Monster Holiday Drive Wrap-Up


In October of 2014, Amaya and I decided to participate in the 3rd Annual Monster Holiday Drive with our two little “elves”, Lola and Tater Tot. This week, after lots of sorting, counting (thanks, Amaya), and organizing (plus working and getting ready to move…) we can finally say all of the donations are in the hands of [read more...]

6 Tips for Clipping Your Dog’s Nails

6 Tips for Trimming Your Dog's Nails |

We we’re at the vet the other day for a routine checkup and the tech ask if we want to have Rio’s nails clipped. I politely decline and mentioned that we do them ourselves. Meaning, I do them. Antonio refuses as he might cut them too short. When looking at the prices, I found that they [read more...]

My Pittied Life: December

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Happy New Year, friends! Did I tell you we move in less than four weeks? I cannot wait and the negative-whatever temps in Minnesota have just been helping that urge. I hope y’all had a great Christmas – we spent ours in Colorado and (of course) took Lola and Rio with. Which brings us to this [read more...]

Natural Dog Company Paw Products Review + Giveaway!


I was researching what we could do to protect Lola and Rio’s paw pads (mostly in the winter) when I came across Natural Dog Company. I wanted to find a product that would protect their paws without having to put on dreaded booties. Those things never stay on! Now, if you live in Miami you’re probably laughing right now. But [read more...]

Pet Resolutions

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We’re sharing something fun with you today that Victoria Stilwell started. New Year’s Resolutions…from Lola and Rio. I had to brainstorm and try to imagine (if Lola and Rio could rationalize) what they would resolve to do better in 2015. Here’s what I’ve come up with: Let’s hope the expression on their faces is not [read more...]

Top Four for 2014

Some pretty exciting things happened in 2014. Such as starting this blog. And I can’t forget rescuing Emma, which was probably one of the biggest highlights of the year. Then of course there’s that part where I resigned from my career as marketing director to pursue major life goals, which include relocating to my home state [read more...]

5 Tips for Treating Dog Diarrhea


Sometimes I have to laugh at the text conversations Antonio and I have…I mean really, they’re quite romantic: Me: Morning! Hope your day is going well, how does Rio’s poop look? A: Good morning. He didn’t go yet… Me: Oh, well that’s a good sign! Let me know how it looks when he does go. [read more...]

My Pittied Life: November

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November proved to be quite the exciting month… I’ve got some exciting announcements in life de Sarah, so read on! Mini Rescue Operation It was a typical Friday night. We had just finished running some errands and went to get a bite to eat. After sitting down with our BBQ sandwiches, I glanced out the [read more...]

7 Gifts for Pit Bull Advocates

Holiday Gift Guide for Pit Bull Lovers and Advocates!

Okay, by now you’ve all seen my Holiday Gift Guide for Dog Lovers, right? Let’s hope so…some supa’ cute stuff in there which I’m glad I own. Well this gift guide is all about the pibbles and pibble lovers. Enjoy! Calendars Below I’ve listed several super awesome 2015 calendars along with the low down on [read more...]

Ginger Apple Dog Treat Recipe


A typical Saturday at our house lately has been sleeping in until about 9 a.m., brewing a fresh pot of Grounds & Hounds coffee, hopping on the computer to catch up on emails and blog stuff then running the dogs over to a friend’s house or the park to run off ‘the crazies’. Well, those Saturdays have [read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide For Dog Lovers: 2014

Lola the Pitty's Holiday Gift Guide for Dog Lovers!

If you’re like me, come mid-November you are wandering aimlessly around TJ Maxx and Macy’s looking for gifts, only to find stuff for yourself. Happens. Every. Time. So I’m here to save you from buying pumpkin spiced body lotion, candles and whatever other good-for-anyone-gift and get the dog lover on your list something that they’ll love. And [read more...]