Five last minute gift ideas for dog lovers

The dogs must be all set for the holidays now. Bone: check. New squeaky toy: Check. Stocking ready for Santa Paws: Check. Dog lovers, unite. Got some last minute items still to purchase for the dog lover in your life? How about a few feel-good items that will give any dog lover a big holiday warm fuzzy feeling: * Live Love Wag: How cute is that? The gal who does these … [Read more...]

Eight dog books to read, give as gifts, or both

A great stack of eight. Turn the Kindles off, power down the Ipad. Here are eight great page turners for some holiday thought and joy. Here are eight dog books we love: 1.Food Pets Die For: Shocking Facts About Pet Food,by Ann N. Martin. Changed the way I looked dog food, how I prepared it, and the horrors of what is legally allowed to be in it.   2. Oogy, The Dog … [Read more...]

Top Nine Funky Holiday Gifts for Dogs

Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin laid an egg. There was always one kid in school who sang that line in lieu of is traditional version. And there are always companies who share their holiday gift-giving wares for dogs with a bit of an off-the-beaten-path marketing idea. As a dog product aficionado, here are nine holiday gifts for dogs sure to make you tilt your head sideways … [Read more...]

Anatomy of a Grieving Dog Mom

by: Carol Bryant There’s a hole in my heart where whole used to be. Those were the first words that came to mind when I sat down today to write this piece about grief, the power it spews into one’s life whether we want it or not. The great Emily Dickinson wrote so many passages about death, yet one resonates over and over, “Forever is composed of nows.” It certainly is. Are … [Read more...]