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Muskrat Ranch Photo Dump!

Muskrat Ranch – Kimberly, BC

Looking for a great, quiet, off grid and dog-friendly place to stay near Cranbrook or Kimberly area? Have I got the place for you! Check out this cozy off-grid cabin on Air BNB (Muskrat Ranch) by clicking the photo below:

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MacDuff on his first Vacation – Vancouver & Vancouver Island

Long have I awaited the days where I can bring a little pup with me on vacation to Vancouver Island. Well, it is here. MacDuff is ready to explore my favorite place on earth, and I am so excited to share it with you guys 🙂 Continue reading MacDuff on his first Vacation – Vancouver & Vancouver Island

Winter with MacDuff!

There have been a lot of wonderful times with MacDuff so far, but none have been as rewarding as winter walks with the little buddy. He is engaged with his environment, enthusiastic, and always interesting to watch.

MacDuff Loves the Snow
MacDuff Loves the Snow

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Spent Grain Dog Treats – the best way to use up spent grain!

In my search for something to do with  all  the spent grains from my home brewing , I came across an idea that conveniently (and quite happily!) linked my love beer making to my love of dogs: spent grain makes great treats for your dog!

MacDuff, our lovable Scottish Terrier–who’s hobby is to eat–always needs treats to help train him… he is, as they say, a “food motivated dog.”  A lot of treats are needed to hold his interest, and unfortunately, not all dog treats are healthy for a dog.  This recipe makes a biscuit that is a cheap and healthy alternative to rewarding your dog for a job well done.  MacDuff loves them so much, his emergency word to get his attention quickly is “biscuit”!

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Homemade Doggie Paw & Nose Salve!

We have had quite the weather here in Edmonton this winter, and with the temperatures going up and down so dramatically, poor MacDuff’s paws are taking a beating. As I was clipping his nails we noticed very rough, dry Continue reading Homemade Doggie Paw & Nose Salve!

Homemade Dog Food Supplement: Making Calcium Powder from Eggshells

If you are making your own homemade dog food, you need to ensure your pup has enough calcium. Without it, they may start to suffer from Hypocalcemia, which may cause muscle Continue reading Homemade Dog Food Supplement: Making Calcium Powder from Eggshells

MacDuff Discovers the Back Yard!

It’s fall, and I was so sad we were not going to have our puppy for those hot and lazy summer afternoons outside in the backyard.  Having him run through the tall grass,  play in a pool to cool down, all the fun things of summer. Fall has its own charm. Watch this video below to see how much MacDuff loves fallen leaves!!!

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The Adventure to MacDuff – Vulcan, Kananaskis and the Bunkhouse

Four long years we have been wanting a dog, and finally the day has come!  As we start out on our journey to southern Alberta at 5am, I take a sip of my coffee and look around.  Black, nothing but the stars.  We are on our way. Continue reading The Adventure to MacDuff – Vulcan, Kananaskis and the Bunkhouse