The Life of Riley

Riley was a rescue I adopted in 2005. He was a Corgi/MinPin mix and had ears the size of radar dishes! Riley enjoyed coming to work with me, and some other great doggos in our visiting group, to visit the Veterans who were patients on my Behavioral…

My little shadow.

After losing Lulu and then Frankie Boy Sammy was our last of the 3 Musketeers. He was Frankie's pal. He was lost without him. We became very bonded in our sadness. He truly was my shadow. We lost him at 13 from diabetes. I miss him with me every…

Hope Whispers

The day I saw Hope was the start of a beautiful love story full of adventure and healing. She fit in the palm of my hand. She was so fluffy I could hardly tell where her legs and eyes were. I was not in a good place in my life and was struggling…

My Soft Girl

The world's Miss Lulu. Everyone one loved my Lulu Girl. I call her my soft dog because she was the most gentle girl ever. My Grandson adored her. She was so good with him from the time he was born until we unexpectedly lost her to Congestive…

My Frankie Boy

My soul mate, the love of my life. Frankie Boy got me through some of the hardest times of my life. I lost h toa rare Cancer in 2015. I will never be the same person. I miss him every single day. My Frank.

Free Shipping is Back for the Holidays

At long last the third printing of our book has arrived and we can now begin offering FREE SHIPPING of our beautiful hardcover books. Just in time for the holidays.

My dear sweet Newman

I first met Newman when he came into the vet hospital where I worked. He was supposed to be euthanized. He was only a year old. I fell in love with his big beautiful brown eyes and convinced his owner to surrender him to me. I provided him…


Milo and Joy are two amazing Poms who I was blessed with when they were about 6 and 8, respectively. Somehow, people had let them go. Milo was turned into the Pinellas County animal shelter right around the time that I started looking for…

Mia’s Story

I haven’t been able to write a tribute about Mia. We had so much heartbreak in 1 month. My Shotgun crossed the Rainbow Bridge on 11/11/2021, then our Mia 12/15/2021. My son bought Mia from a homeless guy living out of a truck in June 2010.…

Jazzmine: An angel in disguise

I feel instantly in love her. She was brought in because she had been hit by a car and had a broken femur on her back left leg. This is Jazzmine's story.

Shotgun – My Best Boy

I still can’t believe my boy is gone.  He has touched every part of our lives.  This is Shotgun's story.

Boomer’s Journey

The cancer was swift. Three days felt like three hundred. On his last day, he tried to stay with us, please us, even trying to wag his tail. I can see it in his eyes though. "Let me go, it's okay." HE is trying  to comfort ME. In the…


  She came to us at 18 months of age. At the time, she had not developed into her full essence—inexperience on a leash and fearful of car rides. We were only supposed to have her for a time until the previous owners got their home…
JJ Gone Dogs

Once in a Lifetime

I’ve always been told that a dog comes into your life for a reason, and that was so true of my JJ.

For the Love of a Wigglebutt

Maggie Tinkham, aka Mags the Wiggle butt, of Abilene, TX., peacefully crossed the Rainbow Bridge on June 14, 2019 with her grandmother by her side.