My dog’s not mean—he’s just rude

September 13, 2015 Tori 2

“Dipper, say hi!” I said, almost pleading, as my dog walked away from his first meeting with our new neighbor, uninterested. He seemed excited enough at first, running up to greet her with a sniff.

National Dog Day isn’t all about the dog

August 26, 2015 Tori 0

August 26 is National Dog Day, because that’s a thing. Because every day is National Dog Day in this household, I’ve decided to turn this holiday into a celebration of dog owners and all that they do.

Pet Store Review: BONeJOUR

August 26, 2015 Tori 1

Located in Old City, BONeJOUR Pet Supply fits in perfectly with its neighbors. Customers can expect boutique-style service and quality products from this small but amply stocked pet store.

Celebrating National Dog Day

August 25, 2015 Tori 0

August 26 is National Dog Day. Though that’s really every day in most dog owning households, here are some ways to make it special.

Summer dog-walking safety tips

July 24, 2015 Tori 0

Philadelphia is a dangerous place for your dog. Summer introduces a whole new set of hazards to look out for, from broken glass and hot pavement to…children?

Our Adoption Story: Part Two

July 10, 2015 Tori 5

After dreaming about adopting a dog for so long, the only disappointment I’d anticipated was the possibly of not finding a dog at all. I had in fact found one, but adopting a victim of animal abuse wasn’t nearly as romantic or immediately fulfilling as I’d been led to believe.

Our Adoption Story: Part One

July 8, 2015 Tori 0

I adopted Dipper in March 2015. He was found on the streets of Philadelphia one month earlier as a stray during some of that winter’s most brutal weeks. For him, it was a long journey to a new home.

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