The Chevron Dog

Most recently, I have been inspired by those cute little chevron prints. You know the zigzag patterns with fun colors and a silhouette of a popular dog breed.  I was wanting a fun hook for my dog's leashes, so I thought: "Hey, I will make a Chevron Dog painting of my dog, Java, add a couple of hooks and there I go!" For those who know me...usually when I want something, I want it yesterday. So, I broke out a 12 x 12 canvas board and got busy! First step: Draw my chevron pattern. ...more

One of My Babies Has Fur & Bad Breath

Denise Thank you. He is a sweetheart too.more

20 Lessons I learned from my Dog

Dan and I often marvel at how good our dog, Molly’s, life is. She gets to visit with her “friends” in the dog park every day and twice a day on the weekends. She gets fed very well, if not, too well and she is spoiled something fierce. We are loony about this dog, we really do know that, but we just can’t help ourselves....more

20 Best Things About Having Dogs

 I love babies but I don’t have any.  My babies are small, black and white, have four legs, and extremely bad breath.  Their names are Mutley and Maggie and are often referred to as “the girls.”  Whenever I’m feeling down about not being a mommy, I remind myself of The 20 Best Things About Having Dogs. ...more

Bub, Duke, Honey, and Jo Jo

 Eler Beth and I were talking recently about pets, and I was trying to remember when was the earliest I could recall having a pet, or the earliest pets I could remember. ...more

pug life

Since the pugs don't have their own blog (yet...), they wanted to share some of their favorite recent photos on my blog today. Since I can't resist their stinky butts, I allowed them to share what they've been up to lately.Bowie: This is my fave cushion on the couch. It used to be normal shaped but wasn't very comfy....more

Doggie Deposits, Far From Fertilizer

Dog owners take note: Contrary to popular belief, doggie deposits do not make for good fertilizer – quite the opposite in fact....more

Jerky Treats From China Are Killing Our Pets!

Jerky Treats From China Are Killing Our Pets! I just want to make sure everyone has seen this! It’s just so infuriating!   ...more