The Edwards and Kona the Cat

July 22, 2013 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, People, Pets

Family is everything. Every parent knows that they would go to the end of the earth for their children and do whatever it takes to make sure that the members of their family are healthy […]

The Hancock Menagerie

June 20, 2013 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, People, Pets

Chris and Kim Hancock and their kids, Trevor, 13, and Sydney, 11, are an active family. “There’s always something going on,” Kim says. The kids go to school in the Omaha Public Schools district; Trevor […]

Coping with the Loss of a Pet

May 25, 2013 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, Parenting, Pets

Q: We had to give one of our dogs to another family because we’re moving, and my daughter is not handling it very well. What should I do? She is 9. A: Losing a pet, […]

Dogs at Work

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, In the Office, Pets

For millennia, humans have used dogs for a myriad of purposes—as guides, as friends, even as surrogate children, which is increasingly common in 21st-century America. But coworker? Office buddy? Cubicle K9? “I’ve heard of companies […]

A Pet’s Paradise

April 25, 2013 · Posted In: Business, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Pets, Places

When many people think of pet boarding, they envision a city of kennels resembling a prison housing dozens of bored, cramped pets. But these days, that couldn’t be further from the truth. A growing number […]

Seniors and Animal Companions

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, Lifestyle, Pets, Retirement

Did you know that including a pet as a part of your family brings huge health benefits, especially for those over 60 years of age? The list of healthy side effects from pet ownership is […]

Nancy Wilson-Hintz

January 25, 2013 · Posted In: HerFamily, Lifestyle, Nonprofit, People, Pets

NOVA Treatment Community’s mission is to be passionate about providing treatment services, education programs, and foster care services for children, adolescents, adults, and families, as well as help empower individuals and families to experience a […]

Alicia Smith Hollins and Zelda

Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, People, Pets

Alicia Smith Hollins, 34, says she was never much of an animal person growing up. Her two sisters sisters were always the ones wanting to take care of the family’s yellow lab, Gunner, and brown […]

Erin Van Zee and Scarlett

November 25, 2012 · Posted In: Family, HerFamily, Lifestyle, People, Pets

Some pet owners like to keep a friendly distance from their pets, only giving them a nice pat on the head when they return home from work. Others like to crawl into bed with their […]