Should Dogs Be Allowed In Grocery Stores?

Should Dogs Be Allowed In Grocery Stores?

Should Dogs Be Allowed In Grocery Stores? I was in our local JoAnn Fabrics Store the other day and noticed the “Pets Allowed” sign on the door as I was checking out.  I expressed my excitement to the cashier but noticed the side eye from the lady next to me.  My next...
Pet Honored Holidays For March 2020

Pet Honored Holidays For March 2020

Pet Honored Holidays For March 2020 Yesterday, Sunday, March 8th was International Women’s Day!  International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women – while also marking a call to...
What Is A Reverse Sneeze In Dogs?

What Is A Reverse Sneeze In Dogs?

What Is A Reverse Sneeze In Dogs? Have you ever heard of a dog reverse sneezing?  I never did until years ago when I witnessed our dog Bear doing something very odd that seemed uncomfortable for him.  I quickly made a vet appointment only to find out he was having a...
How To Protect Your Pet During A Tornado

How To Protect Your Pet During A Tornado

How To Protect Your Pet During A Tornado This post is dedicated to Nashville and all those who have lost their homes and loved ones due to the tornado that hit on Tuesday morning.  It is also dedicated to the many animals who were scared and have lost their lives in...
Online Store Launch With The Pampered Pooches

Online Store Launch With The Pampered Pooches

Online Store Launch With The Pampered Pooches I’m so excited to tell you that my on-line store has launched!  I am working with three amazing women owned businesses:  Barkville Bakery, Puppy Paws Coffee Company, and The Pampered Pooches.  They not only came highly...
Online Store Launch With Puppy Paws Coffee Company

Online Store Launch With Puppy Paws Coffee Company

Online Store Launch With Puppy Paws Coffee Company I’m so excited to tell you that my on-line store has launched!  I am working with three amazing women owned businesses:  Barkville Bakery, Puppy Paws Coffee Company, and The Pampered Pooches.  They not only came...
Online Store Launch With Barkville Bakery

Online Store Launch With Barkville Bakery

Online Store Launch With Barkville Bakery I’m so excited to tell you that my on-line store has launched!  I am working with three amazing women owned businesses:  Barkville Bakery, Puppy Paws Coffee Company, and The Pampered Pooches.  They not only came highly...
Traveling With Your Pet

Traveling With Your Pet

Traveling With Your Pet Are you tired of this wintery weather and looking forward to spring?  Do you have any camping trips planned this year with you and your pet?  Before you and your BFF hit the trails, make a check list of what you need to bring.  Don’t forget any...
Veggie Clover Dog Treats

Veggie Clover Dog Treats

Veggie Clover Dog Treats Happy Monday everyone!!!  I’m kicking off March 1st with this Shamrock Shaped Veggie Clover Dog Treat for you and your pups to try!  This is a re-post with a few additions but what better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s month than...
Benefits Of Therapy Dogs In Schools

Benefits Of Therapy Dogs In Schools

Benefits Of Therapy Dogs In Schools With Jake and Maggie passing their second TDI test with Thomas as their handler, we can now all volunteer together.  I’m so excited because Jake and Maggie are signed up to do some reading classes for the children at two local...
Careers Involving Animals

Careers Involving Animals

Careers Involving Animals What did you want to be when you grew up?  Did you stay on track and become what you always wanted or did you veer off choosing another profession?  I wanted to be a veterinarian but as time went on, I changed my mind and went into business....
What Is Dog Flipping?

What Is Dog Flipping?

What Is Dog Flipping? Can you imagine letting your dog out and after a few minutes wondering why he hasn’t barked at the door to be let in only to find he is gone!!!  The chain is laying on the ground, the gate is closed to the fence, no one has seen your sweet pup...
Road Dogs and Rescue

Road Dogs and Rescue

Road Dogs and Rescue I’m very excited to talk about an interview that I did with Alyssa Thai, Social Media Marketing for Road Dogs and Rescue at https://www.roadogsandrescue.org.  I contacted Road Dogs via a direct message through Instagram wanting to know more about...
Dying Your Dog’s Fur; Cute or Cruel?

