5 Things You MUST Know Before Getting a Guinea Pig

Consider Guinea Pig

Thinking about getting a guinea pig? Stop. Wait. Read these 5 things you MUST know before bringing home your sweet cavy. If you don’t think you can handle them, a guinea pig may not be right for you. Two years ago, when I  welcomed Krystal the Guinea pig into the family, Mike (the super knowledgeable PetSmart guy) spent a long time going over the basics with me. I had a good idea of what I was getting into, but as with any living creature, even an hour of guinea pig boot camp doesn’t cover all the ins and outs of their care. […] Read more »

Treat Your Pet to Tasty Goodness with Only Natural Pet

Cooper Only Natural Pet

We received the product mentioned below in exchange for an honest review. This post also contains affiliate links, so if you click on the links and buy any of these awesome natural dog treats, I’ll earn a small commission. I tell you, my dogs know when they’re getting a package in the mail before the mail lady even delivers it! Last week, they received some super tasty  (to them) complimentary treats in the mail from Only Natural Pet! The moment I walked in the door with the box, Maia looked at me and said “those are for me, aren’t they?” […] Read more »

Valentine’s for Dogs – Say I LOVE YOU with treats! + Giveaway #valentinesfordogs

Dog Valentines Day

This post is brought to you by Milk Bone. Valentine’s Day has gone to the dogs…literally! My three dogs are among the great loves of my life. I do as much as I can to show them how much they mean to me. That includes buying them special treats on holidays! After all, Valentine’s treats aren’t just awesome for people! Our beloved pets love them too! Make February 13th Valentine’s Day for Dogs This year, let’s celebrate our wonderful animal companions by making February 13th Valentine’s Day For Dogs! We’ll turn it into a national holiday! Make it a day […] Read more »

On My Wishlist: The Neato Robotic Vacuum Cleaner! + Giveaway #neatobestpetvacuum!


  Remember a couple of weeks ago, I told you about the Neato Robotics Vacuum and how VERY MUCH I want it? Well, it’s no surprise, then that it’s pretty much the #1 item on my wish list right now! As I sit here looking around and noticing all the pet hair that I JUST VACUUMED yesterday, I’m practically begging Santa to bring me one. Now that the weather is getting colder, my dogs seem to be shedding their summer coat and growing that thick, winter coat. Of course, that just means even more hair! Let’s not forget the cats, […] Read more »

An Automatic Pet Hair Cleaning Solution? Neato!! #NeatoBestPetVacuum

Maia Neato

  Let’s talk shedding, shall we? Anyone with a furry pet (versus the real-hair dogs and those, um, unique hairless cats) knows what I’m talking about right away. My dogs and cats are among the great loves of my life, but wow, they shed a lot. With three pooches and three kitties, I figure at any given time my carpets have enough pet hair in them to create a life’s supply of wigs for those aforementioned hairless cats! Take a look at Tasha. She’s just laying there and she’s shedding! I usually either clean the area completely before taking pictures […] Read more »

Let Your Dogs in on Halloween Fun with Creepy Crunchers! #CreepyCrunchers

Creepy Crunchers 1

Halloween isn’t just for kids, you know. Dogs LOVE any holiday that involves treats, especially when they don’t have to do tricks for them! My three pooches had a chance to try out delicious Old Mother Hubbard Creepy Crunchers. Let’s just say they’re ready to don costumes and go begging for more!   Treats without the Tricks from Old Mother Hubbard Treat your dog to a healthy, Happy Halloween treat—Old Mother Hubbard Creepy Crunchers  Natural mini skeleton bone shaped biscuits are a spooktacular way to celebrate the season with a taste of Peanut Butter & Molasses. These are treats you […] Read more »

Take the Paws 4 Life Pledge and Be There for Your Pets


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Purina®. All opinions are 100% mine. My pets have always been a major part of my life. So much so, in fact, that I named my son after my beloved childhood dog, Jake. Right now, I have three dogs, three cats, two guinea pigs, a parrot and a small tank of fish. As you can see, we’re definitely animal lovers here! My dogs in particular have made my life so much better in so many ways, I can’t even count them.I remember when I was trying to conceive for […] Read more »

Get Your Pretty Kitty Featured on Purina Pet Park! #KittyOccasions


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Triad. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you a total kitty fanatic? We all know that cats pretty much rule the internet, right? Well, now is your chance to give your kitty a little taste of the fame they so deserve! All you have to do is try out Tidy Cats® new litter products and send a picture of just how happy it makes your kitty! Read on for details! You know I have three cats of my own, right? Well, boyfriend just moved into a place of his […] Read more »

Treat Your Dog to the Very Best Bully Sticks

Bully Sticks Cooper

My pups received a complimentary bag of Best Bully Sticks so that I could write this review. All opinions are my own. My dogs can smell a package for them a mile away! I kid you not, I picked up their package from Best Bully Sticks at my mailbox, which is actually a mile from my house. When I got home, they somehow KNEW that I had treats for them! I always joke that I send them psychic messages, but sometimes I wonder just how much of a joke it really is! When I came in the door with a […] Read more »

Keep Your Pup Healthy & Happy at Banfield Pet Hospital + Giveaway

Cooper Banfield

Last week, I took Cooper for a checkup and vaccinations at the Banfield Pet Hospital at my local PetSmart. I received an Optimum Wellness Plan from Banfield so I could try them out and tell you about their amazing preventive care services. Banfield also provided information and the giveaway at the bottom of this post. I’ll be honest, Cooper hasn’t had a checkup in about three years- when he had his last round of shots. I did take him to the vet last year when he got sick, but he was way overdue for a regular checkup. While I knew […] Read more »