Dealing with CCL Knee Injuries in Dogs

Dealing With CCL Knee Injuries

Unfortunately, what I’ve been worrying about for years has happened. Haley recently ruptured her CCL. If you don’t know what the CCL is, it’s the cranial cruciate ligament, equivalent to the ACL in our human knees. Her knee problems started about three years ago when she stretched the ligament. Even though it tightened up after a few weeks of limited … Read More

Haley’s Picks for the Best Treat Dispensing Toys

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

7 Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs

7 Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs

Yay! The official start of the fall season is less than a week away and I’m ready to celebrate its arrival! The temperatures are slowly dropping, all the kids are back in school and I saw the first pumpkins for sale last week. I know it’s a little early, but I just had to buy a few. It’s almost time … Read More

How Much Sleep Does Your Dog Need?

How much sleep does your dog need?

As I’m typing away here, Haley is sound asleep at my feet. She loves my blogging days much more than other days, like house cleaning day. On cleaning days, she follows me from room to room all day long. Maybe she’s inspecting my work as I vacuum all her black hair off the white couch or maybe she’s worried one … Read More

12 Simple Ways to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

12 Simple Ways to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

Pet obesity continues to be a problem here in the United States. A survey conducted last year by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 52.7% of dogs in the US are either overweight or obese. But what’s more surprising is that 95% of dog owners identified their dogs as being normal weight. Our overweight dogs have an elevated … Read More

12 Easy Ways to Exercise Your Dog in the Winter

Dog playing basketball in the snow

If you’re like me, you love the change of seasons, but it’s not always fun or convenient to find ways to exercise your dog in the winter, especially when the days are shorter and it gets dark earlier. For those of us that live in the northern United States, wintertime walks can be beautiful sometimes, but it’s usually all about … Read More