July 11th is National All American Pet Photo Day! Who knew that I was incorrectly celebrating this day every day … More
Dogs in a Hotel: Our Experience with Smiblo
Last weekend our rescue pit-mixes Smiley and Pablo (Smiblo) had their first experience staying at a hotel. I love our … More
Are the Dogs in Chernobyl Radioactive?
Last December, my mom organized a trip to Chernobyl, Ukraine, for my husband Isaac and me. We went with a … More
Fostering through Pound Hounds Res-Q: Smiley’s Story
Two days ago we sent a $300 adoption fee to Pound Hounds Res-Q, the place that pulled Smiley from Brooklyn’s high kill shelter, NYACC. We had originally planned on fostering Smiley, the cute 6 year old pit mix who was abandoned because his former owners got pregnant…
Volunteering at a Dogsled Farm – Snowdragons, Austria Part 4 (Guest Post)
I would like to express here that the dog’s wellbeing is Lukas first concern and therefore he didn’t stress the dogs to run fast or on all three days like others did! Therefore, he knew there would be no chance to win that race and this race wasn’t important, it is more like a training…
Volunteering at a Dogsled Farm – Snowdragons, Austria – Part 3 (Guest Post)
This week started very with a training where I could be the co-driver for Lukas. This time, we took the smaller cart with eight dogs, because Birgit did also train and she took six dogs. It was very cold, no wind, perfect conditions. Unfortunately, I didn’t know that I could be the co-driver so I wasn’t very good prepared with my cameras…
Volunteering at a Dogsled Farm – Snowdragons, Austria – Part 1 (Guest Post)
I did travel to a few spots, always with friends who inspired me to do what I think is right for me. Nevertheless, I did not dare just to quit without knowing what will be my next step, what my next job, how to realize what I want or more, what do I really want. I know I love to travel, take pictures and be around people, animals and try the most crazy activities, but what kind of job description is this?
Beagles for Peace – War in Ukraine
Today was a long and emotional day for me at Maidan, so my first post about it will be a … More
Beagles for Peace: Puppy Protest
Today was a long and emotional day for me at Maidan so my first post about it will be a happy one. One of the first things I saw when I arrived in the square was a group of beagles with yellow-and-blue ribbons on their collars. Their owners were holding signs that read “Beagles for Peace” standing on the steps by the ‘Christmas tree’. Other beagle owners were coming from every direction and the cuteness was attracting a lot of attention from those passing by…
Living with Pets, Nika Kagui
I will never forget the day I came home from school to find a tiny puppy sitting on the stairs. With her big eyes, wet nose and chubby pink tummy, it only took Nika one second to make me fall in love with her. She made my whole family come alive and change.