3 Ways To Use Up Leftover Canned Pumpkin For Dogs

Homemade pumpkin dog biscuits in a bone shape in a canning jar, and on counter, next to a pumpkin.

Canned pumpkin is basically the whole grail of dog tummy health. Is your dog constipated? Pumpkin. Are her anal glands firing off in the house? Pumpkin. Does she have diarrhea? PUMPKIN. But your dog doesn’t have to have a digestive issue to enjoy pumpkin. Which is wonderful, because canned pumpkin tends to come in those… Continue reading 3 Ways To Use Up Leftover Canned Pumpkin For Dogs

How To Keep Your Small Dog Safe From Loose, Off-Leash, Or Out Of Control Dogs On Walks

Our small dogs may act pretty tough when they see a larger dog, but an actual confrontation can end up deadly. If you live in an area where there are loose or stray dogs, a possible encounter is always around the corner. I don’t know how Matilda and I survived when we had daily walks… Continue reading How To Keep Your Small Dog Safe From Loose, Off-Leash, Or Out Of Control Dogs On Walks

How To Trim Your Dog’s Nails With A Nail Grinder… Without The Drama!

Does your stomach drop when you notice that your dog’s claws have grown into gargoyle talons yet again? I don’t think anyone looks forward to nail time, but it’s something we all have to deal with, whether your have your vet or groomer trim them, or you go at them at home with clippers or… Continue reading How To Trim Your Dog’s Nails With A Nail Grinder… Without The Drama!

Pet Bloggers Journey 2020: 5 Years Of Little Dog Tips

Can you believe it’s 2020 already? Another year with Matilda and Cow, almost a full year since we’ve moved into our new home, another year with you guys, another year of writing, taking photos, and sharing our lives with you. I always love doing these pet blogger challenges because it’s the perfect time to reflect,… Continue reading Pet Bloggers Journey 2020: 5 Years Of Little Dog Tips

Should You Take Your Dog To See Santa This Year? Why We’re Not Going

Who doesn’t want an adorable photo of their dog on Santa’s lap? I’ve done it twice. The first time was in 2017, with a mall santa. I spent at least $40 on the most basic photo package, and I can’t even find any copies. The second time was last year, in 2018, with the shelter… Continue reading Should You Take Your Dog To See Santa This Year? Why We’re Not Going

What To Do When Your Dog Won’t Eat Dog Food But Will Eat Human Food

Any time your dog’s appetite changes, there is a chance that it is due to an illness. So, it’s worth investigating the cause when your dog turns her nose up at her dog food. A lack of appetite can come from a bacterial or viral infection. Parvovirus is a common, potentially deadly illness that results… Continue reading What To Do When Your Dog Won’t Eat Dog Food But Will Eat Human Food

A Little Unveiling

Notice anything different about LittleDogTips.com? It’s been a long time coming, but finally, dear Cow is in our logo. I commissioned amazing animal artist Kristen Pednaud of Dobby Doodles to capture Matilda and Cow’s likeness in a cartoon-style logo. I’m so happy with her work – she really captured the curiosity and playfulness that I… Continue reading A Little Unveiling

What’s A Cow?

Ever since I’ve known her, Cow has been Cow, but I always wanted to know more about her lineage. What gave her those beautiful spots, and why are her ears half-folded in a way that reminds my family of the Flying Nun’s habit? We’re getting a Royal Canin DNA test to hopefully find out what… Continue reading What’s A Cow?

Matilda’s 2! Why Dog Birthdays Are The Best Birthdays

Cinco De Mayo marks Matilda’s second birthday. Matilda marks everything.  Today, Matilda got a dish of eggs and bacon in lieu of a cake. There’s plenty of dog birthday cake recipes and special meals to prepare, but a simple arrangement of her favorite foods was just as good. Matilda’s birthday toys are from the Sagoskatt… Continue reading Matilda’s 2! Why Dog Birthdays Are The Best Birthdays

2016 Pet Blogger Challenge by GoPetFriendly

It’s the perfect time of year to look back and set goals for blogging. I’m so proud to be a pet blogger, and my first year has been a blast. Without further ado, here’s my answers to the questions from the 2016 Pet Blogger Challenge hosted by GoPetFriendlyBlog.com. 1. How long have you been blogging?… Continue reading 2016 Pet Blogger Challenge by GoPetFriendly