Happy 7th Birthday Delia!

Happy 7th Birthday, Delia! My baby girl is 7 years old. I can’t believe how fast time is flying. Wasn’t she just a year and a half old? How is it possible she’s 7?! We went low-key with the party for now. I’ve been sick, and we’re packing to move soon, so we decided to wait until we are settled to have her celebration with her friends. I found this adorable Garanimals unicorn t shirt for human toddlers and couldn’t {Read More}

19th Annual Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge Finals Preview

Saturday, October 1 Delia, Chewy and I will be attending the 19th Annual Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge Finals at Purina Farms in Gray Summit, Missouri. Delia and I have gone in the past and we both had a fantastic time. We didn’t make it last year, so this year will be Chewy’s first time. This competition is the “Olympics” of canine sports, with events  including high-flying disc routines, 30-Weave-Up-And-Back, Large and Small Dog Agility courses, Jack Russell Hurdle {Read More}

5 Resources for Finding Lost Pets

One of the most awful experiences a pet parent can face is when a pet goes missing. It can happen in the blink of an eye. My childhood best friend, Mickey, disappeared one evening during a potty trip outside. It was our fault. We let him out onto our patio behind our apartment complex alone. He had always returned right after he did his business, we didn’t expect this night to be any different. (Now, I can’t imagine what we {Read More}

Introducing PupScouts Org Troop 314

Hello, my friends! It’s me, Delia writing today. I’m happy to announce that I am the proud new PupScouts Troop 314 leader. We are the first troop in the St. Louis, Mo. area! What is PupScouts? If you haven’t heard of PupScouts, it is like the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts for human kids, but PupScouts is for us pups! How cool is that!? We get to meet new friends, spend fun time with our pawrents, earn cool badges and {Read More}

Book Review- Loving Emmi: How Baby Morgan The Broken Jaw Puppy Stole Our Hearts And Our Wallet (Dog-Ma) (Volume 2) by Barbara Boswell Brunner

Barbara Boswell Brunner is back with another heart-wearming, thought-provoking book about her experiences loving and caring for dogs that others may have given up on. I’m so happy to have had the opportuity to read and review this book. Loving Emmi begins with a story about Barbara Boswell Brunner’s Rottweiler, Morgan, a humorous, gentle giant, who passed away in 2013 from cancer. The author tells of Morgan’s cancer battle and her impact on her family. Soon after Morgan’s passing, the {Read More}

Cersei: From the Lonely Streets of Mexico to a Forever Home in the USA

Today I want to introduce you to Cersei. When my friend Margaret lost her beloved Chihuahua, Izzy, she was heartbroken. Anyone who has loved and lost a beloved animal can relate to that pain. She began searching for a rescued Chihuahua to adopt, but after searching for weeks, she hadn’t found anyone she felt a connection with. That is until a friend who had retired to Mexico posted a photo on Facebook of a 4 pound, emaciated, homeless Chihuahua she {Read More}

Book Review: Grow Young with Your Dog

We’re all familiar with the aches and pains that come with aging. Our dogs experience this, too. Mary Debono’s book Grow Young with Your Dog gives readers an approach to grow young and feel better, rather than old and achy with your dog, and the healing power of connection with your dog. Mary Debono, GCFP (Guild Certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner) is the creator of Debono Moves, a system of improvement designed to enhance body awareness, comfort and movement, while deepening the {Read More}

Benefits of Essential Oils and Canine Massage after Trauma

We are participating in the Caring for Critters Round Robin hosted by Heart Like a Dog. Several pet bloggers are sharing their experiences with health issues their pets have faced and how they dealt with them. Yesterday Leah at Let’s Go Dog wrote about Hip Dysplasia and tomorrow Rebekah at My Rotten Dogs will be writing about Canine Yeast Infections in the Ears. Today, I’m sharing my experience with helping my dog Nicky recover from a dog attack using massage {Read More}

Football isn’t the only sport to watch Sunday February 2, 2014-Talented canine athletes from around the world compete in the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge

Football isn’t the only sport to watch Sunday February 2, 2014! Talented canine athletes from around the world compete in the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge, which showcases dogs and their handlers competing in Small Dog Agility, Large Dog Agility, Jack Russell Hurdle Racing, Diving Dog, Fetch It, 30 Weave Up and Back and Freestyle Flying Disc competitions. Back in October Delia and I were invited to the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge National Finals at Purina Farms {Read More}