Walking Your Dog After Hibernating All Winter from the Love Laugh Woof dog lifestyle blog from Lynn Stacy-Smith
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Walking Your Dog After Hibernating All Winter

After what seems like a particularly harsh winter in the Chicagoland area, people are starting to come out of hibernation. Because I have a firm rule that my dogs are never to be outside without human supervision, I am outside with Jackson and Tinkerbell all year. Between November and March, though, I normally am the… Continue reading Walking Your Dog After Hibernating All Winter

My Shoulder Injury and Why You Need a Dog Sitter in Your Life
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My Shoulder Injury and Why You Need a Dog Sitter in Your Life

Even if you never travel or think you will have a need for someone to care for your dog, I strongly encourage you to have a pet sitter. When you have already done the research and have someone you trust, it gives you the ability to simply reach out and see if they can come help should you have a big emergency or just a situation where you really could use some help to make life easier and less painful.

Kids with a Heart for Dogs Love Laugh Woof
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Kids With a Heart for Dogs

In this journey as a canine lifestyle blogger, I have met a lot of fellow business owners at various networking meetings and events, who have started unique companies based on their own passions and professional skills. Through networking and coffee outings, I have become friends with some very awesome fellow entrepreneurs, including author, artist, and… Continue reading Kids With a Heart for Dogs

Pivoting and Adapting as a Dog Owner
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Pivoting and Adapting as a Dog Owner

Yesterday I was out for coffee with a new friend who I met through my favorite business networking group. Of course, as a dog lifestyle blogger and lifelong dog lover, I tend to bond with other dog lovers. During our conversation, my friend and I talked about her adult age son and his dog, who… Continue reading Pivoting and Adapting as a Dog Owner

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The Imperfect Experience of Raising a Puppy

The other day I read that January 14 is the day each year that most people give up on their New Year’s Resolutions. On that day, I also happened to see the first “I need to sell my puppy, he has too much energy for this family” post on the Next Door social media platform.… Continue reading The Imperfect Experience of Raising a Puppy