We LOVE our dogs and want to them to be happy an healthy!


​Your dogs happiness is directly connected to his health. Your dog must be healthy to live a long happy life, and it is our responsibility as dog parents to keep them healthy.

It may seem as simple as making sure he has food, water and his yearly vaccinations... as important as those things are, there is so much more.

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WARNING! The Truth About Flea and Tick Medications
The Facts of Life with a Dog: Fleas and Ticks Flea and ticks are pests I think we all can[...]
Is Your Dog Bored with Her Toys?
Stop Buying New Dog Toys! I know, it’s so much fun walking through the pet store and picking out all[...]
My Dog Has Worms
Did you ever wonder why each year when you take your dog to the vet for her checkup, you are[...]
What You Need to Know About Lyme Disease and Your Dog
My Dog Has Lyme Disease, Now What? I am saddened to announce our foster dog, Taylor was recently diagnosed with[...]
What’s the Difference Between Spayed and Neutered?
The Difference in a Spay and Neuter is spay refers to a female dog being fixed and neuter is referring[...]
3 Big Clues to How Old is My Dog?
How Can I Tell the Age of My Adopted Dog? The first question most people ask about your dog is[...]
The First Thing to Do if Your Dog Eats Chocolate
My Dog Ate Chocolate, What Should I Do? We all know chocolate can be toxic to dogs. But the question[...]
7 Best Ways to Protect Your Dogs Paws in Winter
Can dogs paws freeze in snow? YES, they can! This week in Wisconsin it’s been below zero, too cold to[...]
11 Fun and Easy Indoor Dog Games
With the short days of winter and rainy spring, you and your dog can quickly get cabin fever! Here in[...]
The Whirlpool of Grief – Stages of Grief After Losing a Pet
Grieving the loss of your dog is never easy. Unfortunately, I have lost 5 dogs in my lifetime. I can[...]
Avoid These 13 Scary Winter Dangers for Your Dog
Winter can be amazing... snowmen, sledding, hot cocoa... and your dog may love to play in the snow too! But[...]
5 Best Home Remedies for Your Dog with Diarrhea
No one likes diarrhea, people and dogs alike. Diarrhea is a sign that something isn’t right inside your dogs gut.[...]
Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips for Your Dog
Thanksgiving is a time to feast and be thankful for everything we are blessed with... from family to health, to[...]
Top 5 Tools You Must Have to Stay Safe When Walking Your Dog at Night
Don't take your dog for a walk tonight without reading what you need to stay safe when walking your dog[...]
Your Ultimate Guide to Dogs and Pumpkin – Can My Dog Eat Pumpkin?
Can My Dog Eat Pumpkin? Pumpkins are everywhere in the fall… but are they safe for your dog? If your[...]
5 Simple Ways to Stop Your Dog’s Pee from Killing Your Grass
Is your dog killing your grass? Is your once lush, green backyard spotted with yellow dead spots? We’ve been struggling[...]
The Secret to Getting Rid of Ear Infections in Your Dog at Home
How to treat your dog's ear infection without going to the vet Does your dog have smelly ears; does he[...]
Checklist for Leaving Your Dog While on Vacation
Getting Ready to Take a Vacation? What Should You Do About Your Dog? As much as I like to take[...]
Is Coconut Oil Good For Your Dog
I learned about how coconut oil is good for dogs in my search for ways to help our dog, Ginger,[...]
6 Essential Tips when Traveling with Your Dog
How to Travel Stress-Free with Your Dog I don’t know about you, but I love taking our dogs with us[...]
5 Reasons Why Your Dog is Digging and How to Stop It
How to Stop My Dog from Digging Wondering how to stop your dog from digging up your yard? Have you[...]
4th of July – Happy for You But Not Your Dog
Do you know how to keep your dog safe? This is our first 4th of July with our newly adopted[...]
How Often Does My Dog Need a Bath?
Baths can be a love or hate relationship for your dog. Some dogs love the water and will jump right[...]
Can I Feed My Dog People Food?
Most of us are guilty of giving our dogs a taste of our dinner or sneaking them a little side[...]
Are Flea and Tick Medication Safe for My Dog?
What is the best flea and tick prevention for my dog? Every time I take my dogs in for their[...]
Solutions for Dog Separation Anxiety
Does Your Dog Get Stressed Out When You Leave Him Home Alone? Many first-time dog owners never heard of separation[...]