I am thankful for my rescue or shelter dog because …
Dog adoption

I am thankful for my rescue or shelter dog because …

I asked several dog owners to fill in the blank: I am thankful for my rescue/shelter dog because …” Here’s what they had to say!

Does every dog have a purpose?
CATS

Does every dog have a purpose?

Does your dog have a “job” or a purpose in life? I do think every dog has a job to do, if given a chance. My dog Ace has the very important role of being my emotional sidekick. He takes his job seriously

Hey! Pick up that poop!
FUNNY

Hey! Pick up that poop!

What can you do when another dog owner accuses you of something that’s simply not true? Sigh and move on, I guess.

Top 5 loose-leash walking mistakes
Dog behavior

Top 5 loose-leash walking mistakes

These are the five most common mistakes I see people making while walking their dogs, assuming the goal is to stop the dog from pulling.

How to get dog walking clients fast
Dog walking

How to get dog walking clients fast

I thought I’d share my tips on how to get dog walking or pet sitting clients quickly.

What if we stopped calling dogs bully breeds?
Animal humane issues

What if we stopped calling dogs bully breeds?

Calling a dog a “bully” makes the dog sound mean, which is not exactly what you want people to think when you’re referring to dogs.

Which animal shelter or rescue group is your favorite?
Dog adoption

Which animal shelter or rescue group is your favorite?

I recently nominated my favorite rescue group for Dog Nation’s “Best Friend’s Friend” contest. Nominations are being accepted through the end of 2014, and the group with the most votes will win a $500 donation.

Healthy dog treats for training – Green Bark Gummies review
Dog products

Healthy dog treats for training – Green Bark Gummies review

Green Bark Gummies are healthy dog treats containing chia. Check out our review and enter to win a bag of free treats for your dog.

That Mutt Life: What we’ve been up to
Memoirs

That Mutt Life: What we’ve been up to

Just a little update on what’s been going on with me and “That Mutt” lately so you can see more of the person behind the blog. Thanks for reading!

Best pet stain and odor remover
CATS

Best pet stain and odor remover

This is my review of the pet stain & odor remover from Oliver Rocket Pet Products. The stain remover is made with natural ingredients, and we’re giving away a free bottle!

Is it time to stop using choke collars for dog training?
Dog training

Is it time to stop using choke collars for dog training?

The basic slip or “choke collar” is one of my favorite dog training tools. I’ve been thinking about how I will train my next dog, and what tools I’ll use for teaching a formal heel.