published in the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Bulletin, summer edition 2011
by Leila Grandemange
What exactly is this wonderful word we call comfort?
Feeling blue? Be forewarned, when coming into contact with a dog, you might catch some happy hormones!
If you’re feeling sad, there’s probably one thing you’re looking for . . . RELIEF! In other words, you want to be happy again. Happiness can be found in many places, but none more available and sure than in the arms of your dog!
We certainly feel better when surrounded by our canine companions, but what’s actually going on behind the scenes? Continue reading “Happy Hormones [Find Out Why Dogs Make Us Happy]”
What would you give Jesus for Christmas?
Join with me in imagining a very special gift to Jesus with this heart-warming poem by Jane Sears. Continue reading “What Would You Give Jesus For Christmas? [Poem for Dog Lovers]”
Dogs will love you no matter what; therefore, they channel that eternal and undying love of Christ. ~unknown
Do you long for unconditional love?
[Pet Safety, Reducing Dog Stress]
It’s that time of year, when everything seems to be going a hundred miles an hour and we’re trying to catch our breath. I’m with you, truly . . . I can relate. But please slow down long enough to read these 5 super tips about pet safety during the holidays! Continue reading “5 Super Holiday Pet Safety Tips!”
Happy Labor Day!
Quote of the Day
“I work hard so that my dogs can have a better life.” ~ unknown
Labor Day! It’s finally here! Woohoo!!!
A day off work, permission to rest, play, and enjoy life to the fullest without the worries of work.
Hurricane Harvey hit hard! Yet from the floods arose countless heroes!
During a natural disaster, animals are often abandoned, and pets ripped away from their owners. Yet amidst the chaos of Hurricane Harvey, countless men and women weren’t going to leave their pets (or anyone’s pets) behind.
All creatures great and small matter.
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted”~ Aesop
The internet is packed with incredible videos and photos of people rescuing all sorts of animals (dogs, cats, horses, cattle . . .) during Hurricane Harvey. In this short blog post I’d like to share a few of those videos to highlight these heroes.
“NO ONE IS USELESS IN THIS WORLD WHO LIGHTENS THE BURDENS OF ANOTHER.”—Charles Dickens Continue reading “They Weren’t Going to Leave Their Pets Behind [Hurricane Harvey Inspiring Rescue Videos]”