step. Unfortunately, when I wrote that post, we did not know that his time with us…

Wordless Wednesday 9/14/16

On this Wordless Wednesday, I want to pay tribute to my dear, sweet Canadian Princess, Daisy. You were feisty and fierce, courageous and comedic, loving and lovable. You came to us full of swagger and attitude and filled our lives with joy. I picked you up from the shelter on Vancouver Island and you and…

Daisy’s Dilemma

For some two years, our girl, Daisy, has had recurring episodes which we called only partially in jest, her malaise. These episodes were marked by bouts of vomiting, lack of appetite, obvious discomfort, and depression. We visited several vets during this time only to be told, again and again, there is nothing wrong with your…

Veteran’s Affairs

He had served the US military for eight years, protecting presidents and risking his life in combat, but when he was diagnosed with cancer after being discharged, the government offered no help. Baddy is just one of America’s veterans being left behind after their tours of service are done. But now, maybe there is some…

End of Watch

Every day, police officers across this country put their lives on the line to protect the communities they serve. Sometimes, that costs them dearly. This week, Tacoma PD K9 Barney ingested some methamphetamine during a raid. Despite being rushed to an emergency clinic, the heroic pooch lost his life.