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Dog Lovers Will Love the Book The Stolen Dog by Tricia O’Malley

December 3, 2013


The Stolen Dog by Tricia O'Malley

I received a free digital copy of The Stolen Dog to read and review for my wonderful readers.  This is my honest opinion of a book that I wasn’t keen to read. When I was around 9 or 10, I had a dog named Sheila.  She was a black Cocker Spaniel and the love of […]

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Dogs in Hot Cars and a Dangerous Product Claiming to be the Solution

November 12, 2013


This morning, I received an email from a representative of a company asking me to promote there product Kulcer, which is the solution to leaving dogs in hot cars – according to their email to me, this product takes away the worry when it comes to leaving our dogs in hot cars.  Here is the […]

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Fur Mom Confessions | My Car is the Dog Car, a Safer Dog Car

November 12, 2013


I received free items to test out in exchange for a review.  Although free allows us to raise our dogs in the style they’ve become accustomed, I can’t be bought; I will always be honest and upfront with you. I’m excited to announce that we’re going to adopt again!  And, we’re even open to working […]

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@RoverDotCom | Tips to Help You Find the Right Pet Sitter for You

October 9, 2013


Disclosure: I am bringing this post to you through my paid partnership with, their dog boarding and pet sitting website, and sharing the news about their campaign. With the holiday season coming up, many of us will be hiring a pet sitter while we travel to visit family and friends. is offering a […]

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Protection Against Dog Attacks with Sabre Protector Deterrent Spray

September 18, 2013


Last year, Rodrigo took off into the woods early one morning and was bitten by a coyote that he surprised.  This is as close as we’ve come to a dog attack, with the exception of minor scuffles at the dog park.  I’ve had a few encounters of humans threatening our dogs – I’m 5’3″ of […]

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PetSmart Encourages Us to Create an Emergency Pet First Aid Kit

August 12, 2013


Despite the number of accidents our dogs have had, we don’t have an emergency pet first aid kit. Well, that has changed, thanks to PetSmart, who have us a jump start by sending us a cool container and inspiring me to complete our first aid kit. When I started putting together our emergency pet first […]

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Creating Dog Friendly House with a PlexiDor Pet Door @PlexiDor #PetDoorStyle

August 9, 2013


I am blogging on behalf of BlogPaws Pet Blogger Network and Plexidor. I received compensation for my time from Plexidor for sharing my views in this post, but the views expressed here are solely mine. First off, I want to tell you that I was so excited when I saw this opportunity come through for […]

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The Fur Mom Wants to Know How to Prevent ACL Injuries in Dogs

August 5, 2013


We have three herding mix dogs and each has a different level of activity… Rodrigo loves to run around our property and if we took him to a field, he’d take off running around in glee.  Blue is the same way.  He has a little more energy (Rodrigo will wind down faster), but they both […]

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Heat Exhaustion in Dogs | What Every Dog Parent Needs to Know

July 24, 2013


Playing Fetch, Puppy with a Ball

This is a guest post by Ann Staub of Pawsitively Pets. Although we live in a cooler part of the country, heat exhaustion in dogs is a concern during the summer.  The weather in the Pacific Northwest has been a lot warmer than usually.  We don’t see the 80s until August and only a week […]

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How to Protect Your Dog While Using Topical Flea and Tick Treatment

June 10, 2013


Milk Thistle, liver detoxifier, detox dogs after flea treatment

This was a different post when I started writing it, but then I realized that I need to stop holding back.  I’m not a fan of MLM companies simply because the reps tend to be aggressive – I get long emails, self promoting comments on my blog, and promotional posts on my fan page.  It’s […]

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In Memory of Ape | Killing a Police Dog Should Be a Felony Everywhere

May 22, 2013


The above image isn’t Ape. I was introduced to Ape by Josh who writes the Far North Kennel blog.  He’s very passionate about spreading the word about  the laws surrounding the killing of a police dog.  In Washington State, it’s a felony to kill a police dog; the crime is treated with the same weight […]

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RoamEO Pet Monitor System Review | Using Tech When Our Dogs Roam

May 10, 2013


I received a RoamEO Pet Monitor System for free in exchange for this honest review. This is a sponsored post… When I was nine I had my first dog; her name was Sheila and she was an adorable, black Cocker Spaniel.  Someone stole her out of our yard.  I didn’t realize it until we adopted […]

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