Helping a Grieving Pet Parent

This Monday would be my dog Buttercup’s 19th birthday. Unfortunately, she only made it to twelve and a half. As a miniature poodle, I didn’t expect her to live to 19 (though you always hope you have one of those record-breaking dogs), but her life expectancy was longer than twelve and a half. Her unexpected…read more

11 Ways to Make Halloween Less Spooky for Your Dog

Some of us humans love a good spook around Halloween! But dogs don’t. Keep your Halloween dog-friendly and spook-free this year. Don’t Force Them to Dress Up for Halloween I’m not saying costumes on dogs are bad. My dogs love wearing costumes! But some dogs don’t. Recognize your dog’s preferences. If he’s moving awkwardly or…read more

Reading to Dogs & Boosting Literacy Skills

Reading is a crucial skill to success in school—and ultimately in life. When children are late in learning to read, it can set back their entire educational path and even increases the likelihood of prison in adult life. To help strengthen literacy skills, many libraries, schools and after school programs have found a creative way…read more

Books for Dogs: Tested for Durability

Since Waggity Tales books are made first and foremost for dogs, durability was an important factor in creating my prototype. I wanted to make sure Waggity Tales books could withstand dog play rougher than I recommend. That’s why I had Peanut and Biscuit play with, tug, and chew on my first prototype. As the prototype evolved…read more

Party Planning: 7 Great Tips for a Dog Party

Is your dog having a birthday or gotcha day soon? Celebrate with a party! Here are 7 simple party planning ideas for a dog party. Party Invitations Find some affordable invitations with dogs on them, and send out old-fashioned card invites! I found mine at Dollar Tree. Decorations This great idea from Petsmart is a…read more

Books for Dogs: What Real Dog Owners are Saying

When I’m going to make a purchase, I love to read reviews and see what other users thought of the product. If you’re like me, check out our Facebook page where you can see our 5-star reviews! Here are what real customers are saying about their dogs’ personalized books.   Dogs Love Their Books “Claire…read more

Dog Days: 15 Fun Activities to Do With Your Dog

Want to find new ways to have fun with your dog? Try these 15 fun activities!   Read to your dog Get your dog his very own book! These personalized books are full of your dog’s name and words he can understand. He’ll love hearing you read a book with his vocabulary! Take your dog for a…read more

The Gift Every Dog Wants: It’s All About Him!

Does your dog deserve the perfect gift? How about a personalized book he can understand? Here’s what Waggity Tales fans are saying about why their dogs want books: “I would love a book for my sweet girl, Medusa, because she is the love of my life. She will be 15 years old in 3 months and…read more

Safety First: How We Ensure Your Dog’s Book Is Safe

Safety was my top priority when Biscuit inspired me to make books for dogs. I knew they needed to be on fabric—Biscuit’s paperback book was in tatters—but I didn’t want to have any kind of ink on the surface of the fabric because I was concerned about toxicity. First, I explored embroidery. I discovered embroidery…read more

Training Your Dog: 4 Positive Tips

Training dogs doesn’t have to be a stressful task—for you or your dog. It can be a great time to bond with your pup! By using positive reinforcement like treats or praise when they do what you want, you’re speaking their language. Dogs love to please us! Here are some training tips to make training…read more