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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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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The Poop Bag Dilemma
These doggy poop bags were listed as eco-friendly, yet they are just made of plastic. If only we realized that before buying a bulk package!

The Poop Bag Dilemma

Let’s talk about poop. Dog poop. Yep, we’re doing it. Why? Because poop plays a shitty role in the life of very dog owner, and it has caused a dilemma in our lives quite recently.   Plastic waste Over the past year, we have made effort to slowly decrease our consumption of single use plastics. One month ago, we actually decided to try our best to live a close to zero waste lifestyle on the road. We have focused on limiting the amount of unnecessary waste that we produce for so long now, that poop bags frustrate us greatly. Generally…

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Dog training: set up for success!

Dog training is a very controversial topic. Dog owners, dog lovers, and professional dog trainers alike, all have different opinions. If one were to put two dog owners in a room, you can be certain that there’s one major factor of the aspect of dog training they cannot agree upon. During my master’s dissertation, I interviewed twelve established and well-known Dutch dog trainers. It quickly became clear, that there are various ways to successfully teach a dog one specific behavior. Similarly, there is an array of solutions to one unwanted behavior and numerous ways to deal with difficult situations. There were…

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Review: West Paw Zogoflex dog toys

Most of you reading this probably share their home with a four legged family member. Aside from healthy food and a cozy, your dog will appreciate an interactive game of fetch or tug with his owner. Our dogs Mojo and Venus have very different play styles, they both love toys, but tend to play with them differently. We were kindly sent an array of dog toys by West Paw, and tested them over the past couple of months. We have previously written about their Zogoflex Air toys and quiz toys. Today, we share our review about their third and last…

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