Category: Products

Durable dog toys for tough chewers

Some of us have dogs that save every toy like a precious belonging for years and others have dogs that destroy toys within moments. If the latter is you are probably wondering what toys will last a little longer and of course still bring your pet joy. With a rotation of dogs in our house for boarding and training I… Read more →

DIY Mental Enrichment Games for Dogs

Mental enrichment is so important to our dogs’ well-being. A tired dog is a happy dog and keeping their mind active is as much a part of daily exercise as going for walks. If you missed my recent post about our favorite puzzles and games, you can check it out here. But fortunately – as we’re all housebound now –  you… Read more →

Mental enrichment toys

You’ve probably heard the saying ‘a tired dog is a happy dog.’  I would agree with that. However, that statement doesn’t quite represent the full picture. A mentally-stimulated, tired dog is a happy dog. Physical exercise is great and very necessary for a dog but it’s really only half of the equation. Your dog, intelligent creature that he or she is, also… Read more →

Our favorite pet products from SuperZoo 2019

For those of us who live and breathe the pet industry, August means SuperZoo, the weeklong extravaganza when Las Vegas becomes the epicenter of pet products and services. My dogs and I go every year – this was Maggie’s eighth SuperZoo and Rossi’s second. SuperZoo showcases animal products for every sector of the industry: food, toys, beds, habitats, wearables, holistic… Read more →

Earthquake? Hurricane? Fires? What do I pack for my dog in an emergency?

Recently, we’ve had some earthquakes in Southern California which have put lots of people on edge wondering if the Big One will strike soon. During the serious Northridge quake of 1994, I was 8 years old and the world was a very different place. We didn’t have cell phones to call and check on everyone or facebook to update our… Read more →

Holiday gift ideas for pets and the people who love them! 

The holidays are quickly approaching. Have you finished your shopping for everyone on your list – pets included? If you’re still looking for those last few must-haves, I got together with Maggie and Rossi to make a list of our favorite products for pets and the people who love them.     Wearables: KoKoLati Collars and Leashes.  I recently got… Read more →

Our latest favorite dog products and gifts for the holidays

How wonderful is it that new pet products come out so often? And how even more wonderful is it that pet owners have a great excuse to shop for more stuff for their pets under the guise of the holiday season? There’s always so much to choose from: a plethora of organic healthy treats, balls that bounce higher, toys with… Read more →

How safe is your dog’s car harness?

Several years ago, I was in a car accident. It wasn’t my fault. My injuries weren’t that serious. But working out compensation and resolution took on a life of its own, a years-long process (about which I’ll say more in future posts) that was life-changing and eye-opening. I got a thorough education in everything from lidar devices to police procedure… Read more →