“Give Me A Hug, Give Me a Break” Wins 3rd Place in PetLitzer Prize Short Story Contest!

My story, “Give Me a Hug, Give Me a Break” won 3rd place in the recent Petlitzer Prize (Round 2) Short Story Contest. Click here to learn more about the Petlitzers, including upcoming contests. Here’s my prize-winning story: Give Me a Hug, Give Me a Break by Jenny Pavlovic of Afton, Minnesota My friend Sarah in [...]

For Immediate Release: Omega Fields and Jenny Pavlovic form relationship

Newton, WI, December 28, 2010 – Omega Fields® announced today that Jenny Pavlovic, well-known writer and canine rescuer, is their newest spokesperson.  The author of two books with a third in the making, Jenny will represent and promote Omega Fields and its premium line of flaxseed-based, nutritional, canine supplements at book signings and other speaking [...]

December Book Signing Events to Benefit Braveheart Rescue and The Pet Project

Scroll down for future events. ………………………………………………. Meet Jenny Pavlovic and get your own signed copies of the new Not Without My Dog Resource & Record Book   and 8 State Hurricane Kate: The Journey and Legacy of a Katrina Cattle Dog Plus:  http://DogsandtheWomenWhoLoveThem.com   Saturday, December 11th, noon to 4 pm: Adoption Event, Holiday Photos [...]

Premier Book Signing for the “Not Without My Dog” Resource & Record Book!

Announcing the Not Without My Dog Resource & Record Book!

Meet author Jenny Pavlovic and get your copy of this brand new book.

The “Not Without My Dog” Resource & Record Book

Here’s a sneak peek at the Not Without My Dog Resource & Record Book, coming in Spring of 2010. Made in the U.S.A.!  Click here to view the book trailer video.  Look inside: Available online at www.8StateKate.net beginning April 2010. Send article as PDF to

Book Review for “Maggie: The Dog Who Changed My Life”

My review of Maggie: The Dog Who Changed My Life,  by Dawn Kairns There are many books about special and beloved dogs, but this book goes much deeper than most. The reader is compelled to keep going, to sneak the book to work and get around any obstacle that would prevent one from reading straight [...]

Noah’s Wish Training in Iowa City, Iowa

Last weekend I attended Noah’s Wish volunteer training in Iowa. Noah’s Wish (http://www.noahswish.info/) is “a unique animal welfare organization dedicated exclusively to rescuing and sheltering animals in disasters, throughout the U.S. and Canada.” Their mission is “to save animals during disasters with our rescue and recovery services and to mitigate the impact of disasters on [...]

Meet the Author vs. Meet a Puppy!

I just had to share this F-Minus cartoon by Tony Carillo. It made me laugh. Of course, the smart author brings a puppy along with her.   You can see more of Tony’s cartoons online at: http://comics.com/f_minus Send article as PDF to

Frankie the Walk ‘n Roll Dog

Frankie the Walk ‘n Roll Dog is a delightful book for both children and adults. Frankie the Dachshund faces and overcomes many challenges in this story, including housebreaking issues, the death of her canine pal, and then her own paralysis after an accident. Frankie’s indomitable spirit, positive attitude, and love of life help her to [...]

TTouch for My Spice Girl

Last weekend Cay and I attended a TTouch seminar by Sage (Stacy) Lewis, author of Java: The True Story of a Shelter Dog Who Rescued a Woman. I had previously done some TTouch work with my other rescue dog Chase and wanted to learn and practice ways to calm Cay and help build her confidence. [...]