Posted November 30, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Hi! I put up the Nativity scene for you this year. Doesn't it look nice?

Posted November 28, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Okay, the first item on the Christmas to-do list is untangle the lights. I've got this one!

Posted November 27, 2016 by M Dee Dubroff

The role of service dogs is always expanding. Read on for more about Merel, the 18-month-old Labrador-Bernese-Mountain Dog mix and her handler, Rachel Crawford, who helps calm children who must testify in Canada's courts.

Posted November 26, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

Ho, ho, ho-boy! Mom and Dad thought it would be fun to have me on their Christmas card.

Posted November 25, 2016 by Ron Callari

The term "man’s best friend" has been around ever since owners first came up with the idea to domesticate their dogs. In fact, the term ‘canis familiars’ [or "domestic dog"] was first used when humans realized Eurasian gray wolves could be domesticated some 15,000 years ago.

Posted November 24, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

All hail the magic holiday bird! Do you think it is ready yet? You know Mom won't tell us. It sure smells done.

Posted November 23, 2016 by Ron Callari

Dog or Cat? The one you prefer might tip your hand as to your liberal or conservative bias. However presidents on both sides of the aisle seem to prefer dogs over other pets. President Harry Truman once said, "If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” And  every single presidency [both Democrats and Republicans] since Theodore Roosevelt’s administration (1901–09) has had a dog in the White House.

Posted November 23, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

When it comes to Turkey Day for many people the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is nearly as important as the bird, friends and family, and football. Well, maybe not football. At any rate, this year marks the 90th anniversary of the iconic parade and there is a huge history with animals and the parade right from the start. Chances are that this event will be a part of your holiday.