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Fun with Doggie Cakes

Diving into the Depths of the Pisces Dog: Exploring Their Unique Personality Traits (February 19 – March 20)

In the vast realm of astrology, each zodiac sign is believed to influence not only human personalities but also the traits and characteristics of our cherished canine companions. Enter the Pisces dog, a mystical and intuitive creature whose personality is as deep and enigmatic as the ocean itself. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the fascinating world of the Pisces dog personality, uncovering the traits and quirks that make them such captivating companions. Intuitive Sensitivity: Pisces dogs are highly attuned to the emotions and energies of those around them, possessing a remarkable level of intuitive sensitivity. They...

World Spay Day: Advocating for Responsible Pet Ownership and Animal Welfare (Feb. 28th)

On the last Tuesday of February, animal lovers and advocates around the globe unite to observe World Spay Day—a day dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of spaying and neutering pets and promoting responsible pet ownership. This international initiative shines a spotlight on the vital role that spaying and neutering play in controlling pet overpopulation, reducing the number of homeless animals, and improving the health and well-being of companion animals. Join us as we explore the significance of World Spay Day and the positive impact it has on animal welfare worldwide. The Importance of Spaying and Neutering: Spaying (for females) and...

A Treat for Our Best Friends: Celebrating International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day (Feb. 23rd)

On February 23rd, dog lovers around the world come together to celebrate a beloved staple in every pup's diet—International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day. This special occasion honors the humble dog biscuit, a tasty treat that has been a staple in canine cuisine for generations. Join us as we delve into the history of dog biscuits, explore the significance of this cherished snack, and share creative ways to celebrate with our furry companions. A Brief History of Dog Biscuits: The origins of dog biscuits can be traced back to the 19th century when American inventor James Spratt created the first commercial dog biscuit...

Tugging at Heartstrings: Celebrating International Tug of War Day with Our Pup (Feb. 19th)

On February 19th, we celebrate a time-honored tradition that brings people together in friendly competition and camaraderie: International Tug of War Day. While this spirited game has roots dating back centuries, its significance goes beyond mere athleticism—it symbolizes teamwork, determination, and the unbreakable bonds that unite us. As we commemorate this special day, let's explore the joy of tug of war and how we can share this beloved pastime with our dog. A Brief History of Tug of War: Tug of war traces its origins to ancient civilizations, where it was often used as a test of strength and a means of...

My Dearest: A Valentine’s Day Love Letter to My Dog

My Sweet, As I sit down to write this letter, my heart overflows with love and gratitude for the unwavering companionship and boundless joy you bring into my life. From the moment you entered my world, you've filled each day with warmth, laughter, and an abundance of love that knows no bounds. With your gentle eyes and wagging tail, you've taught me the true meaning of unconditional love. In your presence, I find solace, comfort, and a sense of belonging that I've never known before. You're more than just a pet; you're my confidant, my partner-in-crime, and my dearest friend. Through the ups...

Paw-some Valentine’s Day Treats for Your Pooch

Frozen Berry Hearts Ingredients: Plain yogurt Fresh strawberries or blueberries Heart-shaped silicone mold Instructions: Puree the fresh strawberries or blueberries in a blender until smooth. Fill each heart-shaped cavity in the silicone mold halfway with the berry puree. Top off each cavity with plain yogurt, smoothing the surface with a spatula. Place the silicone mold in the freezer and freeze until solid, about 2-3 hours. Once frozen, pop the berry yogurt hearts out of the mold and serve to your pup as a refreshing and healthy Valentine's Day treat. ...

Capturing Puppy Love: Tips for a Valentine’s Day Photo Shoot with Your Dog

Valentine's Day isn't just for humans; it's an excellent opportunity to celebrate the unconditional love and loyalty of our furry companions. What better way to commemorate this special bond than with a heartwarming photo shoot featuring your beloved dog? Whether you're a seasoned photographer or a novice with a smartphone, here are some tips to ensure a memorable and adorable Valentine's Day photo session with your four-legged friend. 1. Choose the Right Location Selecting the perfect location sets the stage for your photo shoot. Opt for a setting that reflects the mood you want to convey – whether it's a scenic park,...

Love Barks: Celebrating with My Doggie Valentine

This year, I'll be celebrating the unconditional love of my loyal companion who has stolen my heart in the best possible way. So here's to my furry Valentine – thank you for filling my days with joy, laughter, and endless cuddles. You're paws-itively the best Valentine a human could ask for. If you're considering celebrating Valentine's Day with your furry friend, here are a few ideas to make the day special: Pamper Session: Treat your dog to a spa day at home. Give them a relaxing bath, brush their fur until it shines, and trim their nails. Follow it up with some...

Unleashing the Aquarius Dog: Exploring the Unique Personality of Aquarian Canines (January 20 – February 18)

Introduction: In the world of astrology, each zodiac sign is said to influence not only human personalities but also the characteristics of our beloved furry friends. For those born under the sign of Aquarius, known for their independent spirit, humanitarian nature, and intellectual curiosity, the traits of their canine companions often reflect these same qualities in remarkable ways. Join us as we delve into the fascinating world of the Aquarius dog personality, uncovering the unique traits and quirks that make them such cherished companions. Independent Thinkers: Much like their human counterparts, Aquarius dogs are independent thinkers who march to the beat...

