Woof Wednesday: Stop Dog & Puppy Jumping Up!

Hey, it’s cute, right? When you bring that new bundle-‘o-puppy joy home, when that little guy dances on his hind legs and scrabbles at your knees, you reward him with kisses and snuggles. Weekend jumping up can be fun, too, … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: How To Give Puppies As Gifts

I’m just home from a WONDERFUL and long-overdue visit with my parents–and got to see my brother and sis-in-law, too. I had a lovely visit and ate and talked way too much AND….(drum roll please)….I didn’t do ANY work. Well, … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: Pet Proof Christmas & Broken Memories

Holiday homes become pet playgrounds at this time of year. Cats delight in un-decking the halls and climbing the tree. Dogs eat decorations and baptize the tree. The result is a holiday that’s anything but merry. My latest Paw Nation … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: Christmas Tree Doggy Safety

I have to admit that when our Magical-Dawg first arrived, his teeth made their mark on anything that didn’t move faster than he did. The baseboards still need touching up, and even the wall next to the kitchen pet-door could … Continue reading

Monday Mentions: Awards, Mentoring, Pets & Writing

Monday Mentions is the mash-up-day of all the neato-torpedo links and blogs and writer-icity crappiocca collected over the past week. Thanksgiving weekend was a time of catch-up, too much food, and playing with the fur-kids so there aren’t quite as … Continue reading