Small Business Feature: Interview With Paw and Order Training

Small Business Feature: Interview With Paw and Order Training

When you get a dog, no matter if it's a puppy or a senior, training is so important. Dogs need to have boundaries, which sets them (and you) up for a fun, successful and happy life. One of the first things we did when we brought Gant home was enroll him in a puppy training [...]

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Monthly Feature: Gifts for Dog Lovers that Give Back

Monthly Feature: Gifts for Dog Lovers that Give Back

We all love to give back, but sometimes, we don't have the time to volunteer. Life gets so busy. Before I moved to Connecticut, I was involved with a wonderful dog rescue. They had events every weekend, and there was always a need for more volunteers. Unfortunately, I couldn't volunteer very often, and I definitely [...]

Small Business Feature: Letters by Angelie (With a Giveaway!)

Small Business Feature: Letters by Angelie (With a Giveaway!)

As a small business owner, one of my favorite things is collaborating with like-minded business owners who have the same passion and drive to make their dreams a reality. We learn so much from each other - our ups, downs, inspirations, and what keeps us going, because being an Entreprenuer is REALLY hard. This week, [...]

Weekend Laughs

Weekend Laughs

With all the horrible things going on in the world, here's a little dose of laughter for your weekend, courtesy of the New Yorker, one of my favorite Instagram accounts. Check them out here  @newyorkercartoons. New Yorker Cartoon by Peter Steiner, 1990. Credit @newyorkercartoons.   New Yorker Cartoon by Charles Barsotti, from 2011. Credit @newyorkercartoons.   New [...]

Monthly Feature: Great Gifts for the German Shepherd Lover

Monthly Feature: Great Gifts for the German Shepherd Lover

German Shepherds are one of those breeds that I like to admire from far away. Their pointy ears, black and brown coloring, and lustrous fur make them truly beautiful.  While I would love to have one, they need a lot of training, socializing, and tons of exercise, which I could not offer. They are also [...]

Going out with your dog: When to take them and when to leave them at home

Going out with your dog: When to take them and when to leave them at home

Shortly after we brought our 8-week old puppy, Gant, home, we were told we needed to socialize him as much as possible. Not only should he interact with other dogs (once he was properly vaccinated), he needed to be exposed to various environments - out at a restaurant, inside a dog-friendly store, in the car, [...]