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Tips for Finding a Lost Dog

Lost Dog Tips

Losing a pet is a frightening, unthinkable experience. While we hope you are never unintentionally separated from your dog, here are some tips to be familiar with in case your pet is ever missing. 1. Use social media. Post the missing dog’s photo, physical description, last known location, date & time the dog went missing, […]

7 Things NOT to Do at a Doggie Swim Day


Originally posted on August 17, 2013 Today, I took one of the DDL Product Testers (Chewy) to two doggie swim days, and we had a great time. But I saw a lot of room for improvement, so I thought I’d create a follow up to my previous post, 7 Tips for End-of-Summer Dog Swim Days. […]

Chewy Representing D-Town!


I recently received a request from asking to show how my dog represents the city where we live. Well, of course! Anything to help out-of-towners know what to do in Big D! And Chewy is just the dog for the job. One of the most dog-friendly places in Dallas is Lee Harvey’s. If you like […]

Jamberry Nails Fundraiser for Legacy Boxer Rescue!


Have you ever wanted to try Jamberry Nail Wraps? I have, and now I have a great reason to. Rescue Supporter Patti Dallhoff is donating ALL her commissions from the sale of these wraps (photo below) to Legacy Boxer Rescue! There are two designs: black with white text that says “Love Life Dogs Legacy Rescue […]

Keep Your Dog Safe This 4th of July


The Independence Day holiday is almost here, and most of us are looking forward to the long weekend and having a fireworks-filled night with friends and family. Unfortunately, what we think is great fun for us is not always fun for our dogs, especially during this holiday. Each year, countless dogs go missing during the […]

My Take on Mutts Canine Cantina


Update on July 10, 2013 – see note at the end of the article for updates about the parks. When I visited Mutts Canine Cantina in Uptown for their grand opening on Wednesday, June 19, my first impression was that it seemed like a fun idea, but just had a few kinks to work out. I […]

Dallas DA’s Office receives funding for Animal Cruelty Unit


Thanks to donations from citizens and business, a local non-profit organization called Safer Dallas Better Dallas was able to present a check to the Dallas County District Attorney’s office for $200,000, which will fund the first year of operations for its new Animal Cruelty Unit. According to the Dallas County District Attorney’s website, over 2,500 […]

Series on Pet Obesity – Step 2: Identifying What Went Wrong

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In the first post in this series, I discussed Buster and Percy’s weight issues and provided some facts about pet obesity from Dr. Nancy Turner. This week, we’ll discuss how Buster and Percy reached this level of obesity so we can reverse any activity that caused it. The approaches to Buster and Percy’s weight loss […]