If your dog was to stop breathing or have a heart attack would you know what to do?  The Red Cross has started to teach people how to do CPR and basic first aid on their dogs. Depending on where you live they may use a stuffed dog to demonstrate on. Some Red Cross […]

Picking Out a Dog


People often ask me how I ended up with such great dogs. My usual answer is consistency; both my husband and I enact the same rules. For example: To prevent begging at the table neither of us feed our dogs (Sadie and Rusty) while we are eating at the dinner table. Still we often save […]

Fostering a Puppy/Dog


Have you ever considered fostering a puppy/dog from a rescue or the local shelter? Puppy’s can be a lot of fun and they’re very loving and playful. Puppies will need playtime on the floor. You’ll want to spend time down in their world to make yourself more accessible and help socialize them. Plus they’ll want […]

Think About Fostering an Animal


Foster programs provide homes for thousands of adoptable animals every year throughout the county that could not be housed in a shelter or rescue due to space and resource limitations. Fostering is a great way to make a difference in the lives of each animal you take into you home and care for. My husband […]

10 Gifts for Dogs!

It’s the start of the holiday shopping season. The best time to start hunting for the perfect gift for your pup or yourself, or any dog lovers in your life. But let’s face it; it’s not easy shopping for the pooch that has everything. Rest easy my friends, I’ve put together this list of gifts […]

How to choose the right dog?


How do you know what dog is right for you and your family? Dogs come in all different sizes, lengths of hair, and disposition. These are some of the traits to take into consideration when deciding on the best dog for you. Also consider why you are getting the dog: protection, companion or for the […]