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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 inside.  We had to watch them both like a hawk and check them before coming in to the house.  They both learned the commands “Drop It” and “Leave It”...

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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 ever got sick (God forbid), would they be able to sense what was going on.  Today’s post is about the questions and answers on the dog’s ability to detect...

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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 lids. Back in 2022, I wrote a post "Doggie Eye Boogies And What They Mean" which gives a broader description if you would like to gain more...

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How To Create A Dog Safe Garden

How To Create A Dog Safe Garden

Happy Wednesday everyone!  How To Create A Dog Safe Garden.  Spring is here and Mr. TAL and I have been working hard to put in new edging around the house, raised beds for plantings, and creating plans for a new shed.  I have plans for a new herb garden and with everything going on, we are cautious to keep the gardens and yard safe for Jake and Maggie. Ok…so how do you keep your yard safe for...

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What Are The Nutritional Stages Over A Dog’s Lifespan?

What Are The Nutritional Stages Over A Dog’s Lifespan?

Happy Wednesday everyone!  It’s been a minute since I last posted.  It’s been a crazy busy time for us and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop any time soon but I didn’t forget about you.  I’m back and ready to blog!  One of my loyal readers has suggested I create a post on What Are The Nutritional Stages Over A Dog’s Lifespan.  I’ve done a ton of research and here is what I’ve found.  If...

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Your Dog’s Zodiac Sign

Your Dog’s Zodiac Sign

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Ever wonder what your pet's reaction means to something?  Your Dog's Zodiac Sign is a fun post that sheds light on their behavior based on the month they were born.  Jake and Maggie are Gemini's born June 8, 2017!  The horoscope (see chart) says they are social butterflies, explorers, and love interacting with others which is very true to their nature.  They love...

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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 about the UK banning all XL bully dog breads, I was heart broken.  I for one know the terror these dog owners are facing.  I once owned a Pitbull/Rottweiler mix who I...

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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 she said it’s a Primordial Pouch.  As soon as I got home, I started my research.  Have you ever heard of this?  Have you ever wondered why some cats look like their belly is...

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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 “Alpha” or “Pack Leader” established and the history behind it.  I researched several sources and found conflicting information as you will read in this...

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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 with polar fleece material, it is soft, durable, and washable.  This Snuffle Mat is a perfect gift for your pet’s Christmas stocking, can make a great travel toy, or something to...

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