All Blog Posts Tagged 'pet' (45)

How to Introduce Your Newborn to the Family Pet?



When I was pregnant with my youngest, I was worried about how our dog would react to the new baby.  Our dog was used to getting a ton of attention from us and I was worried that she would get jealous of the time that it takes to care for a newborn.  Most dogs adapt to the changes and welcome the baby into the pack.  While…

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Added by Christy Garrett on November 12, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How Patches Lost His Ass

A little over a year ago, I had a momentary lapse in judgment.  Yes, I allowed my daughter to get a pet guinea pig, which was clearly not the smartest decision I ever made, considering that we have a dog who likes to eat EVERYTHING under the sun.  Miraculously, though, the pig and the pooch have somehow managed to co-exist relatively peacefully up until now.  That…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on August 15, 2012 at 10:29am — No Comments

My Biggest Parenting Pet Peeve Ever

I'm a people watcher. I always have been, and I absolutely love it. You can learn so much about people by just sitting back and watching them, how they interact, their mannerisms, etc.



In a non-stalker way, thank you. I have no restraining orders... yet.



I took the kids to the pool last night, and while they enjoyed the pool fun, I sat on the sidelines with a book and relaxed. I quickly found that the book was a decoy for the people watching that was about to go down. There…

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Added by Morgan M on June 28, 2012 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Goatdog and the Stolen Cheerios

The mystery of how I can wanna squeeze and hug our beastly goof of a dog one minute and then release him to a pack of hungry grizzlies the next continues to baffle me.  Yes, Goatdog is doing his damnedest to make sure that our love-hate relationship doesn't die out too quickly.  Sometimes he's my big, furry buddy, and then other times, he's a prickly thorn in my side…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 17, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Don't You Dare Put a Goldfish in a Goldfish Bowl!

I'll start with the conclusion to a very long story.  After an ordeal (story below), we are now the owners of a red, veil tailed Betta named Cole.  Buddy insisted on that name. I wanted to name him Bernie. He's a frisky little fellow and regularly engages…

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Added by Marcie Bunker on April 10, 2012 at 11:04am — No Comments

Beatrice Holiday Wheel Cute Couture

Beatrice Holiday has the cutest bike accessories for the biking fashionista and the biking commuter.

We love the matching…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on December 17, 2011 at 5:36pm — No Comments

It works when you are out of cat food



My cat food alternative



We went out of town for Thanksgiving and on the way home I remembered that we were out of cat food.

When we are gone, no more then four days, I leave enough…

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Added by Tawna Richard on December 8, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Save $$$ on prescription drugs in a slumping economy

According to the 2010 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers, spending for prescription drugs was $234.1 billion in 2008, nearly 6 times the $40.3 billion spent in 1990.  According to the Kaiser Family Foundation calculations using data from IMS Health, http://www.imshealth.com and Census Bureau,

  • Majority of Americans take one or more prescription medicines on a…
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Added by Goldina on November 24, 2011 at 5:14pm — No Comments

molly is missing and my mother-in-law is heartbroken

Molly is missing and my mother-in-law is heartbroken. Molly is her baby and has been her constant cmpanion for the past five years. For an older woman, who lost her husband, lives alone and recently retired, Molly is more than just a dog, she is part of her family, her best friend. Molly is home with her 24 hours a day, to keep her company, to cuddle with and to talk to if she gets lonely. My mother in law wakes up every Sunday and makes Molly scrambled eggs for breakfast. They spend… Continue

Added by Elayne on October 7, 2011 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Zoobies Pet Giveaway

Enter to win a Zoobies Pet. Winners choice of pet.  Pet has a blanket tucked inside.  Ends 9/26   US-18+

http://mimilovesall8.blogspot.com/2011/08/zoobies-pets-reviewgiveaway.html…

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Added by ann anderson on August 30, 2011 at 4:14pm — No Comments

My public restroom pet peeve

A pet peeve with public bathrooms!



OK it’s time to share one of my little pet peeves I have when it comes to public rest rooms. Other then finding a wet toilet seat when walking in (heard of wiping it down?!) I have a toilet paper pet peeve. My friend Terry at …

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Added by Tawna Richard on August 25, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Guinea Pig Pooper Scooper

 

See this shirt right here?  I sooooo totally need this shirt.  Because this sums up my life to a tee (pun intended).  Who knew that such a cute little creature could shit this friggin' much?  I don't know about you, but I most certainly did not.  Yes, I bet our friend Patches drops at least one turd every thirty seconds.  I swear the bottom of his cage looks like a…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on August 9, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments

Help your child enjoy the back to school experience

We all know going back to school isn’t the most exciting part of any student’s school year. Of course we also know that once they get back in the groove of school work, football games, and friends the anxiety settles down. The best way you can help them head back to school as a parent is to jump in there with them and make it fun.

Here are 5 ideas to help kick-start their school year

1. Back to School…

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Added by Charissa Cowart on July 5, 2011 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Shewww...Last Week of School!

Oh, what a week it has been!  Last Friday, we found out that our 11 year old sheltie, Benny, has incurable cancer.   Sounds pretty bad, and it is, but we have decided to make the best of it and spoil him…

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Added by Jessica Gosney Kielman on June 2, 2011 at 11:56am — No Comments

Dog Wellness - Left Over Turkey Treats

Of all the meats available for consumption turkey is the healthiest of them all - mainly because it is lower in fat. What a great treat it is for us and our dogs when we get to enjoy turkey left overs for the entire week or longer. Grab hold of a healthy snack for your dog and at the same time envelope dog wellness practices by making his treats at home instead of store bought - for a… Continue

Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on November 28, 2010 at 3:45am — No Comments

Dog Wellness - 8 Dog Ageing Signs

We often hear parents say they wish they had held their child more because as they look back, although their child is only six years old, they are not small babies anymore and the time seems to have passed so rapidly. Pet owners… Continue

Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on November 25, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

Pet Wellness - Veterinary Medicine Loses to Big Pharma

Well it's confirmed. The takeover of veterinary medicine in the US and other first world nations is confirmed. Big Pharma has finally made it to the finish line. Should pet owners and their pets be happy about this take over? Well, I wouldn't start planning the party just yet… Continue

Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on November 25, 2010 at 2:17am — No Comments

Let's Go Hunting Daddy



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Added by Morgan M on November 19, 2010 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Pet Wellness - Understanding Canine Communication

Most dog owners have some idea of how their pet communicates with them. Barking, howling, whining, and the tipping of the head are the most common canine communication movements. However there are loads more ways your dog communicates or… Continue

Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on November 8, 2010 at 4:38am — No Comments

Pet Wellness Driving Safety - Don't Be Brainless!

Car accidents are caused by many different situations. Some involve unsafe, inconsiderate drivers, others are caused by texting while driving, drunk drivers, and drivers driving unsafely with their dog. You would be surprised as to how many pets, owners, and other drivers are killed or severely injured due to an accident caused by a dog roaming freely in the car. Pet…
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Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on October 12, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

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