Articles About dogs

How to Save on Pet Medications

How to Save on Pet Medications

Having a pet is more than, well, HAVING a pet. Tink is the first dog that has been part of our family since the girls have been old and responsible enough to be primary pet caregivers. It takes a lot of trial and error to learn the ins and ...
Dog-gone Good: Quad Cities Dog Parks

Dog-gone Good: Quad Cities Dog Parks

When we moved to the Quad Cities, we used a house-hunting checklist that ensured we kept our goals in focus. We purchased our house based on the school district because one of our primary reasons for moving back was to get the girls a good ...
Traveling? Tips For Boarding Your Pet

Traveling? Tips For Boarding Your Pet

As you know, we spent last weekend in St. Louis attending Geekway to the West. It’s an event we look forward to each year and book our tickets and hotel as early as possible. Scott’s Patron ticket was purchased last fall within ...
Lessons Kids Learn From Puppies

Lessons Kids Learn From Puppies

You hear us talk about Madison and Kennedy all the time and see them in most of our posts. What many people don’t realize is that our first children were of the four-legged kind. Scott and I were parents to two American Eskimo dogs as ...
Thinking of Our Four-Legged Friends First

Thinking of Our Four-Legged Friends First

We’ve always been dog-lovers in our household, having as many as three at one time. I grew up always having one or two poodles in the house, so when I was finally out on my own the apartment felt empty without a dog underfoot. While l ...