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In honor of the best good dog, Archer, I have 2 ways you can help raise funds to save rescue dogs

1. Shop for products. Benefiting Wake County Animal Care

2. Join me for a donation based Candlelight Vinyasa Jan. 27 at 5pm benefiting Indianapolis animal rescue


100% of proceeds in January will be donated

Details below

I Like Big Mutts And I Cannot Lie

and it all started with Archer.

I never wanted children, but I always wanted dogs. Finally, at the age of 30 I was in a stable enough situation where I felt like I could care for one properly. Living in Raleigh, NC at the time, I went to a few adoption events and walked around the local Humane Society, but none of the beauties really connected with me. Fortunately, the Wake County Animal Care facility was still open so I stopped in. If you've ever been in one you know how loud and over stimulating the environment can be. After combing through rows and rows of dogs (most with big block heads and bigger smiles), I was feeling a bit disheartened as I turned to walk down the last aisle. About half way down was Joe Schmoe: an 8 month old pit mix...sitting and staring at me. With the chaos going on around, he just sat there looking up at me. I knew in an instant he was going home with me. Not wanting the puppy to think he was abandoned again, I came back to visit the next day and finally got to take him home on Monday, September 23, 2013. 

He was renamed Archer and his birthday was set to 8 months before his adoption, January 23, 2013. This 70+ lb pit mix made friends wherever he went. People who were afraid of dogs (and especially pits) found comfort in him. His character and friendly demeanor helped me get through some tough times. 


He spent 9 years as my sidekick. On November 13, 2022 he crossed over the rainbow bridge after a battle with hemangiosarcoma. 

To celebrate his birthday, I am raising money 2 ways to help other rescue dogs:

1. For the month of January, 100% of the proceeds from the items on this website will be donated to Wake County Animal Control, the place I found my spirit dog.

2. To help support local dogs, I am collecting funds and hosting a donation based 1 hour candlelight vinyasa yoga class where 100% of the proceeds will support an animal shelter here in Indianapolis. $25 donation suggested. The class will be held Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 5:00pm. The wonderful YogaSix Studio in Carmel will be hosting. NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! We will build a simple flow so we can find movement and breath together before coming to the mat for some restorative poses and a calming savasana. Donate and sign up below

Any little bit helps! Thank you for your support!

Feel free to reach out via email with any questions

Donate & Register Now!

Candlelight Vinyasa Flow

1/27/24 @ 5PM

Y6 Carmel


Thank you for your donation!

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