Nine pet professionals to add to your dog’s team

Who has brought home a new pet during quarantine? According to the news, pet sales and adoptions have soared thanks to COVID-19. I honestly asked my dog yesterday, “what would I do without you during quarantine?” Clearly, there’d be a whole lot more of me talking to myself 🤣 If you’re one of the manyContinue reading “Nine pet professionals to add to your dog’s team”

Ten ways to prepare for you first dog-friendly road trip

Planning a family road trip with the dog can be tons of fun! There’s no worrying about finding a good kennel and hauling your pup over there to stay while you’re vacationing. With a little advanced preparation, you can have an enjoyable vacation for the whole family, pooch included. I don’t know about your dog,Continue reading “Ten ways to prepare for you first dog-friendly road trip”

The one where my budget fell by the wayside so I could keep buying organic

Adding a foster kid to our household during a pandemic sure stretched our budget. While my husband and I have lived through frugal times in the past, compromising our food budget isn’t something we like to do much anymore. While trying to get realistic about our finances, I decided to end a years-long hiatus fromContinue reading “The one where my budget fell by the wayside so I could keep buying organic”

The One Where Dart Went Swimming

It’s finally happened. My dog discovered there is a large body of water in our back yard. After weeks of ignoring our hot tub, and being especially afraid of the cover (it’s big and noisy), Dart realized he just HAD to go for a swim. Does anyone else’s dog have trouble turning off that doggie-paddlingContinue reading “The One Where Dart Went Swimming”

The One Where We Started a New Year

This new year got a little…tumultuous. Anyone else ready for a reset moving into 2021? To be clear, I’ve had plenty of fun during this winter break. Sometimes though, having a new foster kiddo in the house makes things a little TOO interesting. I like to keep my holidays and downtime pretty low-key. Thanks toContinue reading “The One Where We Started a New Year”

How to get organized for winter dog walks

BRRRR! We are getting down to the 30-50℉ weather and getting out for walks is tough! What can I say, we’re both weenies after moving from Indiana and acclimating to the Las Vegas desert heat. Taking Dart out in the winter involves a lot more preparation and gear, so this is how we stay organizedContinue reading “How to get organized for winter dog walks”

Five varieties of holiday gifts for your dog

It’s time to start holiday shopping for the favorite dogs in your life! Need a little inspiration? Here are five different styles of gift that will enrich your dog’s senses and help him have even more fun with you this holiday season. Edible treats These are one of Dart’s favorite, and the easiest to buy!Continue reading “Five varieties of holiday gifts for your dog”

Entertain your dog on a budget: Seven ways to play with your pup without buying new dog toys

Get creative with seven new ways to entertain your dog on a budget. Save your hard-earned money and reuse things you already have in your home to invent new ways to play with your canine friend.