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...]

Meet Oliver: an Outstanding Adoptable Dog in NJ

Meet Oliver! Adoptable dog from NJ - w/ Eleventh Hour Rescue.

Last week we received a comment on our Facebook page from a page named “Outstanding Oliver”. Here’s what it read: “Hi Lola – I’m Oliver! I read your story and you sure are lucky to be saved and living in your forever home. I was a stray, I was starving and Eleventh Hour Rescue saved me from deathrow and [read more...]

My Pittied Life: October

Play date!

The sun is now setting before five p.m. The temps are dropping (a little too quickly for my liking), almost all the leaves have fallen and November is here. October definitely sped by, but we packed in a TON of activities into those 31 days. Let’s see, where shall I begin? The Search Is On As many [read more...]

“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 -

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 training obstacles - a learning experience. Via

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

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...]