Cat show draws a crowd

Yesterday, some friends and I attended a cat show in West Fargo. I felt bad for the cats because they were not excited about being…

30-day challenge: Walk your dog every day (Days 19-21)

Today is day 21 of my challenge to walk my dog every day. I failed my own challenge though, because when I started it I…

Tips for better blog writing

Until I am a full-time blogger, I pay my bills by working at The Forum, Fargo’s daily newspaper. My degree is in journalism, and since…

10 things to look for when choosing a vet

When moving to a new location, I like to find a vet who meets the needs of my pets the best. When I moved to Fargo,…

10 reasons to buy a dog from a breeder

Last week I wrote about 10 reasons to adopt a dog from a shelter. I realize that no matter how many homeless dogs there are,…

Homelessness goes beyond animals

Some people and organizations are against breeding dogs. Breeders are often criticized for contributing to the pet population problem. I’m curious about whether or not…

30-day challenge: Walk your dog every day (Days 15-18)

Saturday was day 18 of my 30-day challenge to walk Ace every day. He has been doing a lot better this week. I have been…

Consider a vegetarian diet

During slaughter, some cows remain fully conscious throughout the whole killing process, according to PETA. First they are shot in the head with a bolt gun,…

10 reasons to adopt a shelter dog

Reasons to adopt a dog from a shelter People are either for or against dog breeding. Some only buy dogs from breeders, while others only…

10 ways to save money on dog care

The money I spend on my pets can really add up. Because of this, I keep track of what I spend on them each month and…

10 tips for road trips with your dog

My mutt has done his fair share of traveling in the last year. That means he has spent plenty of time in the car. Here are some…