Why Dogs Make Us Laugh

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Why Dogs Make Us Laugh

With all their goofy looks and antics, it’s no wonder we cherish our dogs as our best friends. Dogs make us laugh when they’re unpredictable and silly. They entertain us with their playful nature and creative problem solving skills. But I think one of the biggest reasons dogs make us laugh is their human-like behaviors and expressions. Even though they … Read More

2017 Pet Blogger Challenge and Reader Survey

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2017 Pet Blogger Challenge

It’s 2017 and I’ve welcomed in the new year with open arms! To be honest, I was ready to be done with 2016. Even though it was a tough year for my family, it was a good year for the blog and the Pet Blogger Challenge is a nice way to reflect on the past year by answering the ten … Read More

Haley’s Holiday Giveaway!

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Haley's Holiday Giveaway

Congratulations to JoAnn Stancer from Sand Spring Chesapapeakes, winner of Haley’s Holiday Giveaway! It’s time once again for Haley’s Holiday Giveaway! We’ve had so much fun shopping and selecting this basket full of gifts for one lucky person and their pup. It’s a festive way to thank our awesome readers and spread some holiday cheer! It’s been a crazy year … Read More

It’s a Piperoid Giveaway!

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Piperoid Giveaway

What’s a Piperoid, you ask? Why, they are the adorable, Japanese paper dogs you see above. They’re fun and easy to assemble. All you need is a pair of scissors and you’re ready to get creative transforming the paper tubes into your artsy, posable pup. So, get ready to enter our Piperoid giveaway! Kids and adults alike enjoy putting these … Read More

An Easy Halloween Costume With Dog Safe Paint

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Skeleton Dog With Dog Safe Paint

I admit it. I shamelessly copied Bryn Anderson and her dog Nixe’s incredible Halloween costume idea. And since Haley already has the triangular shapes around her eyes from her naturally graying face, it just seems like it was meant to be. She’s going to be a skeleton dog for Halloween this year! But don’t let my lack of creatively stop … Read More

The Coolest Dogs Are San Francisco Dogs!

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The Coolest Dogs Are San Francisco Dogs

I know, I know — there are cool canines all over the United States and across the globe, but there’s something quite unique about San Francisco dogs. Maybe it’s the vibe of the city itself or the sheer number of dog lovers and their pooches that reside there, but it’s true — the coolest dogs live in San Francisco! It’s … Read More

10 Tips for Dog Swimming Events

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10 Tips for Dog Swimming Events

The dog days of summer have never been more fun! It’s that time of year when community pools start holding their end-of-season dog swimming events. These doggie swims are getting more popular and one of our local pools even turned their annual event into a festival with free goodie bags, vendors, contests and an adoptable dog parade. Plus, they donate … Read More

Get Inspired With Prisma!

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Get Inspired With Prisma

Have you tried Prisma yet? My daughter-in-law, Colleen, showed me the app a few weeks ago and I’ve fallen in love with all of the amazingly creative effects this free app can generate from the pictures on my phone. I have to warn you though, it’s addictive! I’m just starting to experiment with using real paint and brushes on canvas, … Read More

How to Clone Your Dog

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How to Clone Your Dog

There’s no dog quite like your dog, right? That’s how I feel too. Haley is a very special dog. She’s one of a kind and I would definitely call her my heart dog. It’s hard to imagine not having her in our lives, but as her face gets a little more gray each day and she grows into her senior … Read More

What’s Your Pet’s Pet Peeves?

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What's Your Pet's Pet Peeves?

I have a few pet peeves when it comes to people and these three are at the top of my list. Here’s what’s strange. I know it’s not their fault, but noisy eaters bother me the most. Ironically, I don’t mind watching or listening to Haley crunch food or chew with her mouth open. As a matter of fact, I … Read More