Fewer Foreclosures but Pets Still Left Behind

Many pets still left behind when families lose homes (via Repost Video News) While the numbers are going down, that doesn’t mean were not still hearing horror stories about foreclosures. Just last week an emaciated dog was found in an abandoned house in Las Vegas. The owners picked up and left without him.

The Gifts of Christmas Past

My earliest memories of Christmas and gifts are probably when I was seven or eight years old, which would have been 1960 or 1961.

Life’s Memorable Moments

I am so happy there were no hidden cameras in my yard this morning. If there were, I’m sure I would have shown up on YouTube and America’s Funniest Home Videos.

Finding Your Pet After a Natural Disaster

The natural disaster in Moore, Oklahoma has separated hundreds of pets from their owners and homes.

Healing Power of Dogs for Children on the Spectrum

I found this article online and it moved me so much that I decided to post it on my blog. I hope all Boomers who love pets will read the whole article and comment about it. Thank you!

What’s On Your Shelf?

Like many Boomers, one of the first books I read featured Spot from the Dick and Jane books. Some of my favorite “dog books” growing up were the classics: Lad a Dog, Lassie Come Home,

Rescue Me

Approximately five to seven million companion animals enter animal shelters nationwide every year, and approximately three to four million are euthanized (60 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats). Shelter intakes are about evenly divided between those animals relinquished by owners and those picked up by animal control. These are national estimates; the percentage of euthanasia may vary from state to state.

Canine Connection

Please don’t leave the burden of deciding what to do with your pet when you are gone up to family and friends.