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First Premium Membership Rewards Post has been published

I just published the first rewards post for my Premium Members. It can be only accessed through subscription. To subscribe, go to this page and click on the link.  You pay by entering your bank or card information, which is … Continue reading

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Your Puppy’s First Dog Walk

Your puppy’s first dog walk is one that will set the stage for a lifetime of dog walks enjoyed together. Today we have a guest post from Michael’s Pack, owned by professional dog trainer… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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11 Tips to Make Your Dog’s First Vacation a Success!

Warmer weather means more than just a change of seasons: it means vacation! While vacation season once dictated boarding your pet, today more and more travelers opt to include their dogs in their… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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A Fun First Day of Kindergarten Questionnaire

Over the past couple of years, I have put together a fun ‘interview’ with questions to ask my daughter on the first day of school. I then ask the same questions on the last day of school to see how … Continue reading

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Vet Tips for Creating a Pet First Aid Kit

June marks the beginning of hurricane season–but, even if you’re not in a hurricane zone, it’s important to get prepared. Natural disasters of all types, from fires to floods, can… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title for … Continue reading

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First points on Quest

Quest got his first AKC conformation points, and it was a major! I think he might finish. He’s only 10.5 months old. Congratulations to his breeder, handler, and co-owner Anya Dobratz for that great win! And this major makes his … Continue reading

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Brave First Responders Rescue Cats who Survived California Fire

Wildfires can rage across regions and change directions quickly, giving families little time to evacuate or return for their pets if they’re not home when the evacuation order comes. Thankfully, two cats not only managed to survive the California Tubbs … Continue reading

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DIY Personalized Sofia the First Amulet Necklace

Essley’s current favorite television show is Sofia the First on Disney Junior. She loves Sofia’s spunkiness, the music in the show (she dances to and acts out the opening theme, every time), and, more than anything, all of the fantastic … Continue reading

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My first “Jacques Cousteau GoPro” attempt

I’m in Kauai for the week. I did some snorkeling off Anini Beach this morning. This was the best video (of the first fish I saw!) It is the state fish of Hawaii, of course. It is one of two … Continue reading

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