5 Reasons You May Be the Cause Behind Your Dog’s Misbehavior

There is no love quite like puppy love. That little bundle of fur with the soulful eyes can do no wrong until suddenly that baby isn’t so little anymore, but a gangly teenager that gets into mischief at every turn. These changes are sometimes difficult to anticipate even for experienced dog owners as different dogs exhibit different combinations of behaviors. Most dog owners are surprised to learn the degree to which they themselves have contributed Read More

The Benefits Of Adopting A Labrador

This post is sponsored by Nakturnal. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. I am a huge advocate for pet adoption and am always looking for ways to encourage and educate others in the importance of pet adoption! If you are considering welcoming a new dog into your home and have your heart set on a Labrador , I have some advice to share with you when it comes to the benefits of adopting Read More

How We Encourage Good Behavior With Dog Treats

This post is sponsored by The J.M. Smucker Company. All opinions are my own. If you have ever owned a dog then you know there are basically two things they care about most in this world … praise from their owner and food! Positive reinforcement is the ideal way to reward your dog and encourage good behavior. The reward makes your dog more likely to repeat the good behavior, so positive reinforcement is one of Read More

How To Support Your Local Pet Shelters

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FortunaForAll #CollectiveBias #cbias  Anytime I mention that I am heading to PetSmart, all three of my children rush out the door and into the car. This is one of our favorite places to visit, especially on the weekends when they host pet adoption days. This is a topic that is special to my heart because we have adopted two Read More

Cat Litter Box Problems & How To Stop Them

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveTheseCleanPaws #CollectiveBias Are you scratching your head trying to figure out why your beloved feline is no longer using their litter box? Here are some of the most common cat litter box problems and how to stop them! There is nothing more frustrating than when your cat suddenly decides they no longer want use the litter box. I Read More

7 Christmas Gift Ideas for Dog Lovers

It’s easy to shop for gifts for dog lovers. They like it when they receive regular gifts intended for human use, but they appreciate gifts for their beloved canines just as well. Send both your human and dog friends lots of love this Christmas by giving them gifts that they can enjoy together. 1. Tennis ball holder Playing fetch is an activity that both dogs and dog owners look forward to, but it has one Read More

The Top 3 Dog Hot Spot Treatments That Work

It can be quite an upsetting experience to watch your dog suffer from the painful skin condition that is often referred to as hot spots. Sometimes this autoimmune-related skin condition can cause moist, reddened, irritated, oozing skin lesions that won’t let your dog be at ease. Whenever you notice such signs, along with scratching and restlessness, it is almost certain that your dog is suffering from acute moist dermatitis, a condition that should be treated Read More

4 Great Ways to Reward Your Furry Friend When You’re on a Budget

Having a dog can be one of the most fulfilling parts of life but it can also be a financial stress. Not only do dogs need regular veterinary care, but they also need food, bedding, medicine and more. If you have a dog but also a tight budget, that doesn’t mean you have to skimp on treats and rewards for your dog. In reality, there are many ways you can make your dog’s life fun Read More

Untamed Is For Pets Who Are Wild At Heart

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Untamed. All of the thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are 100% my very own.  As a busy mother to three rambunctious kids, I assume many thought it was crazy when we decided to adopt a puppy last summer. While my plate did undoubtedly become more full, there isn’t a moment of regret! Our beloved Duke has made hiking more exciting, the backyard Read More

Extra Income for the Dogs

Pet lover without a pet? Bank account lacking a certain extra padding? That’s where the pet-sitting network Rover.com comes in. This world of pet owners and experienced sitters creates a trustworthy experience for everyone, and most importantly keeps cats and dogs well cared-for and happy. Becoming a Rover sitter is an incredibly unique way to bring in extra income, mostly because you’re too busy hanging out with sweet four-legged friends to notice that it’s technically Read More

Tips For Taking Photos With Your Kid & Dog

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Because of my partnership with Gerber®, my little one is ineligible to win the Gerber Photo Search or a weekly prize, but you may be eligible so make sure you submit a photo of your baby and/or pet! #GigglesandWiggles #CollectiveBias People are always completing me on the adorable photos I am always posting of my youngest daughter and Read More

What Does Responsible Pet Ownership Really Mean?

Having a pet is not just about having a furry companion at your side when you’re bored or to play with when you’re in the mood. Whether we are talking about a dog, a cat, or any other kind of pet, once you decided to welcome a living being into your life, you are entirely responsible for its fate. But, what does the concept of “responsible pet owner” means to you? Does it mean that Read More