DIY Eco-Friendly Pet Feeding Station

Recently I've been hating the look of my pets feeding place in the kitchen.  It's just a mat with the bowls on top, definitely nothing special.

 The mat is getting old and piling from washing and I began to think I could find or better yet make something so much nicer than what I had now...because afterall my pets are certainly very special.

So I started to look around and long and behold I actually found some really cool looking "Feeding Stations" or "Dining Station" as these are actually called....who would have thunk it!  So here are some of the finds I found with my little take on some of them. Sure you can buy all kinds of food stations for your pets, but that's no fun and so not rewarding. 

Dog Toy Box Feeding Station: This is self explanatory.  Any wood tall, short,...

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Hot and Overwhelmed…the first few days of fostering

It's been six months since we fostered. And 4 months since we became foster failures

When we agreed to adopt Snow, my husband said we would have to stop fostering.  We have 3 dogs and 3 cats, so I can't blame him. Without him, I would probably be considered a hoarder by some, and a crazy cat and dog lady by others. When I see an animal that would otherwise die, I want to help.

Over the past month, we've been talking about doing some temp fostering here or there. A weekend, or a week. Something with a definitive time frame, instead of weeks and months on end. He agreed we could do that, because he is pretty awesome. 

Then this past week, we received an owner surrender request. The dog is a 9 month old red merle female aussie and her owner could no longer take care of her because...

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Tips on Creating a Pet-Safe Garden and Yard

 

PLANTS, FLOWERS, FERILIZERS, MULCH AND INSECTICIDES THAT CAN BE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS TO YOUR PETS

Is your garden safe for your pets?? Do you know what's in the fertilizers, mulch  you or your gardener puts down??  Do you have slugs?  If so, what are you using to get rid of them and is its safe for your pet??  Do you have plants and flowers accessible to your pets?  Are they also safe for your furry friends??

These are all questions you should be asking yourself now that planting time has arrived.   We're all busy in our gardens fixing them up with some beautiful and colorful plants and flowers, mulching, spraying and fertilizing....but beware...even the most beautiful of flowers could be very dangerous for our pups and kitties. 

So whether you do the gardening yourself or...

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8 Tips to Keep a Dog Happy

We all want our pups to be happy right?  There'a quite a few ways to make that happen and we've listed some of the steps we feel are pretty important for our babies.  Most are pretty easy and a couple may be a bit more time consuming but well worth it.   There's more than likely a few more steps that could be added to this list, but these are the immediate steps that come to our mind when we think about what makes a dog happy...it's pretty simple since it's almost the same concept most humans want to keep them happy!

1. Healthy Food and Treats

You know by now that we are huge supporters of healthy food and treats for our dogs. THP has blogged about numerous healthy foods and treats that your dog is sure to love, so check them out.  Sure most dogs will eat just about...

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Swimwear Doggie Diaper Wrap

 

 

With summer right around the corner we're probably checking out some new swimwear for ourselves for those wonderfuul pool days and wondering what to do about our pups.  Well wonder no more because here is something all dogs can wear in the pool,  especially if they love to pee or poop in it.   This Swimwear Doggie Diaper Wrap made by Sam's Dog Hut is the perfect swimwear diaper wrap for him or her.   The great part is that not only are these diapers wonderful for the pool but also great all year round for dogs who are incontinent, going through rehab or possibly hate to go outside to pee in the rain or snow, like miine.   What's more this unisex swimwear diaper wrap is not only machine washable but it's also eco-friendly and made in the USA. 

So for whatever situation...

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