Archive for the 'Thoughts on Life with Dogs ' Category

Top 3 Reasons To Celebrate Your Dog’s Birthday

Top 3 Reasons To Celebrate Your Dog’s Birthday

Walter is five! Sunday morning snuggles.  Notice the Breaking Bad reference (see below) which is what inspired us to name Walter… Walt! Thank you Sugah’s Cookies!     It’s Walter’s birthday AND be kind to animals week! I think it’s...

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My Dog Vomits Bile In The Morning: Why?

My Dog Vomits Bile In The Morning: Why?

Bruiser was diagnosed with Bilious Vomiting Syndrome earlier this month. He already has Irritable Bowel Disease. He is on a daily antibiotic for that and has done ok for years. So we have a lot going on now in the...

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Choosing the Right Pet Foods: A Q&A with Dr. Marty Becker #ad

Choosing the Right Pet Foods: A Q&A with Dr. Marty Becker #ad

My Dogs Eat Better Than I Do!  #ad #sponsored I attended a live You Tube session with Dr. Marty Becker last week to learn more about how pet owners should choose ingredients for pet foods. Raised on a small farm in...

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WiggleLess Comfort Shirt: Anything for Bruisy

WiggleLess Comfort Shirt: Anything for Bruisy

#sponsored #ad Do Dogs Need Shirts?  WiggleLess contacted me about two of their products for old Bruisy. They design a Dog Brace which I’m reviewing later this month and the Comfort Shirt which is a new product. These products are...

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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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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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Wordless Wednesday: Rope Tug Toys

Wordless Wednesday: Rope Tug Toys

Walter needed to tug a little on Sunday as it was raining so we immediately grabbed this awesome fleece tug a friend gave us! I wanted to share a “how to” post I found. This one is written by “Dalmatian...

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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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Snuffle Mat: Time to Hunt

Snuffle Mat: Time to Hunt

I didn’t even have time to put the mat on the floor before Walter jumped onto the chair to start hunting! Good grief! Training tools is the theme for this week’s Positive Training hop. I’m focusing on training “calm” behavior...

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