Critters of the Galaxy FREE kids event @ Petco

This Saturday, Sept. 16th at 1 pm join the critters at your local Petco store — as they celebrate Star Wars™! Meet the critters and get in on your own exclusive Star Wars™ gift giveaway. If you haven't seen the Star Wars toy line at Petco yet, it is super cute. I've been eyeing a Star Wars First Order BB Unit Plush Dog Toy to give Link this Halloween. Go to petco.com to learn more. … [Read more...]

PetMatrix SmartBones® Review & Prize Pack Giveaway #SmartBonesChews

With the new year comes many new year resolutions. Like most people, eating healthier is high on my family's list for 2017. It's also on our list for our four-legged girl, Foxy Roxy. Our sweet basset hound is twelve and very much a part of our family, so keeping her active and healthy is a real priority. When it comes to eating healthy, PetMatrix has made it easy to include your dog with a chew … [Read more...]

The Importance of Consistency in Dog Training

When it comes down to training your dog, you need to make sure that they understand that you’re in control of everything that happens. You want to make the best decision to move forward with the right dog, but if they’re not listening to you then this could be a problem. This is why consistency with dog training is extremely important. You have to ensure that using all of the dog training tips … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Cat Cave & Help Cats in Need #CatsForFreedom

You may be familiar with Tipsy Elves from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank. Turns out they're not just a Christmas sweater company. With emphasis on the ‘tipsy’, they have strive to embody the fun holiday spirit no matter the month. Which is why, as America searches for its next president, like most of us, they have been shocked to see some of the unsettling headlines being published on the … [Read more...]

5 tips on litter training & Fresh Step Total Control with the Power of Febreze

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #yougottabekittenme #CollectiveBias Our family includes two beautiful rescued cats. Raphael, and Harley may look a lot alike, but their personalities couldn't be more different. Raphael came to us from a shelter, and is playful, silly, and easy going. Harley, was rescued from a home full of … [Read more...]

An update on Roxy, and our holistic approach to cancer

A few months ago we found out that our sweet basset hound, Roxy, a.k.a Foxy Roxy has cancer. She has at-least five tumors, two of them have been pretty fast growing. Due to her age (11), breed and one of the larger tumors being unable to be removed, we made the hard decision to not put her through surgery or any other harsh treatments. It would just feel wrong, and selfish at this point in her … [Read more...]

Eat, Sleep, and Play, giving love back to our cats @MuseCatFood #MyCatMyMuse #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyCatMyMuse #CollectiveBias These two cats (Harley & Raphael) are more than just pets, they are part of our family. Having two was not our plan, but it sure turned out to be for the better. They do everything together, eat, sleep, and play. They both have added so much laughter and … [Read more...]

Do you know an extraordinary man with a cat? #MenAndCatsContest

Purina Pro Plan is shredding perceptions of both traditional cat food and who typically loves cats by launching the Purina Pro Plan #MenAndCatsContest to celebrate the new Savor Shredded Blend. Purina Pro Plan is working to change the perception of dry cat food by introducing Savor Shredded Blend, an all-new mealtime experience that combines crunchy kibble and tender meaty shreds to … [Read more...]

Purina Beyond natural pet food Review & Coupon Giveaway

Purina has launched its newest line of cat and dog food – Beyond. Available at Mejer. Purina Beyond natural pet food Beyond starts with natural ingredients. Real meat, poultry or fish is the #1 ingredient, but that’s only the beginning. We’re selective about what goes into our food. But we also say no to corn, wheat and soy, added artificial colors, flavors and preservatives and … [Read more...]

Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck Tour

We love to spoil our Basset Hound, Foxy Roxy with all kinds of tasty treats. Already, a fan of Milo's Kitchen products we were super excited to hear about Milo's Kitchen Treat Truck Tour and that it will be making a stop here in the Detroit area. Each stop on the tour is filled with fun activities like: Free samples Family portraits Personalized giveaways Enjoy our … [Read more...]

Neater Feeder Pet Bowls Review & Giveaway

I recently received a Neater Feeder feeding system for Roxy to review. Neater Feeder is the first on the market that manages mess by containing and separating spilled food from spilled water. Roxy was more than willing to help me open the box, and set up her new feeding system. As you can see, she was very excited. I don't blame her, the Neater Feeder is a nice set up. Looks … [Read more...]

