Pet Lovers

Doggie Sugar Cookie Recipe!

Ingredients 1 sweet potato 2 1/2 C whole wheat flour* 1/4 C unsweetened applesauce 2 eggs Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Prick sweet potato several times with a fork. Heat sweet potato in a microwave on high until tender, about 6 minutes. Cut potato in half and scoop flesh out… Read more »

Those Amazing Dogs

Fun Phrases Dogs Know Looking for a cute head-tilt? Ask your dog “DO YOU WANT TO…” and make it happen! Typically, it sounds more like “Do you wanna…?” and dogs seem to know that whatever follows is really interesting! Do you wanna treat? Do you wanna go for a walk? Do you wanna go outside?… Read more »

Do Dogs Get Bored?

Fortunately, my dog’s breed affiliation is one of quiet comfort. He is not an active dog, but rather a good “apartment” dog, comfortable with limited, calm surroundings. Oh, he can get crazy at times, but it’s short lived. He is satisfied living a laid-back lifestyle, with regular leisure walks full of new smells and new… Read more »

Safe Boating with your Dog

What’s more fun than a beautiful sunny day spent boating? How about a beautiful sunny day spent boating with your best furry friend? Yeah…. That’s pert-near PERFECT! A responsible dog owner knows that there are many things to consider and prepare for when planning to take your dog boating. Just because your dog can swim… Read more »

Military Dogs

Because of our passion for dogs, each holiday honoring our military… Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day… brings to mind our brave canine soldiers too. It’s clear to see why dogs are such an asset to the military. They have such an awesome sense of smell, useful for sniffing-out explosives as well as enemies. Their acute… Read more »

When Dogs Mourn

One of the most endearing qualities of a dog is their ability to “live in the moment”. We, as humans, often wish that we could do that. It takes a lot of effort sometime for us to just connect with the present… to be mindful… to enjoy the moment. Dogs just naturally live their life… Read more »

Protecting Your Pets from Local Wildlife

My neighbor opened his front door the other day to take his dog for a walk and within 5 feet stood a very large raccoon. The raccoon was intimidating…standing on his hind legs…refusing to move. To quote my neighbor, “This can’t be good…” and he shut the door and watched through the peep-hole until the… Read more »

Take a Break

The other day I headed out the front door with Rex to go on his afternoon walk. It was a pretty day. The sun was warm, there was a nice breeze, the sky was a beautiful blue. Normally, Rex is enthusiastic about his routine neighborhood “explorations”… he can’t wait to parade down the street and… Read more »

Your PAW-fect Wedding!

Ahhh… Your perfect June wedding… white lace, fresh flowers, dainty pearls and sparkling diamonds, champagne, poop bags, pretty table…. Uh… what? Yes, that’s right – poop bags! Our little furry friends are so much a part of our life. They were probably there when you met your fiancé…. with you on a few dates… between… Read more »