Dying Your Dog’s Fur; Cute or Cruel?

Dying Your Dog’s Fur; Cute or Cruel? Thomas and I went into town this weekend for lunch and the Pittsburgh Auto Show at the David Lawrence Convention Center.  If you have never been to a car show, I think it is something fun to try especially if you are in the...
Celebrating Your Dog On Valentine’s Day

Celebrating Your Dog On Valentine’s Day

Celebrating Your Dog On Valentine’s Day I was so excited when I logged onto Chewy.com and found these adorable dog toys for Valentine’s Day.  As I anxiously awaited my special purchase, I planned out the whole photo shoot in my mind.  The dogs would lay nicely...
Veggie Fruit Chews

Veggie Fruit Chews

Veggie Fruit Chews Jake and Maggie have been volunteering at local area assisted living and rehab centers and are loving their new jobs!!  The patients and medical staff love seeing them and it is a wonderful feeling knowing we have put a smile on their faces.  The...
What Is Hydrocephalus?

What Is Hydrocephalus?

What is Hydrocephalus in dogs and cats?  I have an instagram account full of adorable dogs that make me smile.  I also follow organizations that take in dogs with disabilities, put them into foster care to be cared for until they find them forever homes.  I am friends...
When To Make The Decision To Euthanize Your Pet

When To Make The Decision To Euthanize Your Pet

I don’t always have a topic in mind when I sit down to write a blog post.  Sometimes I refer back to my notes that I keep on blog post ideas and sometimes, they arrive to me out of the blue.  Today is one of them.  I was walking through Walmart this morning with my...
Aujeszky’s Disease In Dogs

Aujeszky’s Disease In Dogs

I recently noticed that Jake’s left ear was red and swollen and after a trip to the vet, he has the start of an ear infection and some yeast was showing during the swab test.  During Jake’s visit, I had a conversation with my vet about what I was feeding the dogs and...
Are Gentle Lead Head Harnesses Effective?

Are Gentle Lead Head Harnesses Effective?

I recently posted pictures of Jake and Maggie on Instagram that were taken during one of our walks around our neighborhood.  In those pictures, they are wearing a gentle lead head harness no pull lead that I bought from Chewy.com.  These leads were used in our...
Apple Pumpkin Dog Treats

Apple Pumpkin Dog Treats

If you are new to the blog, this is a recipe that I posted a while back.  I wanted to post it again for my new followers as it was lost in the transition from the old site to the new one.  All wording is exactly as before.     I was in the kitchen baking yesterday and...
Blueberry Banana Almond Flour Biscuits

Blueberry Banana Almond Flour Biscuits

Does a treat full of blueberries and bananas sound delicious???  Jake and Maggie think so!  I created this recipe a while ago and posted it via my old website format.  It got lost in the transition so just incase you didn’t see it the first time, here it is...
Pumpkin Puppuccinos

Pumpkin Puppuccinos

Happy Friday everyone!!  I haven’t done a dog recipe in a while so let’s kick off the weekend with a homemade Pumpkin Puppuccino Two Adorable Labs style!!!!  That means, I prepare a delicious, healthy doggie snack while Jake and Maggie wait patiently for me to put it...
Games You Can Play With Your Dog

Games You Can Play With Your Dog

With the winter here and cold weather keeping us all bundled up inside, I have not been diligent in taking Jake and Maggie for their walk.  We haven’t played frisbee much outside lately either and there are days where the dogs get bored.  We play our tricks in the...
Help Australia

Help Australia

The Australian bushfires, which have been burning since September; in mere months, an estimated one billion animals and 25 humans have been killed, and 12.35 million acres of land containing approximately 2,000 homes have been incinerated.  Experts are saying that...
Why You Should Never Buy From A Puppy Mill

Why You Should Never Buy From A Puppy Mill

My neighbor in Missouri had the most adorable little Shih Tzu I had ever seen.  He had this quirky look with a droopy left eye and the sweetest personality.  I never asked what was wrong with his face but when she proceeded to tell me where she adopted him and what...
What Does Tethering Of Dogs Mean?

