Protecting Yourself from Bites and Scratches #GIVEAWAY

This giveaway is sponsored by and fulfilled by ArmOR hand gloves. Through the years, I’ve stopped and picked up many, many lost dogs as I was out running errands. Although each was eventually… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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Giveaway! $200 Gift Card from Gaia Conceptions Eco-Conscious Apparel

It’s been a really, really long time since our last giveaway. In fact, I just realized this is the first giveaway here on the blog in 2020. I think you’ll agree this one is worth the wait though, because we’re … Continue reading

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Scenes from Summer

I don’t post a lot of random personal content on the blog these days, and usually reserve that for Instagram. But today, I just sort of felt like it. Here are some scenes from our summer so far. We’re trying … Continue reading

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Arctic fox walks more than 2,000 miles across the sea ice from Svalbard to Ellesmere Island

The Guardian reports that an arctic fox has been documented walking 2,000 miles across the sea ice from Spitsbergen in the Svalbard Archipelago to Canada’s Ellesmere Island. The vixen, a blue phase arctic fox, was collared with a tracking device … Continue reading

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10 Plants to Remove from Your Dog’s Yard

I have to admit that I love sago palms. I love the look of them and the tropical feel they give a yard. But we don’t have a sago palm — and we’ll never have a sago palm —… [[ … Continue reading

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Win Hemp CBD Products from Innovet! #cbdfordogs

Does your dog suffer from arthritis? Our Tiki does, and this month she’s going to be trying out two CBD products from Innovet–and Innovet wants one of you to give them a try, too! If you… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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We’re Back from Port Aransas!

I’ve been out this week; we took a three-night trip to Port Aransas with Barli and Tiki! This was our first time back since Hurricane Harvey–and our first time with Barli. He’s… [[ This is a summary only. Click the … Continue reading

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Win a Handcrafted Dog Leash Hook from G3 Studios! #Giveaway

Summer means a time to grab your dog and head out for fun at a moment’s notice–and that means having your dog leash close at hand! Whether you’re preparing for a morning walk or a… [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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Get Working Dogs From Shelters – Not From European Breeders!

Photo by Universal K9 Why does the United States military – and various police departments around the country – continue to spend tens of thousands of dollars per dog to buy potential working dogs from Eastern Europe? Not long ago … Continue reading

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Removing Ticks From Dogs

Removing ticks from your dog should be a priority as soon as you notice even one tick appearing on your dog’s skin. Many ticks can carry serious diseases like Lyme’s Disease. The types of environments where ticks are usually found … Continue reading

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