I don’t celebrate any holidays without my dogs. Quite frankly, if my dogs aren’t invited, count me out! My dogs are my kids, so why would I leave them home?! Anyways, I like to host a lot of holidays and get-togethers at my house because dogs are always welcome. Many people enjoy a 3-day weekend for Labor Day, so I’ve put together a list of how you can enjoy Labor Day with your dog!
It was a hot September day. I had just picked up my new rescue dog, Khloee, from the boarding facility she was abandoned at. (You can read more of that story here). I was so incredibly excited about this new ball of fluff in my life, that I just had to go show my mom! After all, Wynston had been my only dog for 2.5 years. My little Khloee was a mere 7lbs when I brought her to my mom’s for the first time at three months old. Boy was Khloee rambuncious. She was full of energy and personality. But then there was that moment. We walked into the backyard where my newly rescued fluff ball quickly discovered the pool. She also noticed the yellow ducky chlorine holder that was floating around…and then it happened. [Read more…]
Ah, the 4th of July. A time where families and friends get together to barbecue, swim, set off fireworks and have one beer too many. Oh yes, and let’s not forget the fact that it’s America’s birthday! I’m one of those people who first and foremost recognizes that the 4th of July is our Independence Day (I was a history major, after all!). Well this year when you’re getting set to have a fantastic day off work, remember to include your pups and be weary of their safety. Here are some safety tips for letting your dogs in on your Independence Day celebration.