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A visit with author and special needs pet advocate, Barbara Techel

Some of you are familiar with Barbara Techel through her work with IVDD dogs, begun during her journey with the original Walk ‘n Roll Dog, Frankie. But were you aware that she’s recently published an inspiring memoir about her life since then? I’ve been privileged to know Barb since she and I were both relative newbies… Read more »

A New Treat From An Old Friend!

So happy to reporting here that our longtime friend and great supporter, author Barbara Techel (mom of the late Frankie the Walk ‘n Roll Dog), today released a special edition of her latest book, Through Frankie’s Eyes: One Woman’s Journey to Her Authentic Self, and the Dog On Wheels Who Led The Way! She offered… Read more »

Starting 2013 on a “thrilling” note

lost and found book

January was a month of recuperating and getting caught up from being pretty sick with pneumonia, so I didn’t get any blogging done. We’ll just think of February as starting our 2013 here at Almost Perfect Pets. And with it being the start of the year, I’d like to start on a pawsitive note —… Read more »

Tribute to an Almost Mom

Here’s a beautiful and touching vid about Terry Albert. She wrote and narrates a poem, I Never Was a Mother, that expresses her love for animals and why she — and so many others like her — rescue homeless pets. It’s clear from the photos in this vid that some of these animals are disabled,… Read more »