Pet travel

Dogs and Fireworks: Keeping Puppers Safe on the 4th

a dog standing on a sidewalk

Dogs and fireworks don’t mix.  Fireworks create extreme anxiety in dogs and can cause them to act erratically. The good news is, there are some things you can do (and other things you shouldn’t do) to help your dog out today. Dogs and Fireworks: Why are they terrified? Dogs have …

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This Post is Full of Cute Puppy Pictures

a dog lying on grass

I think we can all use some puppy pictures right about now.  So, this post is full of cute puppy pictures.  Adorable, adorable puppies. Yes, there’s no other substance. Vine will be deeply missed. This was by far my favorite one. 14/10 — WeRateDogsâ„¢ (@dog_rates) October 27, 2016 This …

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How to Get Your Pet to Take Her Medicine

a dog with a thermometer and a hot water bottle

My little squirt recently had surgery and from sitcoms on TV, I figured I had a good idea of how to trick my dog into taking her medicine. I was prepared to hide things in her food, treats, or even peanut butter.  I knew you shouldn’t just try to get …

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My Dog Imitates Every Pose I Sleep In

a woman sleeping with a dog

A few days ago, I posted a photo of myself sleeping in a semi-convoluted yoga pose.  I wondered if this is why I sleep on so easily on airplanes. This was the photo: Someone pointed out in the comments that my puppy was sleeping in a similar pose to me.  That’s …

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I’m Relieved I Got Pet Insurance

a dog sleeping on a blanket

Friday night, my puppy started acting a little strange.  She kept wandering off to go sit in a corner by herself.  This is from a dog with huge separation anxiety. Immediately after, she started getting violently sick.  Violently. I took her to the ER wrapped in her favorite blanket with …

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My New Travel Companion

a woman holding a dog

After the previous somber posts, I have an announcement to make about my new travel companion. I just got myself a new puppy, Moxie.  In accordance with her name, this dog is fully of moxie and adventure, and loves traveling around already. This photo doesn’t quite get at how tiny …

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