Cabin Fever Cures for Your Dog

Does January leave you and your dog with cabin fever? With the short days, cold weather, and snow storms, you may find it harder to do outdoor activities with your dog. Try these fun indoor activities to keep your dog active and mentally engaged. 1) Learn New Tricks. That old adage that you can’t teach…read more

Top 10 Reasons We Love Our Dogs

It’s National Dog Day, so let’s celebrate all the reasons we love our dogs! 10. They help us get exercise (even when it’s cold outside and we’d rather Netflix and chill). 9. Wigglebutts. ‘Nuff said. 8. Their furry snuggles always help us feel better. 7. There’s always someone who thinks you’re the best human ever.…read more

Tail Wags: Learning to Speak Dog

You often hear people say, after being bitten by a dog, “I don’t get it! It came out of nowhere! He was wagging his tail and then all of a sudden bit me!” It’s important to understand that although tail-wagging is typically associated with a happy dog, tails can communicate a lot of different emotions.…read more

Foxtails: Your Dog’s Worst Enemy

Foxtails. I’ve lived in Colorado for 10 years and never realized how dangerous they are. In fact, I only vaguely knew what they were. And then one day, Biscuit walked into the room with his ears droopier than normal. They looked weird. So I examined his ears, and although I couldn’t see any redness, anything…read more

Canine Enrichment: 5 Ways to Stimulate Your Dog’s Mind

Looking to stimulate your dog’s brain? Try these fun canine enrichment ideas! Canine Enrichment Idea #1: Hide Easter Eggs With Treats Inside With your dogs out of the room, fill some Easter eggs with treats and hide them around the room. Start off with the eggs in plain sight, and get harder as your dogs get…read more

Multidog Homes: 9 Rules Your Dogs Made Up

Do you have a multidog household? If you do, maybe you’ll recognize some of these rules your dogs have set for each other. 1) If I didn’t want it, but then I found out you want it…it’s mine. via GIPHY 2) If our human brings home two identical toys, I only want the one you’re…read more

Valentine’s Day: 5 Ways to Say “I Love You” to Your Dog

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Got a pup for a valentine? What better time to show your dog how much you love him? 1. Bake them Valentine treats. Check out this Pinterest board for a lot of yummy dog treat recipes. Or use my dogs’ favorite: blueberry treats! Make them heart shaped for…read more

Donation: 10% of Profits Help Shelter Animals

Did you know that when you purchase a book for your dog, you help shelter animals, too? Waggity Tales donates 10% of all profits to help shelter animals at Larimer Humane Society. So your dog gets a fun new activity, and you help make a donation to animals in need! Volunteering at Larimer Humane Society I’ve volunteered with…read more

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