7 Inexpensive Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer


One quick look at the thermometer confirms that we’re heading into the dog days of summer. Temperatures that regularly top 100 degrees here mean that Irie and Tiki spend most of their days inside, enjoying the air-conditioning. On our day trips, though, we’re in and out of the heat. August temperatures can create life-threatening heat […]

Keeping Your Dog Safe Near Water


As we continue this week’s staycation plans with Irie and Tiki, we wanted to share with you an important infographic from Trupanion.com. (We know you’ve heard us speak about Trupanion in the past; both Irie and Tiki are insured through this health insurance company.) Whether your next water adventure takes you and your dog to […]

#SummerSafety Tips for Your Dog


Today we head out with Irie and Tiki on another of our staycation day trips this week. We’re headed to the lake with them, one of our favorite places during the hot summer months. It’s a chance for Irie and Tiki to cool off and swim with us and enjoy a summer getaway at very […]

40 Fun Activities to Enjoy with Your Dog This Summer!


Are you ready to make this the best summer ever? The summer of fun photos, lifelong memories, exciting adventures, and silly laughs? Check out our list of 40 fun activities to enjoy with your dog this summer: Pack a picnic for you and your dog. Take your Rover to the lake. Enjoy a nap together […]

10 Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool In the Summer Heat


It’s over 100 degrees every day here right now. It’s difficult not only to get Irie and Tiki out for their morning and evening dog walks but out of the house, period! This month’s heat wave got us thinking about our favorite ways to keep our dogs cool during these dog days of summer: We […]

Keeping Your Dog Safe During a Heat Wave


This weekend, it was 105 degrees here…in the shade. Irie and Tiki camped out on the air-conditioner vents and didn’t even look up when we opened the front door. They had no interest in going out in the heat. They know and important fact: extreme heat is dangerous for dogs as well as for people. […]

Summer Health Tips for Your Pooch: Keeping Fido Safe in the Sun


Today we have a guest post from Sara Stringer about an important topic as we all face the heat with our dogs! Staying cool and healthy during the summer is a challenge for all of us, human and canine alike. You already know how to keep yourself from succumbing to the heat. Do you know […]

Keeping Your Pets Cool When You’re Not Home


I just walked out on our front porch, and it’s already 105 degrees out there…so when these tips came in from TXU Energy and the SPCA of Texas, we knew we had to share them! TXU Energy shares things you can do to conserve that won’t stress your pets as well as do’s and don’ts, […]

Summer Travel with Your Dog


Whether you’re heading out for a day trip, a summer vacation, or a Fourth of July getaway with your dog, some pre-trip shopping can result in a happier–and safer–trip. We’ve got some tips on items you can purchase at your local Petco store, from a lunch pail just for your dog to a must-have seat […]

What’s New: FrostyBowlz


As our regular readers know, we had a HOT summer to end all hot summers here last year. With over 90 days topping 100 degrees, it was just about impossible to stay cool. Like many, when our dogs were outside, we added ice to their water. (They didn’t spend much time outside…Tiki prefers to lie […]

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