How to Choose a Dog Comb

When it comes to grooming our dogs, we most often reach for the brush. But what about combs? Like brushes, different ones work best for different types of dog fur–and for different needs. While we usually brush Tiki and Barli, when it comes to getting out Beggar’s Lice (a pesky stickseed that grows all over […]

RSVP for the #CevaBacktoSchool Twitter Party!

Ceva Animal Health has sponsored this post and the upcoming party, but all opinions are my own. We all remember the stress of back to school time…and if we share our home with two-legged children, that stress is a real factor in everyday life from now through September as we settle into a new schedule. […]

Our First Trip to Port Aransas Since Hurricane Harvey

Port Aransas, Texas has long been one of our favorite places to take a break for a few days with our dogs. For the past six years, we’ve traveled to the small town, located on Mustang Island, every spring and fall. We always avoided the peak summer season because of bigger crowds and higher accommodation […]

Clear the Shelters Adoption Drive

The dog days of summer are here, and as the temperature rises so are the spirits of shelters dogs and cats across the country as they get ready to find their forever someone to love during the annual Clear the Shelters campaign! In partnership with NBC owned TV stations and the Telemundo Station Group, on […]

Win Campfire Treats Hearty Bites Dog Treats!

Recently we reviewed Hearty Bites, an all-natural, single ingredient treat from Campfire Treats. Handcrafted in Campfire Treats’ Northern California kitchen, Hearty Bites are made from beef hearts from 100% US-sourced beef. (All Campfire Treats products are created with all-natural, human-grade quality ingredients from U.S. farms and fisheries.) Made in small batches, these treats have no […]

Review: Campfire Natural Dog Treats

Since Barli’s adoption in mid-March, we’ve gone through a lot of training treats. Having spent three of his then five months on Earth in the shelter, Barli had some catching up to do in terms of new experiences and socialization. With lots of positive reinforcement, Barli has blossomed into quite the traveler, with two hotel […]

We’re Back from Port Aransas!

I’ve been out this week; we took a three-night trip to Port Aransas with Barli and Tiki! This was our first time back since Hurricane Harvey–and our first time with Barli. He’s traveled to Port Lavaca and Magnolia Beach (on Matagorda Bay) several times but this was his first time out on Mustang Island. Although […]