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The Suction Cup Dog Toy – Reviewed by Four Dogs

The Suction Cup Dog Toy – Reviewed by Four Dogs

The Suction Cup Dog Toy – A Four Dog Review One of my main strategies for keeping our house in good condition is to ensure the dogs get enough interaction and playtime that they don’t feel the need to interact with the couch cushions or table legs. The...
When My Cat Brings in Wildlife

When My Cat Brings in Wildlife

When My Cat Brings in Wildlife We are those people that talk about their pets more than any parent could ever talk about their kids. We are quick to break out our phones at social gatherings and show our friends, or complete strangers the week’s round-up of...
Keep Your Pet Relaxed During Fireworks

Keep Your Pet Relaxed During Fireworks

Keep Your Pet Relaxed During Fireworks Fourth of July weekend is a time to relax with family, reflect on the meaning of freedom, and throw large explosives up in the air scaring (or scarring) our furry family members. It is the worst day/weekend for our fur-kids. More...
BBQ Safety for Pets

BBQ Safety for Pets

BBQ Safety for Pets I hope you all are taking some time this summer to relax outdoors. One of my favorite parts of summer is having dinner on the back deck. It’s lovely to sit back there in the evening shade and hang out with our pups. August sits underneath his...
The Scoop On Litter Boxes

The Scoop On Litter Boxes

In the post about making space for cats, I mentioned that at one point we had a cat that used a litter box inside a mudroom bench. The cat had a door at each end of the box, and we could lift the bench seat for easy access to clean it. My favorite veterinary...
Should I Get a Dog?

Should I Get a Dog?

Since more people are hanging out at home, there has been a massive uptick in pet adoptions. It warms my heart that so many fur-kids are finding families. To celebrate, we are spending the week meeting some of the new adoptees. If you are trying to decide if you...
How to Win Dinner with a Snuffle Mat

How to Win Dinner with a Snuffle Mat

  Have you seen this pet hack where they recommend putting a tennis ball in your dog’s food bowl to slow down eating? Maybe this works for small breeds who can’t get their mouths around the ball, but for my hound dog Scout, this would only encourage...
How To Protect Your Home with Cheez Whiz

How To Protect Your Home with Cheez Whiz

High-tech fabrics and fancy vacuums only go so far when protecting your home from the wear and tear of your fur-kids. Once you deck out the room with the most durable rugs, furniture, and accessories, you have to teach your pups how you want them to live in the space....
What is My Dog Trying to Tell Me?

What is My Dog Trying to Tell Me?

When I first adopted my dog Scout, I did all the things to help her become a social butterfly. I took her to dog parks to socialize, but she ended up just wanting to go sniff areas far away from the other dogs. A few times it got a little tense. What was my dog...
Best Harness for Dogs Who Pull

Best Harness for Dogs Who Pull

Best harness for dogs who pull…and how the heck to put the doggone thing on them! When I adopted my sweet hound dog Scout, she came with a ton of doggie behavior baggage. We have slowly been chipping away at her issues, but before she was totally...