Service Dog Etiquette

Service Dog Etiquette

Most dog people enjoy petting the neighborhood dogs and saying hello to the pups at the park. Who doesn’t love giving a dog some head scratches? However, there are some dogs we can’t pet. Service dogs are cute like any other dog, but we can’t always pet them or say...

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Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails in Wisconsin

Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails in Wisconsin

Planning a road trip with your four-legged friend? Be sure to check out these hiking trails and destinations! Enjoying the outdoors is a beautiful way to spend time with your dog. I’ve gathered 20 dog-friendly hiking trails and locations for you and your dog to...

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5 Dog Friendly Restaurants in Lake Geneva

5 Dog Friendly Restaurants in Lake Geneva

If you're heading to Lake Geneva and want to bring your dog, a little planning goes a long way. Having your furry friend join you for a meal is always fun, and these are 5 Dog Friendly Restaurants in Lake Geneva you'll want to check out.   Oakfire:  831 Wrigley...

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4th of July Dog Safety

4th of July Dog Safety

Independence Day celebrations are fun for people, but not so fun for dogs. It’s often frightening for them to hear the noise of the fireworks, especially when they’re home alone. More dogs are lost on the 4th of July than any other day of the year. However, there are...

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How to Keep Dogs Safe in Hot Weather

How to Keep Dogs Safe in Hot Weather

As the mercury rises, so do the risks for dogs in hot weather The warmth of the summer brings plenty of fun, freedom, and sunshine. But it can also be dangerous for our four-legged companions. As someone with two thick-coated German Shepherds, I wanted to learn more...

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Hiking Safely with your Dog

Hiking Safely with your Dog

If you love getting out and exploring the outdoors, hiking might be for you! And what's better than hiking alone? The company of your furry best friend of course. There's nothing better than enjoying nature while hiking with your dog, but there are a few things to...

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What you Need to Know about Ticks

What you Need to Know about Ticks

It's that time of year, and those parasitic arachnids are back. Whether we like it or not, ticks are a part of our environment, so we need to know how to properly prepare. Here's what you need to know about ticks. Prevention Ticks are typically found in long grasses,...

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Rescue is Hard

Rescue is Hard

This is love. This is partnership. And this is life for my dear friend Antoinette who rescued Jakob nine years ago. Antoinette created Rettungs-Haus Shepherds Inc., a German Shepherd rescue, and Jakob has been a solid, steady partner throughout the journey. Jakob is...

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Rescued Dogs Project – Fawkes the Chihuahua Mix

Rescued Dogs Project – Fawkes the Chihuahua Mix

Imagine being a month old, weighing less than a pound, and starting your life in a high kill shelter. This is where we begin with Fawkes the Chihuahua mix, in the Rescued Dogs Project. Starting Over in Wisconsin Fawkes and his mother made the trip from the shelter in...

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Rescued Dogs Project – Evander the Boxer Mix

Rescued Dogs Project – Evander the Boxer Mix

Malnourished and then alone at the shelter. That's where our story begins for this Boxer mix. This is Evander's journey, in the Rescued Dogs Project. Rescued! Evander was found in a house in Oklahoma. Since he was clearly not thriving, and needed help, he was pulled...

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Client Safety During COVID-19

Client Safety During COVID-19

  The Safer at Home order is over, and Wisconsin businesses are slowly reopening. This makes me happy since I miss my dog (and human) clients terribly. However, I recognize the importance of everyone's health and safety due to COVID-19, and this is why I'll have...

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Rescued Dogs Project – Macy the Amstaff

Rescued Dogs Project – Macy the Amstaff

Imagine the excitement a dog feels when invited to go in the car for a ride. But what if that ride stops at a remote parking lot, and the poor dog is left there, abandoned by her owner? This is where we begin Macy's story in the next installment of the Rescued Dogs...

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