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6 Things I’ve Learned After Adopting My First Dog

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Pendleton dog

It’s crazy to believe that we adopted BINGO just over 18 months ago!

Paul and I couldn’t imagine life without him or with any other dog for that matter. We’ve made a lot of progress with his separation anxiety, but we’ve also taken a couple steps back when we picked up and moved from Los Angeles to Portland.

We love our rescue pup BINGO!

owning a dog

He’s a shy little guy who came to us with a lot of shelter stress after being abandoned by his family. We thought he was just going to be our foster dog, but he adopted us instantly! Neither Paul and I expected this, because he was labelled as aggressive when we decided to foster him.

We couldn’t believe how quickly he bonded with us and we fell in love quickly and adopted him pretty fast after that.

Here’s are 6 things I’ve learned so far about owning a dog and life with a pup: (more…)

The Friends For Life! Walk 2016

friends for life walk

For those of you who may have been reading my blog for awhile, you’ll notice how I slowly made the transition from dog owner to full on DOG MOM.


I’ve become one of those people and I ain’t ashamed! We even bought a bike trailer to tow our pup in on our long bike rides. Which is why I wanted to tell you all about The Friends For Life! Walk happening across Ontario, Canada at the end of September and how my pup makes such a difference to me.

For a long time, it was just Paul and I.  (more…)