The Benefits of Winter Exercise for Dogs

As the temperatures drop and the days grow shorter, it can be tempting to hunker down indoors and hibernate until spring. However, just like humans, dogs need regular exercise to maintain their physical and mental well-being, even during the winter months. In fact, winter exercise offers a host of benefits for our canine companions. Let's explore why staying active is essential for dogs in winter and discover some tips for keeping them moving despite the cold. Benefits of Winter Exercise for Dogs: 1. Maintains Physical Health: Regular exercise helps dogs maintain a healthy weight, strengthens muscles and joints, and improves cardiovascular health....

January Birthstone Series: Dogs and Garnet – Exploring the Connection

In the vast world of gemstones, each month is associated with a particular birthstone, believed to hold unique properties and significance. For January, the birthstone is garnet, a beautiful gemstone known for its deep red hues and rich history. But what does garnet have to do with our beloved canine companions? Let's explore the fascinating connection between dogs and garnet in this January Birthstone Series installment. The Symbolism of Garnet: Garnet has been revered for centuries for its striking beauty and alleged metaphysical properties. Often associated with qualities such as passion, energy, and protection, garnet is said to inspire love, devotion, and...

New Year, New Tricks: Fun Training Ideas for Your Pup

As we kick off the new year, many of us are looking for ways to refresh our routines and learn something new. Why not extend this mindset to our furry companions? January presents the perfect opportunity to engage in some fun training sessions with your dog. Not only does training provide mental stimulation for your pup, but it also strengthens the bond between you and reinforces good behavior. Let's explore some exciting training ideas to kickstart your dog's new year. 1. Master a New Trick Start the year on a playful note by teaching your dog a new trick. Whether it's rolling...

Pet Appreciation Week June 6-12, 2021

The idea of pet appreciation week is to connect with your pet on a more fun level and show them how much we really love and appreciate them. Why not make some art with them. Make a Paw Print Canvas. What do you need for paw painting: Non-toxic washable paint (get an array of colors) – like these available on Amazon Crayola Washable Kids Paint  Sponges cut into 2” pieces Tubs for different colors (use old food containers and lids before recycling them) Paint drop cloth or old sheet Wet wipes or a small tub of water to wash paws between color changes Canvas (small or large size, get creative) Styrofoam (or cardboard) cut smaller...

5 Ways to Celebrate your Pet’s Gotcha Day

When you adopt a pet, you may not know their actual birthday, but you can celebrate their “Gotcha Day.” A “Gotcha Day” is the anniversary of your pet’s adoption day and a great way to acknowledge all the love and joy your fur-kid has brought you and your family. Bring home a special treat. Stop in your local barkery and bring home your furkid’s favorite treat. Commission a Pet Portrait. You can commission a portrait of your cat or dog, or head to your local portrait studio for a picture to be taken of you together. Host a playdate. If your pet has a particular buddy (furry...

10 Great Selections for a Pet Movie and Snuggle

Why not celebrate National Pet month with some snacks for you and your pet, while enjoying an afternoon of some pet-themed movies. They might fall asleep a few minutes, but they will appreciate your company. Here are some of our favorite pet movie or documentary options, in no particular order. Max Togo The Secret Life Of Pets The Queen’s Corgi  101 Dalmatians Balto  The Aristocats The Lion In Your Living Room (a documentary on the “little bit of wild” in domestic cats)  The Adventures of Puss In ...

The Third Annual Pasco Pet Fest Returns to Land O’ Lakes, October 3

The Third Annual Pasco Pet Fest returns from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at Florida Estates Winery – 25241 Highway 52, Land O’ Lakes, FL. Attendees of this pet-friendly, free event will enjoy wine tasting, music, food, vendors, adoptable pets, and a silent auction/raffle in a beautiful Pasco County setting. Over 80 vendors and rescues are scheduled to attend. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 5 to 7 million companion animals enter shelters across the nation each year. This is putting a severe burden on shelters. A goal of Pasco...

Its Pinspiration Monday

What is Pinterst Monday? Since we are obese with pinterest, and get inspired everyday we felt we should share some of our favorite finds. Hopefully you will something to make for your furkids. For our first one we selected a few boards of Doggie Craft Projects, you really should follow them. www.pinterest.com/jacquiequilter/dog-crafts www.pinterest.com/devilscat26/for-my-dog-crafts www.pinterest.com/phoenixmidnight/dog-crafts www.pinterest.com/meandmydog79/dog-crafts ...

The Dog Days of Summer

 The Old Farmer’s Almanac lists the traditional period of the Dog Days  as the 40 days beginning July 3 and ending August 11, coinciding with  the ancient heliacal (at sunrise) rising of the Dog Star, Sirius. These are  the days of the year with the least rainfall in the Northern Hemisphere  (living in Florida, I get experience rain daily during this time.) The Term dog days is   from ancient times, when the night sky was  unobscured by artificial lights and different groups of peoples in  different parts of the world drew images in the sky by “connecting the  dots” of stars. The images drawn...