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How To Clean The Hair And Odors Off Your Dog’s Bed

Today’s Chore: Cleaning the dog beds! If you have dogs then you know the life of living with dog hair and cleaning up after them. Our dogs, Riley and Wynter are going through their winter shed, and that means a TON of fur flying around.   Every day we are vacuuming, dusting, and trying to keep the dog hair off our clothes and our bed.  But we have a few simple… Read More »How To Clean The Hair And Odors Off Your Dog’s Bed

Reasons Dogs Lick Excessively And Tips To Help Stop It

“Riley Stop Licking!” That’s one of the most common things said in our home since our dog Riley came into our lives. All dogs lick, but sometimes the licking can actually mean something else is underlying and needs attention. Wynter, our older dog, is more catlike in her grooming.  Her fur is easy to lick clean and she’s doesn’t require a lot of grooming needs like our other dog, Riley. … Read More »Reasons Dogs Lick Excessively And Tips To Help Stop It

Riley and Wynter Test Out A WagWell Subscription Box

This week we had the pleasure of trying out a fantastic dog subscription box by WagWell. For those of you who are new to subscription boxes, they are monthly delivered boxes full of treats and surprises. For our FurKids, we are very picky about what we give them. Our friends at WagWell sent us their recent organic pet subscription box to see if our picky pets would turn their noses… Read More »Riley and Wynter Test Out A WagWell Subscription Box

Riley’s Ear Pain – treating with CBD and Natural Remedies

This week our Riley has been fighting an ear infection again.  It’s common in long ear dogs like cockers and beagles.  We have been fighting ear problems his whole life. But this time we have found the magic concoction that really kicked it fast. We have tried everything in the last few years.  We have been through so many different drops and cleaners, but anytime Riley gets his ears wet,… Read More »Riley’s Ear Pain – treating with CBD and Natural Remedies

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Wynter’s Review – Trudog Free Me

Happy Birthday Wynter! (This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) She’s getting older.  Even though I don’t want to admit it, my sweet girl is 9 years old and even though for her breed ( Jindo- Shiba) that isn’t terribly old.  She is still a “senior dog” and there are… Read More »Wynter’s Review – Trudog Free Me

Wynter’s Review: Joy Organics CBD Dog Treats

For the last ten years, my best friend has stood by my side through thick and thin.  She stayed close while I grieved the losses, licked my face when I attempted to do yoga, and traveled around the country with me.  Now she’s getting older, I have been looking to help make sure her golden years are pain-free. Since starting Wynter on CBD we have seen her health improve dramatically. … Read More »Wynter’s Review: Joy Organics CBD Dog Treats

CBD For Dogs

Pet owners are loving the positive effects of CBD on their dogs.  CBD or Cannabidiol is a Cannabinoid derived from cannabis plant (also known as marijuana) that does not have the same psychoactive effects as THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). CBD will NOT get your dog high.CBD is available for pets in both tinctures and treats.

Firefly Review: TruDog’s Treat Me Freeze Dried Dog Treats

Wynter and Riley love TruDog for many reasons, but mostly because they love the taste. This week we are reviewing a few of TruDog’s delicious treats. Treat Me – Freeze-Dried SuperTreats for dogs from TruDog. TruDog sent the dogs a few of their top sellers for Wynter and Riley to give their honest opinions.  To be honest, this review was a little difficult.  Why? Because the dogs LOVE them and… Read More »Firefly Review: TruDog’s Treat Me Freeze Dried Dog Treats

Wynter’s Review of TruDog treats

This week we are trying TruDog treats.  Hopefully, we will find some that she likes! Wynter is a very picky eater. In fact most of the time she picks through her food and treats to find the perfect bite and will walk away from the others. So finding treats and supplements that she will accept can be hard. Because Wynter is my best friend and I rely on her as my service… Read More »Wynter’s Review of TruDog treats

Fortify Me Review

Wynter’s Review- Fortify Me dog food topper from TruDog

We have another exciting review for you! This time it is for TruDog’s Fortify Me Dog Food Toppers.  We know that many of you have been asking us to do more reviews for healthy pet options and we are thrilled to bring this one to you.  We love your suggestions! So keep them coming! (This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I… Read More »Wynter’s Review- Fortify Me dog food topper from TruDog

Riley’s Dog Toy Review – KONG Phatz Pig Plush Dog Toy

(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) Riley loves his toys.  And we love doing dog toy reviews so you know what’s cool and what’s just a waste of money.  Riley is a fun dog. Every day he picks out his favorite toys from his toy box and brings them… Read More »Riley’s Dog Toy Review – KONG Phatz Pig Plush Dog Toy

Trudog Surprise Me Review

Review – Trudog’s Surprise Me Pill Treats Without The Junk

(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) This week we are reviewing Trudog’s Surprise Me – Hide the Pill treats for Large dogs. Riley and Wynter were excited to do this review! Our dog, Riley, is a great dog. But sadly, he was born with a lot of complications. So… Read More »Review – Trudog’s Surprise Me Pill Treats Without The Junk

Bubba and Dad - Checking out the Ballard, Wa Farmer's Market

It’s a Dog’s Life In the Pacific Northwest – dog friendly travel ideas

(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) The Pacific Northwest is one of the most dog friendly places in the United States.  From beautiful off-leash dog parks to the hundreds of acres of trails, beaches, and city walks, dogs are a common site in the Pacific Northwest. I love traveling… Read More »It’s a Dog’s Life In the Pacific Northwest – dog friendly travel ideas

THC for dogs

Warning For Dog Lovers: NO THC Products!

(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) CBD for dogs can be lifesaving. But beware, just like chocolate, dogs can get very sick from THC ingestion! Dogs have abundant receptors in their brains, dogs have the highest concentration of these receptors, particularly in areas related to coordination.  They also have… Read More »Warning For Dog Lovers: NO THC Products!

Flying with Service Dogs

I love traveling on exciting expeditions with my service dog, Wynter. While we have done road trips from the East coast to the west, extended day trips, and overnights. But until recently, Wynter and I have never had the chance to fly together. I often fly with my husband and daughter, choosing to leave my service dog home on her own vacation away from the stress of air travel. But this… Read More »Flying with Service Dogs

Time for Hummmus

Not sure if it was mitzvah or madness, but I stopped today on my way back to the hotel and had a lovely conversation with a homeless woman and her dog, Hummmus. ( Yes, that’s how she wants to spell it )

Tomorrow will be Kinder – A look back at grief

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exZT_wNzsRQ

I listened to this amazing song this morning on my walk this morning. I just needed to clear my head and find a trace of what my new normal might feel like. Wynter and I just walked and let the early morning settle over my tear swollen eyes.

The fearful believe that 2012 was going to be the end of the world, part of me wants it to be true so I never have to suffer this loss again. Yet I know that likely life will go on and I am starting to believe it is simply the end of the life we knew. My life will be forever different and better for having the time I had with Lance, my dearest and oldest friend and brother.

So.. here’s the song that seemed to be heaven-sent to me this morning as I start my journey.