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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4 important tricks to teach your puppy

Four weeks ago, we added a puppy to our family. Venus was eight weeks old when she joined us, and has changed a lot both in looks and behavior. Until twelve weeks of age, everything that a pup goes through has a massive impact. During this period it is hence important to teach general behaviors, but it’s also a great time to work on basic commands! Our puppy Venus has learned a few tricks over the past few weeks, and we thought we’d explain how she did so! Choose a reward Before you start training your puppy, it’s important to…

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How to prepare for the arrival of a puppy

This weekend we welcomed a new member to our family, a puppy named Venus! Some of you have probably already seen her on Instagram and Facebook, and it’s clear that just like us, you have fallen in love! We had been wanting to add a second dog to the family for quite a while now. We’re so excited to have finally gotten the opportunity to add a new member to our adventure team!  Venus is a staffordshire bull terrier just like Mojo. She’s a real sporting dog, and has such a high amount of energy! We can’t wait to raise…

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