Is Mulch Bad For Dogs?

Is Mulch Bad For Dogs?

Is Mulch Bad For Dogs? Happy Wednesday everyone!  Is Mulch Bad For Dogs?  When Jake and Maggie were puppies, I couldn’t keep their little mouths out of our mulch beds.  Jake was the worst.  He would literally hide a small rock or a piece of mulch in his mouth to take...
Can Dogs Detect Illness?

Can Dogs Detect Illness?

Can Dogs Detect Illness? Happy Wednesday everyone!  Can Dogs Detect Illness?  Dogs are incredibly smart.  Mr. TAL and I brag all the time about how smart Jake and Maggie are.  Each have their own strengths with has been fun to see them develop.  I wonder that, if we...
Dog Eye Discharge

Dog Eye Discharge

Dog Eye Discharge Happy Wednesday everyone!  Dog Eye Discharge can be a result of anything from breed type to allergies.  It can also be more serious and cause for concern.  You want to be aware of excessive blinking, squinting, irregular discharge, or pawing at the...
The Stigma Surrounding The Pitbull Breed

The Stigma Surrounding The Pitbull Breed

The Stigma Surrounding The Pitbull Breed Happy Wednesday everyone!  Today on the blog we are talking about The Stigma Surrounding The Pitbull Breed.  For those of you who have never owned a Pitbull, I want to tell you that they are a wonderful breed.  So when I heard...
What Is A Cat’s Primordial Pouch?

What Is A Cat’s Primordial Pouch?

What Is A Cat’s Primordial Pouch? Happy Wednesday everyone!  Today on the blog we are answering What Is a Cat’s Primordial Pouch?  My sister adopted a kitten and as he grows, he is developing a very large stomach.  I commented on how big he is getting and...
History Of The Alpha Dog

History Of The Alpha Dog

History Of The Alpha Dog Happy Wednesday everyone!  Last year I posted every day in the month of December celebrating the 24 days before Christmas but I’ve decided not to bombard you with emails and chose an interesting topic on the History of Alpha Dogs.  How is the...
Snuffle Mat For Your Pet’s Entertainment

Snuffle Mat For Your Pet’s Entertainment

Snuffle Mat For Your Pet’s Entertainment Happy Wednesday everyone!  Looking for treats and pet enrichment toys that can entertain and keep your pet busy?  This Snuffle Mat (#ad) is one of the best toys I have ever bought Jake and Maggie!  They love it.  Made...
Mini Pup Pumpkin Pies

Mini Pup Pumpkin Pies

Mini Pup Pumpkin Pies Happy Wednesday everyone!  Are these Mini Pup Pumpkin Pies not the cutest homemade dog treats you have ever seen?  Made with oats, eggs, vanilla, 100% Pumpkin Puree and organic plain low fat yogurt, your pup will love them.  These treats are “Lab...
What Is Black Dog Syndrome?

What Is Black Dog Syndrome?

What Is Black Dog Syndrome? Happy Wednesday everyone!  Today we are talking about Black Dog Syndrome, also known as BDS, and what it means.  I have always loved black dogs and have never been afraid of them but some people are because of a fear stigma due to a...
Do Dogs Know When They Are Going To Die?

Do Dogs Know When They Are Going To Die?

Do Dogs Know When They Are Going To Die? Happy Wednesday everyone!  Do Dogs Know When They Are Going To Die?  This is not a happy topic but one that I wanted to write about.  I was looking at the calendar today and on April 6th almost 7 years ago, our sweet Bella...
How Does A Dog’s Immune System Work?

How Does A Dog’s Immune System Work?

How Does A Dog’s Immune System Work? Happy Wednesday everyone!  Today on the blog we are answering questions on How Does A Dog’s Immune System Work?  I found this topic particularly interesting because every time I would take Jake And Maggie to their yearly...
What Is Dog Trancing?

What Is Dog Trancing?

