Let’s WOOF about Ernie’s photo shoot

Let’s WOOF about Ernie’s photo shoot

As many of you know, I write a column for All Creatures magazine. (And if you aren’t familiar with All Creatures check it out, you’ll find lots of great stories about dogs, cats, wild critters and the people who love and care for them.)  I’ll give...
Let’s WOOF about dogs wearing coats.

Let’s WOOF about dogs wearing coats.

Ernest and Pete are large, healthy golden retrievers with fur coats of their own. Yet one day last week my husband and I prepared to take them out for a winter walk and velcroed them into their cozy matching plaid coats. It was 19 degrees, with a wind chill that made...
Let’s WOOF About Our Favorite Dog Books

Let’s WOOF About Our Favorite Dog Books

It’s a lazy day and I don’t feel like working or house cleaning, so I reach for a book, curl up under a fuzzy throw blanket  and settle in for a nice relaxing time to myself. And lo and behold, that book is about dogs! There may be other topics in this...
Our Pets Make the Holidays Special

Our Pets Make the Holidays Special

When I was a young girl, we’d visit my grandparents in Springfield Vermont for the holidays. What I remember most about those visits is not the presents under the tree or the special holiday meal my grandmother prepared…but i loved discovering the...