Do Service Animals Need to be Better Regulated?

This is a question that, up until recently, I never would have asked.  I didn’t think that there was a need for regulation.   Recent events in the past year have definitely changed my mind. There have been a number of incidents that I  have personally witnessed that have caused me to reconsider. According to how the law is written and more importantly interpreted, no one can truly question the validity of a service animal. As long as the owner claims it to be a service animal, it can remain […]

BarkWorld 2015 Recap Part 2

If it was even possible, day 2 of Barkworld was even better than Day 1   The morning started off with a Doga session. (dog yoga) I, of course, did NOT attend this. No one wants to see this big ole body try to contort into yoga poses. 🙂   My morning started off a little later with a “cat breakfast” sponsored by Meowbox. It was so nice getting to know so many cat bloggers. And the swag was awesome, of course! After such a yummy breakfast, I was ready […]

Staying at Loews Hotel in Atlanta

Not too long ago, I was given a scholarship by i5 publishing to attend the BarkWorld conference in Atlanta.   The wonderful people  at Barkworld always choose a pet-friendly hotel to host their  conference each year. This year’s hotel was the Loews located at 1065 Peachtree Street NE in downtown Atlanta. I flew in to Atlanta and used the MARTA to get to the hotel since it is conveniently located right at the airport. From the midtown Marta stop, it is only 2 quick blocks to the Loews hotel. (unless, […]