What does a dog need to be happy? There is a lot of debate about this in the pet community, but I am personally a firm believer that the bare basics (food, water, shelter, regular vet visits and cuddles) aren’t really enough for a well-rounded canine life. Like us, they need adventure, fun and socialization, but coming up with new, dog-friendly activities can be a challenge. So here to help are 15 friendly suggestions to increase your dog’s happiness: (more…)
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Itty-bitty bite-sized treats that will make a huge impression whenever you entertain canine guests. Plus, they will make your kitchen smell amazing! Part crunchy crouton, part moreish cracker, these pint-sized poppers make a pretty pet-friendly addition to any festive fall tabletop. Plus the pups are sure to guzzle them down faster than a turkey can say ‘gobble!’ (more…)
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There are no words to describe how much I love dogs and animals. There really aren’t! And every time I read a report about animal neglect or hear about the horrific conditions that so many lovely dogs and animals have to endure every day all over the world, my heart collapses. I feel crushed and hopelessly ineffectual because often times animal welfare issues seem too big for one person to take on and solve alone. (more…)
Valentine’s Day is nearly here and there is nothing quite like telling the one you love how much you adore them (and the furkids). We’ve rounded up 12 adorable dog themed Valentine’s Day cards so you can do just that this year!
Above, this little stripey dude combines amour and style. Card from Leveret Paparie.
“Boop!” is the universal sound of true love, which anyone who has ever experienced a wet nose on their cheek understands. You can explain it to your true love with this card from Wonderflies.
The ideal card for those who love to do everything together from brunching, to strolling, to any sort of home reno project, from Allison and Cam.
Doxie lovers and long term relationships alike will get a giggle from this vibrant card from Queenie’s Cards.
Because honesty is the important thing in any relationship (and this case, uber cute too!) Your honey will understand. Card from Marry Grams.
A darling dog card that is simple and sweet, because sometimes words aren’t needed, from Artwork by AK.
A doodle dog sometimes says it best, because even a squiggly lined dog means the world! Card by Rosie Wonders.
For a little ooh-la-la and sophistication, you can’t go wrong with a French Poodle card from Papyrus.
A kinder kind of honesty that anyone in a relationship who shares their home with a dog totally gets. Card from Purple Tree Designs UK.
Because puppy kisses are always the best (sorry guys!) from Ink Pug.
Because you really do like waking up next to your sweetie — and your one or two or three dogs too! Card by Tiff Bits.
And last but not least, an appropriate card for those couples who are under no delusions about their status in a dog-friendly home by Lucy Maggie Designs.
Which humourous Valentine’s Day card would you choose for your sweetheart? Or leave a link to your favourite cards below in the comments too!