GIVEAWAY: Win an Aromatherapy Car Diffuser!

We love taking our dogs to the lake–but, I have to admit, after they’ve both enjoyed a swim the car gets that wet dog smell. Rather than using sprays or hanging deodorizers, though, I… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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Donna, thanks so much for addressing this paralle…

Donna, thanks so much for addressing this parallel. When my own girl, Daisy, joined me in 2001, it became devastatingly clear that the model of thought that engenders pit bull-type prejudice is inevitably linked to human ethnicity prejudice. When Daisy … Continue reading

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Puppy Dog Pals Inspired Dog Bone Sugar Cookies

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Disney Junior. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make Bubby and Bean possible. Long time readers and followers may recall back when Essley was a baby and I … Continue reading

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Such a wonderful story – both Chappy and Crystal d…

Such a wonderful story – both Chappy and Crystal deserve each other and deserve to be happy, supported and loved. I hope this story helps other blocky dogs find a way into homes that need them. Thank you BAD RAP … Continue reading

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Looking for a Dog-Friendly Renaissance Festival? Head to Kansas City

This fall the roads that lead to Bonner Springs, Kansas will transform into pathways to the past for both pet parents and their pups as the Kansas City Renaissance Festival (one of the rare… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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What is Dry Drowning–and Is Your Dog at Risk?

Recently we shared with you our tips for your dog’s first beach vacation. But whether it’s your dog’s first trip to the beach or, like us, a weekly getaway to a lake beach,… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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Hank and Fuzzy: A Love Story

When Hank, a 4-year old chocolate Labrador Retriever, came to live at the Fox Valley Humane Association, he was accompanied by Fuzzy, a purple stuffed hippo. The staff couldn’t resist having a little fun with the pair. Their Instagram post … Continue reading

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Shih Tzu Care Tips

Shih tzu’s are good-natured and easy to train, making them great family pets. But caring for a Shih tzu can be time consuming because they require a lot of grooming. A major part of Shih tzu care is proper grooming … Continue reading

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Call the Midwife Star Helps Dogs in Bulgaria

As nurse Delia Busby on the popular British series Call the Midwife she’s helped to both save and bring lives into the world. Through her off-screen role as an animal advocate, actress Kate… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Clean Eating On Little Time

This post was sponsored by Eat Smart as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I’ve posted before about my (admittedly on again, off again) clean eating journey – … Continue reading

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