I first noticed that my dog, Roxy Hess, had artistic intentions when she left a forceful and unmistakable message on the floor of the studio we share. Slow human that I am, I hadn't realized that Roxy was not only on top of the latest developments in the artworld, she was running amongst the pack leaders.
Before Georgia, I lived in a world that revolved around me. All day, every day. That orbit changed the day Georgia arrived. This living, breathing, wagging ball of fur is letting me learn how to be a better giver and to feel all the feels that that can bring.
The one thing our dogs and cats do poorly, they simply do not live long enough. I know it's coming, hopefully not yet for a few years. For now, how wonderful to have this time to nuzzle with our big old guy who was always, before, more than a bit nuzzle-resistant.
We have this conundrum of who has a soul and who goes to heaven because the basic premise on the question is rather absurd. The concept of a soul is fatally flawed, just as is the idea of dualism.
People obviously really, really love their pets, with accessories and services for pawed pals raking in billions of dollars across the globe. Sometimes, the sheer indulgence that these furry friends receive boggles the mind -- most humans don't even have it so good!
My dog, Orchid, makes my heart sing. She spends many of her waking hours with me. She is always at my side as I write each day for HoneyGood.com -- so I consider her my little partner. I thought it would be fun for you to read a blog from Orchid.
You don't have to have kids to get a pet. Some couples have been known to adopt a dog or cat as a practice family. Would Biff and Brenda make responsible parents? If they strap Ruffy to the roof of their Range Rover, probably not.
I turned 50 this year, which makes me officially two years younger than DJ, the dog who came into my life when he was three-months-old. It isn't watching our dogs grow older that brands our heart with the stamp of melancholy; it's that we watch them grow older than us.
My son got a dog because I never want to look back and have regrets about my parenting choices, at least not on the big ticket items. I want my son to have a companion for the rest of his years at home,
It's not that the folks in one part of the country eat healthier than the others, but I come from a place in the South where if you slow down for a yellow light, we will deep fry your car.
I went for a three-mile walk during lunch yesterday and found myself checking my phone every twenty yards -- not for any reason, just in case. And in case of what I have no idea. I realized I'd become like Smudge barking at the Maytag
Not long ago, shelters in dozens of North Carolina's counties killed homeless animals in carbon monoxide gas chambers. Starting February 2015, that will end. Last week the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services issued a new policy.
On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me...err, wait a second -- we would be here forever. In the meantime, check out my favorite 12 dogs of Christmas and let me know which one is your favorite!
With the latest news about controversies of Navy SEAL Mark Owen writing a book about killing Osama bin Laden, and the naming of former SEALs involved in the mission, SEALs are on everyone's mind.
Imagine somebody getting rid of you because they got something shiny and new. Best of all people don't care, they look at giving up their pets whom have loved them unconditionally like returning a sweater to a store. They don't care, just walk away.
There's a reason why a Dachshund kicked off the now widespread trend of Dogshaming. Why? Because Doxies are mutherpuppin' mischievous, naughty-minded dogs. And I will back this statement up 100% because I am the proud pup parent of a little weenie devil.