What Does Tethering Of Dogs Mean?

What does “Chaining” or “Tethering” of dogs mean? The term refers to the practice of fastening a dog to a stationary object or stake, usually in the owners backyard, as a means of keeping the animal under control.  These terms do not refer to the periods when an...
Frankie Available For Adoption

Frankie Available For Adoption

I’ve partnered with the Beaver County Humane Society again and I’m making it my mission to be at their facility at least once a month to take pictures of the sweet animals up for adoption.  I had the pleasure of meeting Frankie last Friday and she won my...
How The Pet Industry Has Grown

How The Pet Industry Has Grown

With the pet industry exploding in growth opportunities, I thought I would put together some statistics on pet ownership, cost per month, and how advanced we have come in our thinking about the quality of food, treats, care, services, and technology.  We are now...
The Breakdown And Dysfunction Of An Animals Mind

The Breakdown And Dysfunction Of An Animals Mind

Rene’ Descartes, the 17th century philosopher and mathematician once quotes that animals were not so much organisms but machines, biological devices with no more awareness than a clock.  “Animals eat without pleasure, cry without pain; growing without knowing it....
Joeys P.A.W. Spring Fling 2

Joeys P.A.W. Spring Fling 2

If you follow me on my Instagram account @twoadorablelabs, you have seen many posts from @a.miracle.named.boone.  I have had so much fun meeting and talking to the many dog parents or dog pawrents as we call ourselves on Instagram.  Thomas and I recently had the...
How To Teach Children To Be Kind To Animals

How To Teach Children To Be Kind To Animals

How to teach children to be kind to animals?  How else can a child know the difference?  I was once told that animals do not have personalities or feelings.  I was an adult participating in this conversation and could not for the life of me rationalize the words my...
How To Find Pet Insurance

How To Find Pet Insurance

How To Find Pet Insurance It’s been an amazing year and I’m so looking forward to what 2020 will bring!  I was so excited when the mail came the other day and we received Jake and Maggie’s TDI certifications.  Jake and Maggie are on their way to doing great things and...
Three Dog Bakery

Three Dog Bakery

Now that Christmas is over and the house is put back together and as promised, I can get back to blogging.   I am so excited to tell you the good news…drum roll…   Jake and Maggie are officially TDI certified and received their certifications from Therapy Dog...
Gift Wrapping Ideas

Gift Wrapping Ideas

We all know how to wrap gifts.  Some are fantastic at it while others just want to get the job done.  Personally, I love to wrap gifts.  I find it relaxing and enjoy picking out the wrapping paper as much as I do picking the gift out.  For me, it is about putting a...
Strawberry, Banana, Oat Dog Treats

Strawberry, Banana, Oat Dog Treats

Strawberry, Banana, Oat Dog Treats Today was one of those days that being home and not having to go anywhere felt wonderful. We got a heavy snow that came down and made the roads treacherous. Fortunately, I had gone to the store yesterday so we had enough food! I made...
Health Risks Of Sleeping With Your Pet

Health Risks Of Sleeping With Your Pet

How many of you sleep with your dog? Thomas and I sleep with Jake and Maggie every night and honestly, I love it!!! Jake and Maggie have two different sleeping styles with Maggie curling up into a ball at the bottom of the bed and Jake literally sharing a pillow with...
Pogis Grooming Wipes For Your Pet

Pogis Grooming Wipes For Your Pet

I have been racking my brain over Jake and Maggie and their incessive licking of their paws and how to fix it.  I’ve tried Benadryl, Coconut Oil, and Cortizone 10.  I’ve been told by one vet that they have allergies to grass and another vet that they have...
Puppy Paws Coffee Company