What Is Dog Trancing? Happy Tuesday everyone!  We are day 6 into The 24 Days Before Christmas and we are talking about What Is Dog Trancing?  I have never heard of this before and was curious as to what it meant.  I don’t think Jake And Maggie have ever done it but I...
The Ultimate Gift Guide For Pet Parents

The Ultimate Gift Guide For Pet Parents

The Ultimate Gift Guide For Pet Parents Happy Saturday everyone!  I’m so excited to share The Ultimate Gift Guide For Pet Parents.  Today’s post contains affiliate links, photos, post links, and ideas on what to get that pet lover in your life.  Not only can this...
Puppy Pumpkin Pancakes

Puppy Pumpkin Pancakes

Puppy Pumpkin Pancakes Happy Friday everyone! I have to say that these Puppy Pumpkin Pancakes were a huge hit with Jake and Maggie.  They love pumpkin and cinnamon and when I pulled my little glass jar of cinnamon out, they both were at my side in seconds.  Well, they...
Thanksgiving Day Doggie Brittle

Thanksgiving Day Doggie Brittle

Thanksgiving Day Doggie Brittle Happy Monday everyone!  I’m hosting Thanksgiving at our house this year and it got me thinking about what I’m going to make the dogs for their turkey dinner when this Thanksgiving Doggie Brittle came to mind.  I had a box of Stella and...
Doggie Pumpkin Cookies

Doggie Pumpkin Cookies

Doggie Pumpkin Cookies Happy Wednesday everyone!  It’s November 2nd and what better way to kick off November than with these Doggie Pumpkin Cookies. Shaped in a ghost, bat, bone, and flower disk, these puffed up cookies are lab approved.  The dough is rolled out to...
What Is A Tonic-Clonic Seizure In Dogs?

What Is A Tonic-Clonic Seizure In Dogs?

What Is A Tonic-Clonic Seizure In Dogs? Happy Monday everyone!  On the blog today…What Is Tonic-Clonic Seizures In Dogs?  In a tonic-clonic seizure, the first, very short phase is the tonic. The dog will suddenly stiffen and collapse if standing. Next is the...
Vestibular Syndrome In Dogs And Cats

Vestibular Syndrome In Dogs And Cats

Vestibular Syndrome In Dogs And Cats Happy Wednesday everyone!  We know that dogs and cats can get ailments and sickness just like humans do but did you know they can suffer from Vestibular Syndrome.  Vestibular Syndrome refers to a group of diseases that affect the...
What Is Refeeding Syndrome?

What Is Refeeding Syndrome?

What Is Refeeding Syndrome? Happy Wednesday everyone!  I’m a big fan of Instagram but sometimes the images are quite graphic as they were this week.  Seeing the many starved animals due to abuse is heartbreaking but it’s also made me aware of what Refeeding Syndrome...
10 Dog Sleeping Positions

10 Dog Sleeping Positions

10 Dog Sleeping Positions Happy Monday everyone!  I love watching Jake and Maggie sleep.  They look and feel so safe and content and I love that.  Are you like me and do you wonder what their sleeping positions actually mean?  Did you know that your dog’s sleeping...
Frozen Watermelon Treats

Frozen Watermelon Treats

Frozen Watermelon Treats This is a re-post:  I wanted to re-post this dog treat because it is so fresh and delicious and so fun to make.  Try adding these Watermelon treats to your own fruit bowl or drink as well.  Cooking on Mother’s Day?  Have a cookout and...
Doggie Star Biscuits

Doggie Star Biscuits

Doggie Star Biscuits This is a re-post:  I thought I’d post these Doggie Star Biscuits again because they are not only healthy but perfect for July 4th!  I ended up getting a lot of use out of these star cookie cutters.  I used them to cut out these treats and...
What Is Hyperkeratosis In Dogs?

What Is Hyperkeratosis In Dogs?

What Is Hyperkeratosis In Dogs? Happy Monday everyone!  Is your pet showing signs of Hyperkeratosis?  I think I’ve dealt with pretty much everything when it comes to pets and animals but then I heard about dogs excessively producing to much keratin and I had to...
Are Dandelions Toxic To Dogs?

Are Dandelions Toxic To Dogs?

Are Dandelions Toxic To Dogs? Happy Wednesday everyone!  We had Jake And Maggie out all weekend and at one point I caught Jake with a dandelion fuzz stuck to his nose. Darn if I didn’t leave my phone in the house and couldn’t take a picture.  He looked so cute.  It...
Nutter Butter Doggie Sandwiches

Nutter Butter Doggie Sandwiches

Nutter Butter Doggie Sandwiches This is a re-post:  Jake And Maggie turned 6 on June 8th and I made these Nutter Butter Doggie Sandwiches again for them.  I can’t believe my babies are 6 years old.  We were in Franklin, TN on their birthday having lunch at...
7 Terms Every Pup Parent Should Know

