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Life With an Aging Dog

Maria Burnham | Posted 05.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Burnham

My Boston Terrier, Ma'amie, is 14.5 years old. If you know about dogs, then you know that this is actually quite old for a Boston Terrier. Up until a year ago, it was difficult to guess her age. Yes, she went prematurely grey, but she's been an athlete her whole life, and her passion for the tennis ball fueled her energy.

Bruises, Batteries and Beauty: Life Lessons From One Long Night

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself on a mountain in the middle of the night. Again. Unlike the last time, this event wasn't quite so...traumatic. Though this a...

My Cousin, Crazy Sexy Kris Carr and Her Amazing Dogs Lola and Buddy

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 05.23.2015 | Good News
Suzanne Donaldson

One of my biggest mentors, both with cancer advice and with rescue admiration, is my cousin Kris. She is a cancer thriver, and wellness warrior, not to mention, compassionate and informative also

Things You Learn When You're Lost on a Big, Fat Mountain

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Today's post is a bit different. It's a somewhat intense tale. Get ready. And please don't judge me. It begins after a good dose of "you can do it D...

What Two Little Girl Scouts Can Teach Us All

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.25.2015 | Good News
Deirdre Maloney

Realize that having someone with you can make a good experience that much better. Learn from Lily and Lisa. In the end, you just might find you get all sing-songy yourself.

Fiercely Loyal Dog Clings For Miles To Side Of Ambulance Taking His Owner To Hospital

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.19.2014 | Good News

This pooch really went the distance to make sure his owner was going to be OK. After experiencing some dizziness, J.R. Nicholson, an 85-year-old r...

11 Million Pomeranian Fans Can't Be Wrong: The Mystery of Boo, The World's Cutest Dog

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Good News
Davis Schneiderman

I recognize the power of Boo not only for my daughter and her cultural imagination, but also for me own sense of connection with Athena. The dog is indeed damn cute, and the Boo empire is still currently in the ascent, expanding along with the contours of modern media to the point that we may one day, all of us, live in a state of Boo-ness.

A Surprise Happy Ending For This Rescued Pooch

OWN | Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

Buddy, a sweet little Chihuahua who's had a bit too much to eat, lives in a senior citizen's home in Brooklyn. After his owner passes away, her best f...

True Friendship Can Handle the Truth

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

True friendship is about meeting in the place of truth, and loving and supporting each other there. Anything else is just a paler shade of polite.

My Carbon Neutral Sunday Drive

Christine Negroni | Posted 04.11.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

In a country of $7-a-gallon fuel and high taxes, electric cars are making inroads -- and I wanted to take one for a test drive.