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Fun with Your Dog, Holidays

Keeping your dog safe this Halloween

Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year.  There are so many cute costumes to dress your dog up in, fun events to attend and scary yard decorations.  But Halloween can be downright frightful for your dog.  Here are some tips to keep your dog comfortable and safe this Halloween. Candy is for …

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Fun with Your Dog, Travel with your Dog

Dog Travel Tips and What to Bring Along on Your Next Pet Friendly Vacation

I’m a big fan on traveling with my dog, and know first hand that a few dog travel tips can help you make it a great experience.  In my opinion, it’s all in the planning and making sure you do your research ahead of time. You will have a much more successful and fun trip if …

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Fun with Your Dog

Taking Great Photos of Your Dog

There is nothing I love more than taking great photos of my dog.  This isn’t always as easy as the end result makes it look.  Dogs don’t have the longest attention spans, are often quick to give into distractions and very rarely hold still.  Even harder than getting a great shot of a dog, is …

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Car Safety

Car Safety for your Dog – Keeping your Dog Safe while you Drive

Keeping your dog safe while driving in the car is one of the most important things you do as a pet parent.  We’ve all see the cute image of  a dog enjoying the breeze as  his parent drives happily along.  The reality however, is that your dog needs to be restrained for his safety as well as …

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Recipes

Cookies for your dog that you can eat too!

Making cookies for you and your dog need not be two separate events. With this recipe, you can make something for the two of you with just a few simple modifications. This is a small batch recipe, making just enough for a few fresh cookies for both of you as a special treat. The cookies …

Recipes

Homemade Chicken Jerky for your Dog

These simple homemade chicken jerky treats for your dog are a snap to make and take worry away from buying jerky from the store. Ingredients 2 Tbsp local wild honey 2 Tbsp unsulphured blackstrap molasses 4 Tbsp water 1 Tbsp dried rosemary 1 lb chicken (stir-fry cut) Grind the rosemary by hand or in a …

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Supplements

Wheatgrass for Dogs

Wheatgrass is one of the best living sources of chlorophyll available.  It’s has over 100 elements that are needed by our bodies.  It’s loaded with amino acids, enzymes, protein, vitamins and minerals.  It is a wonderful detoxifier and rebuilds the blood stream. Chlorophyll washes away drug deposits in the body and neutralizes toxins.  It also …

Recipes

Healthy Homemade Dog Biscuits

Choosing the ingredients of what your dog eats is essential to good health.  Tashi loves fresh baked cookies in a variety of assortments!  These biscuits are very simple to make and are a bit hit at our house. 2 cups whole wheat flour (we use Bob’s Red Mill) 1/4 cup wheat bran 1/8 cup rolled barley …

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Recipes

Home-cooked meals for dogs: Eggs for Dogs

Does your dog like eggs? Whole eggs are a great source of protein for your dog and they provide many vitamins, minerals, good fats and various trace nutrients. A large egg contains about  77 calories, with 5 grams of fat and 6 grams of protein with all 9 essential amino acids. Rich in iron, phosphorus, …

Recipes

Home-cooked meals for dogs: Beef and blueberry casserole

Everyone likes a special home-baked meal and your dog is no exception. This recipe incorporates whole food goodness in an easy to make recipe that you and your dog can share.  It does contain grain, so if your dog is grain-free, you’ll want to skip this recipe. 1/2 lb beef stew meat 1 cup goat …