Yank or be yanked
xhtml – code for nerd (not really)
I love walking with my dogs.
It’s all about the dogs!
Training never ends
Effects of Stress
Ruff Talk review
My perfect companions..
Orphan – should you bring one home?
Maximum changes for Maxie and Mia
a life of Leisure
Kids and Dogs – Do they mix ?
Is it ok to be jealous?
What’s your Inspiration?
Habits – hard to break
Gracious – defined as: pleasantly kind, benevolent, and courteous.
Economics of Dog Ownership – how does it add up?
Fetch – no thank you.
How do you define your Dog?
‘Come’ when called – the most important command you can teach your dog.
Do you have a Bucket List for your dog?
Aging Dogs require special care
My follow up post from the 2015 BlogPaws© Conference
To truly make a change in Mia’s life, I had to be willing to make a … Read more
I like to call her Mia 2.0
2 dogs, 2 distinct personalities.
Mia has always been reactive on a leash. It was my mistake to accept this … Read more
A multi-state move – new beginnings – a new home – oh my!
Look – over there! Our new vet!
Looking for a new vet is a daunting task. Our first experience was not a … Read more
Mia snores. I know this, because as I lay awake at night, I hear her.
Where in the world have the Ruff Talk Girls been?
Max, the much anticipated movie, especially for dog lovers, is in theatres Friday June 26.
May is my Make It Happen Month!
Bringing home a dog is an important decision; where you bring it FROM is just as important. … Read more
Ruff Talk is an advocate for the overall health and well being of ALL dogs. … Read more
I’ve had plenty of ‘moments of Zen’ with the April A to Z Challenge ! … Read more
Maxie will be 14 in June and Mia was 7 in April – but they … Read more
Did you know there were X-games for dogs?
The men and women who serve for our country are truly heroic Warriors.
My Vet – the best care for my best friends!
Uniting with other bloggers can be inspirational, spark creativity and provide your readers with different points … Read more
From the tip of their nose to the tip of their Tail – dogs are … Read more
When you and your dog are both Seniors, you have a lot in common…
I love to talk about my dogs. You know those parents that share multiple photos … Read more
We all have our quirks – but what about our dogs?
Dog owners know the proof is in the poop.
Obedience Training – there’s as many schools of thoughts as there are dogs!
A dog’s nose is an amazing thing!
We’re participating in the A to Z Challenge all through the month of April. We’re … Read more
Meet Maxie and Mia – the Ruff Talk Girls!
There’s a lot of Little things my dogs do that make me smile..
Today’s post is Kibble – bits of information about dog ownership
Design woes? Writer’s block? – Join a group to keep you going!
I always knew my dogs had great instincts – but it wasn’t until one scary … Read more
My dogs are my everyday heroes!
I decided it was time to groom my own dogs
Give much thought to your dog’s Fur ?- Me neither!
Your dog’s ears are their own unique radar that can alert them to an unfamiliar … Read more
Imagine if you NEVER brushed your teeth…
There’s nothing better than a Cuddle with our best friend!
Our dog’s bark relays a message – and that can be anything from signaling fear, … Read more
Agility Training is a great way to bond with your dog.
Get your Blog on! It’s almost time for the annual A – to – Z … Read more
It’s great if you can get to the BlogPaws Conference – but its ok if … Read more
Our dogs are significant to us for so many reasons, not the least of … Read more
2-25-15 Snow Much Fun! We were spoiled today with a fun walk through a … Read more
Thank you to everyone that visited our website/blog in 2014. It was a year of … Read more
2-22-15 Enjoy Walking the Dog Day by getting outside with your four-legged best friend! Winter doesn’t … Read more
2-4-15 Have you started your Pet Dental Routine?
Appointment calendars, editorial calendars, planning calendars…have you ever thought of a Fitness Calendar for your … Read more
1-28-15 Join in the Wordless Wednesday BlogPaws Blog Hop!
Today is National Hugging Day!
1-14-15 It’s National ‘Dress Up Your Pet Day’ – see what the Ruff Girls prefer:
Our tails are wagging at full speed for our 1st ever Pet Blogger Challenge. Thank you to … Read more
1-7-15 Enjoy our 2014 Holiday Remix I DO NOT know how that happened! We love … Read more
Years ago I read a phenomenal book titled “The New Work of Dogs” by Jon Katz. … Read more
My neighbor’s dogs are outside ALOT. I know this because I often hear them barking … Read more
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! The Holidays are here and with that comes Family, … Read more
I love the tagline under my vet’s clinic name: it reads, “your ‘OTHER’ family doctor”.
The weather is frosty here in the Midwest. Our first snow a day ago has … Read more
Look how much fun the Ruff Girls had today!
November is Pet Health Awareness Month. This reminds me a little bit of New Year’s. … Read more
Have you ever thought about your dog’s personality? Defining it can go a long way … Read more
Not long ago an enjoyable weekend came to its inevitable end. It was filled with great food, fun, … Read more
Can it be Fall already? Warm days, cool nights; a real feast for the senses!
The summer season is in full swing – and that brings lots of time together … Read more
It had been a very very long night. An unexpected emergency room visit turned into a … Read more
Have you had one of ‘those’ days at work?
A much appreciated Pat on the Head
I love early mornings with my dogs. They seem to have a penchant for rising … Read more
Happy New Year to all of our “Ruff Talk” friends!