Puppy Paws Coffee Company

The weekend is almost over and we are winding down on our “to do” list.  Thomas got some Christmas shopping done this morning while I set both the kitchen and dining room tables with out holiday dishes from Pioneer Woman and 222 Fifth.  I’ll be...
Strawberry Flavored Dog Treats

Strawberry Flavored Dog Treats

Strawberry Flavored Dog Treats I had a list of dog treat recipes that I’ve been wanting to try and some I’ve made over the years but I thought I would give you a very quick and easy one to make for now.  We are all so busy this time of the year and this...
Eli Is Available For Adoption

Eli Is Available For Adoption

I’ve partnered again with the Beaver County Humane Society and had the pleasure of meeting a very sweet Pit Bull Terrier this week named Eli.  Eli is a brown and white neutered male and at only 2 years old, he is very calm.  This sweet boy posed for many...
Noise Anxiety In Dogs

Noise Anxiety In Dogs

I was prompted to do more research on this topic because I am the dog mom who wants to coddle and console the dogs every time they get afraid. Thomas is the dog dad who says…let them go because they will think something is wrong and keep being afraid. I researched the...
Do Dogs Dream?

Do Dogs Dream?

My Question and Answer yesterday sparked some interest with readers on another subject “Do Dogs Dream” and so I thought I’d put together another Q & A!  I’ve always believed that animals dream just like we do.  I’ve also believed that...
How To Create A Christmas Wreath

How To Create A Christmas Wreath

We got our first big snowfall today…well, it was like an inch but it was pretty!!  Waking up to snow falling, the tree on, and a hot cup of coffee in hand…that’s a relaxing morning :-). I went shopping with my sister today and as we backed out of the...
Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue

Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue

Have you ever been so touched and inspired by a story that you wanted to tell the world about it?  It is so easy to take the blessings we have for granted and get so engrained in our day-to-day stuff.  Sometimes I feel that I should be doing more.  As you know my...
Signs Of Dementia In Dogs

Signs Of Dementia In Dogs

This time of year, there are so many animals sitting in shelters.  It breaks my heart because so many of us want the puppy, the younger dog, because they are healthier, less trips to the vet, less maintenance, but what about those senior dogs waiting for their forever...
Celebrating National Mutt Day

Celebrating National Mutt Day

Happy December 2nd everyone!!!  Can you believe it’s December already and Christmas will be here before we know it!!  It is also NATIONAL MUTT DAY.  Let’s celebrate together!!  I’m thinking I want to put out a post every day in the month of December…yep, that includes...
Prevent Animal Cruelty Act (PACT) Signed

Prevent Animal Cruelty Act (PACT) Signed

I played a tiny part in helping to push a petition into federal law by signing Sidney’s petition “Pass The Preventing Animal Cruelty (PACT) Act” on Change.org!!!  Good news…Yesterday, President Donald Trump signed the first ever U.S. federal legislation to...
Is CBD Oil Safe For Your Pet?

Is CBD Oil Safe For Your Pet?

I have been hearing so much about CBD Oil lately and sat down today to do some research on the benefits of giving it to your dog.  I have never tried it nor have I ever given CBD Oil to my dogs but after reading all the good things it can possibly do for your pet, I...
Health Risks Associated With Dogs Eating Poop

Health Risks Associated With Dogs Eating Poop

Thomas and I recently had a conversation with a friend about why dogs eat their own or other dog’s fecal matter and the risks involved.  Yes, we were talking about dog poop with a friend but that’s ok because he is not a dog owner and we were able to educate him just...
Can dogs eat turkey?

Can dogs eat turkey?

