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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
Pogis Grooming Wipes For Your Pet

Pogis Grooming Wipes For Your Pet

Pogis Grooming Wipes For Your Pet This is a re-post with updated information, review, and links:  I posted about these Pogis Grooming Wipes back in 2019 and have been using them ever since.  I love that they are so effective in cleaning the dogs, helping to keep...
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 This is a re-post (with more information) from awhile back but I thought it would be a perfect dog treat for Valentine’s Day!  Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day with your pet(s)?  We always have and will again this year with a...
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

Noise Anxiety In Dogs This is an update and re-post.  July 4th is this weekend and the loud booms of the fireworks and explosion of colors not only affects dogs but all animals.  It’s best to be prepared for your pet so they don’t suffer.   I was prompted...
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...
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...
Can dogs eat turkey?

Can dogs eat turkey?

Can dogs eat turkey? This is a re-post.  This post has been updated with more information, links, and relatable posts below.  With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s always good to know what you can feed your pup and not to feed them!  This post from...
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,...
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...
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

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The cause of hairy dog teeth

The cause of hairy dog teeth

When we were living in MO, I found a wonderful vet who I not only respected as a lover of animals and veterinarian to the community of Eureka but I also enjoyed talking to him on a personal level as well.  What a smart and funny guy!  His name is Dr. Griese and he...
Can dogs get sunburns?

Can dogs get sunburns?

  I was standing out in the yard with the dogs the other day and Jake being Jake, he was giving me a hard time about coming in.  He insisted that he be allowed to lay in the yard and watch the neighbors level off their yard.  We have a new home built next to us and...
Nylabone for the power chewers

Nylabone for the power chewers

I haven’t done a product review in a while so I figured I’d take another chance on a toy that said “Tuff Enuff”.  I was at Shop N’ Save today getting groceries and stopped in the pet isle to see what they had.  I’ve posted before...
Comcast’s New “Pet Filter”

Comcast’s New “Pet Filter”

“Is Maggie hiding from me?”   “Is Maggie smiling?”   Who doesn’t love to know what their pet is doing when they are not home?  I know we do so we installed NEST to help us keep an eye on Jake and Maggie.  When we bought our new home, we chose...
How to make a “Pup Cake”

How to make a “Pup Cake”

How to make a “Pup Cake” Hi everyone!  How To Make A Pup Cake…It’s been awhile and I wanted to kick off with a new look to the site, the results of my survey and most important…Jake and Maggie’s 2nd birthday!!!  The pups turned 2...
Treats-Unleashed Pet Bakery

Treats-Unleashed Pet Bakery

My sweet friend gave Thomas and I a gift card from an all natural pet bakery and pet store called Treats-Unleashed​ here in Missouri.  I visited the store for the first time today and was so impressed with the store, the customer service and their selection of baked...
What is Kitten Season?

What is Kitten Season?

What is Kitten Season?Have you heard of it yet? If not, this is the time of year when every unspayed, queen (female cat) is likely to have a belly full of babies, or a litter of youngsters by her side.   This is also the time when shelters are getting bombarded with...
Where to find a shelter pet part 2?

Where to find a shelter pet part 2?

I just did a post on “Where to find a shelter pet?” that highlights the adorable cats up for adoption at Beaver County Humane Society.  I wanted to make sure I included these sweet dogs and bunnies who are also ready to find their forever home.   ​​Beaver...
Where to find a shelter pet?

Where to find a shelter pet?

Where do you find a loving shelter pet?  Look no further than Beaver County Humane Society!  What a wonderful place to stop in, check out the amazing dogs, cats and bunnies for adoption.  If you are looking for a forever pet, check out these sweet faces below.  ...
Stella and Chewy’s Raw Coated Kibble

Stella and Chewy’s Raw Coated Kibble

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter!  Thomas and I had a great weekend and celebrated Easter at the Grand Concourse in Pittsburgh, PA enjoying their Easter Buffet!  The buffet includes everything from scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns to homemade waffles and...
DNA tests for your dog

DNA tests for your dog

This week is going so fast and has been so busy that I almost missed my Wednesday post.  It’s 7:44 pm and I still have time!  I found an interesting article in an “Eating Well” magazine this week titled “What Can a DNA Test Actually Reveal About My Dog?  My sister and...
More Fur Babies Up For Adoption

More Fur Babies Up For Adoption

Beaver County Humane Society3394 BRODHEAD ROADCENTER TOWNSHIP, PA 15001 PHONE: 724-775-5801FAX: 724-709-8357​ Get more information at beavercountyhumanesociety.org/adoptFollow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bchumanesociety​ Shelter HoursTuesday &...