Holiday Gift Guide: Collars, Leashes & Tags


In our first day of gift guide fun, we’re taking a look at some great collars, harnesses, leashes and tags for your dog. We’ve got a selection of great gifts for a variety of budgets! Lupine Pet Worried about your dog chewing through a leash? New Hampshire-based Lupine® guarantees their stylish collars, harnesses and leashes […]

Review: Premium Leashes


Have you ever picked up a new leather leash and felt that it was uncomfortable in your hands? Like new shoes, there’s a “break in” period for some leather leashes. But recently we learned about LeatherNature leashes; these leashes are as soft as they are durable. Made to last (and made in the USA), LeatherNature […]

Getting Fit with Tagg, Week Five


In this last part of our Getting Fit with Tagg series, we take a look at traveling with Tagg. This week, we headed off on a day trip with Irie and Tiki to Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, a great hiking area about two hours from our home. The night before, we charged the Tagg […]

Getting Fit with Tagg, Week Four


Last week in our Getting Fit with Tagg series, we asked what questions YOU had about Tagg…and we got some great questions! How do you set the home area on the tracker? It was fast and easy for me to set up our home area. You go to the Tagg website and enter your physical […]

Getting Fit with Tagg, Week Three


I can’t believe January is flying by so quickly and that we’re already on Week Three of our Getting Fit with Tagg series! This week we had some very mild, pleasant weather, cool enough for the dogs to feel frisky but warm enough to enjoy some really long walks. It showed in their activity tracker […]

Getting Fit with Tagg, Part Two


In last week’s post about getting fit with Tagg’s Activity Tracker, I told you about our goal for Tiki: 300 points per day. As you can see from the above graph, we’re not there yet! Our goal is to increase Tiki’s activity level to 300 points per day. Sort of like a human pedometer, the […]

Getting Fit with Tagg, Part One


Last month in the Holiday Gift Guide we told you about Tagg – The Pet Tracker as a great way to locate your dog in case he or she should become lost. This GPD device attaches to your dog’s collar and allows you to track his movement and locate him quickly using an app on […]

2012 Gift Guide: Dogs Rule Gear from Pedigree


Pedigree is offering some great gift idea for dog lovers while at the same time helping needy shelter dogs. The Pedigree Dogs Rule® collection includes apparel and accessories, each item bearing the Dog Rule logo. A portion of each sale from the collection is donated to pet welfare organizations through the Pedigree Foundation. Here are […]

2012 Gift Guide: Woofwerks Dog Collars at


ALL WOOFWERKS  COLLARS AND LEASHES Would you like a holiday present for your dog that’s as practical as it is beautiful? Check out the lovely Woofwerks dog collars on These USA-made collars are hand-crafted using vegetable-dyed, English bridle leather. The collars feature non-corrosive brass or nickel fittings anchored to survive even the strongest tugs. […]

2012 Gift Guide: Tags!


We love nice tags for Irie and Tiki, ones that will hold up to the weather but, at the same time, be comfortable for them with no scratchy edges. This past year, we had the chance to create custom dog tags at and we couldn’t be happier with the result. In fact, I even […]

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