10 Items Every Dog Parent Needs

10 Items Every Dog Parent Should Have | You already have a phone full of pictures and a heart full of love for your dog, but I thought I would share a list of some of my all-time favorite dog products that you should probably have as well! I'm sure you actually have some of these products at home already, but hopefully my list will introduce you to at least one thing you hadn't thought about getting yet. I'm not sponsored by

10 Items Every Dog Parent Needs2020-01-20T22:07:25-08:00

How to Pad-Train Your Dog

How to Pad-Train Your Dog | Pad-training Penny was one of the best decisions I ever made! It has made traveling with her so much easier than I could have imagined! However, pad-training is definitely not a good option for every dog, especially not for very large dogs or males that lift their leg. A lot of trainers actually disapprove of pad-training because it can be extremely difficult for many dogs to learn – this is one of those things that you shouldn't

How to Pad-Train Your Dog2020-01-17T20:37:17-08:00

Dog-Friendly Dining in San Diego

40 Places in San Diego Where You Can Dine with Your Dog | Dining out at restaurants is one of my favorite things to do, so of course I want to bring my baby girl along! I've compiled a huge list of all of my favorite restaurants and some recommendations from friends into the most comprehensively epic guide to dining out in San Diego with your dog. The first ten restaurants have actual dog menus, with specific food items that you can order

Dog-Friendly Dining in San Diego2019-12-01T19:56:57-08:00

Blog Feature: Friendship Collar

Blog Feature: Friendship Collar | Back in September, we were featured on the Friendship Collar blog and I wanted to share our full survey here on our blog as well! They chose to post a few of their favorite answers out of all the ones I sent and they also edited some of my answers for length. Answers originally written on September 9, 2019; featured blog posted on the Friendship Collar website on October 16, 2019. If you want to read the entire

Blog Feature: Friendship Collar2019-11-04T13:42:21-08:00

Penny’s City Guides

Penny's City Guides | Penny loves to travel! She comes with us everywhere we go and we travel quite a bit both for Ben's work and for fun. Every time we visit a new city, we'll add a guide to this page, featuring all of the dog-friendly restaurants, pet stores, parks/beaches, and photo ops that we explored while we were there! Click on the little icon to the left of the title on the map below to view the key and see the

Penny’s City Guides2019-11-26T21:58:37-08:00

Penny’s Room Tour

Penny's Room Tour | Yes, my dog has her own bedroom LOL. If that bothers you for some reason, you might not want to read this post! Ever since I first got Penny, I dreamed of having a house big enough that she could have her own bedroom! Fast forward about a year and it finally came true! I don't want human children, if that's not yet apparent. I'll try to cover where everything came from in this post! Unfortunately, this post is

Penny’s Room Tour2019-11-04T13:47:17-08:00

Penny’s Beauty Routine

Let's Take a Shelfie: Penny's Beauty Routine | Penny gets lots of compliments on her beautiful hair, so I thought we'd share her beauty routine! First of all, Penny is a half-long-hair, half-short-hair, purebred Dachshund. Her mom, Lola, has super short red hair – the type of Dachshund most people picture in their heads – and her dad, Hondo, has very long, luxurious, black and tan hair. Penny ended up being the cutest mix of both! When I first got her, pretty much

Penny’s Beauty Routine2019-11-04T13:48:14-08:00

Penny’s Guide to San Diego

Pretty Penny's Guide to San Diego | We LOVE living in San Diego! Not only is the weather pretty much always fantastic, the city is incredibly dog-friendly! We've put together a comprehensive, interactive map of all our favorite dog-related places in San Diego! Click on the little icon to the left of the title on the map below to view the key and see the categories I’ve sorted everything into. Click a map icon to view detailed information about each location. You can

Penny’s Guide to San Diego2019-11-04T13:52:41-08:00

Dog-Friendly USA

Dog-Friendly National Chain Restaurants & Stores | If you're like me and want to bring your dog everywhere, you need a solid understanding of where they're allowed to go! Check out this post for a list of every place I can think of that allows dogs! Pretty much every restaurant with a patio allows dogs around here, but be sure to check before you head out to eat, especially if you live in an area that isn't usually super dog-friendly. Pro tip: Keep

Dog-Friendly USA2019-11-04T13:50:45-08:00