Last night, I was sitting on my couch playing with my dogs just like any other night. Even though Miles is 70 lbs and almost as tall as I am (that doesn't take much), he's young and he still thinks he's a little puppy, and he likes to stretch out in my lap while I… Continue reading Playing With Dogs: It’s All Fun And Games Until Someone Gets A Black Eye
My little rat terrier mix Crackers has quite the attitude, so neither of us were thrilled that he had to go to the vet today for his yearly exam and vaccines plus a much-needed nail trim. I knew it would be an ordeal. I didn't know that he would literally be mad at me for… Continue reading Crackers And The Vet Ordeal
Miles is the first dog I've ever had that was actually mine rather than my parents'. I'm not terribly young (almost 35) but I worked long hours when I was single and didn't have time to properly care for a dog, so I didn't get one until my situation was right. My now-husband and I… Continue reading Adventures with Miles the 70-lb Jacked Russell
My 20-lb rat terrier mix Crackers can be the sweetest little pup in the world when he wants to be. He can also be a major asshole when he wants to be. When my husband and I adopted him, we thought we had this dog parenting thing figured out thanks to Miles the Jacked Russell.… Continue reading Crackers And The Battle Of The Sweater
Hi everyone! I haven't been able to tell you any stories lately because Mom has been too busy working to type them for me. I have so much to tell you! First, it got really cold and the rain turned into snow! Dad let me run around in the tennis court and chase my ball… Continue reading An Update From Miles The Jacked Russell: Check Out My Cool New Toy!
Getting a puppy for Christmas is one of those adorable quintessential holiday moments that we see so often in movies. Of course it's cute; the little puppy wags its tail, licks its new person's face, and they live happily ever after, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, those movies don't tell the whole story. They don't show you… Continue reading Don’t Get Your Kids A Puppy For Christmas Unless You’re Prepared To Raise A Grown Dog!
I'm basically the dorkiest dog mom on the planet, and one of my biggest struggles is resisting my pups' adorable begging techniques when I'm eating something they want (which is everything, let's be honest...I could be chewing on a clove of raw garlic and they would beg for a bite...not that I would do that… Continue reading Two Versions Of Doggy-Friendly Cake For Your Special Fur Kid’s Occasion