This article was previously published March 21, 2014, and was updated on June 23, 2022. Pet party perfection – the Do’s and Don’ts! Decades ago, dog birthday parties were not the norm. Today’s pet parents celebrate with gusto. In fact, party supplies are just one contributor to the total amount spent on dogs, cats and […]
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How to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer
Stay safe, be cool As it’s getting to be summertime, you’re going to need tips on how to keep your dog cool to keep them safe. Did you know that a dog’s breath is 102 degrees with 100 percent humidity? They cool themselves by panting. But during the summer, it can be harder for them […]
A Dog’s Prayer (talk about goosepimples!)
Imagine my dismay when I came home after running errands to interrupt burglars attempting to break into my house!?! My first hint something was wrong was the mess they left in the garage. I felt compelled to clean that up, because there were broken bits of glass everywhere. I didn’t want Einstein to cut his […]
Adopting a Shelter Dog: 6 Ways to Bond
There are many ways animal communication can aid you when you bring a rescued animal into your home, whether you are only fostering them or offering a forever home. One of my clients rescued a very ill, abused and neglected young Bichon Frise dog named Rocky. She was happy to be helping a needy animal […]
Do You Know How to Identify Dog Seizure Symptoms?
Would you know if your dog was about to have, or was having a seizure? It’s so important to your dog’s health to be able to recognize dog seizure symptoms. They may or may not be cured or prevented, but if you see the signs and understand what your dog is going through, you’ll be […]
How Snails and a Corral started my mission to change the world…
The Snail That Got Away – my 1st Entrepreneurial Venture Not many people know this, but my first entrepreneurial business when I was 28 years old was as a snail farmer! I was so excited! I joined the Snail Farmers Association of America. My company was called Texcargo (a play on the word Texas and […]