Santa Pup! — A new study shows Christmas has gone to the dogs

TheMomBuzz received samples in exchange for this holiday buzz! Happy Howlidays! I love the holiday season — the cold weather, the yummy food, and of course, all of the festivities! You know who else loves them too? My dog, Kronk. I’m thinking it may be because of all the extra lovin’ and gifts he gets from the family. It turns out […]

Christmas is for the Dogs @AnimalPlanet

TheMomBuzz received samples for review. This is her opinion on the samples received. I’ve been buzzing about gift for kids, gifts for her and gifts for him. But what about gifts for the pets? Have they been good this year? I admit, I don’t go overboard for Fluffy and Fido ever since I had my […]

Homemade Dog Treats #kidsinthekitchen

Last week (on a Thursday) my son told me he wanted to make dog treats for the dogs. I thought about all the stuff I had to do. Then I thought about how kids grow up so fast and it’s these little things that make a difference. So I pulled up some recipes, modified it […]

Banfield Pet Hospital’s Optimum Wellness Plan Benefits #win

Banfield will donate $1 per reader comment (up to 100 comments) to Banfield Charitable Trust once this giveaway has concluded. Banfield Charitable Trust is a donor-supported non-profit whose mission it is to preserve the human animal bond by keeping pets with their families who love them. Each year, BCT helps 100,000 struggling families through seven […]

Flea and Tick Control Season Starts Soon

This post brought to you by Vectra flea & tick control. All opinions are 100% mine. Some states have it easy. Flea and ticks actually have a season, starting usually around May when it starts to warm up. Then these irritating pests start waning in the winter, once the temperature is below freezing. But in […]

Quick Tips for Tourist Hermit Crabs!

During Spring time and summer, many people spend a week at the beach and end up bringing home a hermit crab from a tourist shop. The way they present and sell the crabs in the stores is not an accurate representation on how you should take care of them at home. And the behavior of […]

Want a New Pet? Meet Ours! #adoptapet

Back in June we had to say good-bye to our boxer, Tempest. She had Degenerative Myelopathy, which leads to paralysis in dogs. You can read her story on her post. We were a two-dog household, with our other dog being Sookie the Shar-Pei. For a while after Tempest passed away, Sookie seemed lost. And then […]

Tampa Bay Goodness Report: September 1st – 3rd

Somehow I survived the first week back at school. My new car helped make all the traffic more do-able. At least I was stuck in crazy back-to-school traffic in style and comfort. And of course I started my Friday with my Good Intentions at! My Good Intention was to kick-butt at the gym! Remember […]

Tempest the Boxer

When I was younger, I always wanted a boxer. I thought they were beautiful, strong dogs. And when I met my husband he was in love with the same breed. One year before we got married a boxer walked into our lives, but not in the way we imagined. She was around 1 – 2 […]

Holiday Idea: Angry Birds for Pets

Angry Bird gift ideas are all the rage, from PJ Pants to actual Angry Bird Board games. And now even pets can play with Angry Birds! The Hartz Mountain Corporation has launched the first-ever line of Angry Birds products just for cats and dogs featuring many of the wildly popular Angry Birds characters just in […]

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