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How the Coronavirus has changed rescue in Chicago

How the Coronavirus has changed rescue in Chicago

If you had told me in January that our city shelter would be nearly empty in the Spring, I would have stared at your blankly, waiting for the punchline. But, this is no joke, and while there has been so much sadness and isolation in […]

Pet safe indoor plants for every level of gardener

Pet safe indoor plants for every level of gardener

It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post. I had a bunch of post ideas but then, our foster puppy passed away and I was devastated. I didn’t know how to write without feeling guilty. Who wanted to read about a dying puppy […]

A letter to my dog on her Gotcha Day

A letter to my dog on her Gotcha Day

Dear Rawlings,  How did we get so lucky? I ask myself this every day when I look at you laying upside down with your paws flailing in the air. Two years ago we made it official and adopted you into our family. We waited a […]

Homemade activities to keep your dog busy during quarantine

Homemade activities to keep your dog busy during quarantine

Well, day 30 of quarantine and we’re doing just dandy. Our foster Frodo was adopted last weekend so it’s *just* the five of us again. It’s been nice getting back into our routines. And by routines, I mean binge-watching TV and sleeping in until 9 […]