Take A Paws: Where Dogs Can Be Dogs

Take A Paws: Where Dogs Can Be Dogs

Molly, my rescue American Bulldog, is a flashy 88 pound looker known to stop traffic and draw crowds. Lately, though, she’s got some competition from a pack of dogs from Take a Paws Pet Care.

Between owner-walker Sheree Lahey and her co-walker Terri Anne, they walk about thirteen or fourteen dogs at once for clients in Beverly Hills and WeHo. These frisky French Bulldogs, awesome Australian Cattle Dogs, commanding King Charles’, poofy Poodles and magnificent mutts mind their manners around Sheree and Terri Anne.

Goodbye Sweet Huck

Goodbye Sweet Huck

The hauler picked him up April 17th and even though he was still my horse, I wasn’t going to be feeding Huck carrots very often anymore. The fact is it…

Good Intentions Pave the Road to Hell

Good Intentions Pave the Road to Hell

  Whoever coined the phrase ‘Good Intentions Pave the Road to Hell’ must have been a dog lover. Prime example is my recently departed mutt Shane who we adopted from…

Dog War

Dog War

I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts. – John Steinbeck Saturdays Gavin Polone and I walk our dogs and talk about things that matter to us most:…

Huck’s New Digs

Huck’s New Digs

  For days I’ve been coming up with excuses to not write about retiring my Quarter Horse Huckleberry. A month ago I decided it was time he went to pasture….

BH Wildlife

BH Wildlife

  The terms wildlife and Beverly Hills together conjure up images of bad boy rappers going off the hook at L ‘Ermitage, not mountain lions prowling Sunset Boulevard. That’s why…

Life Lessons from Dogs Loyalty

Life Lessons from Dogs Loyalty

  My College Kid completed his Fall Semester at USC. To celebrate we broke bread over teriyaki chicken bowls. Sitting beside me I overheard two 20-Somethings at the next table….

A Tale of Two Horses

A Tale of Two Horses

A century ago, I would’ve been meandering with my horse through the Beverly Hills bridle trails when no one thought twice about having a stable on their property. If zoning…

They Don’t Eat Horses, Do They? Horse Slaughter Returns

They Don’t Eat Horses, Do They? Horse Slaughter Returns

When it comes to food, I waffle. I shun red meat but I can roast a rosemary-lemon chicken that will bring you to tears.  I buy local organic, but these…

There Goes the Neighborhood

There Goes the Neighborhood

Where I live, sandwiched between Route 66 and Sunset, it’s cars and concrete. Walk your dog off-leash, you’re asking for it. This isn’t the habitat that springs to mind when…


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