Sleeping Dogs. What Do They Dream About?

I could be perfectly happy just sitting and watching my dogs all day long. I especially love to watch them sleep.  So when my friend, Yvonne sent this video to me, I just had to share.  It also reminded me of an article I wrote a few years ago about Kylie as a pup, watching her as she was dreaming, which I share below.  Hope you enjoy both.Sleeping Dogs VideoThe Dance of a Dogs Dreams...more

Mom as honey boo boo

True story. Well actually it was my mom dressed as Little Ms. Honey boo boo. A local bar here always has a costume contest with awesome prizes and mom was determined to win. We got a bubble gum pink dress from a local thrift store, a blonde wig, and trashy makeup. Hallie donated her stuff pig and we took and old horse show trophy and wrote "Grand Supreme" on it....more

Adopting a Shelter Dog

Back in August, I had the pleasure of helping organize the BlogHer ’12 Pet Fashion Show, partnering with PetSmart and the ASPCA. The best part of the experience was seeing all the cute pups that participated and hearing their adoption stories (which you can read more about in my recap post)....more
I love coming across reading other people's joy of adopting animals from shelters. My family ...more

Dobermans: great photo models

Dobermans make beautiful photo models.  They stand quietly and gracefully, alert about everything that's going on around them, and yet calm and peaceful.  They are naturally beautiful dogs, and their personality makes it easy to reflect their beauty on the photographs.  Starting today, 2nd day of NaBloPoMo, I will be regularly posting photos of my 2 dogs. Only the photos that I find worth sharing: beautiful, funny, or otherwise interesting. ...more

Life with A Snugglebug. Another New First.

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Poopmageddon 2012

Though we've been here for a few weeks now, I'm still adjusting to our new way of life, where mosquitoes grow to the size of rabid raccoons and pizza delivery is this cool thing that city folk do. On a few occasions, our pugs have ventured to the bordering farmer's field adjacent to the property. One evening a few days ago, I shared my concerns with my husband Dan, that the farmer next door would shoot one of the dogs wandering on his property. His response: "Jen, we're in southern New Jersey. It's 2012. No one is going to shoot the dogs."...more

Pick The Funniest Halloween Costumes For Pets!

Halloween is right around the corner, so this week's poll is going to be a bit more lighthearted. Are you wearing a costume this year, or just finding creative outfits for the little ones? It's becoming increasingly popular to dress the family dog in an outfit for Halloween, so we're going to let you pick the funniest one from the list below. I always like to keep some dog biscuits handy along with the candy, in case there are canine trick-or-treaters as well as kids coming to the door....more
I picked underdog just cause I want the underdog to win ;-) and cause I loved that cartoon as a ...more

What a Difference a Week Makes

 All snuggled in her coat ready for a walk in the dog stroller...more