Happy National Dog Week 9/18-24! #FriendsofBeneful #NationalDogWeek

bunny-ears-ready-for-anything

Happy National Dog Week! Dogs with a loving family are happy dogs- and they have a way of bringing that happiness right into the family home. Many have done studies through the years and research shows that having a pet can be a great way to reduce stress and offer relief from loneliness. Brownie makes our ...

Join us for the #PetcoParty talking all about Pet Nutrition September 7!

Nutrition-Twitter-Party

Join us for the #PetcoParty Twitter Party September 7th! We'll be talking all about pet nutrition (and sharing furbaby pics)! I'll be your host for the party along with our friends at Petco. Come join us to chat about our pets, their nutrition, and some fun prizes! The party will take place Wednesday 9/7 from 6:00 ...

New Beneful Recipes (PLUS! Get a free sample!) #FriendsofBeneful

new-beneful-recipes-dog-food-varieties-hero

When I was out at the #FriendsofBeneful event in St. Louis a few months ago, Beneful shared with us both the packaging and formula for their new dry food recipes.  The new recipes have evolved with what we dog owners want to see in our dog's food and ingredients that we are familiar with. You may ...

Why should I play Pokemon Go? #PokemonGo

why-should-i-play-pokemon-go-hero

Why should I play Pokemon Go? Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm but still, many people are on the fence about joining in on the fun. If you look around nearly any neighborhood you will find yourself debating this may change your mind.Pokemon Go is not the top app across Android and IOS for ...

Beneful Dream Dog Park Project Program

Dream Dog Park Project- This Mama Loves Blog

Dream Dog Park Project Earlier this spring, I was in St. Louis visiting our friends at Purina (specifically, Beneful), and was able to take part in a work day to spruce up the Frenchtown Dog Park while there. This was the unofficial kickoff off Beneful's sixth year of the Beneful Dream Dog Park Project program- where monies and ...

#PetcoGrooming: Brownie’s First Grooming Experience!

First Grooming Experience Petco Grooming - This Mama Loves

#PetcoGrooming: Brownie's First Grooming Experience! We've never had Brownie groomed before. Tobey wasn't ever groomed, so it just never occurred to us, I suppose. But Brownie's fur and hair are very different from Tobey's, and with her beard on her snout, we realized we may need to take some visits to the groomer.  Last week, the ...

Support Local Shelters with Paw Points

Support Local Shelters with Paw Points - This Mama Loves

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fresh Step® Litter. Our pets are all adopted from either shelters or rescues. My husband's first cat was tossed in a dumpster, with her whole litter, as teeny tiny kittens. Tobey, Brownie Buttons, Sunshine, Rosabeth (Rosie) and Lloyd were all adopted from local shelters or ...

What’s Next for Beneful Dog Foods + Meeting the Beneful team

brownie caricature

What's Next for Beneful Dog Foods + Meeting the Beneful team Last month, I flew to St. Louis to visit the Purina headquarters to meet the Beneful team. It was a trip to kick off the #FriendswithBeneful Ambassador program, and one that I was excited to be part of- not only am I a happy dog mom, ...

Choosing the right fish tank for your family

choosing-the-right-fish-tank-hero

My son really wanted a pet of his own, and my lovely sister got him all set up for his birthday last year.  A cool 1 1/2 gallon tank and a date with Auntie Cindy to choose gravel, plants, decor and a Betta fish were his birthday surprise. He was over the moon. My sister ...

Natural Pet Products

Natural Pet Products: This Mama Loves

Natural Pet Products This is a sponsored post  as part of the #PetTales campaign. It doesn’t matter if you have 2 or 4 legs or how furry you are, in our family natural care is important and natural pet products that are free of harsh chemicals are what we look for in caring for our furry family ...