Animal (Film Character)


Hot Spot Care

Our pets can be susceptible to hot spots for many reasons, but it seems more noticeable in the summer. It may be due to more frequent baths, bugs, or just plain itchy skin, but whatever the cause, it can be serious and is usually painful. Consult your veterinarian on the best course of action for […]


How a Dog Drinks

Have you ever wondered just how a dog quenches its thirst? Here’s a slow motion video from Discovery that unlocks¬†the mystery. Enjoy!


Socializing Older Dogs

  CoCo, our foster rescue dog, needed some help in overcoming her anxiety about riding in the car. This video is how we approached making her a less stressed traveler.     Socializing older dogs can be somewhat of a challenge. It very much depends on previous experiences. For instance, the new to rescue dogs […]


Volunteer Pilots Fly Shelter Dogs To New Homes To Save Them From Euthanasia

One of the biggest issues for animal shelters nation-wide is that some regions are overflowing with adoptable dogs while others never have enough. Wings Of Rescue, an extraordinary volunteer organization run by dedicated pilots, flies dogs from shelters overflowing with animals to those that can find them new homes. Often, the dogs they transport would […]


Image First Bath Video

This video is the first bath Image has had since coming home with me to be our newest family member. Her breeder, Paula, had washed her before leaving her house, and she didn’t need it before now. Washing your dog(s) roughly every 6-8 weeks is a good idea. It keeps the dandruff and dirt from […]


Saying Goodbye Is Hard

Christina tells the story of Hero, a Border Collie – German Shepherd mix that was a member of the Carter pack for almost 12 years. Hero changed many lives for the better, not the least of which was Christina’s.


Cat Litter Box Location Tips

When selecting where your kitty litter box is going to be, did you keep these things in mind? Is your cat being non-compliant about using his/her litter box? Maybe these tips will help.     Best Location for Cat Litter Box ¬† Cats do not like to feel trapped. A quiet corner of a spare […]


Bringing “Image” Home to Meet the Family

The long awaited day for Image, the Border Collie Puppy to come home has arrived. As promised, The girls, Abby and Reagan get a “wake up call” from the puppy. Next stop, getting the puppy familiar with it’s new people, surroundings and boundaries.


Trip to Get “Image” The Border Collie Puppy

Christina travels to La Luz, New Mexico to pick up the new Border Collie puppy named “Image”. She travels with Gina who is going to visit and to drop off a puppy named “Magic” in Atlanta on the way back. While there, they expose the puppies to important socialization experiences such as herding ducks, being […]


Preparing For a New Puppy

Christina, Abby and Reagan talk about what it takes to get ready for a puppy. They are soon going to be adding “Image”, a Border Collie to the pack. They discuss what to think about, what to get, how to prepare the whole family to successfully welcome the new pack member.