My Favorite Global Pet Expo Products 2017

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My Favorite Global Pet Expo Products

From food to fashion and everything in between, the 2017 Global Pet Expo had it all and I was thrilled to be there this year to take it all in! I was glad to see the ever-expanding field of healthy food/treats and health-related products. Probiotics, herbal remedies and hemp-based products are gaining in popularity. Healthy chews and other products to … Read More

The 2017 Global Pet Expo!

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The 2017 Global Pet Expo

Last year, I was planning on attending the Global Pet Expo but unfortunately we had to cancel our plans after Haley tore her CCL and needed surgery right before the show. I was so disappointed to miss the event last year, but I’m thrilled to be here today at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida to discover all … Read More

Haley’s Picks for the Best Treat Dispensing Toys

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The Best Treat Dispensing Toys

Note: This is NOT a paid or compensated review, but a review of two products that I purchased for my own use. I enjoy sharing information about products you may like or find useful and you’ll always receive my honest and unbiased opinion. When do we use treat dispensing toys? Uh, pretty much every day! If you haven’t tried any … Read More

Are Sticks Safe for Dogs?

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Are Sticks Safe for Dogs?

Like a lot of people, I grew up throwing sticks for my dogs to chase and I’ve done the same thing with Haley when hiking through the woods or playing on the beach. Throwing a stick for a dog seems like a natural thing to do and a lot of dogs like to chase and chew on sticks. Most people … Read More

Why Does My Dog Greet Me With a Toy?

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Why Does My Dog Greet Me With a Toy?

What’s the deal with dogs that greet you with a toy when you walk in the door? I don’t mean to sound like Jerry Seinfeld here, but I’ve always wondered why Haley does this. Sometimes she does a little panic routine as she frantically searches for something to put in her mouth. Usually it’s a toy laying nearby or an … Read More

Do You Have a Dog That Doesn’t Like to Play?

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Dog that doesn't like to play

I recently read an interesting article by Jen from Puppy Leaks called A Game of Tug is the Best Training Reward I’ve Found where Jen talks about how she uses a tug toy as a training tool for her dog, Laika. Training often involves using treats for motivation but Laika loves tug-of-war so much that Jen discovered using a tug … Read More

Searching for the Best Dog Ball – One World Futbol Review

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Searching for the Best Dog Ball - One World Futbol Review

Note: This is NOT a paid or compensated review, but a review of a product that I purchased for my own use. I enjoy sharing information about products you may like or find useful and you’ll always receive my honest and unbiased opinion. What dog doesn’t like a ball to chase, right? There are more dog balls and toys on … Read More

Do Dogs Barter? – Trading Toys for Treats

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Do Dogs Barter?

Something odd happened not too long ago that made me feel pretty unobservant as a dog owner and left me intrigued about my dog’s behavior. The question “Do dogs barter?” had never crossed my mind until… One day, sitting comfortably on the couch (notebook in lap and visiting lots of amazing dog blogs), I noticed Haley had arrived in front … Read More

Bret Michaels, Rockin’ Pet Accessory Designer

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Bret Michaels Pets Rock

Yes, he’s a rocker, but there’s a lot more to the Poison frontman Bret Michaels than you may realize.  His wide range of titles include singer, songwriter, musician, actor, director, producer, winner of Celebrity Apprentice 3 and more recently, pet accessory designer.  Huh?  Yes, Bret Michaels has been busy designing his Pets Rock Collection of toys, collars, leashes, apparel, beds, … Read More