How Losing Love Has Sent Me Into Crazy Land

I’ve become that lady. The crazy one. You probably figured this was coming, Dear Reader. Checking in each week to see if I’ve become her yet. Indeed, I have. The crazy lady who misses her dog. Beyond misses. Most days, I ache. It’s been about two months since DarlaDog passed. I still swear I can hear her collar jingling in the other room. Still catch my breath when I see a few scraps from dinner and have to remind myself,

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Country Star Miranda Lambert On Why She Adopts So Many Rescue Dogs

Few things can make country star Miranda Lambert’s heart sing like her rescue dogs. There’s a lot of love at her place. She has seven rescue dogs! Lambert tells PawCulture.com that she just has a knack for finding dogs who need to be rescued. Or maybe it’s the other way around. Maybe they find her. Lambert gave the rundown on all her pups to PawCulture.com. “I have seven rescues and they get along great. Jessi and Waylon (8 years-old) are

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Patriotic Chicken Plays “America The Beautiful” On Keyboard Piano

Be still my chicken-loving heart! I need to go out to my 9 chickens in my backyard right now and have a talk with them. “Ladies, it’s no longer enough to lay fresh eggs, we need to get you music lessons!” Take a look at this delightful video of a chicken playing “America The Beautiful.” Really. The video is put together by Two Creative Chicks who describe themselves on their Facebook page as “advocates for fowl play.” And if you

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My Birthday-Your Gift: 30% Off At PetsMart

There’s nothing more fun for me during my birthday week than to share a gift from PetsMart. They have a special promotion going on from 1/27-1/29. $10 off $30. 30% off your pet supplies! Gotta love that. Just click on this link and place your order. Save $10 off $30 at PetSmart.com! 1/27 – 1/29 Only. Cherry on top is free shipping on any order over $29. So stock up and let PetsMart deliver the goodies to your front door.

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Hot Firefighter Adopts Dog He Posed With For Calendar

As if there is not enough to love about firefighters. Heros. Brave. Some especially hot ones have gone above and beyond for rescue animals in Charleston, South Carolina. For the few couple of years, local firefighters have posed to raise money for Toby’s Fund, an animal rescue organization that funds medical care for injured and abused animals. Rob Tacket posed for this year’s Charleston Animal Society Calendar holding Kimber, a German Shepard puppy. When the photographer snapped this shot, Rob had

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Military Vets Gifted With Professional Portraits With Their Pets

What better picture to gaze at than a portrait of your beloved pet? One veteran of the war in Iraq gets that. She’s a dog lover. And someone who has had her share of personal struggles. Marla Keown tells Fox31 Denver, “When I started going through my own troubles, I realized that I wasn’t alone, that there is lots of veterans out there that would like to have a nice portrait of themselves with their pet, and they don’t.” Now

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This Will Be Most Inspiring Puppy Bowl Ever Featuring Special Needs Dogs

Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl is always a delight on Super Bowl Sunday. USAToday reports that this year, it’s going to be inspiring, as well. Puppy Bowl XIII is going to feature dogs with special needs. A 3-legger, a deaf dog, a blind dog are all among the stars sure to score touchdowns in the hearts of dog lovers across America. As someone who is on my third 3-legged cat, I have to admit that a certain pup caught my eye. “Lucky”

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Last Dog Left At Animal Shelter Gets Sweetest Send Off When He Finds Forever Family

Last dog left turn out the lights! You could’ve said that last week at the Hawaiian Humane Society as they successfully found forever homes for all the animals in their shelter. It’s called a “Clear The Shelter” event and the animal lovers in Honolulu did it very well. They made a big push to end the year with empty kennels, waiving all adoption fees. Beauty the dog was the last to go. So well named. And a beauty of a

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The Lies My Dog And I Told Each Other

What can I say? I lied to my dog. Each day for almost 17 years I declared, “You are the smartest! The prettiest! The most clever! Best dog ever.” Well, the day she ate the stuffing out of my neighbor’s antique chair, I might’ve had a few other choice words. Still, I bet that day, Any day, really, She heard me. Smartest. Prettiest. Best. Was it a lie? Indeed, it was. Darla would never win Westminster. She never earned a

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The Joy Of Catching My Husband In A Love Affair

I never expected to catch my husband doing this. Not this husband. Not during what should be a season of gift giving. Oh, sure. Every wife is shocked. Says her man would be the last to love another girl. I can say it with fortitude. Not my husband. Not this girl. But it has happened. I’ve caught him. It appears, Husband has fallen for my dog. Yes, this husband who swore he never wanted a pet. This husband who couldn’t

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