Book Review- Loving Emmi: How Baby Morgan The Broken Jaw Puppy Stole Our Hearts And Our Wallet (Dog-Ma) (Volume 2) by Barbara Boswell Brunner

Barbara Boswell Brunner is back with another heart-wearming, thought-provoking book about her experiences loving and caring for dogs that others may have given up on. I’m so happy to have had the opportuity to read and review this book. Loving Emmi begins with a story about Barbara Boswell Brunner’s Rottweiler, Morgan, a humorous, gentle giant, who passed away in 2013 from cancer. The author tells of Morgan’s cancer battle and her impact on her family. Soon after Morgan’s passing, the {Read More}

Book Review: Grow Young with Your Dog

We’re all familiar with the aches and pains that come with aging. Our dogs experience this, too. Mary Debono’s book Grow Young with Your Dog gives readers an approach to grow young and feel better, rather than old and achy with your dog, and the healing power of connection with your dog. Mary Debono, GCFP (Guild Certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner) is the creator of Debono Moves, a system of improvement designed to enhance body awareness, comfort and movement, while deepening the {Read More}

The Honest Kitchen Gluten-Free Halloween BonBons

We have been trying recipes from  The Honest Kitchen’s Made With Love recipe book. For Delia’s Halloween treats, we made the Gluten-Free Halloween BonBons featured in the book. The recipe was easy and quick to make and Delia LOVES them. This recipe book is full of healthy recipes for dogs, cats AND people. We haven’t tried any of the people-friendly recipes yet, but this is the third recipe Delia has tried and so far, they are all a hit.  The Honest Kitchen {Read More}

Book Review: Dog-Ma the Zen of Slobber by Barbara Boswell Brunner

Barbara’s vivid and dramatic stories, told with a wicked sense of humor, will make you laugh out loud. She definitely gets what living with rescued dogs (nine of them!) is all about.  When Barbara meets her future husband, Ray, it is love-and dog-at first sight. Over the course of thirty-two years, seventeen relocations and nine dogs, their mutual love of dogs guides them on their unconventional path. The love that Barbara and Ray get in return is literally lifesaving, with {Read More}

If I Should Die Before My Dog-Book Review

I’m so happy to have had the opportunity to join the book tour for “If I Should Die Before My Dog.” Joe and Cathy Connolly have provided an invaluable tool for dog guardians. “If I Should Die Before My Dog” is a thorough guide to help ensure your dog’s care if you no longer can. The book offers care tips as well as covering details of your dog’s life in question and answer form, from feeding, grooming, basic care, personality {Read More}

Lucky Me-A Children’s Guide to Animal Companionship and Safety Review

Lucky Me-A Children’s Guide to Animal Companionship and Safety by author Christi Drue Dunlap is a wonderful guide for parents to introduce their children to animal rescue, the work of Humane Societies and animal care. Rocky and his friends serve as wonderful guides throughout the book, teaching valuable lessons to readers of all ages. Striking photos illustrate the pages as each animal’s personality shines. Whether you’re a parent, involved in rescue or a humane educator, I highly recommend Lucky Me {Read More}

“One Dog at a Time”

I recently won a copy of Pen Farthing’s “One Dog at a Time.” in a contest on Pets Blogroll. “One Dog at a Time” is Sgt. Farthing’s account of his time spent serving in the Now Zad region of Afghanistan as a Sergeant in the Royal Marines and his new found mission to help the stray dogs of the Now Zad region. Sgt. Farthing’s story is inspiring. His dedication to the humane treatment of the stray dogs and will to {Read More}