In a day and age when 4,000,000 animals are euthanized annually in US shelters, and at a time when no one wants to own up to their own shortcomings but would rather blame everyone else, I have to ask: What makes a responsible dog owner? I asked this question on my Facebook page a few days ago, and I got a variety of interesting answers. I've taken those responses into consideration, and along with my own thoughts, I've compiled the following list of things a person can do to be a responsible dog ... Read More about What Makes A Responsible Dog Owner?
My sister lost her 15 year old cat, Smokey, last summer. Never having lived in a house without a cat, it didn't take long for her to feel the urge to bring a new feline home. She chose these girls, Bella and Lincoln. It's Sunday, so I'm linking up with Dachshund Nola and My Life In Blog Years to spread a little Black & White love. If you’d like to join us, you can link up on either of their blogs! Have a wonderful Sunday, and a fabulous week! ... Read More about Black & White Sunday – Twins
The entire month of October can be very stressful and dangerous for our four-legged friends, but by following a few simple rules, you can keep your pet safe. Take a look at this helpful infographic with 8 tips to keep your dog safe this Halloween, and we'll chat some more below! One thing I'd like to add is the importance of protecting your black pets in October. Sadly, there are lots of evil people in the world, and they've got some crazy ideas about black pets, especially cats. Keep your pets ... Read More about 8 Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe This Halloween
*This is a sponsored post. There's been so much in the news lately about pet food recalls. How can we possibly know who to trust, when it comes to our pets' nutritional health? I used to tell my readers to "read the labels" when selecting a pet food. But the truth is, that's not enough. The label doesn't always tell the whole story. While it's of the utmost importance to choose pet foods that are made and distributed in the United States, and it's equally important to know the ingredients in the ... Read More about Where Does Your Pet’s Food Come From?
On Saturday afternoon, my family and I visited the Indianapolis Zoo for ZooBoo. It was a perfect day, as the weather cooperated and we were able to take in the sights and sounds (and smells!) of one of the most amazing zoos in the country. My sister Cindy and niece Lindsey pose for a quick photo upon our arrival at the zoo. Today is Lindsey's 12th birthday, by the way! The flamingos were one of our first stops. Even in black and white, they're still beautiful and elegant. It was feeding time ... Read More about Black & White Sunday – Indianapolis #ZooBoo