Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wordless Wednesday--My Necktie

All dressed up and no place to go.
Where do you think I should go?
























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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Tasty Tuesday treats Canidae treats from Chewy.com

Tasty Tuesday
Canidae Grain Free PURE heaven biscuits



Look at these treats! Chewy.com sent them! Mom says we can be taste testers, and if we like them, tell  everyone out there all about them!

Guess what? We like 'em!
The treats are Canidae Grain-Free PURE Heaven crunchy Biscuits with Duck and Chickpea.
They also come in salmon and sweet potato flavor!

The ingredients are:
Pea Flour, Potato, Cane Molasses, Duck, Chickpeas, Salt, Natural Flavor, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Sesame Seed, Avocado Oil, Turmeric

Key Benefits
  • Grain and Gluten-free treats for adult dogs
  • Crunchy texture helps clean your dog’s teeth
  • Easily snapped into smaller sizes to treat dogs of all sizes
  • Fresh tasting and crispy for the crunch dogs love
  • Made in the USA

Monday, March 23, 2015

Easter Bunnies 10 Minutes vs 10 Years

Rabbits can make wonderful pets, but too many people purchase a cute bunny for their children for Easter on impulse. A few weeks after Easter, shelters are full of unwanted bunnies.

This week I'll be sharing a posters designed to help educate people about rabbits for Easter.


        flyer via House Rabbit Society.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Two Boys and a Guinea Pig

I'm a dog person through and through, but if there's one other pet that can melt my heart, it's a guinea pig. Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Carrie Homman for a Guideposts article, No Gifts Please, Just Compassion. She told me all about their guinea pig Charley.















The family, including sons Adam and Aaron, wanted a pet and had been looking for a dog. After much thought, they agreed that they didn't have the time needed to devote to a dog, so they went to the local animal shelter, and walked out with a guinea pig!

If you're going to get a guinea pig, I definitely suggest looking at your shelter or on Petfinder for a guinea pig in need of a home.

Carrie says that she never knew how amazing guinea pigs were. Together, they've discovered that Charley is trainable, loves to cuddle, and communicates through squeaks, purrs and tugs. "He makes us laugh all the time," she says.






































Adam and Aaron love to play with Charley and take good care of his needs, including feeding and brushing. Aaron greets Charley first thing every morning and gets a little cuddle time before starting the day. They've learned so much about guinea pigs. Adam even created a fair project about guinea pig care.



 As you can see, guinea pigs can make great pets!

Can you find Charley?














Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Wordless Wednesday- Irish Dogs are Still Smiling

Happy Wordless Wednesday! Kelly and Ike are still celebrating St. Patty's Day!



















And don't forget to enter to win one of four Life is Good Lucky Dog stickers!

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Monday, March 16, 2015

Is Your Dog a St. Patrick's Day Lucky Dog?

Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Guess what? St. Patty's Day is my birthday, and I want to celebrate! So I thought I'd give away these Life is Good Lucky Dog stickers.


























 To enter:
Just leave a comment why your dog is a lucky dog. 
The four best comments (judged by a random gathering of family) will each win one Life is Good 4 inch Lucky Dog sticker.

 Just leave your comment below, and be sure to leave an email address or way I can get hold of you if you win. 
(U.S. and Canada only please) Entries close Friday 3/20/15.
Good luck, and Happy St. Patty's Day!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Bright Side according to Eeyore

"It's snowing still," said Eeyore gloomily.
"So it is."
"And freezing."
"Is it?"
"Yes," said Eeyore. "However," he said, brightening up a little, "we haven't had an earthquake lately."


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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Wordless Wednesday- Treats!

Our human cousin from Vermont came to visit, and look what she brought us! She bought them at the Vermont Country Store. The store has unique items for humans, and dogs too! Wasn't that nice that cousin Judy didn't forget us?!






















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Monday, March 2, 2015

What are Your Favorite Animal Books?

Today is Read Across America Day.















What's your favorite book about animals? It can be childhood, classic or current. Dog, cat, duck, or elephant. Fiction or non fiction.

Please visit my Guideposts blog, Pawprints on my Heart, to check out my  list of animal books that changed my life. Then come back and let me know some of yours.

I know it's hard to narrow it down! I didn't even include some of the classics like Old Yeller, Sounder or Lassie, and after I posted the list, even more favorites kept coming to me.

I'd love to hear your list. What are some of your favorites?

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