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Leaving Dogs in the Car during the Summer

Posted on Jul 7, 2017 in Blog, Pet care | 0 comments

I want to share our recent experience about leaving dogs in the car. I hope that if anybody else is as oblivious as we were, you can learn from our experience and avoid the stress of living it yourself.

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A Few More Aussie Shaving Tips

Posted on Jun 16, 2017 in Blog, Pet care | 0 comments

As I mentioned in Recognizing and Avoiding Heat Exhaustion in Dogs, I recently commenced the next round of shaving the dogs. Our most recent full shave down was in March, when the weather started warming up (we are in the southwest corner of New Mexico). Now that we are in the pre-monsoon weeks, the weather is hot, humid and uncomfortable. And to top it off, our hiking locations that contain water are down to just one.

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Recognizing and Avoiding Heat Exhaustion in Dogs

Posted on Jun 9, 2017 in Blog, Featured, Pet care | 0 comments

I mentioned in a post recently that we have reduced our hiking adventures due to the weather. We are coming up on monsoon season and the weather always becomes very hot and humid several weeks before the clouds arrive en mass.  

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Using a Dog Coupler (Double Dog Leash) without a Leash

Posted on Jun 7, 2017 in Blog, Just for fun | 0 comments

Normally, we go on a lot of hikes…A LOT. With the weather now in the 90s...

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We have Two High Energy Dogs in a Tiny House

Posted on Jun 5, 2017 in Blog, Featured, Just for fun | 0 comments

The dogs and I have been absent for a few months because I have been writing a book about our recent (3 years ago) lifestyle change. Brian and I sold our big house in Connecticut, toured around the Southwest and finally built a ‘tiny house’. We have one full-sized piano, one parrot and two dogs in a tiny house.

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