With Thanksgiving being next week, we are all busy grocery shopping and making plans for turkey day.  If you are like me and my family, our pets are a big part of our holiday celebration and we love to give them a little holiday treat.  Jake and Maggie do not get...
How Dogs Benefit Children

How Dogs Benefit Children

I was fortunate to grow up in a family of animal lovers.  My parents bought a small farm that they renovated over the years and my farther fenced in acreage for two horses, three ponies, and two baby calves!  Of course, my sister and I, saved every stray cat and dog...
A Miracle Named Boone

A Miracle Named Boone

I had a completely different post for today that I had almost finished typing when I found out about this wonderful non-profit organization called Joey’s P.A.W. Prosthetics and Wheels at https://www.joeyspaw.org.  Over the last year, I have delved more into social...
A Dog’s Five Senses

A Dog’s Five Senses

As pet owners, we tend to assume that we are similar to our dog when comparing “our senses”.  But did you know that a dog’s senses are just like ours…but not!  What are the five senses and what is the most primary sense out of the five?  Dogs can Touch, See, Smell,...
The Nine Different Types of Dog Personalities

The Nine Different Types of Dog Personalities

I couldn’t wait for this post because I’m so excited to tell everyone that Jake and Maggie passed their TDI test on Friday night.  Thomas and I are very proud of them!  I now have to submit all of the appropriate paperwork and then wait for their...
TDI Test Requirements

TDI Test Requirements

Wow!  What a week so far!  Jake and Maggie have been training for their TDI test (well, you already know because I’ve been talking about it so much) and here I go again…it is THIS FRIDAY!!!  Jake goes first at 5:30 pm and Maggie is last at 6:30 pm!...
Decoding Your Pet’s Body Language

Decoding Your Pet’s Body Language

It’s not always easy to know what our dogs are telling us. For those of us who have been around animals all our lives, we have a pretty good idea by their wagging tails, growls, licks, shaking, etc. but do we really??? We often don’t realize that “they” understand...
What to do when your dog acts up at the vet

What to do when your dog acts up at the vet

Soooo…..I took Jake and Maggie to the vet last night to get their preventative shots for Lyme disease and they acted as if they had never had a day of training in their lives!!  I could see the vet tech looking at me and I knew what she was thinking…get...
Zesty Paws Multivitamin Bites

Zesty Paws Multivitamin Bites

I’ve been searching for a organic multivitamin for Jake and Maggie that would cover all that I was looking for plus not make them sick.  I also wanted Dental Sticks that were organic and was so excited to see that Chewy.com had what I was looking for.  When I...
What is Vegan leather?

What is Vegan leather?

What is Vegan leather? This is a re-post and update to What Is Vegan Leather? and my related blog post What Does Cruelty Free Mean? I was recently contacted by Greg McFarlane, Director of Vegan Australia, about my inaccurate information pertaining to the meaning of...
What is Littermate Syndrome?

What is Littermate Syndrome?

When we lost our last 3 dogs, Thomas and I said we were going to take a break from being pet parents.   But after only a month, I started looking for another dog.  It didn’t matter to us where the dog came from or the breed.  I just knew that what was meant for us...
Benefits of yogurt for your dog

Benefits of yogurt for your dog

As I was writing my blog post on the frozen yogurt blueberries (see here), I made sure to make a note to talk about today’s post and the benefits of yogurt for your dog. I want to clarify that I used plain, unflavored, non-fat greek yogurt which I did not state...
Frozen yogurt blueberries

Frozen yogurt blueberries

I had a completely different post written and ready to go out and THEN…I walked into Kroger and saw these JUMBO blueberries from Family Tree Farms!!!  I knew exactly what I was going to do with them…head over to the yogurt section, buy a container of...
Animal obesity

Animal obesity

If your pet is obese, are you guilty of animal neglect?If you ask me, I would say “YES” without a doubt…YES!  If you type “fat dog pic” into your browser, pictures of overweight animals will come up with videos that are supposed to be...
Side effects of the Bordetella Shot

Side effects of the Bordetella Shot

We recently got Jake and Maggie’s shots updated (parvovirus, distemper, hepatitis, Bordetella, and rabies).  We wanted to not only update their shots but to make sure they had the Bordetella vaccination because we will be taking them to Therapy Training and...
Dental care for your pet

Dental care for your pet

I’ve had dogs all of my life and fortunately, I have never and hope to never (crossing my fingers) deal with dental problems with Jake and Maggie or any future animals I may adopt.  But many have and what does this all mean for you and your pet.  Animals hide...
Doggie TMJ

Doggie TMJ

 I was getting my hair done last week and my friend and hair dresser, who is a huge dog lover like I am, was telling me his dog was having problems with his mouth not closing properly when he ate.  He took him to the vet to find that he has Doggie TMJ!  I was so...
Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Is your dog’s urine killing your grass?

