Author Archives: Denise

Explore. Sleep. Repeat. at the Dog Friendly Wanderoo Lodge

This is a story. A story about how one night in Eureka Springs, Arkansas became two; celebrating birthdays with strangers became partying with friends; and how the Joy Motel became the Wanderoo Lodge.   Tim Freeman, owner of the newly remodeled Wanderoo Lodge, was born for this job. Literally. His … Continue reading

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Standard vs Inflatable SUP When Paddling With Your Pooch

Recently I visited a girlfriend who lives on Lake Murray, SC. While there, we decided to take the jet skis across the lake to a restaurant for lunch. It’s been twenty years since I’ve been on a jet ski. Somewhere between zooming across … Continue reading

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How To Survive July 4th with Your Dog: Book A Room

Prior to 2016, I’d never noticed Henri being especially fearful of fireworks. I mean, he didn’t like them- what dog does?!- but he wasn’t traumatized. It was that year, on the 4th of July that I came home from a … Continue reading

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Chewy On This!

So, in case you aren’t following us on Facebook or Instagram, or didn’t understand the title of this post, I’m really excited to announce…  I’M A CHEWY INFLUENCER! This is how we met… My Chewy story began with my training clients. They invite … Continue reading

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Downtown & Dog Friendly in Baton Rouge

If you’re going to host the perfect party, then you need a perfect venue. That’s more easily said than done if your party includes 250 people and their dogs decked out in ball gowns and tuxedos. Fortunately for us, the … Continue reading

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Date Me, Date My Dog: Valentine’s Day Tips for Dog Lovers

A good girlfriend recently sent me a silicon wine cup that says “It’s not drinking alone if your dog is home.” A perfect gift that also perfectly sums up how I feel about Valentine’s Day. For those of you who … Continue reading

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Every Dog Has His Day on 30A

Before you head to the sugar-white beaches of Destin and 30A with your pooch, there are some things you should know. Let’s start with where dogs are and are not allowed, and what it’s going to cost you if you … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide For Dogs On The Go

Do you travel with your pooch? Need a great gift for someone who does? Then look no further! Our Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs on the Go will help Santa stuff the stockings of your favorite pets and pet people. Check … Continue reading

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Traveling With A Raw Fed Dog

My raw diet journey began sometime in the mid 90’s. I had a St. Bernard that was a few year’s old and suffering from chronic ear infections and regular bouts of vomiting foamy yellow grossness. Back then, in the stone … Continue reading

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Endurance. Tolerance. Recovery. 3 Important Things to Consider When Traveling with a Senior Dog

If Henri were a person, he’d have qualified for AARP a few years ago. In fact, he’s now approximately the same age as my Dad. With rapid aging comes rapid change, and though Henri has the blood work of a … Continue reading

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