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Mickey

Mickey Mickey was my best friend from the age of 4 to 16. He was a gift from my Dad when I was sick with chickenpox. My dad was a dog lover too, and he was always finding homes for dogs in need. Mickey was a Chihuahua, who was just a few months old when my dad brought him home. We didn’t know his actual birthday, so we decided he and I would share a birthday. I loved sharing my {Read More}

5 Resources for Finding Lost Pets

One of the most awful experiences a pet parent can face is when a pet goes missing. It can happen in the blink of an eye. My childhood best friend, Mickey, disappeared one evening during a potty trip outside. It was our fault. We let him out onto our patio behind our apartment complex alone. He had always returned right after he did his business, we didn’t expect this night to be any different. (Now, I can’t imagine what we {Read More}

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I’ve loved animals my entire life. I can’t remember a time when there wasn’t an animal in my home. Their innocence, loyalty, unconditional love, and capacity to forgive amaze and inspire me. As a photographer, they’ve become my favorite subjects. As a dog mom, their well-being has let me to study holistic animal care and canine massage. Volunteering at a local shelter, writing about local animal rescue news, and creating artwork to express the joy animals bring to my life {Read More}

Remembering My Boys on National Pet Memorial Day

The second Sunday in September is National Pet Memorial Day. While I think of them every day, I’ve been spending time today remembering my Nicky, Niño and Mickey. Mickey was my best friend growing up. He was a gift from my Father when I was four years old and had chicken pox. He was my constant companion and a source of comfort when my Father passed away three years later. We had 13 years together. It wasn’t until I started {Read More}