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

Bark for Life – Honoring Canine Caregivers and Families

Bark for Life Honors Canine Caregivers and Families

This past Saturday was our local Bark for Life event sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Maybe you’ve taken part in a Relay for Life event before, but have you and your dog ever participated in Bark for Life? This was our first time attending the event with Haley. If you’re not familiar with Bark for Life, it’s a fundraising … Read More

Do You Take Your Dog to Work?

Do You Take Your Dog to Work?

It’s that time of year again. Friday, June 26th is the 17th annual PSI’s Take Your Dog to Work Day®! Yep, it’s a real holiday, well—sort of. It was started in 1999 by Pet Sitters International to highlight how dogs benefit our everyday lives and to promote pet adoption. Sounds like a great idea, right? But what if your company … Read More

Max’s Guide to a Dog-Friendly Yard

Max's Guide to a Dog-Friendly Yard

Meet Max! He was one of our family dogs when I was growing up. Max was a master of destruction both inside the house and outside in the backyard. He was an expert on landscaping, or maybe I should say re-landscaping from the way he liked to tear out rose bushes from the roots and destroy them, thorns and all! … Read More

Tips for a Holiday Road Trip with Your Dog

Road Trip with Your Dog

It’s that time of year when many of us travel over the holidays to be with family and friends. If you normally board your dog or hire a pet sitter, why not consider taking him along this year to celebrate the holidays with you? Traveling with a dog is easier than it used to be. From finding pet friendly hotels … Read More

Keeping San Francisco Dog Friendly

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Ocean Beach Golden Retriever

I can’t think of a better way to kick off my first blog post than with a tribute to one of the most dog friendly cities in the United States, San Francisco!  On a recent visit to the City by the Bay, it was heartwarming to see so many dog owners out and about with their well behaved, four-legged companions.  … Read More