Thursday, March 23, 2017

Five Cures for Puppy Fever

   It’s National Puppy Day and if you are like me, puppy fever is easier to catch than the common cold. All I need is one whiff of puppy breath and I’m in the throes of an uncontrollable desire to hear the pitter patter, pitter patter of four tiny paws.
   What’s not to love about a puppy? They are adorable furry balls of fun and kisses. It is difficult to think of any reason not to add a new puppy to the household, right?
   Now that I think about it, there is a cure for puppy fever. You just need to remember your last puppy. Puppies are HARD WORK!
Love a puppy! Happy National Puppy Day with Paisley the Lab sleeping
1. They don’t sleep through the night which means you don’t either.
Accidents happen a lot and you will need plenty of time, paper towels, and patience to house train your new bundle of joy.
2. Everything that fits goes into a puppy’s mouth and possibly their tummy. Large objects such as shoes or furniture become expensive chew toys.
Pierre Westie as a puppy. Cuddle a Puppy meme for National Puppy Day
3. Puppies are expensive. You’ll make several trips to the veterinarian for shots and check-ups. That doesn’t include the emergency runs after they’ve eaten something unhealthy. (see cure #2)
4. Those baby teeth are SHARP! It is not unusual for puppies to teeth on your hand when you least expect it.
Bentley Basset Hound with a muddy face and ears. Kiss a Puppy on National Puppy Day
5. You will be spending the next few months saying "No" and "Don't eat that!"
Paisley the Labrador as a puppy
   Do you have puppy fever? I won’t try to talk you out of it. You know what you are getting into when you decide to add another member to your family. Remember that the puppy stage doesn’t last forever so cherish each day no matter how crazy some of those days might be. The most important thing to know about puppy fever is that your dog will share your life for the next ten to fifteen years. While that might seem like a long time, in reality, it is never long enough.
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   Our friends at PrideBites are holding a National Puppy Day Giveaway so be sure to enter. That’s not all; we are hosting our own PrideBites giveaway beginning tomorrow. It’s huge and you don’t want to miss out on entering!
*If you enjoyed this article, you'll love 5 Puppy Mistakes to Avoid.
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

How to Celebrate Goof Off Day

Guess what we are celebrating today.
Let me give you three hints.
Bentley Basset Hound sunning himself in the yard.
Bentley Basset Hound is catching some sun and ignoring all of the troubles in the world. #NoWorries

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Going Bananas in Memory of Sugar #TastyTuesday

Thank you for all of the lovely birthday wishes yesterday. I am blessed with wonderful family and friends.
In loving memory of Sugar the Golden Retriever
Photo credit Golden Woofs: Sugar the Golden Retriever.com
  We are honoring the memory of our friend, Sugar the Golden Retriever today with a special Tasty Tuesday blog hop. Sugar co-hosted the yummy hop for a long time with her friend from Kol’s Notes. I always loved joining in the tasty fun and couldn’t be prouder to help honor Sugar today.

Monday, March 20, 2017

BFTB NETWoof News March 20 2017

Bentley Basset Hound: “Hello and welcome to this week’s BFTB NETWoof News. We have fetched some very interesting pet reports to share with you. What is our top story, Pierre?”
BFTB NETWoof News Top Story is a goldfish with a wheelchair
Pierre Westie: “It was easy to select the best feel-good story this week. A goldfish was brought into a San Antonio pet shop by its owners because it couldn’t swim. The problem was a defective swim bladder. The awesome employees devised a type of “wheelchair”. They used a counterbalance on the bottom of the device so that the fish could swim around. You can enjoy the video to put an extra smile on your face.”

Friday, March 17, 2017

The Luck o' the #ChewyInfluencer

Primal turkey liver treats and Fromm Salmon & Sweet Potato treats from Chewy on a bed of clover
Chewy.com Influencer disclaimer
Bentley Basset Hound: “Top o’ the morning and happy St. Patrick’s Day. We are so excited to share this month’s Chewy reviews on such a special occasion. The luck of the Irish was with us because Chewy’s Ms. Natalie sent us two treats for reviewing!