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The Pet Blog Lady
Vernon, Canada
Interests: Fishing, running, illustrating, toastmasters, listening to comedy, devoted dog mom.
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(Sweet dreams, Sparky) Isn't this one of THE sweetest photos ever!! I belong to a very cool group on Facebook, Bichon Buzz. When Pauline, a devoted member posted this, I just had to ask permission to share it on a... Continue reading
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Now here is a day that everyone should be allowed off work. Transit should be free. Complimentary coffee and donuts (the good kind - not those yucky dried-out powdered ones) should be served at all dog parks. Free nom noms... Continue reading
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(Bailey - Looking mighty cool!) My friend Caitlin posted this fantastic photo of her dog Bailey on Facebook today. I was going to save it for Wordless Wednesday. However - It is PERFECT for how I am feeling right now.... Continue reading
Mothers Day is still a few weeks away but when I was recently sent this infographic, I just had to share it with my readers. So touching to see the care and bond between two species. And this graphic seems... Continue reading
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(Photo credit: www.MyDaveness.com) Many of you know from my previous post that I took several weeks off and went away for some solid treatment for my mental health - which had been struggling. It feels so good to be back... Continue reading
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This is probably the most difficult post I have ever written in my career as a pet blogger. Not a lot of warm fuzzies, or quick anecdotes or words of great wisdom in this one. The reason I am writing... Continue reading
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Disclosure: (as required by the FTC) I was given a couple of very spiffy mats from Everything Doormats in exchange for this post. The words and opinions are of my own. (My "Happy Mat" in front of my kitchen sink)... Continue reading
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Guest contributor: Peter Hartono Aquariums are not just for decorative purposes. Many studies have shown that these mini-aquascapes also offer health benefits which are important in alleviating stress brought about by today's busy and demanding lifestyles. Every single day, people... Continue reading
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(Rex - Now safe and sound and very much loved) This is a photo of little Rex at the SPCA Puerto Vallarta, where I recently spent time volunteering. I don't think the word "spoil" is fitting, as for Rex and... Continue reading
Thanks Caren! Starting to get excited!
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How to Establish a Healthy Relationship between the Two (Image Courtesy: Dog Heirs) Guest Contributor: Brian Zeng Growling, snapping and biting…No your dog has not just turned into a different animal all together with your toddler. It is still the... Continue reading
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Have a good look at this photo. See any sadness? Discomfort? Loneliness? Boredom? That's right. Nada. Zippo. Negatory. Because these two peeps are at BlogPaws, the number one Social Media and Pet Blogger conference. In fact ,the red-hatted blond is... Continue reading
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The Humane Society of the United States reports that between six and eight million dogs and cats enter shelters each year. Those numbers mean overcrowding for the majority of the nation's shelters, but foster pet parents are alleviating the shelter... Continue reading
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Disclosure: (as required by the FTC) I was given product to try and supplied the items for the giveaway. There is a song by Tag Team, "Whoomp There it Is" that you probably may know. Catchy and apparently popular, as... Continue reading
I was quite the upset dog mommy at the vet's office. He jokingly asked me if I wanted some morphine too. :)
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(Penguin, Abigail's 8 month old kitten) Guest writer: Abigail Beal Did you adopt a cat or a kitten? It’s a special moment when you bring home that cuddly bundle of fur who becomes your new buddy. So it is very... Continue reading
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Disclosure (As required by the FTC) I was given a complimentary first aid kit from RC Pet Products. The words and opinions in this post are my own. (Nowadays we have the knowledge and tools to provide first aid to... Continue reading
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Did you know..... That 82.5 Million households own pets? Here are some cool facts as they relate to the care of our beloved pets. Data collected by Brown Mackie. Continue reading
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www.HopeforPaws.org Once again my friend Eldad Hagar of Hope for Paws has given a dog a second chance at life. His videos have been viewed by millions of people and most recently, the video of Miley (Rescued from a trash... Continue reading
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It is high time I show my readers a little ferret love and what a wonderful way to do just that with this delightful gem. The Magic Ferret is a super sweet film that is sure to warm your heart.... Continue reading
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(Disclosure: As required by the FTC. I was sent an assortment of think! dog treats and was supplied with a prize package for a giveaway.) What a great way to start off the first weekend of the new year with... Continue reading
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I was sent this Infographic that I just had to share with everyone. I'm thinking these are excellent design choices for cats everywhere. I What if you let a cat design your home by Terrys Fabrics. Continue reading
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As a year comes to a close, I like to think about all of the things that will happen in the fresh year that lies ahead. I love the feel and look of a new calendar. New daytimer. The new... Continue reading
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Photo credit: Eldad Hagar He's hard to see, but there lies Frankie the Chihuahua in a pile of trash. Where? In a storm pipe that runs under 12 lanes of traffic in Los Angeles. Frankie was recently rescued by Eldad... Continue reading
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(Disclosure: As required by the FTC. I received pet food vouchers from Petcurean that went to our local Pet Soup Kitchen. The words and opinions are of my own.) Part of my daily routine is taking Oscar up to the... Continue reading