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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 – St. Patrick’s Smile

Sadie is all smiles today as she smells our traditional corned beef and cabbage St. Patrick's Day dinner! This post ...
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Caturday Art – Daylight Savings

For Caturday Art this week, Sadie is posing with a clock to remind everyone here in the US that Daylight ...
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In the Doorway

This week I am combining my Caturday art post with my entry for the Pet Photography Challenge. The challenge this ...
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Random

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Making Music – #IfPetsHadThumbs

Today in celebration of If Pets Had Thumbs Day, Sadie is playing with her trumpet squeaky toy. She already knows she ...
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Sadie and Her Winter Pals

Today Sadie is hanging out with her penguin pals because yesterday we had the biggest snowstorm of the year and ...
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The Get It Off Me Game

Whenever Sadie and I are leaving the house, I signal to her that we are going out by getting her ...
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Tongue Out Tuesday

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A Tongue Out Tuesday Cutie Pie

Today is Pi Day (3.14 - cute idea, right?) so Sadie is being a cutie pie! Enjoy your favorite flavor ...
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Tongue Out Tuesday – Tooth Fairy Edition

Today is National Tooth Fairy Day! In this flashback photo, my puppy Sadie has lost her very first baby tooth ...
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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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Sunday Selfies with a Traffic Cone

So a few days ago Sadie wouldn't stop barking in our bedroom, which has a window that overlooks our next ...
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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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Sunday Selfies with Bacon Dog

On this Selfie Sunday, with Sadie posing for some photos with Bacon Dog, I think it's time for a confession ...
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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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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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At the George Washington Bridge on George Washington’s Birthday!

In honor of the birthday of our first President, today I'm sharing some photos of a little trip Sadie and ...
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5 Reasons the Puppy Bowl is Better than the Super Bowl

  The big game is this weekend and most Americans are ready for some football. But in some households there ...
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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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