Sahara Has To Have Surgery: Dog Ear Hematoma- Part Three

It’s been two weeks since Sahara’s ear hematoma surgery and she’s on the mend! If you haven’t read about her ear hematoma then you can read about her surgery here and the beginning of her recovery here! Depending on how her visit to the vet goes later this week she might be getting the stitches … Continue reading Sahara Has To Have Surgery: Dog Ear Hematoma- Part Three

Guide to Shopping for a Dog (especially one that isn’t yours)

Holiday shopping is hard enough but factor in allergies and chewing levels you’ll realize that a dog is the hardest one on the list to shop for! Then on top of that, you might be shopping for a dog that isn't yours and that just makes your hard job 10 times harder! Sometimes we get … Continue reading Guide to Shopping for a Dog (especially one that isn’t yours)

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Ultimate Gift Guide- Dog Gifts They’ll Love To Bark About

Whether it is your pup’s first Christmas or you’ve celebrated before, I've got you covered. Are you your shopping for a friend’s dog? Don't worry I've got you covered too! Don't celebrate Christmas? That's okay these dog gifts are perfect for giving any time! Shopping for dog gifts can get to be a little tricky … Continue reading Ultimate Gift Guide- Dog Gifts They’ll Love To Bark About

SAHARA HAS TO HAVE SURGERY: DOG EAR HEMATOMA- PART TWO

Sahara Has To Have Surgery: Dog Ear Hematoma- Part Two

After her surgery for her ear hematoma we get in the car to go home and Sahara‘s sitting in the back seat and oh my gosh does she look high out of her mind. I call her name and she keeps looking out the window or straight ahead. She finally looks at me and it’s … Continue reading Sahara Has To Have Surgery: Dog Ear Hematoma- Part Two

Dog Ear Hematoma

Sahara Has to Have Surgery: Dog Ear Hematoma- Part One

Last Thursday I woke up and went through my morning routine just like I do every day. Wake up, tell Sahara good morning, collect my good morning puppy kisses, get out of bed, go to the bathroom, take Sahara potty, and sit down on the couch to eat breakfast. Sahara likes to sit on the … Continue reading Sahara Has to Have Surgery: Dog Ear Hematoma- Part One

Pit Bull Awareness Month- sahara

Pit Bull Awareness

The month of October is dedicated to Pit Bull awareness. Most everybody knows what a Pit Bull is and many of those people are under the impression that Pits are ferocious, that they bite, that people use them in dog fights, etc. Others, seemingly fewer people are trying to spread the word and make others … Continue reading Pit Bull Awareness

Through getting my wisdom teeth extracted, Sahara and I have been testing our relationship and our nonverbal communication.

Nonverbal Communication and Wisdom Teeth Extraction

My wisdom teeth have been hurting me and keeping me from being able to eat certain things. I scheduled an appointment with an oral surgeon who recommended I have all four wisdom teeth extracted. They had a cancelation for the next day, which meant they were all coming out! Through getting my wisdom teeth extracted, … Continue reading Nonverbal Communication and Wisdom Teeth Extraction

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Super Easy DIY Doggie Tutu- Only 7 Items Needed!

Halloween is almost here and I bet you still need that one little addition to make your pup's costume complete *cue tutorial for a super easy DIY Doggie Tutu* But obviously they need one for all the other seasons of the year too!! You will not regret making 20 of these super easy DIY doggie … Continue reading Super Easy DIY Doggie Tutu- Only 7 Items Needed!

Why I don't crate my dog and why you shouldn't either

Why I don’t crate my dog and why you shouldn’t crate your dog either!

After I adopted Sahara, her first night home was a complete and utter disaster. We didn’t have a crate and that was a huge mistake on my part. The next day we got a crate and my expectation was that things were going to go smoothly from there on out. Boy was I wrong. After trial … Continue reading Why I don’t crate my dog and why you shouldn’t crate your dog either!