Crazy Chicken Lady

Last Spring we brought home fifteen chicks from the feed store. It was our first time owning chickens, and we didn’t even have our coop built yet. The coop went up […]

Clark County Dog Parks: Ross

My kids and I took Luna to a dog park yesterday, mainly to see what it was like. I’ve never been to a dog park, so this was a new […]

Love is Eternal

A member of our family came to the end of his life a few days ago. He was my in-laws beloved Cody, an energetic Havanese who lived every moment of […]


I adore hummingbirds. I have a few plants in my yard that attract them, but I’ve been meaning for some time to hang a feeder to entice even more of […]

Diet Update – Cat Food

This post is to provide an update on how my cats are doing with their recent diet change. I wrote a previous post on optimal pet nutrition that I'd love […]

Toxic Algae Alert

A health advisory has been issued regarding toxic algae found in certain lakes and reservoirs in Oregon. Children and animals are highly susceptible to the toxin that the algae releases. There […]

Puppy Series-Chewing

I’ve had puppies before, but as I mentioned in a previous post it has been nine years since my last voyage through puppydom. We brought Luna home four weeks ago, […]

Heat Stroke

When it’s 70 degrees outside, the interior temperature of your car can reach 100 degrees in 30 minutes. At 85 degrees outside, it only takes 10 minutes for the interior […]

Just For Fun: Chickens

I have shared the last 15 weeks of my life with fifteen chickens; two Cuckoo Marans, three Rhode Island Reds, four Delaware, and six Plymouth Rocks. We purchased them as […]

Keeping Your Pet Safe on the Fourth

July 5, 2013, will most likely be the busiest day of the year for our local animal shelter. While some pet owners are out enjoying the fireworks, their dogs are busy […]

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