About Melvin – Detours in Life

Could this elderly gentleman be part of a set-up? Could he be a danger to me? I thought of all the things that could go wrong. And then I thought, what if he’s just a busted up old man who is trying to get to a safe place and he just needs a ride? He’d been sitting there for hours. Probably hundreds of people had driven by.

“There’s a Puppy at the Dump” – LightShine Canine: A Rez Dog Rescue

They have today’s game plan mapped out. On the Pine Ridge and neighboring Rosebud Indian Reservations in South Dakota, this “boots on the ground” group, small enough to sit at the same picnic table, has a list of dogs to pick up from calls that came in over the past couple of days. The plan […]

June 2nd is Kindness for Kate Day!

Let’s make the next week Kindness for Kate Week! Think of ways to show kindness throughout the week. What are you planning to do? Thanks for helping to make the world a kinder place.

Heroes of Katrina: Ten Years After – Hurricane Preparedness for Pets, Blog Talk Radio – Tuesday, May 5th at 7:00 pm CST

7:00 pm CST on Tuesday, May 5th Call into (347) 637-3939 or listen in via the Internet at https://www.facebook.com/events/1042253162470212/ Please join us this very special evening as we welcome our returning guest, Award Winning Author Jenny Pavlovic, Ph.D., and discuss an extremely important topic….preparing our beloved pets for a hurricane. Jenny will share very valuable advice […]

The Things We Miss

Several friends have lost 2-legged and 4-legged loved ones during this past year. The holidays are a busy time when these losses can be especially painful. So I invite you to focus on your loved ones this season, to give them your undivided attention and really see and enjoy them. One friend lost her Australian […]

A Decade of Devotion

We lost Bandit to multiple myeloma in March, and our little pack continues to find its way. When Bandit’s body was failing and I realized he was in pain, it became apparent that he was ready to go. But I could tell he was concerned about how we would manage without him. So we spent […]

June 2nd is Kindness for Kate Day!

Monday, June 2nd is the 8th Annual “Kindness for Kate” Day! In 2007, June 2nd was first declared “Kindness for Kate” Day in honor of 8 State Hurricane Kate. This year, on Monday, June 2nd, in honor of Kate, please do something to make the world a better place. Plant a flower. Say a prayer. […]

Get a Jump on Holiday Shopping–Book Sale Benefits Dogs with Cancer

Get a jump on holiday shopping! The award-winning Not Without My Dog Resource & Record Book is on sale, just $15 + shipping for this hard cover, journal-style book with photo pages, and everything for and about your dog. Quantities of 10 or more are just $12 each (+ shipping–please contact me directly). They make great […]

Sunday, May 8th… Pet Connections Radio Show

Sunday, May 8th… 11:00 am to noon CST: Jenny Pavlovic will join host Cathy Menard on the Pet Connections Radio Show. Click here to listen online from anywhere, or tune in to AM 950 KTNF in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Learn about disaster preparedness for your pets and the story behind 8 State Hurricane Kate. Come, sit, stay! […]

March 24th: Listen to Jenny on the Books of Excellence: Heroes of Katrina Radio Show

Thursday, March 24th… 7 pm CST:  Jenny Pavlovic joins fellow author Cary Black on the Books of Excellence: Heroes of Katrina Radio Show Listen to the show on your computer at  www.blogtalkradio.com Call in with questions for the guests at (347) 308-8613 Jenny is the author of the award-winning 8 State Hurricane Kate: The Journey and Legacy […]