Mutt meatballs recipe

October 27, 2016
Treat your dog to some yummy mutt meatballs this week! Riley goes to an integrative vet who noticed that his fur seemed dry and so was his nose. "In Chinese medicine,...

Through the looking glass

September 5, 2016
It's been more than 20 years since I've had a surgery, but when I did, I wanted my surgeon to have a little medical arrogance. You know, the kind of confidence that...

Saying goodbye to our Mayor

June 20, 2016
When we moved to Kirkmont Drive we couldn't help but notice the beautiful, long-haired cat that sat on a lawn three doors down. He'd greet everyone who walked past,...

Beware of dogs!

June 3, 2016
Today's just one of those days when nothing will do but cute dogs. If you don't love dogs? Heed this warning: beware of dogs in this post! If you love dogs? You're in...

The sin of not killing animals

April 13, 2016
I was in my 20s when I appeared before a grand jury. My sin? Not killing dogs and cats. Let me explain. I was president of a humane society that held a contract to do...

The love of my life is nine years old!

March 18, 2016
The truth is that I forgot to post this on March 10, which is his official birthday. But in fact, he is now nine years old and at the end of May, that's how long we...

Are all true companion animals four-footed?

February 28, 2016
I loved this when I got it, but it started me thinking about why companion animals are always implicitly defined as four-legged. Of course, that begs the question of...

A San Francisco holiday

December 23, 2015
We decided to take a San Francisco holiday last week, and spent a couple nights up the peninsula, enjoying the sights and sounds of the City at this festive time of...

Be the kind of person…

December 21, 2015
Joyful: check Happy: check Fun-loving: check Enthusiastic: check Open-hearted: check Loving: check Cute: check Snuggly: for sure check I'm good....

Inspiring, uplifting pet adoption stories

November 11, 2015
We're celebrating pet adoptions and rescue pets today, a post Riley encouraged me to do. He believes in pet adoption 100% and wanted you to hear some stories about some...

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