DIY An Extra Wide Gate

If there was one challenge that topped the list in the One Tail House (that is, besidesĀ time), it was the 9′ expanse that separated the entryway from the Adoption Room. Their goal was fairly simple on paper: An inoffensive gate that they could collapseĀ out of the way for an open flow at events, but could […]

Turning the One Tail Adoption Center Into a Home

We first sat down with Heather, the Director and head honcho behind One Tail at a Time, in April. After running this Chicago nonprofit as a foster based rescue for years, they took a leap and signed the lease of an adorable house in the Bucktown neighborhood. This house would be their soon-to-be Adoption Center, […]

The Happy Place: A One Tail Adoption Center Update!

You’re reading this on Tuesday, but I’m writing this on Monday. It’s almost time for dinner – says Jack, anyway! – and every muscle in my body still aches (Scott’s too; we’ve been commiserating and smiling all at once), my painting trigger finger actually hurts (can you sprain your forearm from spray paint?), and my […]

Poodles + Pitties + Doxies!

You guys! First, thank you a thousand times for the great conversation and feedback on last week’s celebratory post. You all made our hearts so happy, and we feel so lucky that you continue to stop by as we slowly (very, very slowly) chug along on our home’s renovation journey. Even now, as we’ve put […]

A Look Inside the One Tail Adoption Center

The One Tail at a Time Adoption Center is located in Bucktown, not too far from our own front door. The photo above was taken by Heather (the director of the nonprofit and all around pet-saving-badass), and in the couple of months since they’ve moved in, it already looks drastically different! There’s a fence and […]