A Dog’s Purpose

A Dog's Purpose

In the day to day chaos of a busy life, it’s hard to keep track of simple things that are important.  Seeing the negativity and division that is so present in the world today, sometimes we all need a touchstone to remind us of love, loyalty and devotion.  That’s a dog’s purpose.  Dogs love us unconditionally ...

Holiday Traditions to Start Now With Your Pet

Holiday Traditions with Pets from This Mama Loves

Holiday Traditions to Start Now With Your Pet Most of us have a pet that we like to include in the holidays with us. If you know us, our pets are right there with us every second of the holidays. I want to try and include them as much as I can, which is why ...

Helping your Senior Dog Live Longer

Helping Your Senior Dog Live Longer Your dog is just as much a part of your family as any other human member. Just because they walk on four legs doesn’t mean they need to be treated any less. If you want to keep your dog around for companionship and to love for a long time, you ...

Helping Your Senior Dog Live Longer

Helping Your Senior Dog Live Longer Your dog is just as much a part of your family as any other human member. Just because they walk on four legs doesn’t mean they need to be treated any less. If you want to keep your dog around for a long time, you need to start now. Here’s ...

Puppy Training Essentials

Puppy Training Essentials

This puppy training essentials post is sponsored.  So there you are, headed into the store with the kids to pick up some groceries.  What’s right by the door?  A crate filled with the most adorable puppies ever, waiting for their furever home.  Suddenly, you’re the focus of about a dozen sets of puppy dog eyes, ...

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

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!

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

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

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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 ...