Leo Gets a Roommate

Leo Gets a Roommate

Over the past week, we have been dog-sitting Leo’s favorite doggy-friend, Oscar, and he has some very mixed feelings about it. Leo and Oscar have come a long way (see here and here) and now they get along really well and love to play with each other. When they are together, it’s usually due to us visiting Oscar’s home and staying for a weekend. This week, it’s just us and […]

Leo vs the Car

Leo vs the Car

Since the weekend we brought Leo home (about 1.5 years ago), Leo has been in the car just about every single day, whether it was going to work with me during the week or going to the park or beach on the weekends. After spending 1.5 years taking car rides daily, you’d think he’d grow accustomed to car rides and maybe even like them, right? Nope, not Leo. There has […]

[Giveaway] Your Pet’s Holiday Wish List

[Giveaway] Your Pet’s Holiday Wish List

The holiday season has officially begun, and many of us are looking forward to spending time with our friends and families and exchanging gifts. Our pets can feel isolated while we’re baking, decorating, and welcoming guests. Let them know how much you care this season by spending extra time with them, making a batch of homemade treats, and including them on your holiday shopping list. Your pet may enjoy digging […]

What to Feed your Pet with Diabetes

What to Feed your Pet with Diabetes

Does a diabetes diagnosis mean the end of your pet’s happy relationship with food? Not necessarily! With small adjustments to their diet and meal schedule, you can feed your pet in a way that helps manage their diabetes without disappointing their palate. What To Feed A Cat With Diabetes Cats typically get Type II diabetes, often attributed to obesity. Your cat’s diet should help them lose excess weight while keeping […]

Leo’s Rainy Day Adventures

Leo’s Rainy Day Adventures

Leo absolutely loves the rain and would play in it all day and night, given the choice. Not only is he fascinated by it, he loves to jump in all the puddles in his path. Although I wouldn’t be surprised if he did that because he knows a thorough towel drying session is coming and he loves getting towel dried. Unfortunately for him, we don’t like to stand in the […]

Caring For A Pet With Diabetes

Caring For A Pet With Diabetes

So Your Pet Has Diabetes… Now What? When your cat or dog is diagnosed with diabetes, you may worry that everything is going to change. Will daily insulin shots mess up your schedule – and your relationship with your pet? As it turns out, your pet’s diagnosis marks the start of good things to come. Insulin shots will stabilize your pet’s blood sugar levels and relieve their symptoms. Your pet […]

Leo’s Floppy Ears

Leo’s Floppy Ears

Leo’s floppy ears have always been one of my favorite things about him, especially when he was a puppy. When we brought him home, Leo’s ears were much too big for his head and it took him a while to grow into them. It was adorable. When he would lie down, his ears would reach the ground before his head, and if he tilted his head to the side, his […]