Archive for the 'Thoughts on Life with Dogs ' Category

Benefits of Animal Blood Proteins: Dog Supplements #ad

Benefits of Animal Blood Proteins: Dog Supplements #ad

*Check back Sunday at midnight (PST)  as we’re kicking off a contest and giving away a 30-day supply of supplements!  This isn’t meant to be a “scary Halloween themed post about blood” but a serious post about animal blood proteins...

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Senior Dogs: Ways to Be More Proactive About Arthritis

Senior Dogs: Ways to Be More Proactive About Arthritis

We started a few new techniques for Sherman in the past six months. I wanted to share these since he’s feeling really good these days and just turned 12 years old. A few of these recommendations are herbs and of...

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Senior Dogs: Why a Medication Chart is Important

Senior Dogs: Why a Medication Chart is Important

So I look at this medication chart and I know it’s overwhelming. But Bruiser has Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and there are A LOT of meds to keep track of. Plus, I’m not the only one medicating so it makes...

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Introducing Wag and Cluck

Introducing Wag and Cluck

I wouldn’t consider myself a farm girl until about a month ago. But now I have a flock of chickens and a mean rooster. I also have a veggie garden which means I’m embracing country life as I’ve never tried...

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What To Do When Your Dog Vomits

What To Do When Your Dog Vomits

Vet disclaimer: I’m not a vet and anything you decide to do based on these details and tips should be verified with your vet! Some dogs vomit occasionally. Keeping track of frequency, consistency, color (is it bile?) and their overall...

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Senior Dogs: Giving Easy Under the Skin (SQ) Injections

Senior Dogs: Giving Easy Under the Skin (SQ) Injections

We are the vet waiting for some further direction on giving injections “under the skin” or SQ/Sub-Q shortened for subcutaneous.  Every dog owner will get to the point where an injection is needed for a variety of reasons. My dog...

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5 Important Country Living Lessons with Three City Hounds

5 Important Country Living Lessons with Three City Hounds

My three city dogs are stepping up and becoming farm dogs! My dogs have a new appreciation for life and now realize there are creatures great and small hiding in every available outdoor space. Gophers and rabbits are the new...

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Local Author Launches “The Animal Lover’s Guide to Changing the World”

Local Author Launches “The Animal Lover’s Guide to Changing the World”

(You can win a copy of this book simply by entering in the contest below. Read to the bottom of the post). #ad  AND This is a virtual blog hop book tour! Check out the book reviews from my fellow...

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Guest Post: 5 Tips to Help Your Shy Dog Overcome Anxiety

Guest Post: 5 Tips to Help Your Shy Dog Overcome Anxiety

I’m so excited to publish this guest post from Nicole with DogVills! Anyone that reads my blog knows my dog, Shermie, suffers from anxiety and some days are better than others. Nicole writes about how to help your shy dog...

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Happy Birthday Bruiser! The True Meaning of Friendship

Happy Birthday Bruiser! The True Meaning of Friendship

Well, Bruiser is 14 years old and the oldest dog I’ve ever had the privilege of sharing my life with. We had a super scary weekend about two weeks ago as he went into congestive heart failure but pulled through...

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