Lizzie's Ongoing Love Affair With My Sneakers

Lizzie's Ongoing Love Affair With My Sneakers

Since the school year started and I’m not around during the day, Lizzie has been using my sneakers as Mommy reminders more and more. Check out the various photos Matthew and I have captured that feature Lizzie’s love of my stinky feet.

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Bernie's Book Nook Adventure at Dog-Friendly Bookmans

Bernie's Book Nook Adventure at Dog-Friendly Bookmans

Bernie McSquare prides himself on being a well-read Labradoodle, so one of his favorite dog-friendly places to visit in Tucson is Bookmans Entertainment Exchange.

I like browsing for books and working on some of Canine Good Citizen skills in a friendly environment. Bookmans East has several comfy chairs throughout the store. As we walked by, several people made "awww" sounds, so I asked if they wanted to meet Bernie. In addition to practicing walking through crowds nicely, we were also practicing sitting politely for petting.

Plus we found some great photo opportunities!

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Happy Second Birthday Bernie McSquare

Happy Second Birthday Bernie McSquare

Our favorite boy Labradoodle is two years old today. To celebrate, I compiled photographs of Bernie with his favorite toy Marvin Moose into a short video.

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Happy First Birthday Lizzie McSquare!

Happy First Birthday Lizzie McSquare!

In honor of our favorite girl Doodle's special day, I made a short video celebrating her first year as a member of the McSquare pack.

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Lizzie Continues to Overcome Her Fears

Lizzie Continues to Overcome Her Fears

Lizzie and I took another solo trip over to La Encantada Shopping Center for her to practice some loose-leash walking and being quiet when presented with random people noises.

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Best Dog Mom Valentine's Day Gift EVER

Best Dog Mom Valentine's Day Gift EVER

Bernie and Lizzie each went halfsies on the best dog mom Valentine's gift ever! Daddy McSquare handled logistics so that it arrived just before Valentine's Day. 

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Out and About on a Rare Overcast Tucson Day

Out and About on a Rare Overcast Tucson Day

A couple of weekends ago, the pups and I woke up to a chillier overcast day for Tucson. We headed out to Agua Caliente Park to explore a new place.

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Queen of the Mountain!

Queen of the Mountain!

Monday afternoon, the Doodles and I headed over to Brandi Fenton Park for a short walk and a long dog park visit.

To change up the pace, we went into the large dog park where Lizzie immediately discovered the concrete tunnel. Within minutes she was running over the hill and following her brother through the tunnel.

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Lizzie Comes Out of her Shell at La Encantada

Lizzie Comes Out of her Shell at La Encantada

Lizzie and I spent special one-on-one socialization time together at LaEncantada Shopping Center walking around, sniffing, meeting people, and even practicing a few down-stays.

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Lizzie Steps Up in the World

Lizzie Steps Up in the World

Lizzie learns to use her new pet stairs while Bernie contemplates the consequences of her all-access pass to the bed.

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