Ways to Beat the Heat with your Furry Friend

With summer in full swing here in Illinois, the weather is just HOT.. like all the time. Like most dog owners, we try to schedule walks and exercise for our dogs during the coolest parts of the day, usually in the early mornings or evenings when the pavement...

Monday Mayhem. Episode 1…Romeo’s Poopocalypse

Thank goodness for this thing! I decided recently that we would try to do a blog post a week just giving you all a little insight in to just how whacky, messy and hectic life gets around here. I know you all see my cute puppy picture posts, the pics of my dogs doing...

Summer Coat Length: To Clip or Not to Clip…

How long is too long for summer? I swear I’m a dog, not a mop! Looking for the best summer hairdo? Summer is finally here!  Or is it? Hard to tell here in IL since its 80 and sunny one day and 59 and rainy the next… anyway, for the purposes of this post,...

How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need?

Your dog needs daily exercise, just like you, but how MUCH exercise does a dog actually need? Well, according to www.petmd.com dogs should get between 30 minutes and 2 hours of daily exercise. The working, herding and sporting breeds require more exercise than some of...