One of my husband's favorite hobbies is his aquarium in our living room. Fish farming is one of the most exciting and rewarding areas everyone can venture in. Keeping a tropical aquarium in the living room or the backyard is not only satisfying but also gives you a fresh supply of fish. Fresh water … [Read more...] about A Guide: How to Take Care of Pet Fish
Pets Are Family Too
We're talking desserts today, doggy desserts that is! As I've said numerous times, little Miss Mollyanna (our Jack Russell/Chihuahua mix) is overweight. A lot. I've changed her to NUTRO Natural Choice Weight Management Small Bites dog food, but hubby constantly giving her table food and cracker … [Read more...] about Doggy Desserts: 125 Homemade Treats for Happy, Healthy Dogs
Potty training is the basic dog’s training. Although you can live without fancy tricks, potty training is definitely something that every owner needs to teach his pup. Besides the obvious benefit of having a clean house, this type of training is crucial part of bonding between you and your pet. … [Read more...] about 7 Tips to Potty Train Puppies
Australia, much like the United States, is a nation of animal lovers. It is no surprise, really, considering how much wildlife is just outside our backyards. We are certainly used to being near cute and furry critters, whether it is out in the bush or in our own homes. Yet, there’s more to caring … [Read more...] about Protecting Your Pets: Is Your Home Safe?
Owning a pet rat can be a lot of fun and very rewarding, as they are intelligent and sociable creatures who often enjoy human company, but it also helps enhance the experience if you get to understand more about their health issues. Since a few of my friends do own pet rats, I thought I would share … [Read more...] about Wet Whiskers and Long Tails: Understanding Rat Health and Illnesses
The thought of a rodent infestation in your home is not pleasant, but many people experience problems with rodents at some point. Besides the damage they can cause, rodents can also be responsible for transmitting a whole host of nasty diseases. Here are some of the ones to look out for, as well as … [Read more...] about Not So Cute and Cuddly: Diseases You Can Contract from Rodents
Even if you can’t see, smell, or taste danger, your dog can. Mollyanna knows when the boys or hubby are sick, and she never once leaves my side (unless nature calls) when I am having a seizure. She lays beside me and will bark to alert the guys if something is wrong with me. Dogs are incredible … [Read more...] about Stand by Me: Top Tips for Training Your Dog in Personal Protection
Life in a House of Testosterone and friends are pleased to bring you another giveaway from our Christmas Giveaways selection! One lucky winner will receive a free copy of Susie's Hope DVD. Giveaway hosted by: Life in a House of Testosterone Co-Hosted by: Heartbeats ~ Soul Stains | … [Read more...] about Susie’s Hope DVD Giveaway
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Purina®. All opinions are 100% mine. Ever since we adopted Mollyanna into our family 5 years ago, she's grown to be a member of the family. The baby of the family if you will. She has as many toys and blankies as a newborn baby would have … [Read more...] about Take the Purina® Paws 4 Life Pledge With Molly and I
Ever have one of those moments when your brain starts screaming at you, "Enough already! I can't take anymore!" Yep, that's what happened to me on Friday afternoon. I have been dealing with stupid insomnia all week, sleep one day, up for 20 hours or more the next, and by Friday afternoon I was so … [Read more...] about Recharging Your Batteries – and The Dog’s Too
Are you ready for whatever Mother Nature might dish out? According to a recent survey from the folks at Ready.gov show that nearly 60% of respondents do NOT have a household emergency plan with instructions for household members about where to go and what to do in the event of a … [Read more...] about Hurricane Preparedness – Help Protect Your Family Before a Natural Disaster with These Simple Steps from our Friends at Ready.gov
National Pet Day. Isn't it absolutely wonderful that our entire nation has devoted an entire day to loving on our pets and helping to raise awareness to the pet population in America? Much love goes out to Pet Day USA which was founded in 2005 by Pet and Family Lifestyle Expert Colleen Paige. … [Read more...] about National Pet Day
Today has just been one of those days where it seems as though every little thing annoys the mess out of me. I hate days like that, because I always feel like I turn into a super bitch on days like this. Don't want to talk to anyone, don't want to go anywhere, don't want to do anything, just want to … [Read more...] about I Hate Kid Dirt
I said it would happen. It was just a matter of time before she felt comfortable enough to know that we wouldn't call in an exorcist or drop her at the pound.Mollyanna talked to The Man Thing last night. Well, actually, she cussed him out. She's not that talented (yet) to have a full-blown … [Read more...] about The Dog Can Talk. Sort of.