Holiday Guacamole

Christmas is a week from today guys, and while I’ve been great at making holiday cocktails, my holiday snack making has been less than stellar. Yesterday I decided to pull out an old recipe (one I’ve actually shared here in … Continue reading

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Dare is seven months old today

Wanting me to throw the ball. Getting ripped. Natural History

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White Christmas Sparkling Sangria

Who says white wine is only good in the summertime? I’ve made this white sangria every holiday season for the last few years and it’s always a hit. I leave out brandy or heavy fruit juices (I just use orange … Continue reading

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Changing the Bullenbeisser

When Europe was a wilder place, there were lots of big game animals. Bison, brown bears, aurochs, and vast sounders of wild boar were all abundant. Before the Neolithic Revolution entered Europe, these animals were often hunted for their meat … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Mike Tomkies and Moobli

We have a tendency to romanticize nature writers. We think of Thoreau or Edward Abbey as sages on the land, revealing profound truths about the nature that was their true muse. I just finished a book, a dog book that … Continue reading

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10 Tips for a Successful Holiday Road Trips With Kids

This post is sponsored by Autotrader; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. My family and I are no strangers to travel. Thanks to my husband’s job (he works for a band and travels constantly), we get to take … Continue reading

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The remains of an 18,000-year-old puppy might be those of a common ancestor of domestic dogs and modern gray wolves

A two-month-old puppy died 18,000 years ago, and it was preserved the permafrost near Yakutsk in Eastern Siberia.  I knew about this discovery a few weeks ago, but I was waiting DNA tests to see exactly what it was.  The … Continue reading

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Tan is advancing.

The tan markigns have expanded. We now have then going up the shoulder and the hip. The blanket markings are easier to see at night when you shine a flashlight on her. You can see where they will eventually be … Continue reading

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Dog Gaining Weight During Winter? How You Can Prevent Those Extra Pounds

Recent record cold temperatures across the US have created a host of problems including the disruption of regular exercise routines. For pet parents and their dogs, this can mean less activity and… [[ This is a summary only. Click the … Continue reading

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DogTipper’s Holiday Gift Guide + Giveaway Extravaganza!

Celebrate the holidays with our roundup of great gifts for your favorite pet lover–and EVERY gift included in this gift guide will be gifted to one lucky winner in our DogTipper Gift Guide and… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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