Every once in a while we see something that makes us go HUH!? Especially when it comes to creating a fundraising event for a rescue! Sometimes it is a good. Sometimes it is not. But this. This is SOOOOO good. When we started CharityPaws we sold apparel - and in our quest for world ...read it all!
Blogging & Barking!
I am not sure I have smiled this hard in a while! These wool animal art pieces are so lifelike and have such a warmth about them it is hard not to fall in love and want to bring one home. Then there is the level of art and talent needed to create one that is just so incredibly admirable! Tatiana ...read it all!
I saw an image that made me stop in my tracks. It sucked me in and made me want to learn more about the subject and meaning of the image! That is what great photography does - and Travis Patenaude, from Stink-Eye Photography nailed it with his personal project to help the dogs of Spain (images ...read it all!
I do not think there is anything cuter than a dog or a cat in a teepee - like they are the king or queen of their empire! Not sure what it is, but every time I see a picture of a fur friend in a teepee my heart skips a beat. Maybe because when I see them in a teepee it is a reminder of the great ...read it all!
I am no stranger to putting a photo fundraising calendar together which is why I challenged myself to do another one this year for a rescue that I love and adore! It has been a few years since the last one - and this one was with cats not dogs, so it was definitely different, but overall I am so ...read it all!
Unfortunately, the artist does not do birthday parties - but boy would he be a huge success if he did! Can you imagine your kids face if they received one of these as their balloon animal? I am old but I still remember going to the fair or to birthday parties where the balloon artist would ask ...read it all!
I am not sure I know anyone who does not enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine once in a while, and with these brands you can feel good sipping that cocktail knowing that in some way shape or form you are helping animals. We love to profile brands that give back to animals in some way whether it is in ...read it all!
If there is one thing I know and understand it is anxiety in dogs. When we decided to foster Cleo we had no idea what we were getting into. Our 2 prior pitbulls were adopted as puppies and were happy and emotionally healthy - the only time they were ever nervous was the 4th of July - so anxiety ...read it all!
My pitties who I had for over 14 years - I loved them immensely, but boy they sucked at walking. You would think after 14 years of me yelling "walk nice" they would get it, but nope they didn't! I wish I had known about the invention of the hands free dog leash when I had them because it would have ...read it all!
Let me preface this post with - I LOVE ANIMALS. All of them. But cats are truly assholes. I actually have a cat - and I always knew she was an asshole, but I thought it was just her. I was wrong. My most recent life lesson is understanding why more photographers are not out there ...read it all!
As a mom - who loves animals and is active in animal rescue - my goal has always been to encourage my daughter to follow my lead so she can also help animals. From the youngest age I wanted to encourage my daughter to be the most compassionate person she could be to animals in the hopes I could help ...read it all!
I have been a member of HeARTs Speak for several years and wanted to share what makes them so awesome as a resource for animal shelters and rescues. They too are a nonprofit organization so they rely on funding, donations and their members to make the magic happen to give rescues and shelters the ...read it all!