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Real Dog Box Review + Giveaway

Real Dog Box is a subscription box for dogs that offers monthly single-ingredient treats and chews made right here in the U.S! My dog Wally enjoys his monthly Real Dog box that’s filled to the brim with treats, chews and even a super chew! It’s the only monthly dog subscription box I’ve purchased religiously ever …

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Living With a Reactive Dog in an Apartment

Today we’re talking about how to manage a reactive dog in an apartment. If your dog is reactive, we offer some ideas to help! This can be tricky because reactive dogs need space, and there usually isn’t a whole lot of that on apartment grounds! However, reactive dogs are usually manageable with the right tools, …

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How To Help A Toddler Understand A Dog’s Death

The morning after our dog, Baxter, died, our 2-year-old daughter Ellie walked over to his empty dog bed and waved her hand through the air as though petting an imaginary dog. Then, she fetched a little plate from her toys and brought it over to the dog bed and explained that she was feeding “purple …

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What I’ll Do Differently With Our Next Dog

The greatest thing that Baxter taught me was that I’m a dog person. I always knew he wasn’t going to be my one-and-only dog. During this time between dogs, I’m taking some time to think and plan for the next addition to our family (in addition to being a dog person, I’m an organized, analytical, …

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Best Food Puzzles for Dogs

Whoever invented food puzzles for dogs deserves a medal, in my humble opinion! That’s because dog food puzzles keep dogs busy and entertained when I can’t. Food puzzles are one of my favorite mental enrichment accessories. As a result, I’m currently the proud owner of seven different food puzzles, several of which I’ve had for …

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Dog Dementia – Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

About a year ago, it seemed like something was wrong with Baxter. Our usual low-energy dog became lethargic. We went through lots of tests, tried different medications, consulted several specialists, confronted various symptoms and never received a definitive diagnosis. As I shared in my last post, Baxter died at the end of May. In the …

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