When it’s a sweltering summer day dog parents are faced with two challenges: keeping their puppers entertained (because it’s often too hot for long runs or walks outside) and keeping their puppers entertained. Okay, okay, it’s only one challenge really, but when your fur-kid has cabin fever it can feel like an all consuming obstacle. Which is why the invention of a super easy dog treat recipe that doubles as a fun engaging toy or game has us jumping up and down with joy. Presenting Strawberry Coconut Freezies.
Getting older can be a confusing time for your dog. They start to have less energy, they start to experience physical changes like vision and hearing loss, and their dietary needs change too. All of these changes, however, do not mean that their zest and enthusiasm disappears! On the contrary in fact, as their years of wisdom equips them with all sorts of mischief and know-how. To help make a dog’s golden years really sparkle though, there are lots of little things we can do to greatly improve their quality of life. Here are some simple tips to improve your senior dog care and to make their life the best it can be! (more…)
If we had to say there was one teeny-tiny “downside” to sharing our home with a dog, it would be that with great canine cuteness comes… great cute mess. From mucky paws, to shredding toys, to knocking things over and the almost constant shedding, life with a pupper underfoot can be a lot of clean up. So we recently added a Shark Rocket Pro Cordless Stick vacuum to our dog-friendly cleaning supplies and after living with it for a while we have to say, it may just be the best vacuum for pet hair that we’ve used to date.
But before we could dive into using all of this machine’s wonderfully efficient cleaning features, we had to first get our dog used to the vacuum. Fortunately, we had a few tried and true tricks up our sleeve…
When Katrina and Al adopted two adorable little puppies, they wanted to get some family portraits to remember and celebrate this time of their lives. And the talented Lauren McCormick Photography — a wedding photographer who also on occasion is known as an Ottawa dog photographer — was more than happy to step up to capture the cuteness! Keep reading to see more from this delightful dog photo session!