12 Ways to Help Your Dog With Holiday Stress

12 Ways to Help Your Dog With Holiday Stress

Do you have a dog with holiday stress? Every year, Haley watches as I begin to drag out all of our Christmas decorations. Some are in the garage, some in the basement and others in closets. She’s a velcro dog, so she follows me on my many trips back and forth and all around the house while I gather the … Read More

Haley’s Holiday Giveaway!

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

What to Do If Your Dog Eats Turkey Bones

What to Do It Your Dog Eats Turkey Bones

Every Thanksgiving I remember the year Haley ate an entire turkey breast carcass. Yes, she ate the entire thing! That might have been the first time she discovered the joy of dumpster diving in the kitchen trash can. With all the commotion around the holiday, I had forgotten about the bones in the trash can when we left the house … Read More

An Easy Halloween Costume With Dog Safe Paint

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

Dogs and Fireworks – 14 Strategies to Keep Your Dog Calm

Dogs and Fireworks - 14 Strategies to Keep Your Dog Calm

If the sound of fireworks or thunderstorms sends your dog scrambling to leap into your lap or cower under a bed, your pup’s not alone. With their keen sense of hearing, loud noises can be overwhelming for most dogs, leaving them pacing the floor, panting or trembling with fear. Some dogs may even urinate on the floor or become destructive … Read More

Why You Should Celebrate National Pet Month!

Why You Should Celebrate National Pet Month

I know, you’re probably rolling your eyes at the thought of another “National” something or other day or month, but this one is all about our best friends. Let’s face it, we all get lazy sometimes or settle into a routine with our pups, so the month of May is a perfect time to shake things up and celebrate National … Read More

Who Would Your Dog Vote for in 2016?

Who Would Your Dog Vote for in 2016?

It’s President’s Day and what better day to reflect on the past as well as where we’re headed as a nation, especially during the height of this campaign season. The candidate who wins the election this November certainly has some big shoes to fill. While analyzing and comparing the candidates, sometimes it’s good to take a break from the craziness … Read More

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

What's in Your Stocking?

Haley and I wish you the Merriest of Christmases and the Happiest of Holidays! I’m thrilled to announce the winner of Haley’s Holiday Gift Giveaway! The lucky dog belongs to Sharon Blank. Congratulations Sharon! You’ll be receiving an email from me shortly and Haley’s gift basket of goodies will soon be making its way to your door. I wish I … Read More

Haley’s Holiday Gift Giveaway

Haley's Holiday Gift Giveaway

Congratulations to Sharon Blank, winner of Haley’s Holiday Gift Giveaway! As a thank you to all of our awesome readers here, Haley and I have teamed up to bring one lucky person and their pup some wonderful holiday gifts! It’s hard to believe 2015 is coming to an end very soon. It’s been a great year for the blog and … Read More

Are Christmas Trees Harmful to Dogs?

Are Christmas Trees Harmful to Dogs?

Haley’s gone Christmas tree shopping with us every year since she was born. When we bring the tree back home, she waits to grab one of the trimmed branches from the bottom of the tree then prances around the yard like a reindeer with her evergreen trophy before settling down to chew on the branch for a few minutes. It … Read More