What’s In a Name? | #NutrishPets #Giveaway

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. What’s in a name? We’ve been thinking about names a lot the past week. John and I have just started work on a project revising a book titled Texas Towns which looks at the origin of the names of over 1000 Texas […]

5 Ways to Enjoy the Backyard with Your Dog This Summer | #Giveaway

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. At our house, summer means outdoor fun–for us and for Irie and Tiki. Early morning hikes (before the heat sets in), wading in the creek (once the temperatures start to rise), and trips to the lake mean exercise for us and for […]

Cheers Actor Now Heads Pet Subscription Box Companies

For 11 seasons John Ratzenberger delivered laughs as mailman Cliff Claven on the iconic TV series Cheers. Now the actor is delivering happiness to both people and pets through a recently launched subscription box company. Giving our pals with paws a reason to anxiously await the arrival of their neighborhood postman, The GiftBox.com offers two […]

Spring: Let’s Get This Party Started! #NutrishPets

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post and my attendance at SXSW, but all opinions are my own. Texans wait for the change of winter to spring by looking for one sure sign: bluebonnets. The annual bloom is our signal that, yes, spring has once more arrived and it’s time to party! Before the summer […]

Don’t Miss Our New Tees!

We’re excited to announce TWO new tees in our PawZaar gift store…just in time for Valentine’s shopping! The Paw LOVE Tee and  Paw LOVE Long-Sleeve Tee are new in our PawZaar gift store. Each shirt is available in eight colors. The short-sleeve tee (a Bella + Canvas super soft tee) is sized S-4XL; the long-sleeve […]

Review: Eureka Ultimate Clean Pet Vacuum Cleaner

Welcoming in the New Year means it’s time to get our home organized after a busy holiday season. That starts with a thorough house cleaning. The seasonal cleanup is magnified for pet households since this is also a season when dogs continue to shed their warm weather coats to prepare for winter which, for us, […]

Last Minute Gift Guide!

OK, procrastinators, the time has come to make your holiday decisions! Have no fear, though, because it’s not too late to order a gift for your favorite dog or dog lover. Check out our picks for last-minute gifts (and gift cards) that you can fetch today: PawZaar Order: http://www.pawzaar.com/ We’re running a 50% off sale […]

Getting a Puppy? Why You Need Pet Insurance

This post is brought to you by Pets Best. As always, we only publish posts that we believe you’ll enjoy, and all thoughts and opinions are strictly our own. Although puppies should never be a surprise gift, many families who are experiencing a quiet holiday at home opt to adopt this time of year. While […]

Is Your Dog’s Bowl Filled with Germs? Kinn Launches a Larger Kleanbowl!

Have you ever felt that film that develops on your dog’s food and water bowls? After even just one meal, Irie and Tiki’s bowls have a slippery film far different than a dish that we use for our meals. That film is biofilm, literally a film of bacteria. The microorganisms quickly adhere, not only to […]

Review: Yogapet Memory Foam Pet Bed

In cold weather, certain moves leave my knee feeling out of sorts, the result of a cracked kneecap years ago, after a fall on the floor of the Bangkok police station (following the sinking of our boat and the loss of our passports. Not the best of travel memories…) That aching knee means that I’m […]