The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away.

We lost our yellow Labrador, Jesse, back in April 2019. It was very sad and I still miss her everyday. She was the mother of Riley and grandma to Tate. But what we didn’t expect was, not even a year later, we lost Riley too. Riley was 9 1/2 and I’ve written about her in […]

Our 2020 Pledge of Giving

“The Secret of Living is Giving” Tony Robbins PetSmart Charities and our pledge!   We have many more designs on our Zazzle website and you can also customize to create your own! How to find the best animal charities? I started with local shelters because chances are they need donations.  It’s so nice to make […]


Here is a A Guest blog I did for Cold Noses News called ” IDEAS FOR LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTERS DURING THE HOLIDAYS “. Shelters usually run off of donations, so whatever you can give goes a long way! Now I will focus on a specific local shelter’s needs at the La Crosse County, WI Animal Shelter. […]

10 Puppy Crate and Potty training hacks!

Crate training chart and potty time tips to help puppy parents! It typically takes 4-6 months for a puppy to be house trained. But on a side note, so you don’t get discouraged, it could take longer to train puppies depending on breed. Smaller dogs can take longer to train because they have smaller bladders along […]

What most dog parents want you to know.

As dog parents, others may not understand our love for our furry children. If someone says “it’s just a dog”, they clearly have not felt the love and companionship that comes with having them. Dogs have more loyalty, personality and love than most people I know. They are family. To us, we love them as […]

Senior dog care…helping them age comfortably.

Updated on 10/23/19 This post contains affiliate links. Please read my disclaimer for more info. Senior dogs have different care needs than those of a younger dog. As some of you loyal loving subscribers know, our yellow Labrador, Jesse, passed away April 3rd 2019. In her late senior years, not only was she slowing down […]

Senior Dog Weight Loss… Riley’s Story

This post contains affiliate links. Please read my disclaimer for more info. Thank you! Dog Obesity It is estimated that 54% of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese.  This can be detrimental to a dog’s health, affecting its quality of life and life expectancy. Senior Dogs are already at more risk for […]

Why we need CBD Hemp Oil for Dogs & Rescue Shelters

I recently came across an interview in a magazine published within our home state of Wisconsin, in Fetch Magazine. The interview is with an entrepreneur named Karen, and what she has to say is well worth the read! Here is the article about the amazing and completely safe benefits of CBD Hemp oil and what […]

Amazing Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs…and you!

Our pumpkins have grown! We’ve planted pumpkins for a few years now, and it’s a favorite “Fall” thing I look forward to every year! Pumpkins are a “SuperFood”, so extremely healthy and beneficial for your dog and yourself! A lot of dog parents are familiar with using pumpkin for a dog’s upset stomach. When your […]

How Dogs are Good For Kids

Many kids dream of having a dog. While we know that dogs teach kids loyalty and unconditional love, there are also many other reasons that dogs are good for kids! I feel so grateful to be able to have both human and canine kids at home. I have always had dogs around me as a […]

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