No Turning Back

(This essay first published in Oh Comely magazine) She found me in Arizona—the dog I always knew I’d someday have. I’d been traveling cross-c

Benner Township Prison Welcomes Shelter Dogs

This article first published in Pawsitively Pets magazine February 2015 Positive reinforcement may not be what comes to mind when people think abou

Beyond the Bridge Pet Loss Support Group

by Tara Caimi for Pawsitively Pets magazine ~ Many pet owners have heard of the “Rainbow Bridge,” and for those whose companion animal has pas

Jabebo Earrings: Inspired by pets and wildlife

by Tara Caimi for Pawsitively Pets magazine ~ It’s been almost twenty years since Kevin Abbott made his first pair of mismatched earrings—a su

Animal Alignment: Chiropractic Care for Pets

by Tara Caimi for Pawsitively Pets magazine ~ When chiropractor Kevin McCarthy’s dog got hurt, he did what he knew how to do, a hands-on adjustm

Flights of Fancy: A Companion Bird that Suits You

by Tara Caimi for Pawsitively Pets magazine ~ When considering a companion animal, birds may not come automatically to mind. For Craig Wood, owner

For Her Return

Reaching into my coat pocket this morning to extract my gloves, I think, for the first time, about the plastic sandwich bag I find still there. It doe