Have you ever experienced having a dog urinate on your grass and then finding a dead yellow spot in the grass the next day?  All of us pet owners have probably experienced that before which made me curious as to why this happens.  This happens because dog urine is...
Is doggie daycare right for your pet?

Is doggie daycare right for your pet?

We recently took Jake and Maggie to Misty Pines Dog Park and I asked to see their facilities.  Thomas and I have always agreed that we would never board our dogs and we stand by that.  It is either for you or not and we just feel more comfortable not boarding.  The...
Can dogs have identical twins?

Can dogs have identical twins?

I was sitting around the table at Thomas’ family’s house and we were talking about my blog when his aunt asked me if dogs can be born twins.  I said that I thought so and was going to research it.  Turns out that dogs can be born twins and here is how.    ...
What are your rights when losing a pet?

What are your rights when losing a pet?

I first started researching the emotional toll it takes on a pet when you give it up simply because you do not want it.  There have been people in my life who have adopted an animal because they thought it was a good idea at the time only to turn around and give it up...
Why foster a dog?

Why foster a dog?

First I have to say that I could never foster a dog….why?…because it would become mine.  I could never give the dog up.  I would end up with a whole house full of dogs so I admit it is not for me but there are a lot of amazing people out there who can....
National Dog Day

National Dog Day

August 26th is National Dog Day!!!  First I have to apologize because I totally missed today being National Dog Day and did not blog about it.  I follow a dog mom and blogger called “Home Is Where The Boat Is” and when I opened up her email and blog post,...
Misty Pines Dog Park

Misty Pines Dog Park

I recently had a birthday and always joke that the entire month of August is my birthday.  Since that’s the case, Thomas asked what I wanted to do this weekend and I said… spend the day with the dogs.  I suggested a fun-filled day of going to Misty Pines...
Proud Dog Chef

Proud Dog Chef

Happy Wednesday everyone!!!  I’ve been wanting to tell you about a cookbook that I purchased called The Proud Dog Chef written by The Proud Dog Mom.  She has a blog called www.prouddogmom.com that I’ve been following and really enjoy reading her articles....
Beef liver for your dog

Beef liver for your dog

Have you ever given the thought to giving your dog beef liver?  I have to admit that it has never crossed my mind.  I am always making sure that Jake and Maggie get the best food and treats.  I buy everything organic whether it be a baby carrot for a treat or their...
Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treats

Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treats

Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treats Hi everyone!!!  Hope you all had a great weekend!  I know I did because Sunday was my birthday!!!!  Thomas, my family, and close friends made it feel very special by taking me out to lunch and dinner and sending sweet “Happy...
Toxic Algae Exposure

Toxic Algae Exposure

I typically give you a post on Friday of “What I’m Loving” but today I have to talk about dogs across the South that are dying from Toxic Algae Exposure.  My dad mentioned this to me so I went home and did some research to find out what is going on....
Airport Therapy Dog Programs

Airport Therapy Dog Programs

​It’s been a minute since I posted about Jake and Maggie passing their Canine Good Citizenship training (here and here) all because I wanted them to participate in the PitPaws program at the Pittsburgh International Airport.  I want them both to become Therapy Dogs...
20 Ways to photograph a black dog

20 Ways to photograph a black dog

I can’t tell you how many pictures I’ve taken of Maggie only to delete them because they didn’t turn out right.  I don’t have a problem with Jake. He is very photogenic and takes better pictures and quite possibly because he is chocolate and...
Bentley, Agnes, and Clout

Bentley, Agnes, and Clout

Bentley Agnes Clout  Beaver County Humane Society3394 BRODHEAD ROADCENTER TOWNSHIP, PA 15001PHONE: 724-775-5801FAX: 724-709-8357​Get more information at beavercountyhumanesociety.org/adoptFollow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bchumanesociety​Shelter...
Adopt a shelter dog today!

