Wondering what to get your furbaby for Christmas? Growing up my dogs always had a few gifts under the tree. They knew which gifts were theirs from the smell and we had to keep them up out of their reach until Christmas morning – just like kids! One dog in particular really seemed to love… Read More Christmas Gift Ideas for Dogs – Your Furbaby Will Love These!
The holiday season is well under way. Many people love decorating for the holiday. Growing up, my parents went to great lengths to turn our home into a Christmas wonderland. There wasn’t a foot in our home that was left undecorated. It took days to fully complete the decorating. I absolutely loved it! These days… Read More Christmas Costumes for Dogs – Have a Festive Furbaby!
Do you have trouble leaving your dog home alone? I do. We are fortunate to be able to be home most of the time and Maggie has grown accustomed to having our company. So, when we are required to be away from the house for more than a few hours, I admit I do worry… Read More Leaving Your Dog Home Alone – How to Ease Your Worries
We walk Maggie every morning, weather permitting. Yesterday we decided to walk a different way than our usual route. While walking down a trail near our house, a guy roller blading with his large dog appeared out of nowhere. The dog was on a leash, but I did see him looking at Maggie. I wasn’t… Read More Walking Your Dog – How to Protect Your Dog from Other Dogs
We really love our little dog Maggie. She has been with us since she was 9 months old and she is 10 years old now. With changes we made in our home recently, it meant big changes for Maggie. Changes that were hard for us to adjust to, but I think it was especially hard… Read More Dogs on Furniture – Our Solution for Protecting Our New Couch
How can you help but love Fall? The air is crisp and the colors in the trees are stunning! It is and always had been my favorite time of year. Another reason to love Fall? No more mosquitoes!!! This year in particular, this is a cause for celebration! We had a lot of rain and… Read More A Nice Fall Day in Wisconsin and a Heartwarming Rescue Story!
Good for you! You have done your research and decided on a breed of dog that will be perfect for your family. I understand the importance of having the right breed. It helps you know the size, temperament, coat, and activity level the dog is likely to have full-grown. You also know how good it… Read More Want to Adopt a Purebred Dog?
Are you thinking of bringing a new dog into your home? Adopting a shelter dog is a fantastic option. Since it’s Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, it’s a great time to visit an animal shelter to find your furever friend. Save a Life Did you know that 6-8 MILLION pets end up in shelters each… Read More October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!
We have all had those times when we have wondered if it was okay to share a bite of our food with our dog. In my last article, I covered a long list of human foods that are good for dogs to hopefully give the reader some piece of mind as to what you can… Read More 12 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Dog
Our dogs are not just pets. They are family members. However, we do have to remember that they are still dogs and their nutritional needs are very different from ours. Many foods that we love and that are very nutritious for us can be toxic to dogs. Thus, it is important to know which foods… Read More Human Foods That Are Good For Dogs