The Miracle of Dog Mountain and Dog Chapel

In the heart of Vermont, dogs are welcome to explore the green, lush land of Dog Mountain and its accompanying attractions that are Dog Chapel and the Stephen Huneck Art Gallery. There are miracles on this property: I recently witnessed not one, not two, but three miracles on Dog Mountain. If you are a dog lover, add this destination to your must visit bucket list for both … [Read more...]

Fun Ideas to Host a Dog Birthday Party

Dogs are members of the family, and every dog deserves his or her day, especially when that day is full of celebrating, cake, biscuits, games, presents, and cake! One of the most fun times a dog mom or dad can engage in involves hosting a dog birthday party. No one will think you have lost your marbles for wanting to host a birthday party for your dog; in fact, if they think … [Read more...]

How to Prepare a Dog for Weather Emergencies #NatlPrep

How prepared are you for an emergency evacuation with your pets when time matters? What if there were literally minutes to flee your abode: What would you take? Where would you go? Do you have an emergency pack ready for your dog? Weather emergencies can affect any of us. On August 29, 2005, 10 years ago, the folks in New Orleans faced the fury that was Hurricane Katrina.In … [Read more...]

The #NationalDogDay Dog Lover Necklace Giveaway

It is said that every dog gets his (or her) day: And August 26th is National Dog Day: So celebrate, wag with us, and raise a sparkling water bowl in honor of your dog.  And we have a dog lover necklace giveaway! There is no dog that is like yours: Of course, there are millions and millions of dogs out there...and maybe today is a day you decide to bring a new dog home from a … [Read more...]

How to Make Money Pet Blogging: And Win Awards!

My heart beats dog.® I mean that so much that I trademarked the quote. If you are like me and have a passion for pets in general, you’ve probably thought about how to take a passion for pets and somehow turn it into profit. My life’s mission is to make the world a better place for animals. When my wife and I founded Wigglebutt Warriors®, we wanted to crusade to save dogs’ … [Read more...]

Making Photographic Keepsake Memories with Dogs #InspiredbyCrafted

For years, I’ve been telling myself I would print some photographs, get some really eclectic frames to put them in, and together, with my wife, we would update the office and add some new photos to our family tree of memories. We decided once and for all to make some photographic keepsake memories of our dog. How to Get Started on Print Memories of Your Dog If you are … [Read more...]

How to Divorce Yourself from the Veterinarian

There are very few relationships a pet parent ever has with another human being when it comes to their dog's well being outside of a veterinarian. It is therefore, incredibly difficult when one must make the concerted decision to divorce themselves from the vet. When a dog's overall care and/or dedication and attention to that dog comes into question, it might be time to find a … [Read more...]

Why My Heart Beats Dog®

Years ago at the BlogPaws pet blogging conference, I approached a mural. We were instructed to write something about pets on the mural and that piece of paper would be forever adhered to it. Of all the things racing through my mind, I simply could not decide on what I could say on a 2x3 or so piece of paper. As I approached the mural, the words just flowed: My Heart Beats … [Read more...]

PupScouts Announces Open Call for New Dog Members

The PupScouts want your dog to become a pack member. If you were ever a brownie or Cub Scout, or perhaps a Girl Scout, you know how much fun it can be. Growing up, I was a Brownie and my brother a Cub Scout. I have fond memories of making “sit upons” crafted from newspaper and my dad taking my brother to meetings, where they learned how not to get lost in the woods. I never … [Read more...]

Help Dogs Rescued From Horror: Bonus Prize Giveaway

Hell on earth is no place for any dog to call home. Yet, at least 46 dogs, mostly Cocker Spaniels, called a hot barn in the dreadful summer heat of rural Virginia, home for months and months: Maybe longer. We will not show you any graphic or upsetting photos in this post, but we are about to reveal some shocking, breaking news: A nightmare 501(c3) U.S.-based rescue group is … [Read more...]