7 Terms Every Pup Parent Should Know

7 Terms Every Pup Parent Should Know Happy Wednesday everyone!  I’m constantly working with Jake And Maggie to make sure they don’t forget how to heel, focus on their “recall” and to make sure they don’t act like crazy dogs out in public :-). Here are 7 Terms Every...
Cleaning With Vanilla And Lemon

Cleaning With Vanilla And Lemon

Cleaning With Vanilla And Lemon Happy Monday everyone!  In part three of my collaboration with Sweet Home Vanilla, we have put together several natural cleaning and deodorizing options using vanilla and lemon.  I’ve learned so much from talking with Amanda from...
Doggie Eye Boogies And What They Mean

Doggie Eye Boogies And What They Mean

Doggie Eye Boogies And What They Mean Happy Wednesday everyone!  Have you ever wondered if your dog’s eye boogies are normal?  If you have, you are not alone.  I’m writing on this topic because Maggie constantly has eye boogies (as I call them) and now Jake has been...
St. Patrick’s Day Pet Safety Tips

St. Patrick’s Day Pet Safety Tips

St. Patrick’s Day Pet Safety Tips This is a re-post:  Check out how adorable Jake And Maggie are in their St. Patrick’s Day attire!     Happy Wednesday everyone!  Can you believe St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow!  I love this holiday because it is a happy one...
Can Dogs Read Your Chemical Reactions?

Can Dogs Read Your Chemical Reactions?

Can Dogs Read Your Chemical Reactions? Happy Monday everyone!  Today on the blog…Can Dogs Read Your Chemical Reactions?  Studies show they can.  You may have heard people say that their dog can read their mind.  I know Jake And Maggie can read mine.  Every pet I have...
Banana And Buddy Budder Frozen Treats

Banana And Buddy Budder Frozen Treats

Banana And Buddy Budder Frozen Treats Happy Friday everyone!  Today on the blog is a delicious Banana and Buddy Budder Frozen Treat.  A blend of Buddy Budder Peanut Butter and very ripe bananas frozen into heart shaped goodies for your dog!  With two simple...
Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads? Happy Wednesday everyone!  Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?  It is the cutest thing EVER when you are talking to your pet and they start tilting their head back and forth as if to say that you are special and you are their human!  I...
The Beagle Freedom Project

The Beagle Freedom Project

The Beagle Freedom Project Happy Wednesday everyone!  Today on the blog…Liberating pups from lab testing through The Beagle Freedom Project.  I’m so happy to be talking about my collaboration with Grounds and Hounds Coffee in promoting their partnership with The...
Addison’s Disease In Dogs

Addison’s Disease In Dogs

Addison’s Disease In Dogs Happy Wednesday everyone!  A friend of mine recently had a scare with her dog when the vet told her he might have Addison’s disease.  Fortunately, after the tests came back, it showed no signs of being Addison’s.  I had never heard of...
2021 Hero Dog Bow Tie Boone

2021 Hero Dog Bow Tie Boone

2021 Hero Dog Bow Tie Boone Happy Monday everyone!  I took a week off to enjoy the first of the year and get some major cleaning and organizing done!  What better way to get back into posting than to talk about an amazing little pup and our furry friend, Bow Tie...
The Honest Kitchen’s Goat’s Milk

The Honest Kitchen’s Goat’s Milk

The Honest Kitchen’s Goat’s Milk Happy Monday everyone!  I’ve been researching dog and cat treat recipes and came across The Honest Kitchen’s Goat’s Milk.  Goat’s Milk is a powdered milk product that can be rehydrated and fed supplementally, with...
Dog Nog

Dog Nog

Dog Nog This is a re-post with updated links and information: Happy “Friday Treats Friday” everyone!  Today on the blog is Dog Nog!  Isn’t this the cutest thing…Dog Nog for our doggies!  Made of goat’s milk (from The Honest Kitchen), pumpkin puree (from Libby’s), 1...
Dog Snickerdoodles

Dog Snickerdoodles

Dog Snickerdoodles This is a re-post with updated links:   Happy “Friday Treats Friday” everyone! Today on the blog is Dog Snickerdoodles in the shape of gingerbread men and candy canes.  I found this recipe on Home Alive Pets and couldn’t wait to make it....
19 Winter Activities To Do With Your Dog

19 Winter Activities To Do With Your Dog

19 Winter Activities To Do With Your Dog This is a re-post.  I have also included links for my cat loving friends!     Happy Monday everyone!!!  19 Winter activities to do with your dog.  December is almost here and that means cold blistering weather, fires burning,...
Are Asian Lady Bugs A Threat To Your Dog?

