9 Important Life Lessons We Can Learn From Our Dogs

Being a dog owner has truly been one of the greatest joys of my life, and I know it's the same for Dave as well. It’s been two and a half years since we've adopted Leia, and we haven’t looked back since! Knowing we were able to give a loving home to a dog who needed one was a great feeling, but I know that Leia has given us far more than we’ve given her. She’s constantly loving and a positive force in our home. ...more
Love my dogs! We had our first baby 8mos ago and I've realized all these things you have ...more

My Neighbor's Dog Playdates Are Driving Me Nuts!

Dear Mouthy Housewives, I have a neighbor who insists on having playdates for her dogs and other neighborhood dogs in her backyard. Basically, I have to put up with an hour of nonstop barking and it's making me crazy! I've told her this is a public nuisance, but she insists I'm overreacting and that the dogs are just playing and having fun. I don't want to get into a war with my neighbor, but I'm really sick of this. What should I do? Signed, Your Dogs' Playdate is Making me Cray Cray ...more
Dear Dogs' Play dates, Three words: Dog Whistle App:) lol It would make me cray, too. I have ...more

At Fetch Club, Our Dogs Are As Loved and As Social As We Are

Photos of dogs above are courtesy of Fetch ClubIn our 20s and 30s, we’re busy building our careers and enjoying active social lives. We might also want to own and love an adorable, cuddly dog....more

Don't Forget Your Furry Friends: The Holiday Gift Guide for Cats & Dogs

Admit it, you'd feel funny celebrating the holidays without including your pets.  Image via Shutterstock ...more

5 Gifts for the Dog Lovers in Your Life

If you are new to this blog, let me tell you something now: I’m a dog lover. I have two dogs, Bentley and Lambo, and they are in my squad. The three of us are inseparable, and the early morning and late night snuggle sessions are some of my favorite times. That being said, I love any type of present that shows how much I adore my pets....more

DIY Gift Baskets for the Dog Lovers In Your Life

I had the pleasure of creating and donating this great basket for a local organization that rescues dogs. They're putting together a fundraiser and asked me if I wanted to donate some of the products that I sell in my Etsy store. I jumped at the chance; clearly I'm obsessed with my two pups and I would love to help other dogs find their forever homes....more

Howliday Guide: 5 Droolworthy Gifts for the Dogs

I don’t know about you, but I am constantly buying gifts for my two dogs. Bentley and Lambo are spoiled rotten with all the toys and treats we buy them. Now that the holidays are quickly approaching, I need to get on the ball and buy them some great gifts to put under the Christmas tree!Check out some of my favorite gifts for the dogs in your life!...more

Happy Halloween, Mateys!

Halloween is normally a day I can get behind--dress up, pumpkins and sweets! But this year, it's making me angsty....more

It's a dog's life-watching your best friend grow old

She sleeps a little longer and a little more deeply. She snores and dreams so richly that she wakes herself up barking, only to look sheepish when she realizes she was dreaming. When I'm sitting still she cuddles in a little closer, looks for a little more love. My puppy isn't a puppy anymore. I remember when I brought Shy home. I had spent six months recovering from losing my previous dog, Pru, to cancer. She was a beautiful, loyal Staffie, and losing her crushed me. ...more
Very nice post. I can totally relate to the emotions you go through in watching your dog get ...more

In Memoriam of A Beloved Pet

Maggie May Mouse 7/4/2002 - 8/13/2015I'm sitting in my new office shortly after 5:30 AM on an under-inflated yoga ball watching the sun come up and wondering if I really want to write this post or if I want to go get the bike pump and finish inflating ...more