Archive | June, 2011

Doggone Smart: Five Mental Stimulation Ideas to Get Your Pups Through the Dog Days of Summer

30 Jun

As temperatures rise, more and more canines are cooling it indoors to avoid the dangers if overheating. That’s wise, but what if you have an energetic dog that likes to work? If you’re not careful, he may just find a new occupation tearing up your house.

That’s where mental stimulation comes in. When your dog works her brain, she is using up energy much like physical exercise. In fact, very smart dogs might need to work their minds just as much as they need to move their bodies.

Here are five simple ways to add mental exercise into your dog’s routine this summer:

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Time for a Closet Makeover

21 Jun

Sometimes you get to choose your home improvement projects. Other times they choose you. My newest project is definitely the latter of the two.

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