Alleviating Dog Anxiety When Kids Go Back to School

Alleviating Dog Anxiety When Kids Go Back to School

Back to School doesn't mean a lot in our house.  I used to pick up my journals and pens at the Back to School sales, but now I buy what I need at Costco and I'm good for years. For the most part, Back to School reminds me of school clothes shopping and dorm room...
Dog Products at SuperZoo

Dog Products at SuperZoo

Welcome to Day 4 of my SuperZoo recap. Day 1 – Raw Dog Food Day 2 – Supplements Day 3 – Dog Treats This is the final day and I'll be writing about the amazing products I saw while in sunny, hot Las Vegas.  I tried to stick with my list of...
How Our Emotions Impact Our Pets #WooWooWeek

How Our Emotions Impact Our Pets #WooWooWeek

Today is DAY THREE of Woo Woo Week.  You can read DAY ONE and DAY TWO by clicking on the words in all caps. Picture this… I'm completely stressed out.  I had a crappy day, and it feels like all aspects of my life are spinning out of control.  I can't shake my...
Working with an Animal Communicator #WooWooWeek

Working with an Animal Communicator #WooWooWeek

Today is DAY TWO of Woo Woo Week.  To catch up, CLICK to Read DAY ONE, then come on back (or read this first). Today, I'm going to share the importance (to me) of working with a quality animal communicator.  In my career as a pet blogger, I have had the opportunity to...
Soothe Your Anxious Dog Naturally on the Fourth

Soothe Your Anxious Dog Naturally on the Fourth

We live near the Fireworks Hub of Snohomish County, Washington – Boom City.  It's located on the Tulalip Reservation and for seven days before the Fourth of July (and on the big day itself), traffic to Boom City is insane. The good thing about living near Boom...
Is SILEO Safe for Dogs with Fear and Anxiety?

Is SILEO Safe for Dogs with Fear and Anxiety?

What is SILEO? Press Release about SILEO by Zoetis. I usually don't write about the press releases I receive; considering them spam and deleting with an eye roll. But this one caught my interest.  The press release I received is an announcement of an upcoming gel...
5 Ways to Alleviate a Dog’s Fear of the Veterinarian

5 Ways to Alleviate a Dog’s Fear of the Veterinarian

Three out of our four dogs are afraid of the veterinarian. Rodrigo loves anyone who loves him.  When we brought him home at eight weeks old, anytime someone would say “ohhhh a puppy!!!!” he would wiggle over to them for love and adoration.  Sydney would...
5 Reasons Dogs Eat Their Own Poop

5 Reasons Dogs Eat Their Own Poop

My dogs eat poop all the time and I couldn't care less. They eat rabbit poop and deer poop.  They look like little raisins in the yard and provide our dogs with digestive enzymes.  A free supplement that's good for our dogs.  Sold! Recently, I attended the Dogs...
Road to Good Intensions Leads to Extreme Dog Walking

Road to Good Intensions Leads to Extreme Dog Walking

I'm recycling an image or this one.  I should have put “2.0” on it.  I'm starting to think I've been cursed, or I'm working off a heavy dose of Karma. I like to take the dogs for a walk most weekends.  I've been slacking this summer, because of the heat,...
Road to Good Intensions Leads to Extreme Dog Walking

Surviving a Morning of Extreme Dog Walking

On Monday, I leashed up the dogs and met my friend and her two Standard Poodles for a walk.  From the start, our walk was challenging and by the end we deemed it Extreme Dog Walking. Getting Ready for the Walk My friend and I made plans to walk on Monday morning,...
Learn Why Dogs Destroy Their Dog Toys

Learn Why Dogs Destroy Their Dog Toys

Rodrigo destroys dog toys.  It's his mission in life.  We recently gave him a new tough dog toy (a tug toy with a rope attached to a ball) – completely indestructible, except for the rope attached.  It took him a day to chew the rope off – he still plays...
What Our Dogs Taught Me About the Four Agreements

What Our Dogs Taught Me About the Four Agreements

Keep the Tail Wagging is now 3 years old. I've always wanted to write about dogs.  I had no idea what that would look like, but it was a dream for a long time.  When I finally sat down to launch Keep the Tail Wagging, I still didn't have a clear idea of what shape my...
Should Dog Owners Keep Their Littermates Apart?

Should Dog Owners Keep Their Littermates Apart?

I love when readers send me emails about raw feeding and raising littermates.  There is so much information online that it's nice that the Internet has provided a venue for all of us to share notes and support one another.  Below is an email I received from a new dog...
What To Do When Your Dog Alerts to a Ghost

What To Do When Your Dog Alerts to a Ghost

I love this time of year because it’s suddenly okay to talk about our real experiences with the paranormal. Mostly, I roll my eyes at the ghost hunter shows or get excited about the latest Paranormal Activity movie. But I rarely admit that I believe in ghosts.  So I'm...
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