Entries by Nastassia Putz

Canine Smarts: How Does Your Dog Stack Up?

BY JESSICA PAIRRETT, COPY EDITOR Who among us doesn’t think our precious pups are smart? Well, okay, maybe not all of us do. While our dogs are smart in their own ways, not every pooch out there is born to earn an A on every task he or she is asked to do. But some […]

RescuED: Above & Beyond Essential

BY HEATHER GEHRKE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, EBHS March 11, 2020, is a date I will always remember. As many national organizations temporarily or indefinitely suspended operations, I found myself wondering what was happening to our world. The next several days and weeks felt like months as our team at Elmbrook Humane Society tried to make sense […]

With Canine Angels For Heaven

Diane and Joe Ponzo have been rescuing medically-challenged seniors and hospice dogs since July 13, 1990. After rescuing their first pug angel, Tiger Joe, they decided to turn their passion into an organization called Canine Angels for Heaven on August 1, 2017. “We realized way back in 1990 that there were not enough people that […]

My Three Wishes!

This year has been rough. I’ve been keeping my family and myself in a bubble of fear. Can you relate? Not only are most of us still afraid of catching this deadly virus, but also a lot of us have small businesses that are suffering from the previous Stay-at-Home order. As each day goes by, […]

Off-the-Leash with BackCountry Animal Chiropractic

Helping Spines of All Kinds Dr. Morgan moved to Wisconsin and started her business in June 2018. She has been happily helping four-legged patients and their two-legged humans ever since. Her passion for chiropractic grew alongside her journey an obtaining her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Sherman College of Chiropractic in South Carolina, then onto Texas […]

Off-the-Leash with Copper Arrow Photography

And in a Flash…It Just Happened Owner and founder of Copper Arrow Photography, Aubray Vande Corput has been smitten by horses since she was a little girl. She knew that becoming a veterinarian was not her calling but also needed to find a niche in the world of horses. In 2018, she choose to combine […]

Therapy of a Different Breed

COLLECTED, WRITTEN & EDITED By NASTASSIA PUTZ, PAULA MACIOLEK & JESSICA PAIRRETT Whether you have a child with behavior problems, a teenager with depression or anxiety, or a family member with physical health issues, equine therapy or hippotherapy can benefit anyone suffering physical, mental or emotional ailments. The earliest known mention of equine therapy can […]

B.R.E.A.THE: We Have Your Back

BY PAULA MACIOLEK, COPY EDITOR Just 45 minutes north of Madison, Wis., a non-profit organization called Baraboo River Equine-Assisted Therapies, Inc., also known as B.R.E.A.THE, Inc., offers equine-assisted activities and therapy or EAAT for people ages 4 and up who have special needs. B.R.E.A.THE was started in 2016 by Chris Singer and her husband when […]