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    Homemade Dog Food Flavor Enhancers
    Do you have a picky dog?Here are some simple and healthy gravy flavor enhancers that you can add to dry dog food to enhance its flavor and your dogs desire to eat. This can work great on dogs that are recovering from an illness and have a...
  • Care for your Pug in cold weather.
    Pugs and Cold Weather.
    Cold weather has its dangers just as hot weather has its dangers when it comes to our pugs. Even though we live in Florida it does get chilly and in some areas it gets below freezing, so it is important to make sure your pugs are taken care of....
  • DRAMA
    Dispelling Drama
    Have you noticed…there are friends, people and family who seem to be magnets for catastrophe? They seem to live their lives jumping from one difficult to the next, and they always surrounded themselves with unstable individuals.Are they...
  • Shu Uemura Color Lustre: Review
    Shu Uemura Color Lustre: Review
    Shu Uemura is an icon in the hair industry and has been for many years. Uemura began in 1958 with the revolution of make-up as it is experienced today. The brand made its debut in Tokyo and opened his first boutique in Japan in 1983.Color Lustre...
  • Families with mentally ill members need help as well as caregivers
    Families with mentally ill members need help as well as caregivers
    All families with a mentally ill member as well as caregivers need help, say researchers at Case Western Reserve University. The study was announced on Jan. 7 and was published as "Factors Affecting Disruption in Families of Adults with...
  • Include your Pug in your New Year Resolution.
    Exercise in your New Year Resolution.
    If getting healthy or maintaining your weight is one of your New Year’s Resolutions please make sure you include your pug in your exercise program. As we all know pugs are prone to be overweight or can become overweight very easily so...
  • 9 of the warmest wiener dog stories of 2014
    9 of the warmest wiener dog stories of 2014
    There are always great stories about Dachshunds, but this year was an exceptional one with some great heartwarming stories involving the wiener dog.Here are nine of our favorite. They are inspiring, funny and sweet.Did you have one that you think...
  • How to Keep Your Fish Entertained
    How to Keep Your Fish Entertained
    Despite being so calm and serene all the time, pet fish can become bored, just like any pet. Living day by day in the same confined space can eventually lead to serious boredom. While your fish will not suffer any fatal consequences from boredom,...
  • Be mindful of your pug and their presence during the celebration.
    2015 is almost here...
    The New Year is almost upon us. We will have family and friends over to help celebrate and bring in the New Year. However, don’t forget your pug. With people coming and going in and out of the house it will be easy for your pug to sneak out...
  • Keep your pug busy during the rainy and snowy days.
    Raining, cold, or snow: how to keep your Pug busy.
    During the cold, wet, rainy or snowing days we tend to get more laid back in regards to walking or playing outside with our pugs. It is usually too cold or we as well as our pugs do not want to get wet in the rain. However, it is not a good idea...
  • Obie the fat Dachshund now has a svelte new calendar
    Obie the fat Dachshund now has a svelte calendar
    Obie, the world's heaviest Dachshund, has a new look, and there's a calendar to prove it. The dog that received world renown for being so big his little legs couldn't drag his body around is now showing off a new svelte longness in a...
  • A checklist of 11 things to do when looking for a pet sitter
    A checklist of 11 things to do when looking for a pet sitter
    It's a time for going on holiday, and sometimes you just can't take your pet. Dachshunds are easier to take on planes than most big dogs, because you can keep them in the cabin if the airline permits, and you can bring a carrying case that...
  • Chicago dog lovers have options with Rover.com
    Chicago dog lovers have options with Rover.com
    Okay, so time has gotten away from you and now you are downright panicked about where Fido is going to end up because you just don’t want to stick him or her in doggy daycare or a boarding facility for any length of time. Don’t panic,...
  • What does it really cost to own a dog?
    The costs of owning a dog
    Nearly two-thirds of all U.S. households own a pet, according to the American Pet Products Association, so before getting a dog, it’s important to consider the cost of welcoming a dog into a family. In addition to common necessities such as...
  • Rabbit
    Your guide to owning a rabbit
    Whether you are a single college student looking for a companion or a parent looking for your child’s first pet, a rabbit can be an excellent choice. Rabbits are full of personality and can be trained to use a litter box or even to do some...