Fun Facts About our Furry Friends #3 [Dogs Reduce Stress]

Dogs can reduce stress

Being with a dog can reduce stress!

“It is the intuitive power of animals that can help us heal hurts, lessen stress, feel needed, and express our caring side.”  Marty Becker, DVM 
That’s me in the photo, getting my daily dose of stress relief courtesy of my dogs . . .
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Solar Eclipse Pet Safety

solar eclipse pet safety

I’m so excited to witness a total solar eclipse today! But I’m hearing a lot about eye safety during this rare phenomenon. So I got to thinking, what about our pets? Do they need any special eye ware or attention today?
This article by Scott Stump of “Today” will shed some light on the question. Click on the link to read.  Continue reading “Solar Eclipse Pet Safety”

Dog Anxiety: How to Recognize the Signs and Offer Relief

Dog Anxiety
NO DOG SHOULD HAVE TO SUFFER IN SILENCE
Dog anxiety, like the human anxiety, can be a debilitating and often painful experience. 
If you’ve ever felt worried, uneasy, or nervous about an upcoming event or something with an uncertain outcome, or had a panic attack, you know exactly what I’m talking about! Sadly, many dogs suffer in silence because the owners are simply unaware of the signs. Having experienced a season of anxiety myself, I can’t imagine leaving a dog in an anxious state without offering help. Thankfully, there are things we can do to help our furry friends in their times of need.
The purpose of this article is to help you to recognize the signs of dog anxiety and learn how to offer relief.

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Where to Find Happiness

puppy licking face

“There’s no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” —Ben Williams
If you’ve been feeling sad for awhile, 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!  Continue reading “Where to Find Happiness”

God and Dog [a must see video, by Wendy Francisco]

 

God and dog, two of my favorite topics!
Each day my dogs reflect God’s unconditional love, and inspire me to do so for others. Along with love, they also pour into my life countless blessings—joy, peace, happiness, healing, and so much more. It’s no coincidence that “dog” is “God” spelled backwards.
Enjoy this touching video, God and Dog, by Wendy Francisco. To date, it has over 4 million views on YouTube! I posted it a couple of years ago on my blog, but I think it’s worth posting again. You can also purchase her beautiful book on Amazon. Here are the lyrics . . .

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