Book Club for Dogs

Book Club for Dogs

Murphy has already memorized the book and made study sheets. “A masterpiece on squirrels and the strategies to defeat them.”– Hoku the Australian Shepherd The real-life squirrel in the tree is way more exciting to Gidget than the book. Eddie is just here for the...
7 Cats who Hate me

7 Cats who Hate me

You will regret this. I knew my work was cut out for me when I was greeted with this look. Reportedly, this purebred beauty was a show cat in his earlier life. I wonder if judges mark down for hostile looks? He did eventually warm up a tiny bit, after I spent an hour...
Dog Action Shots for Dogs too Thirsty to Pose

Dog Action Shots for Dogs too Thirsty to Pose

Summers can be hot! Dogs get thirsty during their photo session so sometimes it’s best to give dogs a drink and let their natural instincts take over. Priest the vizsla lived near Bonnie Brae Park in Denver and his family taught him to drink from the water...
5 best hikes for Autumn in Denver

5 best hikes for Autumn in Denver

A hike is just what Murphy and I need to keep our spirits up! Here are our favorite fall/winter hikes within an hour of Denver. White Ranch Park – The elevation isn’t too high but it really feels like the mountains. We always park at the west trailhead (25373...
I brake for dogs

I brake for dogs

One day my husband and I were driving when he slammed on the brakes and said, “There’s a dog in that bush”. I looked, expecting to see a lost dog. Instead, I saw an enormous dog sculpture mounted in a bush. Not to mention it was decorated for St....
How to make a squirrel piñata

How to make a squirrel piñata

Murphy’s birthday is coming up so I made him a squirrel piñata. Doesn’t everyone make piñatas for their dog? OK, it was really a prop for a photo shoot but I had a lot of fun making it. It was the first piñata I’ve made since New Year’s Eve...