Simple Ways To Help Animals This Season

Let’s face it- the holiday season is BUSY. We’re traveling, we’re frantically searching for perfect casserole recipes to bring to family dinners, we’re standing in lines to snag the best deals, we’re tearing through our closets because we just know we have snow pants in there somewhere, we’re trying to figure out how our parentsContinue reading “Simple Ways To Help Animals This Season”

Why I Donate To Your Non-Profit’s Competitor

This post was published in 2015, when I was still running the animal rescue themed apparel line mentioned below. I closed that business in 2017, but as I revisit this post in 2021, my advice remains the same! In both my personal and professional lives, I work with numerous non-profit organizations. I frequently see postsContinue reading “Why I Donate To Your Non-Profit’s Competitor”

Summer Rescue Rush!

The weeks leading up to and immediately following the 4th of July represent the deadliest time of the year for animals in shelters. Because humans insist on celebrating independence by exploding fireworks across the entire county, terrified dogs and cats find creative and unexpected new ways to escape their homes and thus end up inContinue reading “Summer Rescue Rush!”

If I’m a hero, you can be too.

Last week I circulated a photo of a desperately sad looking dog┬ábehind bars at the Orange County Animal Shelter. I was pleading for someone to step in and rescue her from this notoriously overcrowded shelter where, as a non-puppy and a chihuahua (of which this area has far too many) her chances of┬ábeing killed forContinue reading “If I’m a hero, you can be too.”