Category Archives: Spay & Neuter

The Joys of Refrigerator Repair

It has been one of those days. The kids left the freezer drawer open all night; in addition to everything in looking like an ice palace by morning, the entire appliance sounded like it was preparing for take-off. So here … Continue reading

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Reba: The Jaycee Dugard of Dogs

My 7-year-old learned to ride a two-wheeler a mere 10 days ago. Note I said “ride”…stopping was a whole other story. She’s was not only unable to stop, she was afraid to even try. Luckily, we have a park nearby … Continue reading

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If Not You…Who?

Practically everyone at the pool had surrounded the kid with the giant bullfrog. Even I was initially intrigued; how often do you get to be that close to—or get to touch—such an impressive creature? But when minutes turned into an … Continue reading

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Animal People, Unite!

by Kellie Heckman GetYourFix.org is really starting to gather momentum! When we first put up the site, we were worried that Funders wouldn’t respond to this kind of grassroots, people-helping-people type of fundraising. Thankfully, animal people who are able to … Continue reading

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The numbers are staggering and people are finally talking about real solutions.

It is estimated that there are some 600 million strays dogs in the world. Sadly, many of the solutions to curbing this staggering overpopulation problem involve poisoning, shooting, gassing and euthanizing; none of these cruelties have “fixed” the problem, however, … Continue reading

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GetYourFix: Let’s solve overpopulation one spay at a time

by Kellie Heckman   FiXiT launched GetYourFix.org nationally last week. We are so excited to provide a means for people to help each other and to make a direct impact on the overpopulation crisis. Unfortunately, there is a lot of … Continue reading

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Island Life and Stalking Iguanas

by Kellie Heckman This week I’ve had a few “Wow, I am living on a tropical island!” moments. It started when I was sitting on the couch doing some work at home. I heard a scratching sound at my door … Continue reading

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