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Chat Stockstill-Atmosphere Movers: Betting On The Right Move

Chat Stockstill’s career was launched by a lucky break in a bar. After beating Walter Nichols in a game of pool, the savvy 18-year-old asked the owner of Nichols Moving and Storage to settle the bet with a job rather than money. By 22, Stockstill had started his own moving company, Atmosphere Movers. Despite owning …

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Northshore Humane Society Community Vet Clinic: Pet Care With A Mission

IN ADDITION TO one of Louisiana’s largest no-kill animal rescues, Northshore Humane Society offers a full-service community veterinary clinic dedicated to protecting your beloved pets through a number of clinic and surgery services. Our team of licensed veterinarians and experienced veterinary assistants are here for your pet when they need us the most! Clinic appointments …

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Our 2020 PET Contest Winners!

Congratulations to all of our winners! We asked readers to submit entries for our annual contest, and the response was overwhelming! Our Facebook fans voted for each of their favorites in four categories. Thanks to our generous sponsors­— VetNaturally, Mandeville Animal Hospital, Crosspoint Veterinary Hospital and Veterinary Holistic Healing—for providing gift baskets with products and services to …

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St. Tammany Parish Department of Animal Services: A Shelter Fur All

EVERY SINGLE ANIMAL brought in to the St. Tammany Department of Animal Services finds shelter–whether a stray, an injured animal picked up by a good Samaritan, an animal picked up by an Animal Control Officer or an animal surrendered by its owner. In 2019, this Shelter took in over 4,000 animals.  From the moment animals …

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Cocktails: Woman’s (and Man’s) Best Friends

LET’S TAKE A PAWS… It’s the DOG DAYS of summer and we’re stirring up some MEOWVELOUS cocktails, to cool you down as temperatures heat up! Diamond Dogs 1½ ounces sapphire gin, 1 ounce fresh lime juice, 1 ounce simple syrup, ¼ ounce blue curaçao, 4 to 5 thin slices of cucumbe Muddle cucumber, lime juice, simple syrup and blue …

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PET TALK: with our Northshore Veterinarians

Why does my dog need an underwater treadmill? “Our state-of-the-art underwater treadmill is very different than a swim in your back yard pool. Swimming is a flex motion for a dog.  The underwater treadmill mimics an extension motion, like walking, while simultaneously taking the stress off the joints. As the muscles get stronger, the water …

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10 Plants That Are Poisonous To Pets

THERE ARE MORE than 700 plants known to cause reactions ranging from mild nausea to potentially life-threatening. The following list of ten are most commonly available and pre-existing within the residential yard. 1. Sago Palm: All parts are highly toxic especially the seeds. It contains cycasin and at least three other toxins. 2. Aloe: It …

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Nuts & Berries Summer Salad

Ingredients: 4 cups mixed greens 1/2 cup raspberries 1/2 cup strawberries 1/2 cup blackberries 1/2 cup blueberries 1/4 cup cinnamon pecans 1/8 cup feta chees Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing: 1/8 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup raspberries 3/4 tablespoon honey 3/4 tablespoon olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt Dash of fresh ground pepper Cinnamon Pecans 1/4 cup …

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Fashion: Denim & Blues

PATRICIA White linen drape jacket – $62, Denim bell-bottom jeans – $70, Vegan leather white belt – $12 Columbia Street Mercantile Blue and white snake print t-shirt – $29 Jenlyn’s Boutique Blue-fringed tassel earrings – $45 Stella & Grace Boutique. BROOKE White flutter-sleeve body suit – $28, Cinched-waist denim skirt – $36 Jenlyn’s Boutique Saffron, …

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Cat Psychology 101: How To Coexist in Harmony

What does it mean when your cat yowls nonstop or scratches up your furniture? Cats actually have darn good reasons for their behaviors. Feline Vocalization When your cat meows, it’s usually asking for something or just saying ‘hello.’ The more frequent and intense the meows, the more intent your cat is on getting a response. …

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Maryann Bruno – Enterprising Woman July 2020

A LAND OF NEW BEGINNINGS MARYANN BRUNO RECENTLY celebrated a momentous occasion—40 years of marriage to her high school sweetheart Robert Bruno. The couple met at his senior prom in New Orleans, and although they arrived with different dates, they left having sparked an immediate connection. Their life together has been filled with great joy …

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