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Misty Pines Dog Park

Misty Pines Dog Park

I recently had a birthday and always joke that the entire month of August is my birthday.  Since that's the case, Thomas asked what I wanted to do this weekend and I said... spend the day with the dogs.  I suggested a fun-filled day of going to Misty Pines Dog Park, lunch at the Sewickley Hotel, and then home to relax before a dinner out...

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Airport Therapy Dog Programs

Airport Therapy Dog Programs

​It’s been a minute since I posted about Jake and Maggie passing their Canine Good Citizenship training (here and here) all because I wanted them to participate in the PitPaws program at the Pittsburgh International Airport.  I want them both to become Therapy Dogs and am excited about taking them into schools to meet with children as well as...

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Visiting California

Visiting California

Ok, so I did not make it to CA this year and I did not take these pictures but I had to share with you because I think they are amazing.  Thomas had to make a business trip to San Diego, CA and on one of the off days, he visited the San Diego Zoo.  He took our new Nikon 4500 with him and shot these pictures around town and during his visit to the...

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One sure way to travel with your pet

One sure way to travel with your pet

Did you know that Pittsburgh, PA has been ranked #7 as a foodie destination? I've been watching the transition over the years and the addition of many delicious restaurants which Thomas and I have had the pleasure of trying. Now that we have Jake and Maggie, I'm also searching for dining that will allow us to bring our two monsters! I just came...

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The Woodbury Cabin and Pond

The Woodbury Cabin and Pond

Thomas and I have just come back from a very relaxing trip to Ohio where we stayed in a beautiful, secluded, and peaceful cabin called The Woodbury Cabin and Pond.  One place that holds a special meaning to us is Sugarcreek, OH and surrounding areas and we wanted a place where we could take Jake and Maggie this time.  I found The Woodbury Cabin...

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Trips With Pets

Trips With Pets

Thomas and I have been wanting to plan a few short vacations with the pups but have had a difficult time finding hotels that allow pets. Jake is now 82 pounds and Maggie just got weighed in at 70 pounds. The majority of the hotels that I found had weight limits per dog and sometimes didn't allow more than one dog per room. In my searches, I...

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Fun With Your Fur Baby in St. Louis, MO

Fun With Your Fur Baby in St. Louis, MO

As you know, we spend our time between West Virginia and Missouri and now that we have Jake and Maggie, I’ve become more interested in places that we can take them.  As I was leaving Pet Supplies Plus on Manchester Road in St. Louis, MO, I grabbed a magazine called TAME Pet Mag.  I know Missouri is a pet friendly state but was so surprised to see...

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Historical Roscoe Village

Historical Roscoe Village

Well, it’s been another eventful week for the pups!  As promised, I’ve attached pictures of Jake and Maggie enjoying their birthday.  And guess where we took them????  ​Historical Roscoe Village in Coshocton, Ohio (www.roscoevillage.com).  Roscoe Village transports you back to a time when the Ohio and Erie Canal was bustling with Canal boats. A...

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