30-day challenge: Take your dog to 30 places (dog park)

Ace and I decided to visit the Moorhead (Minn.) dog park for day 15 of our 30-day challenge. I have to admit, this dog park…

I finished!

Ace decided he wanted to wear my half marathon medal. I thought that was OK, since he deserves it just as much as I do….

Half marathon day is today!

I’ll be startingĀ the Fargo half marathonĀ at 8 a.m. Wish me luck! I wish Ace could come, but no dogs are allowed on this course. That’s…

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30-day challenge: Take your dog to 30 places (neighborhood)

On day 13 of my 30-day challengeto take my dog to 30 new places, Ace and I took a new path through a different neighborhood…

An almost perfect mutt

One of my mutt’s favorite things to do is sneak a treat out of the cat box. Yup, my dog likes to eat cat shit,…

30-day challenge: Take your dog to 30 places (Petco)

For day 12 of my 30-day challengeto take my dog to 30 places, Ace and I visited Petco. I put in my free advertising on…

Five tips to help a dog get over a phobia

Teeter terror: The hardest agility obstacle My mutt and I have been going to agility classes for about eight months. The first couple weeks, Ace…

30-day challenge: Take your dog to 30 places (car ride)

Ace tagged along on a car ride for day 11 of my 30-day challengeto take him to 30 new places. Since we were visiting family,…

Breed profile: English springer spaniel

This is Sophie’s blogging debut (pictured below). Sophie is now 2 years old, but look at her as a puppy. There are not many dogs…

30-day challenge: Take your dog to 30 places (road trip)

On the tenth day of my 30-day challenge to take my dog to 30 new places, Ace and I traveled to Wisconsin to visit family….

Dogs suffer in domestic violence

When violence occurs between family members, pets are often victims of abuse. I read a lot of articles about pets, but one in particular struck…

30-day challenge: Take your dog to 30 places (soccer field)

On day nine of my 30-day challenge to take my dog to 30 new places, Ace and I drove to a soccer field. He was…

Weekly question: What dog food is best?

Every week, I am going to ask a dog-related question. Since this blog is intended for a wide community of dog lovers, we should be…