Happy Dog Box Review & 50% Off Deal

This winter has been hard on all of us, even Roxy. Feeling the lack of walks and trips to the park, I think she's been battling a case of the winter blues. Enter HappyDogBox.com ! About Happy Dog Box: HappyDogBox.com's goal is to make your dog happier and healthier while saving you time and money. A monthly subscription that will surprise you with the most amazing box of hand-selected, … [Read more...]

Late Night Photos with Foxy Roxy

Last month after a few nights of not being able to sleep, I shared some late night photos of my shenanigans with Roxy. My latest bout of insomnia has me sharing a couple of late night photos of my sweet girl. So pretty... I think this is her, if I stop looking at the camera maybe she'll let me go to bed pose... It was after 1:00 am. With the alarm set for 5:15 am, I guess … [Read more...]

Late Night Shenanigans with Roxy

This is what happens at my house when everyone else is in bed, and I can't sleep. Roxy, let's see how long you can keep this pony on your head. Really mom, why ??? A full hour later, the pony was still in place. Roxy was not amused. A few minutes after that Roxy rolled over. Down went the pony. … [Read more...]

Happy National Dog Day

Happy National Dog Day! I had no idea we had a National Dog Day. I love it! I know our Foxy Roxy has enjoyed a little extra attention today. Not that she is ever lacking in the love or spoiling department. … [Read more...]

Free Book Download, The Pedigreed Puppy

For a limited time you can download the latest book by Dr. Susan Wright DVM. Valued at $19.95, this book provides over 80 pages of engaging and useful material aimed to prepare you and your family for the selection, arrival and training of a new puppy. Go here to download your free copy of The Pedigreed Puppy! … [Read more...]

National Dress Up Your Pet Day

My girls are crazy excited about the new Treasure Buddies movie. We've enjoyed all the previous installments as a family and find them just too darn cute and irresistible. In celebration of Treasure Buddies releasing on January 31st, check out this photo gallery of fun photos from Treasure Buddies, and your other favorite Buddies movies! Did you know today is National Dress Up Your … [Read more...]

Milk-Bone® Making Our Donation #CBias #iLoveMyK9

Roxy is in-love with the new Milo’s Kitchen Chicken Jerky . Honestly, what's not to love? Made with 100% jerky, and no artificial flavors or fillers. They smell and look great! Bringing home all of Roxy's favorite treats, like delicious Pup-Peroni is just one way we enjoy showing her how much she's loved. I like to think she knows how lucky she is to be in her forever home. … [Read more...]

Milk-Bone® Dog Treats Shop! #CBias #iLoveMyK9

Oh no, Roxy, it looks like your treat cabinet is a little empty. Don't look so worried! Mom's on it! I'll whip-up a list of treats for the whole family and make a trip to Walmart. I'm also taking with me a list of puppy items we can donate to our local animal shelter. Donating a doggie gift basket will be a great way to start the new year! Walmart makes it easy to shop for everyone … [Read more...]

Kibbles ‘n Bits Bistro #ILoveMyDog

When it comes to Roxy's food I try to mix it up every once in a while to give her some variety. No hound wants to eat just boring dry kibble everyday. Some times the food I come with is hit with her and some times it's not. One Roxy's favorites over the years has been Kibbles 'n Bits. When I poor it into her bowl, I can see why. Lot's of soft meaty bits and a variety of crunchy bits, all in one … [Read more...]

eBay Classifieds & Pets

Here are a couple of fun freebies every pet lover should check out, via eBay Classifieds. eBay Classifieds have recently launched the new eBay Classifieds Pets iPhone App, which allows users to find out when their desired pet becomes available locally on eBayClassifieds.com. Through their partnerships with the Humane Society and Petfinder, eBay Classifieds is a top resource for the adoption of … [Read more...]

Natural Flea Repellent for Pets

I've been spending a lot of time searching for the best natural, safe alternatives that will kill and repel fleas and other insects without using the harmful chemicals that are found in most store bought products. Turns out this is also going to be a money saver for my family! Essential oils are an option to repel fleas and biting insects. I've read that almost any spicy or sharp essential oil … [Read more...]

Lucky Puppy, Review & Coupon Code

The Lucky Puppy Brand was founded by long time friends Sandi Hochman and Jonathan Cathey. The two friends joined forces to create products for fellow dog enthusiasts. Sandi’s adoration for all things dog related merged with Jonathan’s creativity is the basis behind Lucky Puppy. Admittedly so adorable, the only tag-line deemed appropriate was “Nothing But Cute”. Not only are these two leaving a … [Read more...]