Buy a Bag, Give a Meal™ to help pets in need

This Buy a Bag, Give a Meal™ post is sponsored by PetSmart® and the BlogPaws™ Pet Influencer Network™. PetSmart is not responsible for the content of this article. We are pet people. Growing up, we always had at least 2 dogs, and often fish. Rumor has it that my dad had horses and a goat and cats, too, ...

Helping an anxious pet when you aren’t home with Petcube interactive pet camera

Helping an anxious pet when you aren't home with interactive pet camera

When we adopted Brownie, we knew her beginnings weren't the best. Left in the middle of the woods in Georgia as a brand new puppy with both parents and 7 siblings, she struggled for many weeks to survive. Once rescued, Brownie was given love and attention, but because of the experience in the woods, had ...

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 ...