Paying Tribute to My Love, For Father’s Day

Thank you Lids for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Lids, all opinions expressed here are my own. The kids and I make our fair share of appearances here, but you don’t see a whole lot of … Continue reading

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How to Take a Last-Minute Trip with Your Dog

This week, an 11pm call from a South Texas nursing home where several of John’s elderly relatives reside meant an 8am trip the next day–with both Tiki and Barli. We like to spend the… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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Evening catch

I caught these trout at Cooper’s Rock this evening. The one on the bottom is a nice fat brook trout. Natural History

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Raymond Pierotti on domestic dog taxonomy and origins

Very interesting concepts: Natural History

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Tom bird

The early weeks of May begin the age of green pastels. The soft greenery of foliage pokes its way out of the gray smudge of the canopy, and the pastures are thickly verdant in the revived grass. This age of … Continue reading

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RIP K-9 Baron

The Boone County, MO Sheriffs Department sadly announced late last week that K-9 Baron had died during a training exercise. The German Shepherd had faithfully served the department since 2012. He was 8.5 years old. Rest easy, Baron. Others will … Continue reading

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Honoring Your Dog’s Life

With Memorial Day yesterday, I wanted to share some suggestions from I Heart Dogs on ways you can honor your dog after he or she passes over the Rainbow Bridge. The first recommendation is to start a journal about all … Continue reading

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These Senior Dogs Received a Second Chance at Love

We all hope that our twilight years will find us living in a place where people love us and care for us with dignity and compassion. It’s only logical to assume that dogs might share that hope for their own … Continue reading

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Tiki + Barli Try the Purple® Pet Bed

You may very well already be familiar with Purple®, the mattress that’s scientifically designed to keep you comfortable and cool throughout the night. Now Purple has designed a product just for… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Download Your Free Dog Cookbooks + Pet Calendar!

This week, we’re going to be retiring our free cookbooks and 2018 pet holiday calendar–so please be sure to fetch your copy now! You may have heard about the change in how websites can… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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