“Monster” Holiday Drive

"Monster" Elf Drive - collecting donated items for dogs & cats in need!

We are so excited to be participating in the “Monster” Holiday Drive! Have you heard of it? The drive is an amazingly successful campaign organized by the minds behind the organization, I’m Not a Monster. Basically, all of the ‘elves’ (aka Lola, Tater Tot and a ton of other dogs) work hard to gather donation items for dogs in need! It’s [read more...]

15 Things My Dog (a Pit Bull) has Taught Me

15 Things My Dog (a pit bull) has Taught Me - lolathepitty.com

We can learn so much from our dogs… Our dogs don’t hold grudges, they don’t judge us, and they love us no matter what. In fact, we just bought a framed print the other day: But of course there’s more than that. Here are 15 things I’ve learned from my dog, a pit bull: 1. [read more...]

It’s Not You, It’s Me

It's Not You, It's Me...dog training obstacles - a learning experience. Via lolathepitty.com

Let’s admit, we’ve all been at that point with a dog where we are frustrated and confused. With Lola, I have felt this way many times. She was our first dog (not counting childhood dogs) and besides being ridiculously easy to potty train, she has challenged us with everything else. Rio has been the ‘easy’ dog and generally [read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Puppuccinos

Pumpkin Spice Puppuccinos! Love thi easy recipe for your pooch! Via lolathepitty.com

I was taking a long walk with Lola and Rio and began brainstorming new blog post ideas. I always find it best to step away from the chaos of the television and computer to clear my head and allow my thoughts to transform. And since pumpkin-everything is in full force I wanted to do some sort of recipe involving it [read more...]

10 Gift Ideas for Those Who Have Lost a Dog

Gift Ideas for those who have lost a dog or pet. Lolathepitty.com

It’s never an easy time when you personally or someone you know has lost a pet. I went through this not too long ago with a friend and have gone through it with my childhood dogs. I’m still convinced Lola and Rio are living until they’re at least 30 years old, you with me? So the question that always [read more...]

Meet Dumpling: Adoptable Dog of the Week

Meet Dumpling! An adorable Bulldog x Pit Bull for adoption in Minneapolis! www.lolathepitty.com

With a name like Dumpling, you’ve got to love this girl! Dumpling is a Bulldog Pit Bull mix – what an adorable combination! She is just a petite little thing weighing in at around 40 pounds. She is eager to please with the perfect amount of spunk and sweetness. Quick Facts: 3 years old | [read more...]

Blueberry Dog Cookies

Blueberry Dog Cookies - simple & healthy DIY snack for your dog! Lolathepitty.com

A few weeks ago, I bought almond flour to make macaroons. Well I had almost an entire bag sitting around and didn’t want it to go to waste so I whipped up these puppies…haha (pun intended). This may be one of my favorite dog treat recipes I’ve made… I’m seriously considering adding a little sugar and more [read more...]

My Pittied Life: August

Love this photo! lolathepitty.com

Welcome to another edition of our “pittied” lives. These months just keep passing me by… Besides Googling things such as “how to express your dogs anal glands”, August was a fairly exciting month. Well, in my life – not so much the dogs’ lives. Their lives are pretty consistent and really just vary on how [read more...]