Coming up with a short list of specific words that will represent the commands you give your dog is imperative when starting out training. If one member of the household is saying "sit" and the other is saying "down," it can become awfully confusing for your non-English speaking companion. Using clear, easy to distinguish words … Continue reading Successful Dog Training: It’s Not What You Say…
Sometimes the initial cost of a purchase prevents us from pulling the trigger. Instead, we spend repeatedly on the "cheaper" version. This has the potential to not only negatively effect our wallets, but our health as well. Below we outline 5 purchases that you can make right now in order to save money in the … Continue reading 5 One Time Purchases You Need to Make
As a Dog Dad, I am facing a peculiar situation; my sleep is suffering. Before you start telling me to cutback on the caffeine or get rid of blue light (which, by the way, check and check), hear me out. You see, my sleep disturbances are being caused by a very sensitive duo: Dog and … Continue reading The War on Bed Space
Sometimes we make the most simplistic things wildly over-complicated. In our world of extravagant gyms, an abundance of at-home workout problems, and free media available with a few clicks, we are excessively out of shape and unhealthy. How can it be that we have more resources available to us than ever before yet, as whole, … Continue reading Play – The Forgotten Exercise
There are a plethora of resources available to dog owners that offer the best methods of training a dog. They have commonalities and differences, but at the end of the day the methods and practices that you use are going to depend on your individual style. Some leaders in the field, such as Doggy Dan … Continue reading What’s the Best Way to Communicate with My Dog?
Last Friday was our little girl Maddie's 3rd birthday. We cannot believe that she's growing up so fast and is now legal to drink, in dog years! Being crazy dog parents, we bought banners and balloons and put on some happy birthday jams for her, and baked her a delicious Apple Peanut Butter … Continue reading 4 Ingredient Cake for your Pup
Dads are awesome. They tell fantastic jokes, have impeccable dance moves, and bring a strong sense of fashion and style. At least they do in their minds. There is a class of dads that often get forgotten this time of the year: Dog Dads. Whether they are fathers to both humans and canines, or just … Continue reading 5 Amazing Father’s Day Gifts for Dog Dads
I was recently discussing the health effects of EMFs (electromagnetic fields) with a group of students. In the midst of our discussion, I was posed with an interesting question. “Will my iPad give me cancer?” I realized what was going through this young man’s mind at the moment and his question was not completely farfetched. … Continue reading Will My iPad Give Me Cancer?
The wearable fitness industry has officially made its way into the pet market. In the world of human wearables, products by companies to the likes of Fitbit, Jawbone, and Garmin dominate the market. Companies on the pet side of things include Fitbark, Whistle, and Link AKC. Our reading and research pointed us in the direction … Continue reading In-Depth Review: Fitbark2
Two weekends ago we were so excited about Episode 6 of Game of Thrones (still can't believe that this show is really over) that we decided to go all out with a warm Italian home cooked meal and some wine. It paired perfectly with all of the wine drinking in the show 😉 Also, there's … Continue reading Eggplant ‘Manicotti’ – Sunday Treat Meal