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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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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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Savor the Flavor of Delectable Delights By #NaturalBalance

As most of you know, my dog is a very picky eater. The problem has gotten worse in the last ...
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Sadie Art

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Caturday Art Hearts and Cubes

Today I tried out a cubist filter on some photos for Sadie's Caturday Art post. I thought it was interesting that ...
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A Caturday Art Love Bug

This little cutie pie is ready for Valentine's Day next week! This post is part of the Caturday Art blog ...
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A Caturday Art Cheerleader

Sadie is ready for the big game tomorrow! This post is part of the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by ...
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Random

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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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Arachnophilia

Arachnophilia means the love of spiders. Sadie and I absolutely, positively do NOT love spiders. (Sadie barks helpfully while I ...
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Tongue Out Tuesday

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A Valentine’s Day Tongue Out Tuesday

Since today is both Valentine's Day and a tongue out Tuesday, Sadie would like to offer you all many Yorkipoo ...
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The YourDesignerDog Blog Turns Three!

Today Sadie and I are celebrating our 3rd Blogiversary! The blog has continued to grow over the last three years slowly, but surely ...
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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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Super Bowl Selfies

  While these photos are adorable and football related, they aren't actually Super Bowl selfies. But true story - Sadie ...
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Sunday Selfies in the Snow – Part 2

Another weekend, another snowstorm. At least Sadie is staying cozy warm with her new winter hat! This post is part ...
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Sunday Selfies in the Snow – Part 1

Sadie and I woke up this morning to find the world covered in white. Since we had no plans to go ...
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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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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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Feeling Tall

For the Pet Photography Challenge this week the task was to take photos from a lower perspective. This is a ...
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What’s In a Name?

  Have you ever noticed all the crazy names you call your pets sometimes? Maybe it's just me, but I tend ...
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Black and White Sunday

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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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Black and White and Ready for Halloween!

Sadie is so excited that tomorrow is Halloween! This post is part of Nola and Sugar's Black and White Sunday ...
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Photo Challenge

 
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Feeling Tall

For the Pet Photography Challenge this week the task was to take photos from a lower perspective. This is a ...
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What’s In a Name?

  Have you ever noticed all the crazy names you call your pets sometimes? Maybe it's just me, but I tend ...
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2017 Pet Blogger Challenge

Once again Sadie and I are participating in the Pet Blogger Challenge. It's a great way to think about what ...
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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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