By Terry Jester I saw on the news the other day that Americans spend something like $9 billion annually buying presents for their pets. That is an exorbitant amount of money. And, I have to say, someone must be making up for my share because I don’t spend all that much on my animals.
By Tiana Nelson It’s the holidays! And, honestly, who can resist the idea of a cute puppy in a little red ribbon? Let me make one request, don’t make the dog “surprise” a surprise. It may seem like you’re taking some of the fun away, but trust me it will have a much happier ending… Read the rest »
By Terry Jester At Christmas time, I usually can find a present or two under the tree for me supposedly given to me by one or more of my pets. And, in turn, my spouse also will have a few things under the tree from the pets. But what would our pets really give us… Read the rest »
By Terry Jester I’ve been given many gifts over the years that, although very thoughtful of the giver, were completely unsuitable for me or my lifestyle. A subscription to TV guide, when I didn’t own a television set. Electronic gadgets that blink, whir, and tell you Very Important Things. What, I have no idea. I’m… Read the rest »
By Terry Jester I love the smell of a freshly cut Christmas tree. It brings to mind so many happy times. Walking into a room graced with a fresh-cut tree takes me back to my childhood. The fresh pine scent. The lights, ornaments and tinsel. Each ornament so carefully unwrapped and lovingly hung on the… Read the rest »
By Diana Hutchinson Dogs are mischievous animals and just like people, they like getting involved in the holiday cheer. That’s one reason why you need to make preparations for your pets while taking care of other things that you may need for the holidays. It’s essential to make preparations ahead of time. So, what do… Read the rest »
By Terry Jester Why do dogs beg at the table? Let’s look at this from the dog’s perspective. Let’s say you are in a room with a bunch of people. The people are sitting around tables loaded with money, counting and stacking the bills while you watch. You have nothing better to do so you… Read the rest »