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Advice, Tips and Tricks

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How To Stop the Begging With Love

Sadie is usually pretty good with her manners. When the family eats at the dinner table, Sadie usually sits quietly ...
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Using Dry Dog Food for Healthy Holiday Fun!

The basic component for the majority of your furry family members' meals is most likely dry food, aka kibble. (Check ...
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Pretty and Poisonous Poinsettias

Poinsettias make beautifully festive holiday decorations at this time of year. Unfortunately for pet owners, poinsettias are also a dangerous ...
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Reviews

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Sadie Loves Rachael Ray Nutrish Treats!

On the heels of Valentine's Day and Love Your Pet Day, Sadie has decided to share something she absolutely loves ...
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EarthBites – Holistic Treats with Added Benefits

Every dog deserves a treat once in a while. It's a great feeling to see your dog smile when you ...
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Start Your Day with a Smile with Hill’s Breakfast Medleys

It's important to start your day the right way. You need to fuel your mind and body to handle whatever ...
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Sadie Art

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Caturday Art with a Sugar Skull

This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess ...
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Caturday Art In a Tree

Yesterday was Arbor Day here in the US and Sadie decided to try climbing a cherry blossom tree in celebration! ...
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Caturday Art on Earth Day!

In honor of Earth Day, Sadie and I took a lovely nature walk to enjoy the cherry blossoms. We stopped at ...
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Random

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Sleepy in a Sombrero

Sadie is resting up today for our Mexican fiesta in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Most likely our fiesta will involve Mexican ...
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Star Wars Day Balloons!

Every year on Star Wars Day, I dress Sadie up as one of our favorite characters (this year's character is R2D2!) and then we ...
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Easter Look Alikes!

Today is one of those fun random holidays - National Look Alike Day! Just last Sunday I spotted some look ...
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Tongue Out Tuesday

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Tongue Out Tuesday in a Moving Box

Sorry that Sadie and I haven't been around as much as we should be lately. Life has gotten really busy, and ...
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Tongue Out Tuesday on Tax Day

Sadie is smiling her tongue out smile today because our taxes are done and our refund is on its way! ...
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Tongue Out Tuesday on #NationalPetDay

Sadie is smiling because today is National Pet Day! Spend some quality time with your pets today! ...
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Travel

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Relaxing at the Shore

Sadie and I haven't been around much in the couple of weeks. We've been taking some time to relax and enjoy the ...
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My #1 Dog Friendly Dining Tip

My top tip for dining out with your furry family is: don't hesitate to ask. My family loves going out ...
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Dog-Friendly Nashville, Tennessee

Sadie and I recently spent some time in Nashville, Tennessee after the BlogPaws conference. I want to start this off ...
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Sadie Selfies

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Happy Mother’s Day 2017!

Happy Mother's Day! Look how proud Sadie is posing with her Mother's Day present to me! This post is part ...
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Sunday Selfies in Bed

It's been a busy week so Sadie and her teddy bear decided to spend Sunday the traditional way - napping ...
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Easter Sunday Selfies

Happy Easter! Hope the Easter Bunny hops on by and leaves some tasty (pet-friendly) goodies for you and your loved ones ...
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Mischief Monday

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Reindeer Games

This holiday season I've decided to switch out Sadie's living room dog bed with a more festive reindeer dog bed. At ...
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Teepee Time!

As Thanksgiving approaches, Sadie thought this would be the perfect time of year to reveal her exciting new dog bed ...
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Ahoy Mateys! It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!

Sadie is busy protecting her booty because it's international Talk Like A Pirate Day! ...
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Wordless Wednesday

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Energizer Sadie

  Since this is the season of the bunny, I decided it was the perfect time to share with you ...
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Sadie the Lady Bug

Since Spring still isn't cooperating outside, Sadie decided to bring some Spring indoors with this fun little photo shoot. Doesn't ...
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Mardi Gras Masquerade

Yesterday Sadie got all dressed up in honor of Mardi Gras! We might not be in New Orleans, but we ...
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Black and White Sunday

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Black and White and Bokeh

This week's Pet Photography Challenge theme was black and white. But I'm still trying to work on my technique from ...
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Welcome to 2017!

Sadie had quite the New Year's Eve pawty last night! So now she's starting off the New Year right, with a nice ...
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Black and White with a Touch of Christmas

What's black and white and red all over? Sadie with a Santa hat! This post is part of Nola and ...
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Photo Challenge

 
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Thirsty – #PetPhotographyChallenge

The theme this week in the Pet Photography Challenge Facebook group is thirsty. Sadie was being stubborn during our photo session and ...
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Sunday Selfies at the End of the Leash

Today's smiling Sunday Selfie was taken from the other end of the leash, which was the theme for last week's Pet ...
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Black and White and Bokeh

This week's Pet Photography Challenge theme was black and white. But I'm still trying to work on my technique from ...
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Bloopers

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My Reluctant Ghost

Sadie wasn't really in the mood to pose for this photo shoot. Maybe the ghost costume was too scary? I ...
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Zebra Flower Bloopers

So I got this cute new hair bow for Sadie, which I've decided looks like a zebra flower. Of course ...
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Sunglasses Bloopers

When you are putting sunglasses on a dog and trying to take pictures of the cuteness, you would assume that ...
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Sepia Saturday

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Caturday Art #8

Sadie and her rubber ducky smiling in sepia! This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena ...
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Sepia Saturday – the Snowsuit

Sadie loves playing and sniffing around out in the snow. She does not, however, enjoy wearing her snowsuit. I remember hating when ...
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Sepia Saturday #36

For some reason Sadie found this particular boulder very interesting on a recent walk. Since she refused to continue our ...
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Flashback Friday

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An Ugly Christmas Sweater Flashback Friday

In these flashback photos from her first Christmas, Sadie is modeling a lovely example of an ugly Christmas sweater. Looks ...
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Flashback Friday Door Drama

When Sadie was a puppy, she would follow me everywhere. There was no such thing as privacy in my house ...
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Mirror Image #2

I love it when I'm looking through old photos of Sadie and I come across one that reminds me of ...
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Tasty Tuesday

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Portion Problems

As you all know, Sadie is a picky eater. Some days she acts like she's starving and will eat anything ...
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#KickStartYourKibble with Stella & Chewy’s Meal Mixers

As many of you know, Sadie is a very picky eater. She eats a prescription kibble for weight control and ...
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Chew With Your Mouth Closed!

I seem to have failed at teaching manners to my little lady. Sadie just insists on chewing with her mouth ...
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