By way of disclaimer, Iwana is my mom. There is absolutely no one better to look after and care for your pets. My mom is a true dog lover - through the years, my parents have had (by my best count) 16 dogs, many of them strays. My parents live on four city lots, over two of which have been largely reserved for our four-legged friends. As our pets grew old, I watched my mom provide ...
As a vet student, I DESPISE being away from my boys Moose and Bongo. They keep me sane and I need them around at all times. Unfortunately I often find myself traveling to conferences and I am also in the military, which on some occasions takes me away from home for weeks at a time. There is no one I'd rather leave them with than their "Grandma". I can always rest assured that they are ...
Iwana is a trustworthy and caring individual whom I would trust with any of my animals. She has also opened her home to be a foster home to a needy dog. As a volunteer with my local humane society and a fosterer I understand the compassion she has. She has always been very attentive to the physical and emotional needs of her animals and taken the extra steps to ensure their health.
My dogs are my "children".
I have been a dog-parent continuously for 35 years to many different dogs (indoor and outdoor). During that time I have administered medications, given subcutaneous shots (insulin and vaccinations), and cared for ear, skin, and other problems.
I have dog-sat with my grand-dogs and friends' dogs in my home and theirs. Each pup has a unique personality, and I love learning their quirks and preferences as I bond with them.
Walking dogs is a joy ...