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Sunday March 1st, 2015 at 05:26 PM
This has been one cold week here in central Texas. We didnt get the snow we were hoping for, just some ice and, today, lots of drizzle which made it a perfect day for burning brush.
After the now years-long drought weve been in, there are a lot of dead trees on our place. Little by little, John has been cutting them back and trimming dead growth around the house.
Irie and Tiki love brush burning days. I dont know if its because we hang out for hours around the fireor if its because we always...
Sunday March 1st, 2015 at 06:01 AM
Recently we received a new coat for either Irie or Tikithe Theo Eskimo Coat. The coat is super cute AND super warm, something weve been needing during this colder than usual winter.
The Theo Eskimo Coat features an exterior shell thats both wind and water-resistant. Its PU (artificial leather) coating keeps away water and snow while the long sleeves actually protect your dogs front legs on icy walks.
Just below the hood, youll find an opening for attaching your dogs leash. The removable hood...
Saturday February 28th, 2015 at 05:45 PM
This week has been one of the coldest of the winter herebut were making plans for many days of travel in the coming weeks. We will be updating our Day Trips from Austin guidebook (Globe Pequot). This book, which features trips within a two-hour driving radius of Austin, was our very first book; the first edition came out in 1993 as a combined Austin and San Antonio area guide:
Eventually the book was divided into two volumes (theres a lot to see in this part of the state!)
Between now and early...
Friday February 27th, 2015 at 12:29 PM
Top dogs in their respective sports, St. Louis Blues captain David Backes, Jake Long of the St. Louis Rams and Trevor Rosenthal of the St. Louis Cardinals have teamed up through Athletes for Animals to offer an assist to a campaign that will be a real game changer for animals in need.
February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, and in recognition The Humane Society of Missouri has launched Spay It Forward, which asks dog devotees and fans of felines to get in the game and help raise $250,000 for...
Friday February 27th, 2015 at 09:53 AM
When it comes to helping dogs and cats in need, the Washington Nationals are in a league of their own, and on April 18th fans of sports and Spots can cheer for the team as they step up to the plate for a paws cause at the first of six Pups in the Park games scheduled for the 2015 season.
From seats in the Family Picnic Area fans and their Fidos can watch all the action as the Nationals take on the Philadelphia Phillies. For the convenience of pet parents who need to leave the designated...
Thursday February 26th, 2015 at 01:00 PM
BRRwe hope everyone is staying warm on this week that has seen such cold temperatures so many places. Even here in central Texas, weve been flirting with the possibility of ice and snow all week with more chances in the coming days. Irie and Tiki have had their paws crossed for some snow but no luck so far!
That cold weather is perfect for entering some giveaways, though, and youll find many of them in this weeks Fidos Freebie Friday, co-hosted with AllThingsDogBlog.com and ToDogwithLove.com....
Thursday February 26th, 2015 at 06:00 AM
Festivals which feature feline-themed films may currently be the cats meow, but soon dogs will have their day at an event that will mix flicks, Fidos and philanthropy.
A day dedicated to the bond between our barking buddies and the people they love, the first annual Dog Film Festival which was created by pet wellness advocate Tracie Hotchner and produced by Hotchners Radio Pet Lady Network will take place on October 3, 2015 from 11 a.m. 11 p.m. at the prestigious Peter Norton Symphony...
Wednesday February 25th, 2015 at 02:00 PM
Want to celebrate a special event in your dogs life? Whether its a birthday or Gotcha Day or graduation from training class, you can celebrate with homemade cupcakes that are simple to make. Our recipe for Dog Birthday Cupcakes appears in our The Healthy Hound Cookbook and in the February issue of Womans Day magazine!
Ingredients1 cup all-purpose flour (or you can substitute whole wheat or other flours) 1 egg cup peanut butter cup Pumpkin Purée (not...
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