Today my dog lunged at me. Teeth out, crazy look in her eyes and for the first time in 2.5 years I was afraid of her. We were on the couch - she was sleeping with her head on my legs. I moved. She snapped. I cried. What the hell did you do to her? She knew immediately what she ...read it all!
So 2018 proved to be an OK year - but boy oh boy 2019 look out! CharityPaws is focused on helping animal rescues and the people that support them. We spent 2018 refining the website and building out resource areas that provide valuable tools for rescues and ideas for animal lovers to improve the ...read it all!
I was speaking with a friend recently and we were talking about dog cartoons - because well, that is how we roll! She actually brought up a cartoon called Courage the Cowardly Dog that was on years ago - and man that brought back some good memories! The cartoon ran for 4 seasons from 1999 - 2002 ...read it all!
The purpose of this post is to show people that even damaged dogs can bring so much joy and fulfillment to your life. That the dogs you may not think are the best for you - may be the ones you need the most. As the proud mom of 2 pitties Ginger and Riley - I knew I wanted to help more pit bull ...read it all!
Our goal from our inception was to make a difference - whether we can change 1 persons mind about an animal welfare issue or donate funds and or products to a group, we just want to help. Below are the places we have donated money and/or product to since our inception. We like to think we have ...read it all!
All these beautiful babies are waiting for their forever families to come find them. I enjoyed photographing these love bugs yesterday at the Perth Amboy Animal Shelter in Perth Amboy, NJ. It was a rainy morning and kind of blah - but these guys all brightened my day. Gina - a Schnauzer whom we ...read it all!
I did it. I hired an Animal Communicator! Call me crazy - call me weird - but boy it was fun and for some odd reason - I do feel more peaceful with my girls passing. It is important to note that this is an UNBIASED review of my experience with an animal communicator. I paid for her service and ...read it all!
It happened again. I put my life on hold for several weeks to try and comprehend the huge loss that has occurred. Ginger (snap), my sweet girl passed away on March 10, 2016 - I cannot believe it has already been a month. Life goes on - but it has been forever altered. We lost her sister, Riley back ...read it all!
14 years of love. 14 years of friendship. 14 years of loyalty. 14 years of laughter. 14 years of you being an obnoxious, stubborn bully with a boat load of personality........ ........ and now you are gone. I cannot hold you. I cannot kiss you. I cannot smell your farts. I ...read it all!
Prior to starting CharityPaws, my side gig was photography. I owned a portrait studio for several years but then left and began doing shoots for homeless pets with various shelters and rescues. One year, with the support of my local animal shelter, I attempted the big task of creating a photo ...read it all!