My New RV Pet Safety Monitor
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My New RV Pet Safety Monitor Part 2: Setup and Testing

Earlier this month I wrote about my new Nimble Wireless RV Pet Safety Monitor that I was excited to try in our new camper...and then we sold the camper! I'm kinda sad because we spent so long looking for the camper, and it was so perfect for us, but we got an offer we couldn't… Continue reading My New RV Pet Safety Monitor Part 2: Setup and Testing

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The Nimble Wireless RV Pet Safety Monitor in the Home

In my most recent blog, I wrote about my weekend adventures running a farmer's market booth for a pet treat company and all of the dogs I got to meet and treat with samples. What I failed to mention was that on the second day, I developed heat exhaustion, and it was terrifying. I had… Continue reading The Nimble Wireless RV Pet Safety Monitor in the Home

Love, Laugh, Woof Review of the Nimble Wireless RV Pet Safety Monitor
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Love, Laugh, Woof Review of the Nimble Wireless RV Pet Safety Monitor

  

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My New RV Pet Safety Monitor

Last year my husband and I spent most of the spring and summer shopping for a travel trailer style RV, which I blogged about in the post, Our Search for a Labrador Friendly Camping Trailer. A few weeks later we purchased a super cool model called the TrailManor that folds down like a big pop-up but… Continue reading My New RV Pet Safety Monitor

CONSULT YOUR VETERINARIAN, NOT YOUR FACEBOOK FRIENDS
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Consult Your Veterinarian, Not Your Facebook Friends

Consult Your Veterinarian, Not Your Facebook Friends by Lynn Stacy-Smith Jackson has not been feeling well this week and I have been a worried dog parent. After two trips to the vet and several medications later, he seems to be getting back to his normal self. I was elated to see happy tail wagging and… Continue reading Consult Your Veterinarian, Not Your Facebook Friends

Jax and Tink Prove How Quickly Your Dog Can Get into Trouble 
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Jax and Tink Prove How Quickly Your Dog Can Get into Trouble 

Jax and Tink Prove How Quickly Your Dog Can Get into Trouble by Lynn Stacy-Smith If you've followed my blog or read my book, you know that I have a very firm rule about never allowing Jackson and Tinkerbell to go outside without a human present at all times. This rule is in place for… Continue reading Jax and Tink Prove How Quickly Your Dog Can Get into Trouble 

Collar Safety Awareness Week: The KeepSafe Break-Away Collar
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Collar Safety Awareness Week: The KeepSafe Break-Away Collar

Collar Safety Awareness Week: The KeepSafe Break-Away Collar by Lynn Stacy-Smith   Earlier this year, I shared with you the importance of ensuring that the information on your dog's identification tags is up to date in case he or she is lost. Later in the summer I also shared some important information on pet collar safety,… Continue reading Collar Safety Awareness Week: The KeepSafe Break-Away Collar

Dog Collar Safety: When to Let Your Dog Go Naked
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Dog Collar Safety: When to Let Your Dog Go Naked

Dog Collar Safety: When to Let Your Dog Go Naked by Lynn Stacy-Smith Here in our house we have names and phrases for a lot of things that most "normal" people do not when it comes to our dogs. I have found that they have learned more than I ever imagined they would just from… Continue reading Dog Collar Safety: When to Let Your Dog Go Naked

Love, Laugh, Woof Product Review: The RV Pet Safety Temperature Monitor
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Love, Laugh, Woof Product Review: The RV Pet Safety Temperature Monitor

Love, Laugh, Woof Product Review: The RV Pet Safety Temperature Monitor by Lynn Stacy-Smith If you believe in things like the Law of Attraction, you hear frequently that the Universe puts you right where you need to be at exactly the right time. I used to always think this was a mere coincidence, but in… Continue reading Love, Laugh, Woof Product Review: The RV Pet Safety Temperature Monitor

The Consequences of a Dog Bite
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The Consequences of a Dog Bite

The Consequences of a Dog Bite by Lynn Stacy-Smith The last few Love, Laugh, Woof blogs have focused on training and socializing dogs so that they do not bite, or if they do because they are backed into a corner or they are older and caught off guard, that it is a soft warning bite. The… Continue reading The Consequences of a Dog Bite

Teaching Children How to Act Around Dogs
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Teaching Children How to Act Around Dogs

