Recognizing canine parvo-virus in your dog

Dog Days of Summer: Recognizing Canine Parvo-Virus

This post is intended to educate dog owners about the serious and sometimes fatal threat of canine parvo-virus. Many of you have "met" my pup Brodie, a purebred Boykin Spaniel. If not, feel free to read about it in Me and My Aero: For the love of a Dog Brodie came into our lives at …

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Aero (left) really is a friend to Brodie.

Canine Companions

The theme of the weekly photo challenge is Friend. He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion. Author Unknown Not …

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What are you doing for National Pet Day?

Celebrate National Pet Day!

Celebrate National Pet Day, April 11th! Of course, you love your pets! And they love you for giving them their forever home. But what about those animals in need of homes, vet care, food and shelter? Once you have appreciated your own pet, and lavished your love on it, please consider donating your resources to …

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How Emotions Can Inspire Your Writing

I Lost My Oreo

I just spent a fabulous weekend at a blogger's conference in Las Vegas. I am truly inspired by the incredible bloggers who are published authors or are living their dreams through their online businesses.  I share this post from a year ago as a testament to writing personal essays using our deepest emotions to tell a …

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Here are my two beloved pups, Aero and Gideon, whom I see every day. They love to chase the ball, go for walks, ever ecstatic to see their leash. They howl every morning at the school bell nearby and perk their ears up as Aero is doing when I say "delta." The Sacramento River Delta …


Perspectives On…Blavatars

Heh? What is a blavatar? It's basically a logo for my wordpress blog. I chose the above image of my beloved dog, Aero. He is four years old, a wonderful and faithful companion, and rides with me on my stand-up paddle board. He is a little guy, about 14 pounds, with a staccato bark that …

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