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Category Archives: This and That

When the kids come home for the holidays – to see the pets!

Monday, Jan 5th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

We have been blessed to raise two wonderful, animal-loving children, and  were additionally blessed to have them come back to Almost Heaven Ranch for the holidays. I’m sure they were glad to see us, but the real highlight of the visit was our animals! This is our 24-year-old son, Lex. Having graduated with highest honors […]

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Happy New Year!

Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I hope you and yours (pets included, of course!) have a wonderful and prosperous New Year!

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Merry Christmas!

Wednesday, Dec 24th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

May you, your family, your friends, your animals, and the whole darn world have a peaceful and merry Christmas!  

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Is it time to re-think warnings against holiday pet adoption?

Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I adopted a dog four Christmas Eves ago. It was my beloved Gracie, who I met while handing out toys and treats at the local shelter. I took one look at her sweet little face, felt her burrow into my lap, and it was all over. She was home. If I’d listened to the many […]

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Do animals go to heaven? The Pope thinks so, and so does this veterinarian

Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

It’s a topic of massive theological debate, but one few pet owners have much disagreement on: do animals go to heaven? Pope Francis recently weighed in on the topic, as reported here: “The Holy Scriptures teach us that the realization of this wonderful plan covers all that is around us, and that came out of […]

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