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Wordless Wednesday: DogDaz Crazy Xmas Lights

I found a Sofie and Charles this year to add to the Louise guarding the house for the holidays.

And of course, there is always Mama and baby bear in the woods.

Good thing my neighbors know we are dog crazy.

How come I never find Christmas cat decorations? I guess I may have to make some for next year.

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on December 12, 2018 in Dogs

 

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Wordy Wednesday: Sofie, SHUT UP!

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Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on December 5, 2018 in Dogs

 

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A DogDaz Hanukkah Story

Tonight we celebrate the first night of the festival of Hanukkah.

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 When I walked out of my office, Sofie was playing dreidel all by herself. “But Sofie,” I said, “Hanukkah doesn’t start until tonight.”

I bet you it was Mini Cooper who stole the gelt (candy) and the dreidel (top) from the Hanukkah table in the living room and gave them to Sofie (to get her in trouble).

Sofie was not exactly sure what to do with these new prizes, so she brought them to me (good girl!). Dogs don’t get chocolate gelt in this house!

On the first night of Hanukkah, we like to play the dreidel game. In the case of the dogs, we use bones instead of gelt. But someone seems to always spoil the game by running away with a dreidel and try to eat it.

DogDaz Zoo is sending you light and love this holiday season.

May each day bring you closer to your dreams.

Let the holiday games begin!

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Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on December 2, 2018 in Cats, Dogs

 

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Wordy Wednesday: Yahoo for Food!

Louise actually was hungry yesterday. That is such good news since she has been refusing food for weeks now due to pancreatitis. Maybe it was the yummy lean turkey, rice, pumpkin and mixed veggies that I made. Whatever it is, I am so glad that she is taking an interest in food. She actually was jumping up at me, which is her playful way when I am taking her bowl to the mat. Nothing can make a Parent happier (whether dog or human) than to see them eat after they have been sick.

She misses her kibble though. This mushy stuff goes down real quick. Should I try to go back to some commercial dry? And how do I make sure of all the supplements that I should put in my homemade stuff? I am no dog nutritionist and this is becoming a huge experiment (digestive enzymes, fish oil, vitamin E, coconut oil, B12, selenium, vitamin C, beta-carotene, and methionine to name just a few). For years, I have had the feeding of my 7 animals, with 8 different foods, down to a science, but this has now thrown me for a loop because it is going to be long term. Do I move all the dogs to the homemade diet once I figure out the complete mix?

Do you cook for your pup? How do you get the right stuff in the mix? Do you have multiple animals? Do they all eat the same thing?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on November 28, 2018 in Dogs

 

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Wordless Wednesday: Fall Photo Fun

I really don’t know how those children and pet photographers do it!

Sit – Stay – Look at me!

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on November 21, 2018 in Dogs

 

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Wordy Wednesday: Día de los Muertos




We love celebrating the Mexican holiday “Día de los Muertos,” the “Day of the Dead.” Mom made us all wear these cool skull scarves. I think it has something to do with celebrating our ancestors. Mom says that all the animals that came before us have just run ahead and are waiting for us to catch up. On a foggy day, if you look real hard, you might be able to see them looking back or smell their scent on the wind. How do you celebrate your ancestors?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on November 7, 2018 in Dogs

 

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Wordy Wednesday: Lulu Turns 9

Where does the time go? My Halloween baby turns 9 years young today. It is hard to believe that this little shy puppy that was so neglected, turned into this amazing dog. Louise has a special way about her. She is stoic and it is hard to know if she is hurting or in distress. She is very gentle with her cats and is kind to her pesty pack mates. She rarely gets angry with Sofie, though there are many times that she could. In the last few months, she has become very ‘Mommy, Mommy,’ as I call it. She does not leave my side. I am not sure if that is about me, or about her. The world outside is still a difficult place for her, and she will always have that ‘fearful’ dog anxiety, but together we have learned to enjoy safe places and scary people and animals. I thoroughly enjoy her company and have been blessed with her presence.

Happy birthday, Miss Louise. You have melted my heart.

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on October 31, 2018 in Dogs

 

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