Love Unconditionally and Don’t be Afraid to Show It

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image force_fullwidth="on" src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/LoveUnconditionally4Rescuedogs7716WEB.jpg" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]Amy Dickman didn’t realize her four rescue dogs could teach her some valuable life lessons.  Three years ago, while her family was out, a fire started in their home with her dogs Tex, Rocky, Rusty, and Opal trapped inside. All of the dogs survived but Amy says they have taught her a valuable lesson about life. “Even though my family lost everything else, we had each other and our dogs. We actually gained a [...]

By |2020-02-11T13:40:40-05:00February 14, 2020|Pets|

Love Letters – Paige & Luna

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/PaigeLuna0546.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]Paige Holloway, Essential Stylist and Cosmetologist at J Michael’s Spa and Salon [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]For Furry February, we created some special Valentine’s cards from these lovable pets.[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="1_2" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/LoveLuna.jpg" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]How they met: “One of my friends studded out her male dog, and Luna was one of the puppies.” Special moments: “We love our morning snuggles together. Luna also loves bath bombs so she gets excited when she hears bath water running. I place my bomb on [...]

By |2020-02-07T21:35:42-05:00February 9, 2020|Pets|

Rescue Me – Susanna and Hunter

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/HRZ_SusannaHunter0285.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]Susanna M. Westerfield and Hunter Executive Director at Friends of Metro Animal Services [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]Susanna Westerfield is happy she could give her dog Hunter a loving secure home after learning that she had rescued her from a dire situation. “Hunter was abandoned by her owner without water. There have been times I can see her uncertainty because she misses her owner and is unsure whether she is with us for the long run. I asked [...]

By |2020-02-06T23:09:05-05:00February 7, 2020|Pets|

Dogs That Work – Lauren & Mac

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/ScacredHeartMac7923.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]For Sacred Heart students, each day brings joyful moments when they interact with Mac, the school dog. Lauren Hitron, director of the Jean Frazier Leadership Institute at Sacred Heart Schools and the Sacred Heart Academy dean of students brought Mac into the school to provide comfort for the students. “We got matched with Mac in the summer of 2017 when he was still a puppy and he has been living with me since the [...]

By |2020-02-06T23:09:51-05:00February 7, 2020|Family, Pets|

Dogs That Work – Colt and Wink

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/DogsThatWorkColtAndWink7879.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]When WAVE-3 News Anchor Shannon Cogan’s twins were born, one of the boys, Colt, suffered a cardiac arrest that left him with several lingering disabilities. Colt, now 11, has had to undergo physical, speech, and occupational therapies to address his hearing loss, ADHD, speech delay, and low muscle tone. But one therapy has changed this family’s lives more than any other: a golden-coated lab known as Wink. For two years Colt was on the [...]

By |2020-01-30T15:51:49-05:00February 3, 2020|Pets|

Blessings in an Older Fur Coat

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/OlderPetsBobbySammyCharlie7972.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]Three years ago I was hopping around Facebook and spotted a photo posted on a lifelong friend’s page. She commented that she had just gone to the pet rescue center and played with a precious little dog and that ”someone seriously needs to go get this little guy. He’s adorable.” She said that she would have taken him in herself, but he was so small, he’d be “hawk bait” out in the country where [...]

By |2020-01-31T20:08:14-05:00February 1, 2020|Pets|
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