Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

Happy 2017! After a long and crazy 2016, we’re nearly two weeks into the new year and I hope it is treating you well! Where we’ve been… 2016. Wow, what a year.  My lack of posting over the last year is embarrassing. I have had a lot that I wanted to share, but I let the dramas of life get in my way.  Illness in my family and myself, exhaustion from balancing work and school, and dealing with the lingering {Read More}

Our Pet Friendly Pumpkin Patch Adventure

Delia and Chewy joined their friends on a visit to Meert Tree Farm, a pet friendly pumpkin patch and corn maze just outside of St. Louis. Delia loves it there. She had her first pumpkin patch and corn maze adventure there a few years ago. This year, Chewy joined her for his first time. They were eager to pick out a pumpkin AND to earn their Corn Maze and Hay Ride badges for PupScouts! We were happy that our friends {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}

Freshpet Natural Pet Food Review

I’ve written before about how picky Delia is about her food. I’m sure she is the pickiest eater on the planet. Each time I think we’ve found a food she likes, she turns the tables on me and stops eating it. Until we found Freshpet. She has been eating Freshpet food consistently for nearly a year, now. So, I was excited when we won a BarkPost contest for Freshpet food! We love BarkPost AND Freshpet, so it was a double {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}

Natural Nutrition From Merrick for the #BestDogEver

I’m a little bit obsessive about Delia and Chewy’s nutrition. They both get bored with their food easily, so I’m always looking for nutritious, natural foods for them to try. They recently had a chance to try Merrick Classic Small Breed Recipe food. I’ve heard good things about Merrick, but had yet to try it, so I was interested in learning more. This post is sponsored by Merrick Pet Care and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated {Read More}

Give Your Pet A Valentine’s Day Care Package from Hartz #BabbleBoxx

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away, and Hartz® has plenty of options to spoil your furry valentine. From toys, treats, grooming products, health and wellness products, and more, Hartz has plenty to offer pet parents. We teamed up with Babbleboxx to share just a few of Hartz pet products with our readers. BabbleBoxx is not a subscription service – it’s an exclusive box with products that gets delivered to a limited number of social media influencers. We were excited to be {Read More}

Wordless Wednesday: Penguin Awareness Day

Happy Penguin Awareness Day! I took these photos a couple of months ago at the St. Louis Zoo’s Penguin and Puffin Coast, one of my favorite spots at the St. Louis Zoo.