Do You Recognize This Plant?

Do You Recognize This Plant?

It’s a common, ornamental succulent used in drought tolerant gardens all over Southern California. It’s a beautiful, hearty plant that grows well in a variety of soils. It’s called "Sticks on Fire". The "Sticks on Fire" plant, known as Euphorbia tirucalli, is a member...

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Raising Rumble

Raising Rumble

On January 2nd we welcomed a new member to our family. 8-week-old Australian shepherd puppy, “Rumble”! Now, I consider myself somewhat of an expert at raising puppies, but that doesn’t mean it’s not still a lot of hard work!! So, here’s what my new year looks like so...

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Just Say “No” to The Nose-to-Nose!

Just Say “No” to The Nose-to-Nose!

As cities become increasingly dog friendly, we’re beginning to see more and more facilities and activities that invite well-behaved dogs to accompany their owners on outings. For those of us with four legged doggie friends that’s good news! However, as with most good...

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Why Do We Expect So Much Of Our Dogs?

Why Do We Expect So Much Of Our Dogs?

We expect them to live in our human world without ever acting like dogs. We expect them to be able to go anywhere and everywhere and have impeccable manners. We expect them to welcome attention from anyone who desires to approach and touch them. And, we expect them to...

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