Preparing Your Pets To Meet Your Baby

Sometimes, just the thought of introducing your human baby to your furry babies can send a hormonal pregnant mama into an anxiety riddled tailspin! BUT, I promise that when done thoughtfully and purposefully, this introduction can be the beginning of a beautiful relationship. ...more
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Canine Obesity - What You Need to Know

Canine obesity is a serious problem affecting an estimated 54% of all dogs and cats in the U.S.Research suggests that as little as 5 lbs. can put your dog at risk for serious medical conditions. (Association for Pet Obesity Prevention)Think about this-...more

General Exercise Guidelines for Dogs

Making sure your dog is getting the proper amount of exercise is crucial to his health and happiness.Because dogs have a lot of energy they need stimulation to deter them from engaging in sometimes destructive behaviors that can often times be corrected.The solution? Develop a consistent exercise routine. Factors that determine how much exercise a dog needs:Age, Size, Breed, Health, and Individual traitsKnow your breed and understand your dog’s individual needs!...more

6 Simple Ways Your Dog Can Focus Less on Food

If your dog is constantly begging for food, there is a good chance he is overweight.Even being just slightly overweight can put your dog at risk for serious medical conditions.A dog 5 lbs. over his ideal weight is at risk. (Association for Pet Obesity Prevention)We know what you’re thinking, but what am I supposed to do? I work all day, and when I come home, I’m tired.  My dog just wants food, so to keep him happy I give it to him....more

Mark Your Calendar! #HumaneSociety

Mark Your Calendar! #HumaneSocietyIf you buy or sell on Ebay next week, you can help homeless animalsPlease check this out and help if you can.  ...more
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Horses and Tulips.

 At some distant moment in the past, probably after seeing The Miracle o...more

11 Unexpected Ways Living With Dogs Is Like Living With Babies (Plus 1 About Cats)

You don't have to have a baby to know what it's like to live with a baby. How can I say this, you ask? Because I've had both babies and dogs. Three of each, in fact. And I'm telling you, if you want to know at least a modicum of what babies are like (without having your own), get a dog. And if you've had both? See if you don't agree! Note: I can think of way more than 10 similarities, but for the sake of your attention span, I prioritized the less expected ones.  ...more

Are you ready for some Buffalo Bills Football?

Harley loves the fall. The cool crisp air, the falling leaves, the harvest of apples and pumpkins.... but most of all Football. Like any All-American dog, Harley is a huge NFL fan....more

MyDogLikes: Love Letter, a Sincere Thank You

A couple of months ago, I was going through some of the paperwork that we received when we adopted Charlie from GRROWLS. We were hoping to discover more information about his lineage so that we could sign him up for the Morris Animal Foundation-Golden Retriever Lifetime Study....more

MyDogLikes: Top 5 Benefits of Dog Agility

After earning his Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification a couple months back, our little wiggle butt puppy expressed some serious interest in taking an agility class....more