Easy homemade dog treats for Christmas: raw candy canes

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And with it comes present shopping, decorating, and dinner planning. But how do you plan on treating your dogs, this year? What about some easy homemade dog treats for Christmas? Dogs are part of the family. But that doesn’t mean they should eat roasted turkey, brussels sprouts and mashed potatoes on Christmas day! Our bodies are different, both inside and out. Hence, the food dogs eat should be different too. Of course, we can treat both ourselves and our dogs from time to time, but if you want a healthier and more…

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Homemade healthy dog treats: common misconceptions
Mojo loves these homemade treats - these particular ones were made of wild rabbit

Homemade healthy dog treats: common misconceptions

I often come across recipes for homemade healthy dog treats and dog food. Be it scrolling through social media or looking for blog post ideas on Google, there are ample recipes to be found on the internet. It’s time I shed some light on common misconceptions in this topic, as the term healthy can be very deceiving. We love creating delicious food. You can find us in the kitchen following new recipes and creating our own every single day. Not only do we spend ample time creating nutritious breakfast, lunch and dinner for ourselves; we also spend quite a bit…

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Please ignore my dogs

Dogs, who doesn’t love them? They’re man’s best friend nonetheless. But why does everyone seem to think that dogs are common property? When we take our dogs for a walk, too often we encounter people that want to get our dogs’ attention. To do so, they make the widest range of odd noises a human can possibly produce. When they succeed, you’ll see their whole face lighten up. Meanwhile, our dogs are hanging themselves on their leads to approach that interesting sound. But in the name of god, why!? Why would anyone find that gladdening? Seeing a dog hang himself,…

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A Staffy is not a Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Not long ago, we wrote about the Staffordshire bull terrier. We explained why we share our home on wheels with two individuals of the breed, Mojo and Venus. Whenever we walk in a city or travel by public transport, we frequently hear comments such as: ‘Cute stafford!’ or ‘I’ve got one just like that.’ When we do find ourselves in a conversation, people often wonder why our dogs are so small. ‘They must still be puppies, right?’ Another sentence we commonly hear is ‘My neighbor/sister/mother-in-law/friend (take your pick) has a staffy too, but it is much bigger and bulkier!’ We…

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Mojo climbed the Skuleberget

What’s that? I open my eyes and figure out what woke me up. It’s that new puppy, Venus, gnawing on my ear. I lift my lips, tell her to bug off, turn around and try to go back to sleep again. Kgrr, kgrr, kgrr. Puppy is chewing on one of our buffalo horns. Great, now I’m wide awake. I didn’t hear an alarm yet, so mum and dad must still be asleep, or pretending to be, just like me. Beep, beep, beep. Finally, I see two feet dangling from the bed above me. I see panties being pulled over two…

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Why we share our home with a Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Three and a half years ago, a little Staffordshire bull terrier joined our family. We called her Mojo - and yes, we named our website after her! She was a lovely pup. She never even destroyed any of our belongings. Many people were skeptical however, about the breed we’d fallen in love with. Too often, friends and family asked us why? Why do you want a Staffordshire bull terrier? Well, it’s about time we answered that question!   Tenacious and energetic The Staffordshire bull terrier is a tenacious dog, one who’s always excited, and ready for anything. That was one…

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