PET PROOFING

TIPS TO KEEP YOUR PETS SNUG AND SAFE AT HOME THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Cat and cute little dog Maltese sitting with gifts near Christmas tree wearing Santa Claus hat

Cat and cute little dog Maltese sitting with gifts near Christmas tree wearing Santa Claus hat

The holidays are upon us and, of course, we want to include our furry family members in the festivities. But […]

SIT. STAY. SNAP!

Top pet photographers tell their tails.

JUSTIFY MY LOVE - Endlessly creative photographer Kristen Alexander shoots Buckhead bulldog Trixie as Madonna.

JUSTIFY MY LOVE – Endlessly creative photographer Kristen Alexander shoots Buckhead bulldog Trixie as Madonna.

From romping in a riverbed to curling up on the couch, our pets are like family and, naturally, we want to capture them on film. Whether you’re looking to […]

HORSE POWER

The healing heroes at Chastain Horse Park start at around 14 hands.

Diana, riding Apache, and Lauren, on Big Mama, hit the trail with the help of some of the horse park’s hardworking volunteers.

Diana, riding Apache, and Lauren, on Big Mama, hit the trail with the help of some of the horse park’s hardworking volunteers.

Nestled in the corner of Chastain Park, you’ll find 13 […]

From treats to teething rings

What to do when new baby meets fur baby.

All of Margaret Moseley Ussery’s babies! From left to right: Kloe, Everly Mae and Koqui.

All of Margaret Moseley Ussery’s babies! From left to right: Kloe, Everly Mae and Koqui.

Like many expecting moms, Lindsey Rodbell Palangio has a lot on her mind. This summer she will launch Philanthropet, Inc., a Buckhead-based accessory company that will donate […]

Dog day road trips

Hit the road with your four-legged friends in tow.

It’s just about that time. The temperatures are rising, and your productivity is dropping because all you can think about is a refreshing summer getaway. Want a trip that your furry family members can enjoy? You can pack up the pooches and hit the road because we’ve found three drivable dog-friendly getaways.

STORY: Candice Rose


 

Dahlonega Spa Resort, Dahlonega

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Ruff day at work

A pets-at-work policy can lead to happier and more productive employees.

Beth Irwin cuddles up with the unofficial office mascot, Annie. The president of Brown Bag Marketing, Doug Brown recently rescued Annie, and everyone in the office loves her! Beth Irwin cuddles up with the unofficial office mascot, Annie. The president of Brown Bag Marketing, Doug Brown recently rescued Annie, and everyone in the office […]

Dogs welcome

Al fresco spots to park it with your pooch.

Dog Friendly Places Buckhead Atlanta

STORY: Karina Timmel Antenucci
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

Unlike so many cities where folks are still huddling indoors with heaters at full blast, Atlanta in the springtime is heaven. Not too hot, not too cold, it’s the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors with your family and friends—including your fur-buddies. Here’s a roundup of six casual, […]

SIMPLY NOW | TRAVEL NEAR: Greenville, South Carolina

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The gumption of Greenville

This flourishing Southern town leaves little to be desired

By Giannina Smith Bedford

“You’ve got to go to Greenville!” This was the response I got nearly every time I mentioned I hadn’t visited the South Carolina town—not to be confused with the Georgia or North Carolina municipalities by the same name. I finally began to wonder what it was about this particular Greenville that […]

SIMPLY NOW | PETS: 5 Ways to Soothe an Anxious Dog

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Calming signals: Ways to soothe an anxious dog

By Karina Timmel

From separation anxiety to thunderstorms, your dog may deal with various fears and behavioral issues. It certainly can be frustrating and, at times, even scary. First, it’s important to understand that there are two main categories of anxiety: trait (this is the chronic, always-nervous form) and state (this is when something specific triggers it). Some dogs may […]