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Jessica Mabie

Jessica and her husband share their lives with four amazing high energy Brittanys and one very awesome cat. You’ll rarely see her without her 4 pack, they go everywhere with her, including most vacations. So, if you see her out and about with her family don’t hesitate to say “Hi!”, (You’ll know it’s her since few are so daring as to have 4 Britts).

How Big Do German Shepherds Get?

By Jessica Mabie

German Shepherds are one of my favorite dog breeds. Before I adopted Daisy, a Brittany, I was planning on getting a German Shepherd. What changed my mind was the size. Not because I didn’t know how big they got, but due to misinformation regarding the townhouse I was planning on buying. So, it was either […]

Purina vs IAMS

By Jessica Mabie

When I was younger, pretty much everyone fed their dog Purina or IAMS. They were household brands and, at the time, two of just a few brands commonly seen in the grocery stores. Not to sound like an old lady here, but back in my day, there weren’t big chain pet stores, and there weren’t […]

How to Stop Dogs from Pooping in the House

By Jessica Mabie

As my dogs have gotten older, their minds and bodies have changed with the aging process. Sophie and Daisy both have issues with their eyesight and hearing. Also, Daisy suffers from cognitive dysfunction (it’s like Alzheimer’s), which has impacted her housetraining, resulting in her having accidents. When Daisy first started pooping in the house, I […]

How Long Can a Dog Stay in a Crate

By Jessica Mabie

Crate training is essential for both puppies and adult dogs when they first move into their new home. A crate will provide a place for them to feel secure and keep them safe and out of trouble. Eventually, when a dog becomes trustworthy, they can be given more freedom. When Daisy was a puppy, I […]

Nutro vs Taste of the Wild

By Jessica Mabie

The other day when I went to my local pet store to pick up food for the pups, I was horrified to see that they were all out of the brand I usually buy for my dogs. Because I had a crazy week. I had completely run out, and there was no way I was […]

When to Switch Your Dog from Puppy to Adult Food

By Jessica Mabie

Yesterday, I received an email from a family that I helped adopt a dog from American Brittany Rescue (the rescue group I volunteer with). Sadly, the dog that I helped place with them years ago died this past winter. They recently adopted another dog. The new pup is only eight months old and they wanted […]

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