If the Doodle Mom in your life already owns every adorable dog mom t-shirt, then these 15 unique Doodle Mom gift ideas will surely delight her. Whether you’re looking for a birthday or holiday gift, these whimsical tributes to Labradoodles and Goldendoodles will bring even more joy to her home.Read More
If you're looking for the safest and most versatile dog harness for traveling in the car with your best friend, Sleepypod's Clickit brand may be the answer for dogs weighing 18-90 pounds.
Last August, I purchased two Sleepypod Clickit Sport harnesses for Bernie and Lizzie, and one year later, I'm thrilled with how well they've held up and the peace of mind they give me as we drive around Tucson.Read More
For most of my life, I've been a night owl productively creating and organizing well past a reasonable bed time. However, living in Arizona with two dogs, one of whom is leash reactive, means waking up early for summer walks.
In July in Tucson, 101 is the average high with 74 as the low. Now 74 doesn't sound that bad, but if you truly want to exercise with your dog in that cooler range, then you're waking up at 4:30am because it really does take all night for the earth to cool off. And once the sun is up, you're feeling the heat by 7am.
After being the person who pulled all nighters in college, and stayed up late grading papers when I was teaching, I had to learn to be a morning person. Read more about the seven strategies that helped me.Read More
Anyone who knows me, knows how particular I am about, well, everything. Ensuring that Bernie and Lizzie have the healthiest life possible is important to me. After searching for the ideal probiotic for them for almost two years, I discovered Humarian's Probonix during the BlogPaws 2018 Conference.
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Meet Rachele Baker, DVM, and her Golden Retriever Savannah! Dr. Baker’s book Dog Health Care: 7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy gets my recommendation as a practical and accessible guide for any pet parent who’s looking to help their best friend live a healthier life. And who doesn’t want their dog to be their healthiest self?Read More
Imagine my surprise Monday morning when I saw a mystery message from my friend Cathy Armato at Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them. She had included me in a post she had written that I should check out. Clearly, the news was good.
Cathy nominated McSquare Doodles for the peer-to-peer blogging award: The Versatile Blogger! I'm honored to be recognized by a fellow blogger, a person who knows how much time and effort goes into publishing regularly, and a person who's become one of my favorite friends I met online.Read More
On another Saturday documentary night, the pups and I found a tissue-worthy 56-minute PBS documentary called Through a Dog's Eyes on Amazon Prime.
If you can get past the Milk Bone sponsorship, this program narrated by Neil Patrick Harris follows several families from November 2009 as they go through the process of bonding with their service dog provided by Canine Assistants.Read More
Welcome to GoPetFriendly.com's annual Pet Blogger Challenge!
On January 6th, 7th, and 8th, pet bloggers submit their answers to the ten questions. We reflect on goals from 2017, share ideas, build community, and support one another as we set goals for 2018.Read More
I read this official training publication of the American Kennel Club over several months. While you could easily read this book in a weekend, you could also opt to read a chapter here and there. Since the chapters are organized by each of the ten tasks a dog must demonstrate to earn the title Canine Good Citizen, you could also read these chapters in any order.Read More
When Crystal Blaker, our dog trainer from Ruff House Dog Training & Behavior Modification, texted me pictures of her with Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker, I didn't care that it was 6:31am and I needed to get to work. Immediately, I texted back that I wanted to hear everything they had to say!
Crystal was getting ready for her first full day or workshops and panels for the International Association of Canine Professionals Conference 2017, which meant she was going to be learning from some of the best dog people around. I was fortunate enough to sit down and ask her not just about meeting Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker, but also about her experiences at the conference.Read More