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Do YOU Know Who Your Vet Is?

Kristen Lindsey was a vet at the Washington Animal Clinic in Brenham, Texas, until she was fired today. Why was she fired? Because of a Facebook post that went viral. When commenters asked if she wasn’t worried about losing her job over her actions, Ms. Lindsey posted, “and no I did not lose my job. Lol. Psshh. … Continue reading

If You’d Known I Was a Pet Blogger, Would You Have Acted Differently?

I don’t brag about being a pet blogger. I don’t hide the fact, either. Except when I’m test-driving a new service provider for my pets.  I want to see how they’d treat me if they didn’t expect me to go public with the experience. Today, Bubba and I returned to the new vet’s office for another … Continue reading

Does Santa Bring Puppies and Kittens?

MEOW! My name is June Buggie, and I have something to say! Two years ago I posted a rant entitled, Does Santa Bring Puppies and Kittens? The post is getting a good bit of traffic this year, despite Rumpy adding a disclaimer at the top of the page that we no longer believe what I wrote. … Continue reading

Gift-Giving on the Cheap…. and a Giveaway!

Let’s face it, advertisers have us all convinced that we show how much we love our family and friends by how much we spend on them. Heck, they’ve even convinced us we show the same love to our companion animals! But, the truth is, our companion animals could care less about much of the stuff we buy … Continue reading

The “New Age” of Shock Collars: Are Static Correction Collars Safe?

Recently I received an email touting “research” proclaiming that most people that try static collars are happy with the results. The press release was sent by PetPR.com on behalf of Radio Systems® Corporation (RSC), the maker of PetSafe®,Invisible Fence® and SportDOG™ According to the press release from PetPR.com, “The survey of more than 1,000 pet owners reveals … Continue reading

The ASPCA Rachael Ray 100K Challenge- Did It Do Any Good?

The ASPCA Rachael Ray 100K Challenge recently came to a close. This 5-year challenge was designed to encourage shelters to find creative ways to save the lives of more animals.  I recently talked with Olivia Melikhov, Senior Manager, Social Media, and Susan Furukawa, Program Manager, of the ASPCA to get the inside scoop on how … Continue reading

The Enigma That is Hissy Fit Jones

Hissy Fit Jones. Born to a feral mom, he became quite ill while young, so his mama brought him to us and left him there. Jen doctored him up and got him better, and had him neutered. But he decided he liked us, and hung around. For the longest time, the most of what Jen saw of … Continue reading

Cats in Birthday Hats

   

Wordless Wednesday- DeDe’s All a Blur!

Celebrating Black Cats!

Today is Black Cat Appreciation Day! The day was dreamed up by Wayne Morris (yay, Wayne!) to honor his sister and her beloved black cat. The purpose of the day is to celebrate black cats and to dispel some of the stereotypes of black cats being bad luck. Some cultures believe black cats bring good luck. … Continue reading

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