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Mrs. Robinson

No, Not THAT Mrs. Robinson  When I woke up this morning, I was thinking about my friend, Mrs. Robinson.  She was my friend’s mother, but we became close friends.  Mrs. Robinson was both a very cool lady with a great sense of humor and kind of a curmudgeon.  She was probably a contemporary of my …

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February Happenings

Observed All Month American Heart Month Black History Month Dog Training Education Month National Prevent A Litter Month Responsible Pet Owners Month Library Lovers’ Month Spay/Neuter Awareness Month (Humane Society of the United States) Pet Dental Health Month Observed for the Week February 7-14:  Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week February 7-14:  Have a Heart for …

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What Is National CBD Month?

WHAT??  O.K., so your first question is, “WHAT is National CBD Month?”  Followed by:  “And WHY do we celebrate it?”  Right?  O.K., let’s talk.  A New Period of Awareness  You may never have heard of National CBD Month, because it has only been in existence since 2020.  It was founded by cbdMD in recognition of …

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Unchain A Dog Month

January Is Unchain a Dog Month  Isn’t it ridiculous to realize that in 2022, the entire month of January should be dedicated to the idea of unchaining a dog? Confined, Restricted and Trapped When I was researching this post, I saw this question:  “Do dogs like being on a chain?”  ISN’T THAT THE MOST RIDICULOUS …

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January Happenings

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Observed All Month Walk Your Pet Month See WNC Post:  January 15, 2021 – Walk Your Dog Month Weight Loss Awareness Month National Train Your Dog Month National CBD Month – WNC Post Unchain A Dog Month – WNC Post Observed for the Week January 25-26:  Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show …

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Dog Ownership

Recently, I read an article by Nancy Kay, DVM, DACVIM, entitled Why the Term “Pet Owner” Just Doesn’t Work for Me that spoke so clearly to how I feel.  (http://www.vetstreet.com/our-pet-experts/why-the-term-pet-owner-just-doesnt-work-for-me  – January 21, 2013) Total Agreement In my humble opinion, to use the term “Ownership” when speaking of “a living, breathing creature with whom we …

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Pet Holidays for September 2019

Pet Holidays for September 2019 Guide / Service Dogs Month National Pet Insurance Month Animal Pain Awareness Month Responsible Dog Ownership Month Pet Sitter Education Month National Disaster Preparedness Month. (Led by FEMA’s ReadyCampaign, Citizen Corps and The Advertising Council, this effort encourages individuals, families, businesses and communities to work together and take action to prepare …

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