Star Wars for Pets: Welcome to the Bark Side

Star Wars for Pets: Welcome to the Bark Side- This Mama Loves

Star Wars for Pets: Welcome to the Bark Side...these aren't the pets you've been looking for.  I'm pretty excited to share that Petco has invited me to be part of their Petco Community Ambassador program for the next few months.  We have lots of pets in our house- and are actually in the process of making ...

Safely Spoiling Pets at the Holidays

Safely Spoiling Pets at the Holidays

With the holidays here it's easy to get carried away with spoiling everyone in the family including our furry family members.  Remember this holiday season that not all things are safe for our pets.  It's tempting to let them indulge on people foods and treats or to let them play with the kids' new toys ...

Wishes Delivered: A Home for the Holidays and Furever

A Home for the Holidays and Furever: Wishes Delivered

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Sometimes you meet someone and you know in an instant that they are incredibly special, with a selfless heart, and that giving to others is what drives them.  Several years ago I met my friend Jennifer through ...

Fresh Step® Litter Million Meow Mission

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fresh Step® litter. Opinions are my own. Million Meow Mission I love my pets. They complete our family. Not only do I love them, I love how we came to have them as part of our family. Both our dog and our cat are rescue pets - ...

Tips to make your trip to the vet easier

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Disclosure: Post is sponsored by Merial, a world-leading animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health and well-being of pets, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure.   I love my curious cat Rosabeth. But, Rosabeth's curiosity puts her at risk for contact with rabies-infected creatures. In ...

Does Your Dog Know You Love Him

Does Your Dog Know You Love Him

There's never any doubt if Brutus loves us, his family.  We're greeted with that happy tail every time we enter a room and his eager to be petted pounce - yes, he's 11 years old and still pounces like a puppy when we come home.  When someone's sitting on the floor playing, reading, or relaxing ...

Family Camping with Your Dog

Family Camping with Your Dog

We don't go on long family vacations very often but we do go on weekend camping trips on a regular basis.  Camping is one of our family's favorite things to do together.  Camping as a family means camping with our dog Brutus too.  We tent camp in the state land or at state forest campgrounds that ...

Feeding Your Dog a Variety without Dangerous Human Foods

Feeding Your Dog a Variety without Dangerous Human Foods

Do you eat the same thing for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day?  Do your children?  I’m guessing that the answer is no.  I can’t imagine having the exact same thing for every meal day after day.  I’m thinking of how quickly everyone tires of leftover turkey, stuffing, and cranberries within a few days of ...

Join the #MyRescueStory #TwitterParty 6/9 8-9pm EST

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Did you know that June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month? Every year, shelters take in over 3 million cats and only half of those are adopted. Purina is on a mission to help subsidize cat adoption fees at 50 of their shelter partners during the month of June. Adopting a pet is one of ...

Down and Dirty Tips to Bathe Your Dog at Home

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This post brought to you by Sterling. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. As nice as it would be to send your dog to the groomers every week, not everyone has the budget for that. As a matter of fact, the average dog owner only sends their dog to the ...