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Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. — Roger Caras

They drool, shed, leave ttoys everywhere, bark during conference calls and can clear the room with one poot, but we couldn’t live without them. Looking for dog-friendly hotels & restaurants, pet furniture, Pug-O-Ween crazy pet costumes, and other furbaby swag? Dig in!

Ridgeline Hotel, Colarado, Review

Ridgeline Hotel, Colarado, Review

The second hotel stop for our summer vacation was in one of my favorite destinations: Estes Park. I’ve stayed a number of places in Estes, and the Ridgeline Hotel was new to me. It’s actually new to the area as well. The Ridgeline was a refreshing contrast to the...

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Date your Dog on Valentine’s Day in Dog-Friendly Texas

Date your Dog on Valentine’s Day in Dog-Friendly Texas

Who loves you unconditionally, day in and day out? Your fur family! You hang the moon for them, and I’ll bet you love them to that same moon and back. Here’s an idea – skip the long lines and reservations this Valentine’s Day and take your one and only on a doggie...

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Artist Dog Challenge

Could you have made it through the Covid quarantines without your fur-family? That’s a hard no from the Perots. We adore our doggos and their hilariously opposite personalities. Spending so much extra time with them during quarantine has been a positive and led me to...

COVID-19 and Pets

I might be the only one excited to have my tweenager home for the next several weeks, but aside from that category of crazy, there is one other group of family members nationwide who are unequivocally STOKED about social distancing. It’s your pets. Your family is the...

It’s National Love Your Pet Day and I’ve Got All the Feels

On Feb 20th, National Love Your Pet Day I have to admit: They’re stinky. They’re demanding. They leave their toys everywhere. They steal the covers at night. They prevent me from being away from home for more than a few hours at a time. They out me during conference...

Crazy stylish pet furniture that’s “Just What I Need!”

That jingle, it sticks with you... “Wayfair, you’ve got just what I need.” And I bet you do the dance with it too, amiright? No shame in that game. So many of you know that we moved recently and this house just doesn't fit us like the last house. I've been looking at...
Lazy Dog Restaurants Menu – Great for the WHOLE family!

Lazy Dog Restaurants Menu – Great for the WHOLE family!

This post is sponsored by Lazy Dog Restaurants. All opinions are my own. Jackson Hole, Wyoming is a bucket list trip for me, and but I feel like I had a little slice of that heaven recently when I discovered Lazy Dog Restaurants right here in North Texas. Chris Simms,...

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Framing the not so picture-perfect day

Framing the not so picture-perfect day

So let me tell you about my day yesterday. Nothing ruins your mood like a nail in your tire. I suspected that I had one so I went to (unnamed national tire place) and stood in line for 30 minutes to talk with someone, watching them be forcefully nice and work every...

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions

This post is sponsored by Just Right Pets by Purina. The beast and I are brand insiders, however all opinions are my own.We’re off on our Thanksgiving adventure and the little one is abuzz with the anticipation of turkey and rolls, and cousins she hasn’t seen in ages....

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WHY does my dog DO that?!

WHY does my dog DO that?!

Dogs are our best friends, right? But even your best friend can do things that make you scratch your head in wonder, “Why does my dog DO that?!”

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Pet Holiday Fashions from PetSmart

Pet Holiday Fashions from PetSmart

The puggies received a surprise package from PetSmart -- Yay! All opinions are my own.  Everyone likes a new outfit. Even the puggies. Especially the puggies. Because the puggies know that when they get a new outfit, they get to try them on and sit pretty photos and...

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DFW Pug-O-Ween Recap

DFW Pug-O-Ween Recap

I learned something at this year's Pug-O-Ween. If you're going to compete, you'd better bring your A game and don't mess with those silly store-bought costumes even if they are off the charts adorbs. The bar is simply set at greatness. Last year was our first...

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Pugging Out for Pug-O-Ween and World Pug Day

Pugging Out for Pug-O-Ween and World Pug Day

Attention please. There is a sorely under-promoted holiday coming up and I'd request that you all take note. It's a really big deal around here. October 15th is World Pug Day. Wait, I have that wrong:  PUGtober 15th is World Pug Day. The one day a year for all...

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5 Essential Tips for Pet Pool Safety

5 Essential Tips for Pet Pool Safety

Oh, Summer. How we love your sun-drenched 100+ degree days. Jumping into that pool is so much more refreshing when you can sweat your patootie off from just standing still. Everyone wants to a dip in the pool or lake to cool off – and that includes our...

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Meet Scooter and the Dallas Dogrrr

Meet Scooter and the Dallas Dogrrr

Meet Scooter. Scooter is a Terrier-Chihuahua mix dog who was hit by a car. He was featured several times on Dallas’ NBC 5. When Scooter was rescued by SE Dallas Dogrrr (Rescue, Rehab, Reform) it appeared his rear legs were paralyzed, and the scruffy fur baby struggled...

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14 tell-tale signs that you’re awesome pet parents

14 tell-tale signs that you’re awesome pet parents

Are you awesome pet parents? Here are 14 ways you'll know for sure: 1. You keep a sticky roller in your car so you can de-fur on the go. 2. You can’t sleep unless the pets are under the covers and wrapped around your legs. 3. You own a pet stroller – and you use it....

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