IT TAKES A VILLAGE 

I see you, dear momma. With your precious rescue dog whose story might break our hearts. I see you train them every day, I see you google information and swim against the current of people saying they just "need a firmer hand." I see you trying to be the best mom possible for your little pooch that lived through hell but found heaven in your embrace. I see you and I thank you. Thank you for giving a home to a dog that nobody wanted. Thank you for loving them and for not giving up on them, no matter their issues. Thank you for opening your heart and your home. I know you sometimes need support. It takes a village! I hope you find a safe space within this website. Should you ever need anything, I am here for you. Welcome home. ❤ 


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Dog mom life 

No filter. No bullshit. This is what dog mom life looks like. Sometimes it's full of puppy kisses and homemade treats, other times it's full of challenges, questions and learning lessons. Balance, y'know? 

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Reactivity 

Reactive dogs are full of fear, but they are also full of instinct, wonder, curiosity, energy and unconditional love. My reactive dog Bailey changed my life. I learn something new from her every day and I am always happy to share her teachings with the world. 

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life updates 

Life with rescues is a dream come true for me. It's also an adventure and a mission. I strive to be open and transparent. Honest and raw and sometimes a little funny. You're always welcome to peer through the window into our cozy little world. 

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FOOD & HEALTH 

Keeping the pups happy and healthy is any dog mom's main job and concern. We're all doing the best we can. From skincare and stomach issues to allergies and homemade treats. Here are some of my tips and tricks! 


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Love letters 

Every month, starting with August 2017, I will feature one dog mom and her very own love letter to rescue dog motherhood. It's a passion project that celebrates our rescues and highlights why they hold our hearts, even when the seas aren't smooth.