Are Asian Lady Bugs A Threat To Your Dog?

Are Asian Lady Bugs A Threat To Your Dog? Happy Monday everyone!  Are Asian Lady Bugs A Threat To Your Dog?  Did you get to experience the swarms of Asian Lady Bugs covering your house last week?  We did and I couldn’t believe it.  One minute it was calm and quiet and...
How Pet Psychics Communicate With Pets

How Pet Psychics Communicate With Pets

How Pet Psychics Communicate With Pets Happy Monday everyone!  Have you ever experienced the loss of a dear pet and with a breaking heart wanted to talk them again?  Many have, including myself, and contacting a pet psychic isn’t out of the norm.  Are you interested...
How to Recognize And Treat Cat Dandruff

How to Recognize And Treat Cat Dandruff

How to Recognize And Treat Cat Dandruff Happy Monday everyone!  How to Recognize and Treat Cat Dandruff.  Years ago, my parents started feeding a stray cat that made her home under their shrubs where she had her kittens.  We named her Boo Boo Kitty and she is one of...
Make A Barkuterie Board For Your Pet

Make A Barkuterie Board For Your Pet

Make A Barkuterie Board For Your Pet Happy “Friday Treats Friday” everyone!  I’ve posted before about Charcuterie Boards but have you ever heard of Barkuterie Boards?  Yes, there is such a thing.  I thought up this idea a few weeks back and thought I was so clever but...
Mammoth TireBiter Dog Toy Product Review

Mammoth TireBiter Dog Toy Product Review

Mammoth TireBiter Dog Toy Product Review This is a re-post:  Well….I bought these TireBiter Dog Toys several times since this post went out and always come up with the same review…these tires last about a week before they are destroyed.  But, they last...
Red Lobster Cheesy Puppy Biscuits

Red Lobster Cheesy Puppy Biscuits

Red Lobster Cheesy Puppy Biscuits Happy Monday everyone!  I hope you love this version of Red Lobster’s Cheese Biscuits re-created for our fur babies!  We are calling it Red Lobster Cheesy Puppy Biscuits and according to Jake and Maggie, they are delicious!  Packed...
What is Bobcat Fever In Cats?

What is Bobcat Fever In Cats?

What is Bobcat Fever In Cats? Happy Wednesday everyone!  Have you ever heard of Bobcat Fever In Cats?  I was reading through a magazine and came upon an article about Bobcat Fever that I found very interesting.  I have never heard of this before and wondered if any of...
Doggie Banana Pudding

Doggie Banana Pudding

Doggie Banana Pudding Happy Friday Treats Friday everyone!  With only two simple ingredients, this Doggie Banana Pudding with a touch of cinnamon is incredibly fast, healthy, and easy to make.  I always say doggie approved but I cannot lie.  Jake loved his banana...
Are Dryer Sheets Toxic To Your Pet?

Are Dryer Sheets Toxic To Your Pet?

Are Dryer Sheets Toxic To Your Pet? Happy Wednesday everyone!!!  I recently received a question asking if dryer sheets are toxic to pets and I immediately said yes but wanted to do more research for all of you.  Are Dryer Sheets Toxic To Pets?  Yes they are and you...
How To Bathe A Cat

How To Bathe A Cat

How To Bathe A Cat Happy Friday everyone!  Did you know September is National Happy, Healthy Cat Month!????  It was Wednesday, September 1st and I totally missed it but better late than never I always say.  I had my notes ready and was planning on doing a cat post...
Helping Afghanistan

Helping Afghanistan

Helping AfghanistanSep 1, 2021 | Charity, Life, Pets Happy Thursday everyone.  This is another surprise post but one that I feel is extremely important.  I had a totally different post designated for today but decided I would answer some very important questions sent...
Pumpkin Pup Cups

Pumpkin Pup Cups

Pumpkin Pup Cups This is a re-post.  Fall is here and although the weather is getting colder, this Pumpkin Pup Cup is so fun and festive for your little fur baby.  A healthy, frozen, treat for your pup to enjoy on a sunny fall day.  I might just make this again and...
Help Protect Wildlife And Their Habitat

