Most people who have a dog will have some type of dog bed. Unfortunately, many of the dog beds on the market aren’t fully washable (because dog drool only stays on the first layer…I don’t think so), are expensive or just don’t last.
But if you have a sewing machine you can easily make a dog bed for less than half the price of the high end ones…even if you’re not great at sewing.
If you’re looking to so some shopping and help out a great cause check out C &K Pet Designs, they’re donation a portion of all their sales this month to the Manitoba German Shepherd rescue.
If you’re looking for an amazing dog themed movie be sure to watch Suzie’s Hope. It’s based on a true story about a woman who had been attacked by pitbull yet finds a way to overcome it and rescue an abused pitbull 10 months later. Needless to say it’s a tearjerker. If you want to learn more about Suzie the pitbull and Donna (her rescuer) visit Suzie’s Hope.
Finally, you may have heard of the “cat cafes” in Japan well now if you happen to live or plan to visit Montreal or Vancouver you can visit a cat cafe closer to home…
Attention all bloggers…the time is almost here. Doing your part for animals in need couldn’t be easier. Blog about an animal cause you care about whether it’s a shelter animal needing a furever home, a petition or a cause that needs a helping hand. Find out more by visiting the Blog the Change website.
A few months ago I wrote about the alternatives to standard in person obedience classes….including the online class offered by Light of the Dog. Since that post, I have enrolled in two of their classes and here is review of the basic obedience class. Continue reading →
The other day we were looking for a healthy, reasonably priced treat. Zukes skinny baked treats are made in the USA and are advertised as having less than 10 calories a treat with more than 140 treats per bag ($5.99 at Petsmart). They are wheat, soy and corn free and are available in three flavors: peanut butter & banana, berry, and pumpkin & sweet potato. Continue reading →
We usually talk about taking the dog out for a walk but a shelter in Australia decided to change things up a bit and created a program to get people out of the office and walking…with their awesome shelter dogs. The program allowed people to interact with shelter dogs in a nontraditional way..changing how people saw the dogs.
On a different note, apparently there is a new myth floating around the internet about not giving your dogs ice water for fear it could cause bloat…well it’s a myth and you can read more about that here.