Archive for the ‘Hippy Housepets’ Category

Make Your Own Dog Food and Your Dog Will Thank You EVERY Time That You Feed Him!

homemade dog food

After making Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Treats, I began to notice Sirius (our 50+ lbs. dog that thinks he is Syfy’s   brother) began to act very bored with the super expensive dog kibble I was feeding him. Every morning and every evening he would slump over to his food dish and sniff at the same old boring kibble and then walk away. What happened to my voracious eater? I know for a fact that he loves to eat food, Read more »

Make Your Own Holiday Gifts: Organic Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Treats

I don’t know how it is in your house, but in our house, our animals are just as much a part of the family as our own son is. Our dog Sirius is my son’s best friend and brother. They spend all day long romping through our house together, always getting into things as two brothers would. It’s only fair that I give gifts to him just like the rest of the family! Today, I made homemade organic doggy treats that are MUCH healthier than the ones you might buy in the grocery store or Petsmart, and they were MUCH cheaper to make too! Read more »

Going Green With Your Pets (They’re part of your family, so why not?)

If you are anything like me, you just love animals of all shapes and sizes. I have pretty much had every kind of pet that you can think of (except a bird as I have a fear of them thanks to Daphne Du Maurier and Alfred Hitchcock.). I have had the normal; dogs, cats, and fish. I have had the “small animal”; hamsters, gerbils, rats, guinea pigs, and mice. I have even had the exotic; ferrets, lizards, frogs, salamanders, and (my personal favorite) snakes. In fact, I love snakes so much that even as a child I adored them. When I was about 10 or 11 (this was when I was in 4th or 5th grade in MN) Easter was coming up, and I wanted to do something special for my mom. I knew that the baby garter snakes were out in full force and thought my mom would just LOVE to have a bunch of them as her own pet. Read more »

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