As a fellow dog parent I’m sure you understand how difficult it can be for your dog to get adequate exercise and stimulation during certain times of the year. Whether it’s intense summer heat or winter storms, taking our dogs outside to walk and play isn’t always an option. Luckily, indoor mental enrichment activities can get you and your pup through the undesirable seasons. Need some ideas? Enjoy this list of stimulating indoor activities for your dog.
Mother Nature is unpredictable, allowing disaster to strike without even the slightest notice. Whether a meteorologist predicts an incoming storm or an earthquake suddenly hits beneath your feet, are you and your pets prepared? Being in Arizona, I mostly see national disasters on the news, but those of us in lower risk areas need to be just as prepared. What if my air conditioner goes out and I have to leave my home? The hot summer temperatures are enough to give humans and animals heat stroke if the proper precautions aren’t taken.
June is National Pet Preparedness Month, and I had the opportunity to talk about this crucial topic with Dr. Kurt Venator from Purina. This post will cover what you need to know to be prepared for disaster and emergencies no matter where you live.
There are three important birthdays in our house during the month of June! Khloee’s birthday is on the 1st, Joey’s is the 10th, and Matt’s is the 25th! Let’s be honest – the real celebrations are for Khloee and Joey 😉 If Khloee and Joey were people, they’d be the “I really don’t need a birthday party or any sort of celebration for that matter…” people. So instead, here’s a birthday post for my babies!
Every 3 minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with blood cancer like leukemia or lymphoma. This is a startling statistic, and it can affect anyone. For many blood cancer patients, a bone marrow transplant is the only hope for survival. Dog Mom Days has partnered with Team DKMS, and I’m offering a great giveaway for anyone willing to assist in this fundraiser!
This year has been terrible for me. My stepdad has stage four cancer, which has basically made everything suck. My depression has been up and down, and the sadness in my family has been real. But what’s the one constant in my life that I can always depend on? My animals. My babies are always there for me no matter what. Whether I’m having a horrible day or a rare wonderful day, my dogs and cats love me and show no judgement. Sometimes I feel like a bad mom because my depression gets me down, but my six kids always help me stay afloat. It’s Pet Appreciation Week, so I want to share some ways that you can show your pets appreciation!