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I Love You

Posted by Ron Capito on

This design was inspired by a good friend who passed away too early. A good man who would ask his daughters if someone had told them that they were loved. What a beautiful way to tell someone you care deeply about them. An important message, one that our companion animals tell us when they lock eyes with us in the morning. Take that lesson and tell people you care about how much they mean to you. A small gesture with a huge impact. Peace.  

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What to do when Pets Get Dementia (Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome)

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What is Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS) and can you treat it? With better diets and medicine, cats and dogs are living longer than ever. Which means cognitive issues are now becoming more common.

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My Favorite Breed Is Rescued

Posted by Ron Capito on

Danyell and Edwin don't discriminate when it comes to offering an animal a second chance in life.

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Life Is Short Play In Dunedin!

Posted by Ron Capito on

If you have never visited Dunedin, Florida, we'd highly recommend you doing so. Dunedin is proudly pro-dog and buildings in the downtown area have numerous murals of companion animals. The fact that we have repeatedly visited Dunedin and always have a great time, provided the inspiration for this design. If you can, bring your four-legged companion. As we suggested, this is a dog friendly place. Water bowls are also outside of establishments, there are many areas to walk, and plenty of places to shop and visit. The town has a convenient layout, i.e. it's walkable, and it is the proud...

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About that artwork...

Posted by Ron Capito on

I was surprised, and pleasantly so, when we did our first show and I heard the reaction to our designs and art work.  The characters were messy, ruffled, not perfect looking. In other words, they weren't vector art with crisp, clean lines. The comments were framed in a positive nature and people loved, and bought, the Families designs which seemed to resonate with everyone. I'm thinking what people are reacting to is that these characters are imperfect and gnarly artwork and are a reflection of life;  It's not clean and crisp, it's messy. Name one thing in your life that...

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