Pet Ninja Baby Gate

May 31, 2018

Has anyone tried one of these soft gates from Pet Ninja with a dog? I have used hard plastic baby gates for years, and they work great for keeping my dogs confined to certain rooms, but I’ve never used one that looks this insubstantial. My dogs have never challenged the hard gates, but wondering if they would just barge right through this one.

I love the idea – looks very easy to install, but just wondering how it will hold up.

Please comment below if you’ve used one and what you thought.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Interactive Feeder

April 8, 2018

Interactive FeederI found a new toy I’d like to try: the Interactive Rubber Ball from If you’ve read any of our breed guides, you know we often recommend an activity for your dogs that keeps them mentally stimulated when you must leave them home alone.

This toy allows you to feed them throughout the day, while making them use their minds to get to the food. You simply put food or treats into the central core, and your dog must work the kibble out through the side holes.

I’ll let you know how it works when I get one.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

DIY Dog Food Puzzle Dispenser

March 11, 2018

Many of our breed guides specify that you must keep your dog mentally active to prevent boredom behaviors such as digging and chewing. If you are having difficulty keeping your dog occupied, you might try making a food or treat dispenser like the one shown here to make the dog figure out how to get his or her food. It is also good for dogs who eat so fast they choke or throw up.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Christmas Gifts from Grandma

December 31, 2017

Grandma hatsDid Grandma give you anything embarrassing this Christmas?

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Thursday Top Ten: Holiday Gifts for the Dog Lover

December 21, 2017

BZTat collageStill hunting for the perfect gift for the dog lover on your list? Check out this top ten list of holiday gifts from Woof Pack Trails blog.
It can be challenging to find the right gift for your – or someone else’s furry family member amid the plethora of toys and treats on the market. Here are 10 gift ideas from high-tech to practical to consider: [Read more]

Tuesday Top Ten: Dogs Ready for Christmas

December 19, 2017

Continuing our series from Bored Panda, pets who are helping us get ready for Christmas. If you’re a cat lover as well as a dog lover, check out the whole series.

Rocking the ugly  Christmas sweater

Rocking the ugly Christmas sweater

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Thursday Top Ten: Dogs Ready for Christmas

December 14, 2017

From our friends at Bored Panda, a look at just some of the ways we get our dogs ready for Christmas. Look for more pictures from this series next Tuesday, our normal Top Ten day. (There were just too many for one post! In fact, if you count, you’ll see I’ve put more than 10 on this one.) BP Xmas 1 [Read more]

What does your dog do while you’re at work?

November 15, 2017

Do you ever sit at work and wonder what your dog is doing? I always assume mine are sleeping, but I guess I don’t really know. Now, there are a few products you might invest in as a Christmas present for yourself and your dog that will let you be a fly on the wall. [Read more]

Friday Funny: Trick ‘r’ Treat

October 13, 2017

Trick Treat
‘Tis the month of ghosts and goblins.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

IKEA Has Gone to the Dogs

October 11, 2017

IKEA is introducing LURVIG, a comprehensive pet collection designed to help out in all aspects of life with dogs.

The new collection was created by IKEA designers with support from vet Barbara Schafer and covers all the bases of sharing life with a dog. Beds, toys, leashes, bowls, and more!

I don’t have an IKEA close by, but if you do, let us know what you think of the new items!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

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