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Pet Palace Hotels

Pet Palace Hotels

By on 9 July, 2015 in Kate and Stephen, Pets with 0 Comments

We wish that we could stay in Montgomery for Independence Day, but each year there’s a compelling reason to use our vacation time to travel. This Fourth of July weekend we decamped to Panama City Beach to visit family. Although she’s a great travel companion, for this trip, our dog wasn’t going with us. So […]

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Straight from the Heart

Straight from the Heart

By on 3 June, 2015 in Lynne Burford, Pets with 0 Comments

Editors’ Note: This was very much on our mind as we made sure to go get heartworm meds for our dog at Montgomery Veterinary Associates today. At the core of all living beings is the heart. Its beats mean life to all. Without a beating heart, there is no life, right? And a compromised heart […]

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A Tale of Loss and Love

A Tale of Loss and Love

By on 10 March, 2015 in Pets with 3 Comments

On February 13, Cloverdale neighbor and Midtown resident Warren Simons posted on Nextdoor.com: “This morning we found this very sweet dog (photo #1) wandering through the busy Fairview Ave./Cloverdale Rd. intersection. She had no collar, but did have an electrical cord fashioned as a leash on her. She was cold and shaking. She had a […]

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Mobilizing Montgomery: Humane Treatment of Animals

Mobilizing Montgomery: Humane Treatment of Animals

By on 21 January, 2015 in City Living, Government, Lynne Burford, Pets with 2 Comments

We are feeling the tease of spring for a few days. I know my dogs are grateful for more time outside, for sunshine patches to lie in and for the tiny sprigs of green grass they always find and eat (and which I sometimes see after it has been eaten!). The dog park is teeming […]

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Not so Yummy for the Canine Tummy

Not so Yummy for the Canine Tummy

By on 29 October, 2014 in Lynne Burford, Pets with 0 Comments

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” ― Josh Billings The holiday season is about to kick off. Already we are celebrating at football parties and neighborhood gatherings. And of course, many of us celebrate with our canine family members! Although we are free to fill […]

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The Ties That Bind

The Ties That Bind

By on 3 October, 2014 in Lynne Burford, Pets with 1 Comment

The sadness of a senior citizen having to find a new home for the dog he loved for 14 years is heavy on my heart today. My rescue was asked to take in a senior dog who belongs to a senior citizen who has been forced to move and who cannot take or find family […]

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For the Love of a Dog

For the Love of a Dog

By on 9 July, 2014 in Lynne Burford, Pets with 2 Comments

I recently helped find a home for a dog whose owner was forced to move to a nursing home. I did not know this man; I did not know the dog either, but a home health nurse called me when she found the dog had simply been put outside to fend for itself. Maybe a […]

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Canine Days of Summer in Midtown

Canine Days of Summer in Midtown

By on 10 June, 2014 in Lynne Burford, Pets with 0 Comments

I once read what has become one of my favorite quotes: “My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.” It is so true. Our pets are extensions of our families. Make sure yours is safe and happy as we head into the hottest season of the year. The “dog days” of summer are fast […]

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Fostering Hope

Fostering Hope

By on 23 May, 2014 in Lynne Burford, Pets with 0 Comments

What a blessing it is that spring is finally here! Days of watching gray skies and drizzle have given way to sunshine and warm breezes. It’s sort of a rebirth, a clean slate, a new chance. Each spring, I feel motivated to do something new. Why not? Life is about learning and experiencing joy, and […]

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Halloween skills: Two contests (with prizes!)

Halloween skills: Two contests (with prizes!)

By on 14 October, 2013 in Art, Fun, Holidays, Kate and Stephen, Pets with 0 Comments

There’s more to Halloween than just costumes, trick or treating, and scaring friends and strangers. Sure, there are great haunted houses within driving distance. But what about your house? Home decorations are a classic American way of celebrating Halloween. You want to spread the spirit to neighbors and passers-by, as well as create the right […]

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