By: Tanvi Maharaja PT, DPT We took our first vacation with the dog this year. Cooper just turned one and due to Covid and life in general, we were unable to take him to the beach until now. So we booked our usual place down the Cape and took off. The weather was great, things looked … More The Comedy of Errors: Vacation Version
By: Heather O’Neill We don’t own a dog. But my 9-year old son desperately wants one. When he was 4 he said: JD: “Mama, do you know who wants a dog for Christmas?” Me: “Who?” JD: (with both thumbs he points to himself) “This Guy.” Our family is never home. Between work, school, sports, etc., … More The Pain of Losing a Pet
By: Jessica Aldred Grieving the loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult things we will go through in our lives. In my life, there is no exception when it comes to my fur-babies. After five long months without my beloved puppy girl, and an unexpectedly difficult grieving process, I finally felt compelled … More Completing the Grieving Process
By: Tanya Pimental Many people start their journey towards parenthood with a pet. My boyfriend, now husband, gave me an adorable kitten as a graduation gift not long after we moved in together. Animals are such loyal and lovable creatures. There is a comfort in knowing they are around. Curling up to snuggle a furbaby really does … More Pet Loss
By: Anne Marie Holloway Our kids started hammering us with requests for a new pet shortly after the loss of our beloved feline, Boru, this past winter. Every night, my husband and I were visited by one or multiple teary eyed children who would inform us that they could not sleep anymore in “this house” … More A New Kitten
By: Jessica DiRamio I am bugged several times a week for a pet. I hear things like: “I am the only kid who doesn’t have a pet.” “We don’t even have a fish!” “I wish I had something that would sit on my lap while I pet it.” “When I am a Mom, I will … More Is It The Right Time For A Pet?