Hoop Harness for Blind Dogs

The Hoop Harness is clever idea for helping blind dogs navigate without running into things. It works similar to the way a vision-impaired person’s walking stick lets them know there’s something in front of them. The page provides good instructions on how to make one for your dog–including materials and tools needed, and how to… Continue Reading

Cat-Killing Raccoons

An eye-opening news article on the threat raccoons can pose towards outdoor cats. Sadly it’s not the first time–here’s an article from June about raccoons in California. Raccoons killed many of the box turtles in my parents’ backyard and left one turtle missing a leg. And I know of two cases where raccoons attacked and/or… Continue Reading

The Daily Kitten

Need to get rid of the Mean Reds or the Monday Morning Blues? The concentrated cuteness of The Daily Kitten is sure to help with its daily photos of, you guessed it, kittens.

Textism’s Dogs

Dean Allen of Textism posts wonderful daily images of his Weimaraners. From the beautiful to the amusing. And the comments are a hoot.