Teaching Children How to Act Around Dogs by Lynn Stacy-Smith Last week another cringe-worthy video came across my social media news feed because someone thought it was cute. I suppose if you did not know a single thing about dogs, it might be cute. After all, what could be so awful about a curly-haired, resourceful… Continue reading Teaching Children How to Act Around Dogs

The Importance of Teaching Puppies and Your Kids About Bite Inhibition (3)
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The Importance of Teaching Puppies and Your Kids About Bite Inhibition

The Importance of Teaching Puppies and Your Kids About Bite Inhibition by Lynn Stacy-Smith If you've raised a puppy, the words "razor-sharp puppy teeth" probably make you shudder and think back to those days of puppy rearing when you felt like you had adopted a baby dinosaur instead of a puppy. In fact there's a meme… Continue reading The Importance of Teaching Puppies and Your Kids About Bite Inhibition

Summer Heat and Dogs: Keeping Dogs Cool Without Air Conditioning
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Summer Heat and Dogs: Keeping Dogs Cool Without Air Conditioning

Summer Heat and Dogs: Keeping Dogs Cool Without Air Conditioning by Lynn Stacy-Smith As a dog owner there are few things for which I am more grateful than central air conditioning. If you are a regular reader of this blog you know that I take the safety of my dogs extremely seriously, so you can… Continue reading Summer Heat and Dogs: Keeping Dogs Cool Without Air Conditioning

Summer Heat and Dogs: Know Your Dog's Limits
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Summer Heat and Dogs: Know Your Dog’s Limits

Summer Heat and Dogs: Know Your Dog's Limits by Lynn Stacy-Smith As committed forever owners to forever dogs, we want our best friends by our side as much as possible, especially when we are fully out of winter hibernation and out exploring the world. Like I've written before, spending time with your dog and having… Continue reading Summer Heat and Dogs: Know Your Dog’s Limits

Summer Heat & Dogs: Preventing Burnt Paws on Hot Surfaces
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Summer Heat & Dogs: Preventing Burnt Paws on Hot Surfaces

Summer Heat & Dogs: Preventing Burnt Paws on Hot Surfaces by Lynn Stacy-Smith Most of us can remember at least one incident in our lives when we've removed our flip-flops and stepped onto hot sand or pool cement in our bare feet and felt the searing pain caused by the summer sun on our delicate… Continue reading Summer Heat & Dogs: Preventing Burnt Paws on Hot Surfaces

Stop Leaving Dogs In Cars! Period!
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Stop Leaving Dogs In Cars! Period!

If you have to even think about whether or not it is too hot for your dog to stay in the car, it probably is.

Emergency Preparedness: Emergency Prepping Supplies for Dogs
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Emergency Preparedness: Emergency Prepping Supplies for Dogs

Emergency Preparedness: Emergency Prepping Supplies for Dogs by Lynn Stacy-Smith June kicks off Pet Preparedness Month, a month dedicated to helping pet owners make sure that they have a plan of action for all of the types of emergency situations that could arise and how to include pets and other animals in those plans. Of… Continue reading Emergency Preparedness: Emergency Prepping Supplies for Dogs

Emergency Preparedness: Creating a Dog First Aid Kit
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Emergency Preparedness: Creating a Dog First Aid Kit

Emergency Preparedness: Creating a Dog First Aid Kit by Lynn Stacy-Smith In my most recent blog I wrote about the hypothetical world of the television show The Walking Dead and what it would be like to be a dog owner in that world, which has been my entertainment obsession of the last month of so. Although… Continue reading Emergency Preparedness: Creating a Dog First Aid Kit

A Dog Lover's Thoughts on The Walking Dead
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A Dog Lover’s Thoughts on The Walking Dead

A Dog Lover's Thoughts on The Walking Dead by Lynn Stacy-Smith Right now I am catching up on the television series The Walking Dead. I say "catching up" because it's not so much "binge watching" as "having a second helping", if we are going to use a food metaphor. Or maybe a second helping and… Continue reading A Dog Lover’s Thoughts on The Walking Dead

Dog Owners Beware: Always Watch out for Products with Xylitol
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Dog Owners Beware: Always Watch out for Products with Xylitol

Dog Owners Beware: Always Watch out for Products with Xylitol by Lynn Stacy-Smith I had a terrifying moment yesterday. We returned from the Run Fur Shelter 5K/10K races that I wrote about in yesterday's blog, I had let the dogs out of their kennels, taken them outside for potty breaks, and then brought them inside.… Continue reading Dog Owners Beware: Always Watch out for Products with Xylitol