Celebrate Pets in Service

It was a clear, crisp January afternoon. The sun peeked out from a few scattered fluffy white clouds in the blue sky, the windows were rolled down on our new Subaru Forester and the soft breeze blew wisps of hair across my face. To most, it would seem like the perfect day, however, for me, it seemed a little less…

Voices for CASA Children’s Arizona Cardinals Training Camp

Nearly 80 children from foster and group homes received a special day at the training camp, meeting with players, getting autographs and receiving backpacks filled with essential school supplies.

Third Annual Smiles for Charity Event

Patients, friends and supporters of Dr. Grob and Scottsdale Orthodontic Care were treated to a viewing of Ice Age Collision Course, as the practice awarded several orthodontic care gift certificates to organizations throughout North Phoenix and Scottsdale.

Around Town

Thousands of individuals will gather at Chase Field on Saturday, September 24 to support the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, supporters in Phoenix, along with nearly 60 other communities nationwide, will join together in this family-friendly walk/run event to raise funds and awareness for…

Pure Bliss

Twelve-year-old Claudia Rank has a magnetic smile that immediately draws you in. She can be a tad shy when you first meet her, but don’t let that fool you. She’s very insightful for her age, and if you’re lucky enough to get her on a trail ride, she might tell you some of the secrets of the universe. She’s certainly…

Healing Horses

orseback riders are typically viewed as being strong, independent and fierce. Those same attributes are what the staff at Camelot Therapeutic Horsemanship, an organization that strives to improve the quality of life for students who have disabilities through horsemanship and outdoor activities, hopes to instill in its riders.

La Vie En Rose

There is nothing like the salty, breezy air blowing in from the California coastline. San Diego, California, more specifically La Jolla, is a place where perfect temperatures and sunshine are almost always in your daily forecast and world-class beaches await in your backyard.

Pulse of Life

With so many fitness centers in the Valley, finding the one that will help you meet your specific goals can be a real challenge. Many centers provide minimal guidance with little follow-up, so over time, your enthusiasm and commitment to work out decreases and your goals get pushed aside.

Live a Life of Vitality Rather Than Survival

September is Pain Awareness Month– a great reminder to resolve those nagging aches and pains or lingering injuries that have interfered with the ability to enjoy an active, pain-free life. The team of highly-seasoned specialists at Barrow Brain and Spine’s Rehabilitation Institute of Scottsdale and NeuroSpine and Rehabilitation Center of Phoenix are helping patients achieve remarkable results. In fact, with…

For the Love of Petey

I will always remember the day we met our rescue dog Petey. It was mid-March 2007, and my family and I were on the way to a reunion for dogs who had been adopted from the Arizona Border Collie Rescue. During the drive, my husband half-jokingly asked me how many dogs we would come home with that day.

Finding a Forever Home

The statistics earlier this decade for Maricopa County’s homeless pet population were startling for any animal lover. Rather than accepting this grim equation, seven of the state’s animal welfare agencies decided to act. Together they formed The Alliance for Companion Animals, and crafted the Fix.Adopt.Save. initiative to fight the issue head-on.