The Power of Pet Therapy in the Workplace
By Claudia Bensimoun
Ever wonder what pets do when they’re at the workplace? A typical day for Luna with Dr. Carlos J.Huerta, DMD, owner of The Dental Boutique in NYC, means snuggling with patients and enticing them to play fetch with her favorite toys while they wait, so that everyone is happy by the time they reach the treatment room. “Luna has become...
Road Trippin’ Along California’s Central Coast
California’s Central Coast is a Fido-friendly Mecca for fun in the sun.
By Wendy Lemlin
The day was sunny, the beach was wide, and everywhere he looked, Skipper the Travel Dog spied pups frolicking along the shore. When a bouncy brown and white guy ran up and dropped into the universal "invitation to play" position, Skipper happily accepted and...
Surf Dog Ricochet Changes Lives
This one-of-a-kind mentorship program matches veterans and kids for a day of paws-on healing through Ricochet’s canine-assisted surfing, paddling, playing and therapy.
By Judy Fridono
Ricochet traded her long board for a paddleboard as she took veterans with PTSD and kids with special needs from the battleground to the playground through her Waves of Empowerment...
2016 Reader’s Choice Award Winner
Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, Best New Mexico hotel for Top Southwest Hotels, 2015
By Susan Sims, publisher
Our second visit to the award winning Inn and Spa at Loretto reminds us why we so enjoy our time here. The iconic Santa Fe Inn was recently recognized on the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards list of Top Large City Hotels in the...
Two words you’d never expect to hear in the same sentence, cattle rancher’s daughter and vegan.
Two words you’d never expect to hear in the same sentence, cattle rancher’s daughter and vegan. Call it an oxymoron if you wish, but how I went from beef and leather to tofu and creating vegan cowboy boots is anything but. Seven years ago I embarked on a journey that I had no idea would forever change...
By Robin Tierney
“Virginia is for Lovers” ranks among the most recognized tourism slogans. “Alexandria is for dog-lovers” could easily be claimed by the state’s culturally rich town that edges Washington, D.C. Alexandria, Virginia has more than one dog for every four residents, 18 public off-leash dog parks and the honor of being named one of the nation’s most dog-friendly cities by Animal...