Cat Product Review: Boo Boy Cat Toys 🐈

I’m proud to announce that Dr. Pet Mom will be reviewing pet related products, media and books. I hope you enjoy our first product review… 😎

Note: Dr. Pet Mom provides this review as a public service to our pet parent community. We do not receive any recompense for product reviews.

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How I Handle the Loss of a Pet 😿

Coping with the loss of a pet has to be the hardest part of being a dedicated loving pet mom or dad.

We all grieve differently as we cope with the loss of our pet. I’ll share my personal story and hope it will help other pet parents…

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Patriotic Pets on Parade πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

With the 4th of July just around the corner, I thought that a nice assortment of patriotic pet pics is in order…

πŸ’‘ Reminder: Keep your pets safe this summer. Dr. Pet Mom has an excellent post on the topic: Top 10 Pet Safety Tips for July 4th πŸŽ†

Enjoy the pics! 😎

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Top 10 Principles: Inner Workings of Our Spiritual Path πŸ¦‰

My usual admonition: I did not write this because it is true, per se. I hope to inspire others to think about spirituality and come to their own conclusions


Ask yourself this question: In this life, is my spiritual path preordained? Answer: Yes and no:

Life (a component of your spiritual path) is like a Broadway musical. Life has a plot and script where the actors inevitably flub their lines or lyrics. But the show must go on and in the end, the audience is none the wiser about mistakes.

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Top 10 Truth Discernment Tips πŸ¦‰

A while ago a new study came out and it was immediately embraced without nary a question as truth by those with an axe to grind and/or financial/political incentive to do so.

My own inherent bias against the study made it doubly hard for me to find the truth. But embracing my bias was a good start. Below are some tips I used in my thought process. Hope they help you, too! πŸ˜€

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Out of the Deepest Abyss: My Journey Understanding and Coping With Depression and Anxiety 😿

Note: This post was first published in 2014. I am sharing it again in hopes it may help more people understand an alternate view on depression and anxiety...

Like all Americans, I was heartbroken to hear about the suicide of Robin Williams. He suffered from depression and had substance abuse problems.

I hope that what I write about today will help others who also suffer from mental illness, as I do.

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LEGO My National Monuments! 😳

In 2014 I took a whole bunch of photos of this cool event at a local shopping mall (Natick Mall, Natick MA). Please enjoy the pics β€” I think we can all use a nice diversion from time to time.

The LEGO Americana Roadshow was mainly United States monuments and historic buildings β€” all made out of LEGO building blocks. At a distance they look quite real. Impressive!

There were also LEGO sundries which I also took some snapshots of. Please share if you like this blog.

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Armed Forces Day: May 18 πŸŽ–οΈ

Did you know that the third Saturday every May is Armed Forces Day? Since Dr. Pet Mom is a pet-centered effort I thought I’d repost some nice military service doggy photos that first appeared here on March 29, 2019.

Enjoy! 😎

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Dr. Pet Mom (Bessie DiDomenica, MBA, PhD) Graduation Photos πŸŽ“

May is a month of renewal, and four years ago in May, Dr. Pet Mom (Bessie DiDomenica) completed her PhD in public policy at Walden University.

I thought I’d share the joy of her graduation again, which took place on July 11, 2015 just outside of Washington DC in Maryland.

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