Archive for the 'Health and Wellness ' Category

Senior Bruiser’s Guide to Spring: A Checklist

Senior Bruiser’s Guide to Spring: A Checklist

(this is dedicated to Sugar – a wonderful Golden that I’ve been following for quite some time. Sugar passed away last week).  Bruiser spent the first few years of his life in less than desirable circumstances. I cannot tell you...

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What do Chewy and St. Patty’s Day Have in Common? Giveaway!

What do Chewy and St. Patty’s Day Have in Common? Giveaway!

Walter takes this holiday very seriously! Bruiser has been waiting ALL winter long to try some St. Patty’s treats and gear.  #Sponsored #ChewyInfluencer I lived in Chicago for most of my life and the best tradition was when they made...

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How To Make Time To Train Your Dog

How To Make Time To Train Your Dog

When do I get to come out of this crate! When’s my turn at nosework!?  Below is a snapshot of my calendar from last week. Things were… well a little nuts. I think most folks at this point know that...

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Benefits of Swimming: Young & Old Dogs

Benefits of Swimming: Young & Old Dogs

Why Swimming Rocks During The Winter: I know I have been a broken record when it comes to winter activities but I’m now taking both the doxies to a swim facility for dogs once a week. I don’t know why...

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Senior Dogs Have My Heart: A Book Signing

Senior Dogs Have My Heart: A Book Signing

Have you heard of the Dane term Hygge- visit http://www.visitdenmark.com/hygge (pronounced Hooga)? I embrace this “feeling” when I’m with all my dogs but Bruisy (now 12+) especially. Hooga means -“the recipe for a better life”. Clearly my life is better because...

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Darwin’s: We love Lamb!

Darwin’s: We love Lamb!

Top reasons to consider feeding Lamb to your dog Thank you Darwin’s! #sponsored Disclaimer: We received Lamb from Darwin’s as part of their blogger program in exchange for an honest review.  I only share information about products that I believe in...

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Top Five Reasons Crate Training Works For Us

Top Five Reasons Crate Training Works For Us

What! I love my crate! Top Five Reasons Why Crate Training is Essential:  I was inspired to write this because today the handyman came over to help me fix our upstairs toilet. All three dogs typically get crated behind a...

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Positive Dog Training: Look At Me Games

Positive Dog Training: Look At Me Games

“Look at me” is our favorite training game! So between Walter and Shermie, both reactive on leash, we play look at me games or “Auto-Focus Games”. There are a few games we play every day for a few minutes and...

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Pet Insurance: Why You Need It

Pet Insurance: Why You Need It

This is a New Year’s Resolutions post – I highly recommend pet insurance for anyone that lives with companion animals. Put this on your list for 2017. Why is this important? If you live with an animal, health and wellness...

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The Holidays, Stress & Probiotics for Animals

The Holidays, Stress & Probiotics for Animals

    #ad Remember! All my readers can receive 10% off by using this coupon code-mylifewdogs when you check out. (I do get a few pennies if you buy something from Imagilin).  Holiday Stress and Probiotics!  The holidays present a lot of stress...

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