I often take care of "cat siblings", and by that, I mean multiple cats, living in one home. Whether the cats are "adopted siblings" or "blood siblings", It is fun to see how they interact with each other and learn to get along. Some of them even start to look alike. I think about my… Continue reading A Trio of Cats
I have been walking dogs for 6 years now and I never get tired of it. My clients range from tiny Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and Shih Tzus, to large Golden Retrievers and Yellow Labs. Of course, there is always the lovable mutt, who always has a great personality and winning ways. There is never… Continue reading Dogs and the Art of Walking
It never ceases to amaze me, the resiliency of dogs. Here in Minnesota, we have been having some of the coldest temperatures of the decade. Minus 10 and 20 below zero, for weeks on end! On top of that, we have about 3 feet of snow on the ground! It has been challenging to walk… Continue reading Walking in the Snow – Dogs Don’t Mind
Poor Dundee! It was minus 18 below zero when I woke up today. Dundee. An adorable Shepard, still needed to go potty, freezing weather or not. We went out for 2 walks today. He did his potties as quickly as he could. Once back inside in the comfort if his cozy home on Prior Lake,… Continue reading Dundee Goes for a Walk
Jasper has a kind and gentle spirit. Even though he needed help eating, he was always purring, sweet and loving, throughout the entire process. I had the pleasure of taking care of Jasper, a beautiful black cat with a silky smooth coat. His mom and dad were leaving for an out of town Christmas get-together.… Continue reading Jasper, a Gentle Spirit
Meet Daisy, a Golden Retriever from Lakeville, MN. I am taking care of Daisy this weekend while her parents are out of town. I am also taking care of her two siblings Tiger and Lily. Tiger is a tabby cat and Lily is a calico cat. Both cats are beautiful and sweet. Daisy goes on… Continue reading Daisy – an Energetic Golden Retriever
Minnie - Goldendoodle from Prior Lake, MN When I first started walking Minnie, she was a little puppy with a sweet, shy demeanor. Goldendoodles are a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle, which is sometimes referred to as a "Designer Dog" mix. But Minnie is no snob, and prefers to hang out with… Continue reading Minnie – Goldendoodle Living the Good Life!
Welcome Graeme and Lilith! I recently had the pleasure of taking care of 2 wonderful new kitties; Graeme, an orange tabby cat and Lilith, a darling white and orange cat. Both were very friendly and outgoing and had energy to spare! They both greeted me at the front door each visit and proceeded to follow… Continue reading Welcome New Cat Clients!
Ellie, an adorable Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, from Lakeville, MN has been a client of mine for years. We go on daily mid-day walks while her mommy and daddy are at work. She in not only cute and charming - I refer to her as the "Belle of the Neighborhood" because she charms everyone she… Continue reading Ellie, A dog who likes to walk with her toys.
I was thrilled to get the painting of my cat, Motor Scooter. It was everything I had hoped for and more. My friend, Jeri Smith, had posted some fabulous paintings that her father, Glen Smith, had created. The paintings were of dogs (people's pets) and wildlife: Lions, Giraffes, Turtles and more. I was blown away… Continue reading Portrait of Tabby Cat – Motor Scooter