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End of an Era: A Laughing Horse Lodge Closes Permanently

Irie and Tiki (in their GPS collars) in front of the entrance sign, just a short walk from the beach. We were SO sad to read this week on Facebook that A Laughing Horse Lodge in Port Aransas will not be rebuilding or renovating following extensive damage from Hurricane Harvey. It appears that the land …

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Homeless Houston Dogs Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving dinner may now just be a memory, but along with heaping helpings of turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes this long holiday weekend also offers animal lovers sustenance for the soul thanks to the news that homeless dogs and cats in Houston enjoyed a taste of the good life with a Thanksgiving meal. Staff at …

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Irie & Tiki’s First Hayride!

We’ve had a busy week here reorganizing after Saturday’s Barktoberfest and, on Monday, getting Jetty’s spay surgery. Before this year’s Halloween fun retreats into memory, though, I wanted to share last week’s fun getaway we enjoyed. We visited the dog-friendly Elgin Christmas Tree Farm for their annual fall fun event. For the month of October, …

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Houston Astros Pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. Helps Dogs in Need

The 2017 World Series is underway, and while only time will tell whether The Los Angeles Dodgers or the Houston Astros will win the championship, one player has already won the admiration of animal lovers for helping dogs who have been thrown a curve ball by life. When Lance McCullers Jr. isn’t pitching for the …

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#FixerUpper Fans: Grab Your Dog + Visit Magnolia Market

If you’re crying over your shiplap today at yesterday’s announcement that HGTV’s Fixer Upper will come to an end after the upcoming fifth season, it may be time to plan a trip to Waco, Texas. This summer, my Mom and I had the chance to run up to Waco for another visit to the very …

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Renee Zellweger, Lucy Pet Foundation + More Fly Harvey Dogs to Safety

Over the course of her career on the silver screen, Renee Zellweger has won three Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, a BAFTA and the top dog of acting accolades, an Academy Award.  Now, in her real life role as a Texas native concerned for the dogs and cats affected by Hurricane Harvey, …

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