Jessica Rhae

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How a Little Rescue Dog Saved Me and Helped Animals

Shares 265<p><i>Note: The original article first appeared in the Mar/April 2016 edition of Pet Connection Magazine. This version contains minor edits.</i><p>“I …

What Should I Do When My Old Dog Starts Peeing in the House?

Chester is 13 years young and he’s still “got it” in a lot of ways. He is spunky; He can out-hike a lot of dogs (and some people); and He’s certainly …

Visiting Port Townsend with Your Dog

Gretel and I spent last weekend in Port Townsend, WA. Port Townsend is a cute little Victorian port town and a fun place to visit with your dog. A …

My Dog Started Skipping When She Runs: What’s Wrong?

Gretel and I have a couple of big plans this summer. We are planning to hike a 72-mile section of the Pacific Crest Trail near the end of August. To …

The Truth About Dachshunds and Back Problems

I didn’t always know a lot about Dachshunds. I was still pretty clueless even after owning Chester for 8 years. It wasn’t until I adopted Gretel, and …

Do You Need to Treat Your IVDD Dog Like Breakable Glass?

Shares 597<p>So you found out your dog has Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD). At a minimum, you and your dog endured 6 weeks of crate rest. There were …

Hemp CBD Oil and Treats Are All the Rage; Can CBD Benefit Your Dog?

Shares 5K<p>Photo credit: Depositphotos/karnauhov<p>My adventure down the Cannabidiol, aka. CBD, knowledge road started when I visited my first …

6 Reasons You Should Get Certified in Pet First Aid

Shares 611<p>Getting certified in pet first aid is one of the best things I’ve done as a pet parent.<p>The knowledge came in real handy that time my hubby …

How to Survive With a Dog on Crate Rest

Shares 617<p>(Hover Over This Image to Pin)<p>Gretel was diagnosed with Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) 7 weeks ago. Except for the controlled …

Hiking Fitness: Exercises for Strengthening, Balance and Body Awareness in Dogs

Shares 502<p>A big part of Gretel’s active recovery from her back injury, caused by Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD), were rehab exercises prescribed …

What Should My Dachshund Weigh?

Shares 473<p>I get a lot of questions about the Dachshund breed, and, because our blog is one centered around being active with your Dachshund, one of …

Best Hemp CBD Dog Treats – Pet Releaf Review

Shares 617<p>A few months back I went to a recreational marijuana store. In the corner, I spotted “weed cookies” for dogs.<p>Ok, they weren’t the kind of …

Shopping for Hemp CBD Dog Treats? Read This First!

Shares 164<p>In the world of environmentally-friendly products, there is a term called “greenwashing”. Greenwashing is the practice of using deceptive …

How to Feed Raw When You're Backpacking With Your Dog

Shares 28<p>I previously shared our food journey with you and talked about how I transitioned from feeding Chester some junk dog food to feeding both …

10 Unique Gifts for Dachshunds and Dachshund Lovers!

I kept an eye out for cool products all year precisely with you in mind. Every year around Christmas time, I like to share our favorites.<p><i>Note: This</i> …

Pets

Protect Your Dog's Ears, Skin, and Feet With Natural Paws

Shares 56<p><i>Please welcome Elena and her Dachshund Moo to the blog. I introduced her in our 6-year anniversary blog post yesterday . Today is her first</i> …

Don’t Be THAT Guy – Good Etiquette When Hiking With Your Dog

<b>Make sure dogs are allowed on the trail</b>Research the trail before you go and if it says “No Dogs Allowed” leave your dog at home, don’t go, or make …

11 Secrets to Snapping Instagram-Worthy Pics of Your Adventure Dog

I’ve always loved photography. My mom was an amateur photographer when I was a kid and I remember sitting for hours looking at slides with her (yes, …

Mobile Photography

10 Adventurous Instagram Dogs That Get Out More Than You

Ok, I know that what I see on social media isn’t always “reality” but some accounts are downright inspirational. There are some dogs, and people, …

Does Your Dog Hike? They Might Need a Lepto Vaccine

Shares 310<p>(PIN THIS)<p>Last fall, one of our friend’s dogs – Jeffie – died from leptospirosis (lepto for short). He got it from the back yard and he …

Keep Your Wiener Warm: Jackets That Fit Dachshunds

Shares 11K<p>One of the questions I get most often is “Do you have any recommendations for jackets that fit Dachshunds well?” We know all to well how …

Hurtta Summit Parka Prepares Little Texas Dog for PNW Winter

Shares 139<p><i>Please welcome Elena and her Dachshund Moo to the blog. I introduced her in our 6-year anniversary blog post the other day . Today is her</i> …

Dog Friendly Glamping Yurts, Cabins and Huts in Washington

If you and your pup are looking to spend a few days outdoors in the Washington wilderness, but tent camping isn’t quite your style, cabins, yurts and …

Hiking

10 Unique Gifts for Adventurous Pet Parents!

Shares 70<p>It’s said that dogs are like their owners… or visa-versa. If someone owns a dog that likes to hike or play in the outdoors, they are active …

21 Things About Dachshunds Every Owner Should Know

I didn’t necessarily choose to become a Dachshund owner. I mean I CHOSE to adopt Chester but I had to idea about Dachshunds when he came into my …

Dog Friendly Trail Adventure: Lake TwentyTwo

I got the “ok to hike” from the doctor. I was itching to hit the trail after being sidelined on the couch with pneumonia for almost three weeks. I …

4 Apps to Keep Your Dog Happy and Healthy

Shares 191<p>Dogs are a member of the family. We love them, take care of them and worry about their health. While our dogs are young, we don’t worry as …

Dog Friendly Trail: Mailbox Peak – Oops We Did It Again

Shares 554<p>The Mailbox Peak trail is one of the hardest dog friendly Northwest trails. We returned a mere three weeks after our first, failed attempt …

Dog Friendly Trail: Marmot Pass via the Upper Big Quilcene

Shares 343<p>Dogs are not allowed on trails inside Olympic National Park. The Upper Big Quilcene trail is located just outside of the National Park, in …

Dog Friendly Trail: Rampart Ridge via Lake Lillian

Shares 646<p>Last week we went one of the most beautiful, and tough, hikes of the summer – Rampart Ridge on Snoqualmie Pass.<p>There are two ways to hike …