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City Moto’s Helmet Silent Auction to benefit FACE low-cost spay/neuter Clinic!

City Moto silent Helmet auction to benefit FACE low-cost spay/neuter clinic On Friday, February 7th, 2014 from 7pm until 10pm, City Moto is having a silent auction of custom painted helmets to benefit FACE animal clinic.  FACE is a low-cost spay/neuter clinic located northeast of downtown Indianapolis at 1505 Massachusetts Avenue.  FACE low-cost spay/neuter clinic […]


Oklahoma – What YOU and I can do to Help!

When I heard about the damage caused by the tornado in Oklahoma, I wondered how I could help.  I started looking for Facebook groups that were posting lost and found dogs and then started sharing all of their photos.  There are just so many that I couldn’t keep up.  So, I thought I would share […]

The Love Story of a Foster Parent and Her Pet [Infographic]

The Love Story of a Foster Parent and Her Pet [Infographic]

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Press Release: Horseshoes of Hope and PetSmart® Create Scholarship to Support Equine Therapy

Horseshoes of Hope and PetSmart® Create Scholarship to Support Equine Therapy Full and partial scholarships available to cover the costs of therapeutic riding lessons Martinsville, IN – April 29, 2013 –Horseshoes of Hope Equine Academy announced today that PetSmart® (NASDAQ: PETM) has provided funds to establish the “PetSmart Gives Back” scholarship. The scholarship, seeded with […]


Is That Really a Dog?

Sitting in my local café the other day whilst sipping a coffee and taking in the sea views, I noticed a lady enter, take a seat and carefully place an oversized handbag on the table in front of her. As a man I admit to not being particularly up to speed with what women carry […]


General Mills to Pork Industry: No More Gestation Crates

  The Humane Society of the United States Welcomes Food Industry Titan’s Progress The Humane Society of the United States applauds Minneapolis-based General Mills, one of America’s leading food companies, for announcing that it will eliminate gestation crates—small cages used to confine breeding pigs—from its pork supply chains. The company stated on its website that […]

Doggies and Stuff Affiliates

Doggies and Stuff Affiliates

I haven’t brought this up but I thought I would let you know how our affiliations with some businesses work. We are affiliates.  An example of our affiliations look like this: When you see these in a post or on my side bar it means if you click that ad and make a purchase […]


Shutterfly’s FREE TREAT FOR YOU! Today and Tomorrow ONLY!

Treat™ is Shutterfly’s exciting new greeting card brand that makes it easy for people to create and send one-of-a-kind greeting cards.  Treat cards are perfect for sympathy, holidays, birthdays, congrats, thank yous and every occasion in between.  It’s crazy fun.  It’s super easy.  And it’s totally personal.  I love making my own cards and now […]


Shutterfly Thank the Troops Campaign

Over 1.5 million troops serve our great nation.  Many of them will be overseas, in harm’s way, and away from their families over this holiday season.  It is Shutterfly’s mission is simple—to send a thank you card to every American hero.  To succeed they need our support.  Just select a card from their 4 different […]



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National Fire Prevention Month – Help Us Help First Responders: Wag’N O2 Fur Life®

No one knows exactly how many pets perish from smoke inhalation in house fires each year, but it is estimated that the number is about 150,000.  While humans try to escape the fire, pets instinctively look for a place to hide, which turns out to be fatal for them.  Even if emergency responders get your […]

*CLOSED* Giveaway: Standard Business Cards

*CLOSED* Giveaway: Standard Business Cards was established with little more than a small press and a dream.   Ten years later their company became one of the foremost quality printers in Southern California.  Their commitment to provide the best value and high quality full color printing at affordable price made our company grow.   PrintRunner is a full service high […]

*CLOSED* What’s New at Petco®, Back to School, and Marina Betta Kit Giveaway

*CLOSED* What’s New at Petco®, Back to School, and Marina Betta Kit Giveaway

I can’t believe we are in the middle of July!  In a matter of weeks – kids will be going back to school!  I remember going back after Labor Day, which makes me feel sorry for kids today.  I just can’t imagine having to go back to school the first week in August!  Bleh! We […]


Shutterfly’s Long Live Summer Photo Contest

Summer is here and that means you’ll be taking more photos of your family – and yes! I include dogs as members of your family!  Between beach trips and BBQs, photographs are a great way to capture these summer memories.  Shutterfly’s Long Live Summer Photo Contest on Facebook launched on Monday July 9th and it […]


Voluntary Recall Of Limited Range Of Pedigree® Brand Wet Dog Food

Just for the record, even though I am sure you know, I am not a fan of Pedigree Dog Food. I wanted to make you aware of this recall, so you can share it on Twitter, FB, and other social media outlets you have access to. Mars Petcare US Voluntary Recall Of Limited Range Of […]


BlogPaws – The Road Trip and More

Now that I have rested up a bit from BlogPaws, and have gone through photos, I am ready to start blogging about the amazing people and pets I met, along with brands, bloggers, speakers, and workshops! So, AmyJo (Enlightened Ferret blogger) and I took the scenic route to Salt Lake City, UT.  We made several […]


On My Way to BlogPaws

Well – I’ll be leaving for my road trip to Salt Lake City, UT in just a few hours.  I wanted all of you to know that I don’t know how much access, if any, I will have over the next 48 hours.  So, don’t be alarmed if you don’t see some of your comments […]


Urban Decay Makes a MAJOR Announcement – Disappoints Fans

Just last week I heard rumors that Urban Decay, super funky and super cool makeup that once touted, “We don’t test on animals. How could anyone?” has decided to sell their products in China.  This is a huge deal because they (China) require cosmetics companies to pay for many of their products to be tested […]


Lemon Shake-Up? Yes, Please!

With the hot summer weather upon us I decided to start making Lemon Shake-Ups.  Yes – like the ones at the fair.  Well – maybe not exactly like the ones at the fair but they are really good! Anyway – I thought I would share my recipe with you. Serves 2 1 1/2 C. Water […]


Guest Post by Ariane: Ways to Help Older Dogs with Mobility

Since we have readers from all over the world, you will occasionally see guest posts for companies that represent businesses across the pond. ~ Doreen As with humans, older dogs tend to be susceptible to joint and muscular problems such as arthritis. As a pet owner it can be frustrating and emotionally difficult to see […]