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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 research more.  Jake And Maggie now have rough patches on their elbows which the vet has instructed me to keep watch of them getting hard and crusty.  When this...

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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 got me wondering Can Dogs Eat Dandelions and Are Dandelions Toxic To Dogs if ingested?  I assumed they were but after doing some research, I found they actually...

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Nutter Butter Doggie Sandwiches

Nutter Butter Doggie Sandwiches

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Today is Jake and Maggie’s 5th birthday!!!  Instead of making them a cake, I made these Nutter Butter Doggie Sandwiches and they loved them!  With healthy doggie approved peanut butter from BarkBistro, (see my doggie pancakes I made) whole wheat flour, local honey, fresh egg, vegetable oil, baking soda, and vanilla, these treats were a perfect treat to celebrate the...

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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 Pup Parent Should Know.  Have you ever heard of the terms “Capturing” and “Jackpotting”?  I have not so I found these interesting.  We have fun every morning going over...

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Safe Swimming Tips For Your Dog

Safe Swimming Tips For Your Dog

Happy Monday everyone!  With summer fast approaching we will be taking Jake And Maggie on vacations with us with swimming involved.  I started researching different dog friendly hotels and pet-friendly activities and thought I’d share a post on Safety Swimming Tips For Your Dog.  The dogs are going to experience Asheville and Nashville this year and I can’t wait to see their reactions!  We...

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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 recipes using vanilla, differences between soy wax vs beeswax, to these cleaning tips.  This post is a combination of ways she cleans her house having a small family...

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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 showing signs of eyes tearing up.  I took them to vet and was told they are fine and with spring here, their allergies might be acting up.  Goods news is that they are...

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St. Patrick’s Day Pet Safety Tips

St. Patrick’s Day Pet Safety Tips

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Can you believe St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow!  I love this holiday because it is a happy one and since we adopted Jake and Maggie, we have celebrated it more.  But celebrating St. Patrick’s Day can be toxic to dogs and cats so we are always careful.  Here are some St. Patrick’s Day Pet Safety Tips to think about when having a party. Irish Soda Bread Believe it or not,...

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Taking Your Dog To A Pet Friendly Restaurant

Taking Your Dog To A Pet Friendly Restaurant

Happy Monday everyone!  Today on the blog we are talking about Taking Your Dog To A Pet Friendly Restaurant.  Mr. TAL and I are taking Jake and Maggie on vacation with us this year to Ashville, NC!  We talked this weekend about taking two separate vacations that will allow us to explore with the pups.  First stop is NC and the second is TN!  Both are dog friendly destinations with pup friendly...

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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 owned has been able to read my emotions and have acted on their senses to show me they understand. Several years ago, I adopted Bear from a shelter in Ohio would stop...

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