Puppies grow up far too fast! One moment they are a squashy little ball of fluff who fits in the palm of your hand, the next they are a full grown dog taking over the bed! Don’t let those early little pawprints run away from you. Follow these three tried and true professional dog photography tips from Pawsh Studio so that you can cherish the earliest moments of pet parenthood forever! (more…)
I am amazed by how much my dogs, Rory and Lucy, have influenced my work and my blogging habits. So today I thought I would draw from my fur monsters’ wisdom and my own experiences to share with you some blogging tips and tricks that have helped Pawsh.
Is there anything more lovely than snuggling up in bed on a chilly winter’s day? We sniffed around and found these darling bedding options for pups and peeps! First up a charming royal blue Romeo & Juliet dog duvet offering sweet simplicity to any corner of the home. And for the peeps a romantic deep blue Crinkle Duvet — although we all know that the dog ends up on our bed most of the time anyway! Which would you splurge on?
Just a quick note to say thank you to everyone for your patience while Pawsh took a little hiatus this winter. We needed to get away and recharge, destress and seek balance, spend some time detatched from the constant computer time and really just hug our dogs to help get us reinvigorated about the Pawsh project.
Happily we will be returning to regular scheduled programming next week. The past several weeks have been spent cooking up new fun, bite-sized features for the blog that you and your pupsters can enjoy on the go!
We are so looking forward to getting back into chit-chatting about dog wellness, behaviour, fantastic products and living a dog-friendly lifestyle on a regular basis. We have missed it deeply. Thank you everyone again and again for sticking with us while we worked to rediscover our own ‘pawsh’ voice amidst the general noise of life and the media world. We can’t wait for next week!
Over the years I have been lucky enough to interview a variety of dog trainers and behaviourists and a common thread of wisdom that I gleaned from these conversations is that dogs thrive on structure and routine. So recently, I created this little dog-friendly ritual…
At the end of the day when I’m getting ready for bed I take off my socks and toss one to each pup to catch, which they do oh-so gleefully! I know, I know, this sounds a little odd, but it is a fun, simple activity that has over time taught Rory and Lucy that the day is winding down.
They sit patiently and wait for their toss. Then they roll around on the rug for a moment and maybe play a quick game of chase before happily bounding away to their beds for a good night’s sleep (without the socks — I can’t have them chewing those!)
Don’t ask me how this little routine started, but it is a sweet way to wrap up an evening and something the dogs seem to look forward to. It is a final little play session for the day then off to bed for some sweet dreams!
What daily rituals do you have with your fur-kids? I would love to know!
PAWSH PERK: A fantastic dog-friendly game to play while you watch tv.