It’s been some time since I’ve posted a new article on my site here. I’ve found it’s hard to find motivation since the passing of my long time friend, Buttons. She passed at only 9 years old, and I was a wreck when it happened. No, she wasn’t put down. She didn’t die of natural […]
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Why I Got The Fi Dog Collar
Why I got the The Fi dog collar is a long story of how I lost Atlas last year. The Fi Dog Collar new innovative collar that not only tracks your dog via GPS, but also their activity levels. I recently joined the world of Fi because last year, Atlas was lost. While she was […]
Female Dogs Get Swollen Teats
My dog has recently been to the vet clinic for her swollen teats, and when I asked the vet what it could mean, they weren’t sure over the phone. I had to bring her in. The vet had stated that there could be a long list of reasons on why female dogs get swollen teats, […]
Cooling Options For Dogs – Hot Days!
The weather in most places has been hot to say the least. Many people are posting that they’re leaving their dogs at home during the recent heat waves in so many places. And, while leaving your dogs at home is smart, they still need exercise to keep them from chewing up your house. So, there […]
Dog Paw Wipes – Clean Paws, Clean Homes
It’s that time of year when the snow is melting in Alaska. I don’t know about you, but every time I let the dogs out, they get dirty paws. So, what do I do about dirty paws? I use dog paw wipes. However, after living in Alaska and dealing with breakup every year, I’ve learned […]
Ear Mites In Dogs – The Symptoms
Ear mites in dogs, how do we know? Recently, Atlas ended up getting ear mites, and I must admit, I had no idea that she had them. I watched her as she kept scratching at her ear and made this grunting noise of hers. When I looked in her ear I saw that there was a […]
Which Breed of Dog is Best for Protection?
People often wonder which breed of dog is best for protection? Which dog should I get in order to ensure my house is protected, especially if I have children? The answer varies widely, just as their breeds vary widely. I’ve had the pleasure of having a lot of different breeds of dogs growing up, as […]
Is It Harmful For Dogs To Wear Clothing?
I was searching online for some clothing today and I came across a question. “Is it harmful for dogs to wear clothing?” I even found an old case where the SPCA was attempting to claim that it was animal abuse. Forcing animals to wear clothing is not abuse. However, I’ve been putting my dogs in […]
Walking With Your Cat – Possible?
Recently, I’ve been getting asked this question lately. Whether I think people can go walking with your cat and is it even possible? Well sure it’s possible! Absolutely! There are a few things that I do want to point out though to even begin walking with your cat. They’re not like dogs where they naturally […]
How To Get Rid of Stinky Dog Breath
Scrolling through Facebook last night, I saw a post on a pet site; someone was asking, “How do I get rid of stinky dog breath?” A lot of people responded, of course, with all the methods that everyone uses, and lots of options I’ve used in the past. Some have worked, some, are very temporary. […]