Posts By: Mary Shafer

Of Great Redeeming Value

Posted by & filed under dog and god video, healing, redemption.

After the wrenching story of Edwina and my subsequent rant, I want to share with you something my dear friend Sandy sent me. Somehow my friends always know when to show up in my life, and I am so incredibly thankful. Please enjoy the healing of this video — I hope it has a similar… Read more »

Puppy Update

Posted by & filed under gogo, jack russell terrier.

Okay, y’all – just wanted to update you on my cousin Chris’ new dog. Her name is now officially “GoGo!” And it fits her lively little Jack Russell self. Spoke with Chris yesterday and GoGo is adjusting well to her new home and surroundings. She has already been on several walks through the little tourist… Read more »

An Easy Way to Promote the Xolos!

Posted by & filed under fibromyalgia, goodsearch, goodshop, nancy gordon, xolo dogs, Xolos for Chronic Pain Relief.

Pink, who’s missing a leg, still manages to help others. If you’ve read our book, Almost Perfect, you’ve read a great little piece by Sharon Sakson about Nancy Gordon, who suffers from chronic fibromyalgia. Her dogs, Pink and Toaster, are Mexican Hairless dogs, also known as Xoloitzcuintlee (pronouned “show-low-eats-queent-lee”). Toaster, Pink’s mom, also serves as… Read more »

Today is "Adopt A Less-Adoptable Pet Day!"

Posted by & filed under Adopt A Less-Than-Adoptable Pet Day,

Yesterday’s guest blogger, our own Roberta Beach Jacobson, alerted me to the fact that today is a very special day, and I wanted to let you know about it. Tabby’s Place helps lots of less-than-adoptable kitties find forever homes. has designated August 12 as “Adopt A Less-Adoptable Pet Day.” They even have a special… Read more »

Meet Brownie: From guest blogger Roberta Beach Jacobson

Posted by & filed under Meet Brownie, roberta beach jacobson, the cat lady.

Today’s post is from guest blogger Roberta Beach Jacobson. Roberta is a contributor to Almost Perfect: Disabled Pets and the People Who Love Them. She wrote the final piece in the book, Fritz: Pink Ears, Red Tape, about her experience with a cat whose ears were terminally sunburned from the intense sunshine on her home… Read more »