I don’t know about where you live but here in the Pacific Northwest fall has moved in. It got down to the low 40s last night. It’s finally time to dig out the heavy-duty … Read More!
Summer is finally here in Seattle. It’s time to start setting your sights on goals for the season. For instance….getting out to hike with your dog more. If you are a … Read More!
It's trips like this where you learn the best lessons. The first backpacking trip of the year never goes smoothly. It doesn't matter how many lists of equipment you made, or how much you try and … Read More!
This past Saturday, National Trails Day, we did our part to help preserve our trails. Through our Seattle Active Dogs Meetup group (I organize a group for all dogs - not just Doxies - now too), I … Read More!
Hiking Tips & Info
You would be really surprised how dirty a 10 lb Doxie can get. After 12 years of hiking and walking in the rain with a Doxie, I am still surprised. I swear it's their paddle feet that flip mud and … Read More!
I got the "ok to hike" from the doctor. I was itching to hit the trail after being sidelined on the couch with pneumonia for almost three weeks. I decided to check Lake Twentytwo off of my bucket list … Read More!
We’re on a mission to try every dog subscription box available. Some of them we like to try more than once to get a better feel for the quality. We recently got to opportunity to try a second … Read More!
Over the last couple of years we have tried lots and lots of different subscription boxes for dogs. Chester and Gretel have enjoyed eating and playing with the goodies but the "surprise" is lost on … Read More!
I was recently contacted by one of our readers, Cassandra, asking if I would share about Dachshund seizures since they are so common. In the 12 years I have owned Dachshunds, and walked and … Read More!
As a dog walker, occasional pet sitter, a responsible pet parent, and someone who hikes in the woods with her dogs, I get certified in pet first aid every year. This year I got certified through one … Read More!