Category Archives: Pets

My Lawn, Your Lawn

Why is chemical treatment on my lawn such a big deal?  It’s my grass on my property.  It’s not like I’m spraying all my neighbor’s lawns or the playground or the dog park. It was presented to me like this- … Continue reading

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My Journey in Environmental Restoration (E.R.)

As I come close to five years working for MOM’s, I am amazed by how much I have been able to learn and experience. I have met and learned from so many great people within and associated with the company. … Continue reading

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Puppy To-Go, Puppy To Stay

Well, people, it happened.  Word came out two Fridays ago that a batch of puppies were coming from a WV shelter and fosters were needed asap for a Saturday evening pick-up. Having been without a foster dog since we adopted … Continue reading

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Part 4 – Adventures in Fostering

I became interested in the idea of fostering a pet when my closest friend died last year.  It was just one week after her 32nd birthday.  She had been diagnosed with a glandular tumor a few weeks prior and before … Continue reading

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Part 3 – Adventures in Fostering

A few days after Betty left for her new home, a rescue from a high-kill shelter in WV brought a delivery of over a dozen dogs to Homeward Trails and one puppy out of a litter of 3 had not … Continue reading

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Part 2 – Adventures in Fostering

So the time has come for Harvey, our 2 ½ year old Doberman to learn to share, and to bond with another dog beyond play dates.  My husband and I discussed for many months the best way to go about … Continue reading

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Adventures in Fostering, Part 1

When my husband and I adopted Harvey, a 6-month old Doberman from the Howard County shelter, we had no idea what kind of trouble we were bringing into our household.  We had planned, and studied, and read, and talked about … Continue reading

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