Adopt a shelter dog today!

Hello! My name is Lumley! I am an extra, super, duper special pup. The staff here have become my family; they love me, they protect me, and they give me hope. I am dashingly handsome, but sometimes that’s all anyone sees: my looks. They don’t know that I...
Pig Ears and Salmonella Poisoning

Pig Ears and Salmonella Poisoning

I follow a blog called Proud Dog Mom and recently received a post about Pig Ear Dog Treats Making Humans Sick.  The FDA is investigating and urging all pet owners to stop buying and feeding their pets the pig ears and urging retailers to stop selling them.  The CDC is...
Horse Ownership

Horse Ownership

I typically blog about dog related topics but today I want to give you some insight into the equestrian world.  One of my fondest memories from my childhood was when my parents bought me my first horse.  We found Sparky and so my love for horses began.  My father...
Blueberry, Blackberry, Veggie Freezies

Blueberry, Blackberry, Veggie Freezies

It’s been awhile since I posted a dog treat recipe.  I know I promised you more of those so here is a Blueberry, Blackberry, Veggie Freezie recipe that I found on-line and modified to what I thought Jake and Maggie would like.  I also apologize for missing a...
Grounds and Hounds Coffee

Grounds and Hounds Coffee

I am so excited to share this post with you!!  My sister sent me a link one night to a company called Grounds and Hounds Coffee.  The title was interesting but I fell in love with the story not to mention the coffee is delicious.   At Grounds and Hounds Coffee Co,...
The Grommet

The Grommet

I was scouring Pinterest like I do every night and came across a “pin” showing all of these neat gadgets for pets.  I clicked on it and it took me to a website called The Grommet.  You can find everything on their site from children’s clothes to home...
Dogs and Raccoons

Dogs and Raccoons

In my last post on Dogs and Armadillos, I promised I would talk about how to prevent raccoons on your property and what to do should your dog decide to go after one.  Here is something I did not know…raccoons will go after a cat to kill it just for sport.  A...
Is your dog left pawed or right pawed?

Is your dog left pawed or right pawed?

Every day I work with Jake and Maggie and we play “tricks” which involves them getting in my face at the exact time every day and me saying…”Do you want to play tricks?”  They immediately run to the mudroom so I can pull out the treats...
Dogs and Armadillos

Dogs and Armadillos

I was talking to a friend who was telling me about three armadillos and a raccoon she found on her property and how curious her dog was about them.  This got us thinking about what would happen to her dog should the armadillos and raccoon (more about raccoons in a...
Jake passed his Canine Good Citizens Test

Jake passed his Canine Good Citizens Test

Jake passed his Canine Good Citizen test!!!!  Yeahhhh!!!  Thomas and I are very proud of him.  It was so hot on Saturday for Jake but he powered through.  I brought his travel bowl and made sure he had fresh water to drink.  As you can see by the look on his face, he...
When is the best time to feed your dog?

When is the best time to feed your dog?

In the past when I had my last three, Bear, Bella, and Lady, I worked full time but always made sure they ate in the morning at 6:00 am and then when I got home at 5:30 pm.  Our schedule was that I would let them out first thing when we got up, fed them as soon a they...
Why does my dogs’ paws smell like Fritos?

Why does my dogs’ paws smell like Fritos?

I have to write this blog because I’ve never experienced this before until I got my sweet little Jakie Poo!  I now have a little monster with Frito smelling paws and a nose that smells like honey (but that is a topic for another blog).   Does your fur baby’s paws...