Diesel: Adoptable Dog of the Week

Diesel: Adoptable dog of the week from lolathepitty.com!

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week post is dedicated to special dogs who are in rescue but still looking for their perfect home. These dogs are often ones that are having a harder time than others finding the perfect home. Please consider sharing this post — you might help Diesel find his ‘fur-ever’ home! Quick Facts: 2 years old // [read more...]

So, you support rescue…what about breeding?

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We foster dogs. We volunteer at animal rescues. We support animal rescue and try to be the most responsible dog owners we can. Does that imply that I am against breeding and drive around with an ‘adopt don’t shop’ sticker on my car? Well, it’s fairly simple. Let me boil it down: If you’re a responsible breeder who [read more...]

Meet Snow White: Adoptable Dog of the Week

Snow White - adoptable dog of the week featured on lolathepitty.com

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week post is dedicated to special dogs who are in rescue but still looking for their perfect home. These dogs are often ones that are having a harder time than others finding the perfect home. Please consider sharing this post — you might help Snow White find her ‘fur-ever’ home! We have been volunteering for [read more...]

Loose Leash Walking: Putting an End to Leash Pulling

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About a month ago, I walked Lola for the first time in almost two years on a regular collar. Without being pulled. I wasn’t sure if I would ever be able to say that. As many of you are aware, a while back we switched to a trainer who uses all positive reinforcement and clicker training. And our experiences couldn’t be [read more...]

Meet Carmen: Adoptable Dog of the Week

Meet Carmen! Adoptable Dog of the Week - lolathepitty.com

Our Adoptable Dog of the Week post is dedicated to special dogs who are in rescue but still looking for their perfect home. These dogs are often ones that are having a harder time than others finding the perfect home. Please consider sharing this post — you might help Carmen find her ‘fur-ever’ home! Meet Carmen! Isn’t she cute? [read more...]

Frozen Pupcakes

Frozen (peanut butter banana) PupCakes! www.lolathepitty.com

Lola’s birthday was this week so I wanted to make her something special, but didn’t really feel like turning on the oven. I’ll admit, I’ve been kind of lazy lately about baking. So I posted this photo… and realized I hadn’t shared the recipe yet. Shame on me. These are pretty much the easiest treat [read more...]

2 Years Old – Happy Birthday, Lola!

Happy 2nd Birthday, Lola! www.lolathepitty.com

My baby girl…two years ago you fell into our lives. Those two years flew by. I remember (and Antonio probably even more so) the first day you came into our lives… and shit all over the floor. That sucked. I remember when all we would want to do is cuddle and hold you. And you hated both. You [read more...]

Tips for Helping a Dog Deal with Storm Anxiety

Thunder Days & Boomie Nights - Tips for helping a dog deal with firework and storm anxiety - @lolathepitty

I have a special guest today sharing tips for dealing with storm and loud-noises-in-general anxiety. His name is Opie. Opie is a rescued, 15 year-old pup who is owned by a good friend of mine, Trish. Trish has pretty much “been through it all” when it comes to dogs and she is always one of the first [read more...]

Behind the Scenes: Life of a Therapy Dog

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What does a therapy dog do exactly!? Can my dog be a therapy dog – what is required of them? I wouldn’t even know where to begin! So while I’ve done a little research myself on therapy dogs (as many of you know, I am in the process of becoming a therapy team with Rio), I’ve consulted with a couple [read more...]

Meet Emma: Adoptable Dog of the Week

Meet Emma! Adoptable Dog of the Week! @lolathepitty

*View Emma’s profile on Secondhand Hounds* This girl obviously holds a special place in my heart from the moment I saved her. Many of you have been following the story, but in case you haven’t, Emma is one of two stray dogs that we found north of the cities. You can read more about Emma’s story [read more...]

My Pittied Life // June

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You know how life can get so incredibly busy that you can’t even remember what you had for lunch two days ago? Okay, so maybe my memory is borderline horrible, but I feel like there’s so much going on with the dogs’ lives lately that I fail to mention (let’s be honest, my life would [read more...]