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One Buck Chuck

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St. Francis Festival at The Casa in Scottsdale AZ

          PACC911 (Phoenix Animal Care Coalition) and the Franciscan Renewal Center (The Casa) joined together again this October for a wonderful pet adoption event. Every year, this weekend offers numerous animal adoptions, pet blessings by the … Continue reading

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Portraits on Pet Urns – An Exclusive from PALS

            PALS – Pets & Animal Lovers Service serves a special role. When our beloved pets make their transition, PALS is the best place to go for their reliable cremation. My friend Katherine has been … Continue reading

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A Dog’s Purpose by Bruce Cameron

  What a perfect book for animal lovers. Especially dog lovers. And a thoughtful gift for pretty much anyone who gravitates toward love stories. Bruce is masterful at weaving four different doggy incarnations into the story of one special spark … Continue reading

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The Arizona Humane Society needs your help. Now.

  Imagine turning away 121 animals a day. They can’t and they won’t with Project 121. 121 represents the average number of animals Arizona Humane Society (AHS) takes in on a given day. Summertime is especially critical with prolific litters … Continue reading

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Was it my French?

I just got back from a wonderful trip to Provence, France thru Aroma-Tours. Besides being enchanted by the lovely Robbi Zeck and Jim Llewelyn, I met many French cats and dogs while on this adventure. And there seems to be … Continue reading

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Eye of the Beholder

One of my favorite places is the Franciscan Renewal Center on Lincoln Drive in Scottsdale. The grounds are beautiful and inspiring. The community is welcoming and kind.  A few Sundays ago, I had a special experience. Walking in the healing … Continue reading

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Exclusive Offering thru the Arizona Humane Society

  I'm excited! The Arizona Humane Society's (AHS) retail store, Petique, is offering an exclusive of mine. I am doing mini pet portraits, which are only 4" x 4". But they pack a lot into a little area! These mini's … Continue reading

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Petique at the Biltmore

    For those of you who are not from Arizona, Petique is the AZ Humane Society’s retail pet boutique. It is located at the Biltmore shopping plaza on Camelback Road. The store is managed by the lovely Elizabeth Claxton. … Continue reading

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Where there’s a WILL, there’s a way

    I went to a workshop at the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) on Saturday. My friend Jim Howard spoke on Wills, Trusts and how to leave property to individuals and charities. And what to do if your wish is … Continue reading

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