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Animal Tattoos: Top Five Reasons to Get One or Two!

Animal Tattoos: Top Five Reasons to Get One or Two!

Put this on your bucket list: This has been on my Bucket list! I have been dreaming about a tattoo of my dogs for many years. I approached an amazing tattoo artist at Wonderland Tattoo (in PDX) and Savannah Trevino took on my "project". I literally met with her for a consult and she came up with the concept and design. I didn't get to see it until the morning of the appointment. It was like Christmas!

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Home Delivery & Menu Consults: Q&A with Darwin’s #ad

Home Delivery & Menu Consults: Q&A with Darwin’s #ad

In addition to home delivery, did you know Darwin's provided menu consultation as a service? Yep! So I talked to James Holiday, a menu consultant, this month. I did research prior to setting up my food delivery five years ago and a lot has changed with the dogs! It's a good time for me to re-visit the meals I'm feeding the dogs!

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Senior Health & Wellness Article Round-Up

Senior Health & Wellness Article Round-Up

I spend time writing blog posts but also write health and wellness articles for Rover.com - a pet sitting/dog walking resource found in cities throughout the country. Someone asked me recently about the articles I've written about senior dogs and it dawned on me that I've never done a quick round-up post. These are some of my fave articles about seniors. 

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10 Lessons From My Holiday Pet Sits

10 Lessons From My Holiday Pet Sits

The minute you get there you can see it in their eyes. They are a little sad to see you as that reinforces their human hasn’t returned. You can turn this around pretty quickly but I could feel that from...

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Gifts for Dog Moms: Pop Your Pup Canvas Portraits #ad

Gifts for Dog Moms: Pop Your Pup Canvas Portraits #ad

What does a dog mom want for the holidays? She wants something that reminds her of those that are precious to her. With all the love that goes into everything above, a canvas she can stare at in her office will put a huge smile on her face. Pop Your Pup is such a great gift!

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Fave Holiday Gifts for Doxie Lovers

Fave Holiday Gifts for Doxie Lovers

Some of these items are practical and some are absolutely not! All doxie owners can relate, right? I'm a crazy Doxie Mom and own almost all of these items.

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A HYGGEE Holiday Card from Minted #ad

A HYGGEE Holiday Card from Minted #ad

“Holiday Kisses” is the theme for this card and I specifically wanted a photo of the dogs that represented time with loved ones in a relaxed, environment. The trips we take the coast are exactly that. There is nothing more HYGGE than spending time with the three hounds and since our oldest dog is 13 years old I try to cherish the time we have together. Every. Second. Counts.

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Pet Sits & Dog Walks: Three Reasons To Hire Me

Pet Sits & Dog Walks: Three Reasons To Hire Me

I'm a creature that enjoys animals - perhaps sometimes over humans. While I freelance write as my full-time gig, I'm officially in the dog walking and pet sitting business starting NOW. The shingle is out and the husband supportive. I'm part of the Rover network. Some of you know that I wrote for Rover's blog and I've grown to love the brand and the resources they have for Rover sitters and dog walkers.

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Dog Coat Drive: Donate!

Dog Coat Drive: Donate!

OREV, Specialty Vet Care - a clinic located in the Multnomah Village, volunteered to coordinate a dog coat drive and be a designated drop off location.

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What Happens After Your Dog Fractures a Tooth

What Happens After Your Dog Fractures a Tooth

As a former Vet Tech, I believe that anesthesia is essential for all dental procedures. Walter was recently in for his annual dental cleaning and we discovered that his carnassial or pre-molar was fractured. Poor Walter! He didn't show any signs of pain. We would not have had any idea without X-Rays and his annual cleaning!

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