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One day my dad and I were walking along the trail by my home, accompanied by my goats, when he halted in his tracks and exclaimed, “Oh, migosh. You’re the crazy goat lady!” “Excuse me?” I said, surprised by the surprise in his voice, not to mention the characterization of …

The highs and lows of February leave me feeling extra philosophical, or maybe this is disorientation. Your parents, or their parents, might remember an Arthur Godfrey (or Anita O’day) song called “Yea Boo.” A cheeky chorus chimes in at the end of each line, hollering “Yea!” or “Boo!,” depending upon …

I am begrudgingly coming to terms with the idea that I have a part-time office chicken. If I were a heroine in a Janet Evanovich novel, this would be sort of a lead-in to “How did my life spiral so out of control?” My office chicken, a real one (not …

September 17-23 is Petfinder’s Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week. Find out how you can help us celebrate, then visit our gallery of special less-adoptable pets. My wonderful oldster, Pony Baloney, is about as handsome as a horse can be …to me. When I look at him I see a graceful, sleek and funny …

Besty and Jim kayaking This year my old pooch became fearful, aggressive, crippled and weak, pot-bellied, and incontinent, and started liking sweets. The vets all agreed he was just getting old. I didn’t think so. Here is our story: About a year ago, Jim the hound dog had an almost …

Betsy Saul is officially a “Woman Who is Changing the World.” (Photo: Woman’s Day) Woman’s Day magazine recently scoured the United States looking for “Women Who Are Changing the World.” What they found is a collection of 50 brilliant, established and passionate women who are doing just that. Imagine our …

Ever wondered who’s behind Petfinder and how Petfinder came to be? Check out this article in Guideposts magazine by our founder, Betsy Saul, in which she tells the story of Petfinder’s beginnings. All of us who work here have heard the story many times, but I remember before I got …