Tips & Tricks
Protecting Your Pup’s Paws On Hot Pavement

Protecting Your Pup’s Paws On Hot Pavement

Have you ever wondered what the anatomy of a dog’s paw is?  I have and according to AKC, a dog’s paw is made up of skin, bone, tendons, ligaments, blood supply, and connective tissue. That doesn’t sound all that different from our anatomy and for that, we have to be extra cautious in walking our dogs on hot pavement.  Summer is here and we are...

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Dating Apps For Dog And Cat Lovers

Dating Apps For Dog And Cat Lovers

Happy Friday everyone!!  As I sit here typing and watching the news, I’m thinking of the many people who are helping us get through this quarantine from the truck drivers to store clerks to the first responders helping those who are dealing with the devastation from the hurricanes that ripped through TX, OK, and LA last night.  These are amazing...

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Air Filters And Pet Dander

Air Filters And Pet Dander

Spring is finally here!  It has been a chilly one and it hasn’t stopped my allergies from knocking me off my feet!!  I’m glad Jake and Maggie have such thick healthy coats to protect them but I’ve noticed as spring moves forward, they are shedding a bit more.  The dogs are not immune to allergies either.  I can take some Allegra and feel somewhat...

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Can You Claim Your Dog On Your Taxes?

Can You Claim Your Dog On Your Taxes?

This post might be a little late for some of you, but I thought about it today and did some research.  Can you claim your dog on your taxes?  I have always been told “no" but wondered…are there any loop holes??  Now that Jake and Maggie are certified therapy dogs, I wondered if this might benefit us during tax season. And….the answer is no!...

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Easter Table Ideas 2020

Easter Table Ideas 2020

Has everyone been enjoying their time away from the office or are you getting stir crazy?  Life really hasn’t changed for us except that Thomas’ travel has been cancelled through May!  We are loving life at home together; he in his office and me in mine being productive.  We get to meet (in the kitchen) for lunch every day and dinner is exactly...

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Do Dogs Understand Personal Space?

Do Dogs Understand Personal Space?

Do dogs really understand the meaning of personal space?  I don't think Jake and Maggie do.  I’m sure we are all sick of talking and thinking about the Coronavirus.  I know Jake and Maggie are!  Every activity I think of involves being around places and people so we have begun a new routine of walking our property line, and a new routine of...

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4 Easy Steps To Help You Get Organized

4 Easy Steps To Help You Get Organized

Happy Thursday everyone!  What a week it has been!  I’m rushing spring to get here and have been spring cleaning all week!  I set out on a mission to organize all of our closets and drawers and finished up with that today!  One of my items on my bucket list for 2020 was to prioritize my time better and by doing that, I have been making a “To Do”...

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How To Protect Your Pet During A Tornado

How To Protect Your Pet During A Tornado

This post is dedicated to Nashville and all those who have lost their homes and loved ones due to the tornado that hit on Tuesday morning.  It is also dedicated to the many animals who were scared and have lost their lives in the storm.   My family knows exactly what Nashville is going through.  When I was in high school, we had a tornado touch...

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Traveling With Your Pet

Traveling With Your Pet

Are you tired of this wintery weather and looking forward to spring?  Do you have any camping trips planned this year with you and your pet?  Before you and your BFF hit the trails, make a check list of what you need to bring.  Don’t forget any essentials.  I’ve made a list of things to think about and items to bring to prepare you for what could...

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