Help Protect Wildlife And Their Habitat

Help Protect Wildlife And Their Habitat Happy Monday everyone!  You Can Help Protect Wildlife And Their Habitat In Your Home And Yard is the last of my three part series on animal protection and ending animal cruelty.  There has been a wealth of information that I’ve...
How You Can Help Save The Animals

How You Can Help Save The Animals

How You Can Help Save The Animals Happy Wednesday everyone!  I always try and write uplifting, educational, and fun posts but sometimes I have to write about the harsh reality of animal cruelty and that is hard to do.  I’ve written about the Yulin Dog Meat...
TAL Announces New Bow Tie Boone Candle

TAL Announces New Bow Tie Boone Candle

TAL Announces New Bow Tie Boone Candle Happy Wednesday everyone!  Are you a candle lover?  Are you someone who burns a candle in every room, on occasion, or never at all?  Well, TAL has created a new orange/lemon scented odor eliminating candle called Bow Tie Boone to...
What Is Canine Influenza?

What Is Canine Influenza?

What Is Canine Influenza? Happy Monday everyone!  Is your pet not acting himself?  He might have the flu! What is Canine Influenza?  Canine influenza, or dog flu, is a highly contagious, viral respiratory disease.  Unlike the human flu, canine influenza is not a...
How To Treat Dog Lice

How To Treat Dog Lice

How To Treat Dog Lice Happy Wednesday everyone!  As promised, today’s post is a continuation of Monday’s “What Are Dog Lice?.  There was a wealth of information out there about doggie lice and to put it all into one post would have been a lot.  I’m hoping my posts can...
What Are Dog Lice?

What Are Dog Lice?

What Are Dog Lice? Happy Monday everyone!  It’s funny how conversations can bring up new ideas for blog posts and this one comes from talks about head lice which made me wonder if dogs can get lice?  Lice on dogs are not the most common infestation, but it can happen....
Developing Trust And A Routine

Developing Trust And A Routine

Developing Trust And A Routine Happy Wednesday everyone!  Developing Trust and A Routine!  We all want that in our lives and as I said in my last post, animals are just like humans which means they want trust too.  Animals learn to love and protect as soon as they are...
Fun Facts About Animals; Our Pets

Fun Facts About Animals; Our Pets

Fun Facts About Animals; Our Pets Happy Monday everyone!  Spring is here, the weather is beautiful, our garden is growing, and we are leaving on Friday for vacation!  I had a totally different post planned but decided on this “Fun Facts About Animals; Our...
SiliDog Pet Tags

SiliDog Pet Tags

SiliDog Pet Tags This is a re-post:  Every once in a while I post about pet products that I think are beneficial to Jake and Maggie and are of great quality for you to check out.  Two years ago, I invested in high quality name tags for them and after two years, they...
Gourmet Doggie Ice Cream

Gourmet Doggie Ice Cream

Gourmet Doggie Ice Cream This is a re-post:  With Mother’s Day on Sunday, I wanted to put out some fun doggie treat recipes that I’ve made in the past that were Two Labs approved!  Jake And Maggie were so excited for these treats and I thought I’d...
Fido’s Deviled Eggs

Fido’s Deviled Eggs

Fido’s Deviled Eggs This is a re-post.  With Easter right around the corner, this is a perfect treat to make for your pup!  For my new subscribers, I try new dog recipes all of the time.  If they are “lab approved”, I post them on Fridays.  In this...
Broccoli Pops

Broccoli Pops

Broccoli Pops Happy Friday everyone!  Happy “Friday Treats Friday”!  We have an incredibly easy treat for you today called Broccoli Pops :-). Made of beef broth, gelatin, and fresh broccoli.  Healthy, fun, cold, and crunch all wrapped into one small treat.  And as...
Supplements For Dogs Fighting Cancer

Supplements For Dogs Fighting Cancer

Supplements For Dogs Fighting Cancer Happy Monday everyone!  The weather was so beautiful this weekend and perfect for playing frisbee with Jake and Maggie.  I noticed they are a bit slower this spring than last and I think it’s due to putting on a few pounds so I’ve...
Gelatin And Beef Broth Dog Treat

Gelatin And Beef Broth Dog Treat

Gelatin And Beef Broth Dog Treat Happy Friday everyone!  Happy “Friday Treats Friday” for you and your fur baby!  I found this super simple, two ingredient dog treat of gelatin and beef broth from Puppy Dog Pro!  This is the first time Jake and Maggie will experience...

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