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This Furry Wiggle Butt Is Broadway Bound!

This Furry Wiggle Butt Is Broadway Bound!

Little known fact: I played “Molly” in my high school musical production of Annie way back in… well, a long time ago. So, when I heard that an old colleague of mine from my video game writing days has a dog playing “Sandy” in Annie Jr., […]

A Furry Wiggle Butt Fairy Tale: Bella & Her Toad

A Furry Wiggle Butt Fairy Tale: Bella & Her Toad

For those of you that don’t remember, I am completely and totally obsessed with the amazingly talented Cocker Spaniel named Bella Boo. This gorgeous black Cocker Spaniel can do the most unbelievable tricks you’ve ever seen a dog do and her trainer is only 13 […]

A Mother’s Day Silent Auction That Gives Back

A Mother’s Day Silent Auction That Gives Back

Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue is currently having a week-long Silent Auction in honor of Mother’s Day over on their Facebook page. All 100% of the money raised from the auction will go towards the veterinary care of the 90+ dogs currently in the rescue. […]

My Dog Eats Poop!

My Dog Eats Poop!

Over the years, I’ve had several friends with dogs that eat poop – either their own or another dog’s feces. This behavior is called coprophagia and there are several different known causes for it, most of which are psychological (learned behavior) but may include vitamin deficiency, malnutrition, […]

Scientific Proof That Dogs and Humans Think Alike

Scientific Proof That Dogs and Humans Think Alike

Although we are obviously a very different species than our beloved pets, it turns out that dogs are actually more similar to us than we previously thought. In the very first neuroimaging study to compare nonprimate species to humans, journal Current Biology discovered that both dog […]

This Crazy Pooch!

This Crazy Pooch!

Bella Boo‘s master is a master trainer! At just 13 years old, she has been teaching her talented Cocker Spaniel how to do all kinds of tricks including… handstands. Handstands, people!!! (This reminds me that I need to ask her master what type of training […]

{Wordless Wednesday}: Treat Time!

{Wordless Wednesday}: Treat Time!

As I’ve already mentioned, I’m obsessed with a black Cocker Spaniel named Bella Boo and lucky for me, she’s on Instagram! Here she is getting treats! She’s so talented! The photo was so adorable that I was inspired to try recreating it with Shelby using […]

Shelby’s Favorite Training Treat

Shelby’s Favorite Training Treat

Shelby is a finicky little girl. She’ll often turn her head in the opposite direction if I offer her a dog treat that she simply doesn’t want. Of course, she gives it a good sniff first. Even though we adopted Shelby just over a year […]

Introducing… Bella Boo

Introducing… Bella Boo

It’s no secret that the Cocker Spaniel is my favorite breed. I grew up with a Cocker Spaniel which prompted me to adopt one as an adult. My husband and I named her Frenchy and though we only had her for 5 years, she changed […]