A walk with Maple

Okay, so to start this out, I watched this video to make sure it worked, and Maple heard me call her name and got super confused, and now she thinks we’re gonna go for a walk again. Walking with Maple is a fun little adventure every time with new things to discover (usually her discoveringContinue reading “A walk with Maple”

My neighbor’s dog died today.

Bella was 13 years old. She was a mixed breed small dog and she passed away this morning. My neighbor came over when I was letting Maple out and asked me to help her bury her dog. Bella’s been in my neighbor’s life for twelve years, so she was very sad to find her thisContinue reading “My neighbor’s dog died today.”

Can dogs eat celery?

Celery is easy to come by, cheap, and known to be very healthy and a versitile vegetable for cooking. As a man from Louisiana I can tell you that celery is a part of the Cajun Trinity alongside onions and green bell peppers. So, is it a good treat for your dog? As a matterContinue reading “Can dogs eat celery?”

Simple Healthy Dog Treat Recipe Apple Pretzels

I have a new recipe this week that’s only a slight variation on last week’s recipe. This time instead of cookies, we’ll be cooking pretzels. You’ll need four ingredients for this recipe 2 cups of Flour 3/4 cups of Oatmeal 1 cup of Unsweetened Applesauce An egg First, preheat your oven to 350⁰ While yourContinue reading “Simple Healthy Dog Treat Recipe Apple Pretzels”

The 18,000 year old puppy

It was summertime in Russia and some locals were travelling along the Indigirka River near Yakutsk when they spotted something out of place in the permafrost. Upon closer inspection, they discovered a partially decomposed, but surprisingly well-preserved puppy. Scientists estimate this ancient animal’s age to around 18,000 years ago. They’ve been able to identify theContinue reading “The 18,000 year old puppy”

Dog Tired

The precise origin of this idiom is uncertain. It can be traced back to many works of literature from hundreds of years ago, including Shakespeare who used the term “dog-weary” in his play, The Taming of the Shrew. It means to be extremely tired to the point of exhaustion, and anybody who’s spent enough timeContinue reading “Dog Tired”

I’m Thankful for my Puppy

I’m thankful for my puppy She brings me lots of joy And even though she tears them up I bring her lots of toys I’m thankful that I found her And anyone can see Not only did I rescue her But Maple rescued me I’m thankful that she’s sweet and cute And really loves toContinue reading “I’m Thankful for my Puppy”

How Dogs can help you Defeat Depression

Depression is a detrimental and serious condition that affects millions of people in the U.S. alone. It can take over your life and even lead you to take your own life, leaving your loved ones with unanswered questions, pain, and feelings of guilt. I am no stranger to the effects of depression and the wayContinue reading “How Dogs can help you Defeat Depression”

Finding Maple

I didn’t want to get a dog from the shelter. “They’re crazy. They have issues. I’ll have to deal with the trauma and I don’t know how or have the time.” Those were my thoughts and excuses, but my sister convinced me to at least give it a shot, so I did. There’s a small,Continue reading “Finding Maple”