How to Train Your Door-Dashing Dog

How to Train Your Door-Dashing Dog

If you have a Houdini dog that manages to slip out anytime a door is opened or your pup practically knocks you over while trying to squeeze past you to get outside, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to train your door-dashing dog! Just make sure your pooch knows the Sit command and is fully housebroken before you … Read More

The Coolest Dogs Are San Francisco Dogs!

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

3 Misconceptions About Dog Body Language

3 Misconceptions About Your Dog's Body Language

Dogs are masters of reading our body language, but how well can you read your dog’s cues? While observing a dog’s behavior, some signals are confusing and might not mean what we think. Have you ever heard any of the following statements about dog body language? Dogs wag their tails for a number of reasons. If their body is very … Read More

How to Tell If Your Dog Is in Pain

How to Tell If Your Dog Is in Pain

Note: This is NOT a paid or compensated review, but a review of a book that I purchased for my own use. I enjoy sharing information about products or books you may like or find useful and you’ll always receive my honest and unbiased opinion. Whether you have a young pup or your best friend is growing into their senior … Read More

Help! My Dog Gets Too Excited

My Dog Gets Too Excited

Do you prefer energetic dogs or laid-back, calm dogs? I like spirited dogs. It’s entertaining to watch them get worked up and go a little crazy sometimes while playing, but there’s a downside to all that energy if a dog gets too excited too often. Here’s why! Overexcitement can be an inherited trait or an environmental (learned) behavior. Sometimes it’s … Read More

10 Tips for Dog Swimming Events

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!

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

Treating Ear Infections in Dogs

Treating Ear Infections in Dogs

Ear infections are one of the most common problems vets see in their offices. Yep, we’ve been down that road several times with Haley. It begins with the ear scratching, then the frequent flapping noise when she shakes her head, and of course, there’s the yucky smell emanating from her ears. So many dogs suffer with these symptoms, but what … Read More

How to Clone Your Dog

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

3 Quick & Easy Frozen Dog Treats

3 Quick & Easy Frozen Dog Treats

We’re heading into the hottest time of the year here in Ohio and there’s no better way to beat the heat than with a frosty, summertime treat! Here are three tasty recipes for quick and easy frozen dog treats that’ll keep your pup cool all summer long. These are three layer pupsicles with sweet potato on the top and bottom … Read More