Our dogs are the cutest. Not biased at all. We have a small Shih Tzu named Sally, and a Frenchie/Boston Terrier mix named Radley. Sally was C’s dog and Radley was mine, and when we decided to live together, they were forced to do so as well. I say forced because they hated each other at first, but now they are totally kosher for the most part. ...more

My Dog Can TALK!

She stood there.  Staring.  At.  Me.  It was kinda creepy. But I get her.  I knew exactly what she was saying.  She said,"Mom, don't you know that at my age, it is not good to leave me alone that long."...more

A girls best friend...

There’s a man in my life that is so dear to my heart that I can’t believe I never wrote about him on here before. This guy captures my attention, gives me amazing cuddles, makes me laugh my head off and also makes me angrier than any other thing or person in the world. I also take care of him like he’s my baby and any major decision in my life comes immediately to the potential impact on him and how we can make it better for him. You guessed it folks, that man is my dog Bailey who I love beyond measure…...more

Maggie: Our Adoption Story

We quite suddenly adopted a dog two days ago. My husband was wary of me visiting the dog adoption clinics at a local pet store, and I assured him I wasn't ready for a dog....more

365 Reflections - Reflection 19

It was tough to get out of bed this morning. Part of the reason is that  Titan sleeps in the bed with me and he was curled up in the crook of my legs and it was deliciously warm and cozy and perfect....more

The Adventures of Abbey Dog Part 2: Spayed

Shortly after bringing Abbey home, we made an appointment to have her spayed. The procedure was free based on an agreement from the shelter where we adopted Abbey, but the anesthesia was not.Nice. Like I am going to send her in for surgery without pain killers. This was the first of many Veterinarian’s shenanigans that ended with me parting with more hard-earned cash than I had intended....more

Pudge: A 17-lb. Heavyweight

Sadie was one-and-a-half when we adopted her from a local pet rescue. At the time, she weighed the exact same as our well-fed cat; a solid twelve pounds....more

Winter wonders

It’s been a winter to remember, that’s for sure. As a transplant to Indiana from Colorado, having snowy winters is not new to me. However, this has been by far the snowiest winter we’ve had in our nine years in the Midwest. Here's a recap of our winter thus far at the Weidenbenner home:...more