Celebrate Pets in Service

It was a clear, crisp January afternoon. The sun peeked out from a few scattered fluffy white clouds in the blue sky, the windows were rolled down on our new Subaru Forester and the soft breeze blew wisps of hair across my face. To most, it would seem like the perfect day, however, for me, it seemed a little less…

Electrik Heart Art and Yoga Event

This wonderful event taking place on the W Scottsdale's WET Dek featured Vinyasa Flow yoga sessions, live music, cocktails and a live art installation by O Allen Huddleston, all benefitting Backpacks 4 Kids AZ. Photography Lisa Olson.

Third Annual Smiles for Charity Event

Patients, friends and supporters of Dr. Grob and Scottsdale Orthodontic Care were treated to a viewing of Ice Age Collision Course, as the practice awarded several orthodontic care gift certificates to organizations throughout North Phoenix and Scottsdale.

Around Town

Thousands of individuals will gather at Chase Field on Saturday, September 24 to support the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, supporters in Phoenix, along with nearly 60 other communities nationwide, will join together in this family-friendly walk/run event to raise funds and awareness for…

Through the Looking Glass

Chances are that you’ve looked in at least one mirror today. You’ve looked at your hair, makeup a few times, or maybe even took a look to see if your bum looks too big in what you’re wearing. When we look into a mirror, we are actually looking for reassurance. We want to reassure ourselves that we look neat, young…

Angels Among Us

If there is any doubt to the idea that sometimes a dog can make all the difference between a good day or bad, you’ve never met one of Gabriel’s Angels. Dedicated to delivering healing pet therapy to at-risk children, the organization is named after its canine founder, a Weimaraner, whose owner was inspired by his positive impact on the children…

Good Time Charlie

There’s a good reason that dogs are called “man’s best friend.” They are steadfast, devoted and constant companions that love their human counterparts with such selflessness that it’s almost impossible not to get attached. Whether bought as a puppy or rescued as an adult, dogs have a way of seamlessly weaving their way into our families and hearts. At least…

Fostering Hope

For as long as she can remember, Denise Batistelli has loved animals. Looking back, she credits her grandmother for fostering her interest in four-legged creatures. “She would rescue stray dogs and cats out of the middle of six-lane highways in Southern California,” says Batistelli.

La Vie En Rose

There is nothing like the salty, breezy air blowing in from the California coastline. San Diego, California, more specifically La Jolla, is a place where perfect temperatures and sunshine are almost always in your daily forecast and world-class beaches await in your backyard.

Live a Life of Vitality Rather Than Survival

September is Pain Awareness Month– a great reminder to resolve those nagging aches and pains or lingering injuries that have interfered with the ability to enjoy an active, pain-free life. The team of highly-seasoned specialists at Barrow Brain and Spine’s Rehabilitation Institute of Scottsdale and NeuroSpine and Rehabilitation Center of Phoenix are helping patients achieve remarkable results. In fact, with…

My Best Friends

My two long-haired Chihuahuas, Autumn and Rocket, came into my life on October 19, 2010. My parents had thought that their dog was pregnant, then knew for sure after she gave birth in our guest room. My Dad told me that our dog had become a mom that night, so I ventured downstairs to the bedroom to see. The puppies…