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Frozen Pupsicle Anyone?

July 17, 2011 10:55 pm

Wow! Mother Nature is starting to kick it into high gear and give us the summer weather we have been waiting for. Obviously the start of this summer sucked, I don't think I ever used my new xbox wireless adapter as much as I thought I would, but now that the sun is shining and the weather is hot my two beagles are starting to mind the heat. Recently I found a recipe for Frozen Pupsicles that are easy to make and the beagles love them. It's a great way to cool down the hounds on hot days. You can find the recipe here. Hope your hounds love them as much as mine do.

The Hound Routine

March 30, 2011 10:18 pm
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You know, being a dog owner myself - it's easy to just go through day after day and not even realize how lucky we are to have the pets in our lives that we do. I know that I look forward to seeing my little waggy-tailed beagles every time I walk through the door .. to me, they make our house.. a home.

That said, it's interesting how much these dogs are creatures of habit.. and now that they're 5 years old - they are really coming into their age and people ask me all the time 'How are your dogs?".. I always find that I say the same thing nowadays.. "They're perfect".

They have reached the age where they are ok if they don't get a whole bunch of attention, but really love it when you give them some.. and they're starting to get lazy so when we go to work - they just curl up and nothing is a mess when we get home (unless we leave bacon scraps somewhere....hey, I'd make a mess trying to get them too!).

In the morning, they are the first ones up.. pretty much at 6:50 AM flat - they're up and ready for their food.. then it's out they go to do their business. Back in, and then it's under the table and on the mat to where they're hoping to get some of Liz's extra milk she leaves in her cereal (yeah, not the best calcium supplements out there, but whaddya do?). They then almost always head back to bed.. (yes.. I'm very jealous of this..).

They have their afternoon excitement of barking like crazed mad-dogs at the mailman, and another out-time.. then you know, back to bed... waiting for their owners to come home for their 2nd feeding of the day.. supper!!

Lately we've been trying to add some excitement to their food by giving them shaved carrot, turnip, heck the other day I gave them leftover spaghetti squash - they love it! Why wouldn't they? These are good for them!

It's after dinner that we usually head for a walk now that it's nice enough (and light enough) to head outside again.. and then they're content to go back to bed, and wait till the morning in order to do it all again..

Not only do I love my dogs unconditionally, as they love me... I'm also a little jealous of their great little routine :P

Buying A New Puppy?

October 2, 2009 4:43 pm

Well everyone knows that I'm a big fan of adoption. If you've come to this site, you likely have been looking at an animal of some sort perhaps thinking that you may be interested in adopting them.

There are times however that adopting a puppy or kitty isn't the best choice. When allergies are a problem, or a specific breed is desired.. at that point you go looking for cats or dogs for sale.

In the past, both times that I've adopted a dog(s), I've had a positive experience. Heavenly Creatures was instrumental when I wished to adopt my two wonderful beagles, and the PEI Humane Society was very easy to deal with when the first beagle-mix we had was welcomed into the family.

There are plenty of places online that have kitties and puppies for sale, one such place I just ran across was www.puppies-forsale.co.uk. Yes, I know it's in the UK, but like I say, I just came across it and I started to look and see what the prices of some of the pups are!

Holy smokes! Beagles are expensive!! The cheapest beagle on the site was 500 pounds.. that's over $860! Amazing.. Hmm.. maybe Beagle Paws should start looking to the UK for some adopters? God knows they could likely save some money!

Actually going through the site I can see why this would be popular and the reasons behind the site's launch are clearly explained right at the beginning of the site:

WHY PUPPIES FOR SALE LAUNCHED


Puppies for Sale began as a result of many failed attempts to purchase our very own puppy.

We were appalled by the number of breeders who were advertising puppies / dogs for sale with little or no regard for the animal's welfare, not to mention the inaccurate advertising of breeds. When we tried to buy our puppy, we were shocked at some of the conditions the puppies (often mis-spelt puppys) were being kept in and by the people breeding them. It soon became apparent that some "breeders" main objective was money making and not the love of their puppies. This is why theĀ Puppies for Sale website was born.

We found, finding the perfect puppy for our home was no easy feat (or should we say paw!) and believeĀ Puppies for Sale will help ease the pain of this process, ensuring you find your perfect furry friend.
To help eliminate some of these poor breeding and living standards, all adverts for puppies and dogs on this website are fully vetted for authenticity andPuppies for Sale has done everything possible to ensure the well being of all puppies and dogs listed on this website.

Our aim is to ensure you find your perfect friend for life, with both peace of mind and ease

Personally I don't like individuals selling puppies as a means of income.. it's pretty ridiculous if you ask me.. but if you have RESPONSIBLE breeders/owners, then I believe this site may merit some attention. Perhaps something like this in Canada would be a good thing?