dogs

Review + Giveaway: Dog Daycare at Infinite Pawsibilities (Edmonton)

Linda Hoang - March 5, 2017
Artie first day daycare

Having a dog takes a lot of work and a lot of understanding. There’s a degree of “Yup, stuff in our house is going to get destroyed … those floors are going to get peed and pooped on … no, that schedule won’t work because we need to walk the dog at that time” type of understanding that comes up with dog ownership.  All the …

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Explore Edmonton: There’s a Dog Restaurant in Edmonton, Canada and it’s Paw-some!

Linda Hoang - November 11, 2016

For the last three years, we’ve been celebrating Olive’s dog birthday at the Doggy Style Deli – a restaurant for dogs located on Stony Plain Road right here in Edmonton! I’ve blogged about the experience before, and have shared lots of photos on social media, but every year it still surprises/delights a lot of people who hear about the doggy restaurant for the first time!  This …

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Purina Pet People: 20 years of Petfinder & the importance of adopting

Linda Hoang - October 27, 2016
Artie Purina Petfinder

As most readers know, we have a house full of pets – two cats (Thor and Loki) and two dogs (Olive and Artie).  Thor was a farm cat we rescued out by Mike’s parents place in the country. Loki we found off Kijiji, but the circumstances were that if we didn’t take him when we did, he would’ve been put down. Olive is from a beagle breeder …

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Purina Pet People: 3 Ways My Pets Make Life Bigger and Better!

Linda Hoang - July 18, 2016
Thor Loki Artie Olive

“Pets don’t just make life better. They make it bigger.”  Every day I am in awe of our pets and the joy they bring into our lives. I truly believe pets make life bigger and better – which conveniently enough is what Purina’s new Live Big Campaign is all about. #LetsLiveBig celebrates the impact pets have had on our lives, and looks at what we can do …

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Recap + Giveaway: Our Shopping Spree For #OliveAndTheCats + Win a $50 Gift Card to Homes Alive Pets

Linda Hoang - June 29, 2015

There’s a new breed of pet store in town! Homes Alive Pets is a new pet store located at 13340 St. Albert Trail. They actually opened on the same day as the Edmonton International Cat Festival (maybe next year they can be a part of the festival!) and co-owner Evan reached out to me and asked if I would be interested in checking out the …

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Recap: Dogsledding in the Canadian Rockies (Jasper/B.C.)

Linda Hoang - February 28, 2014

On Valentine’s Day, Mike surprised me with a trip to Jasper to go dogsledding! I say surprise, but I knew it was coming. It’s hard to surprise me, lol. I had been hinting casually over the last few months that we should go dogsledding sometime. Over the years I recalled seeing two friends post about their amazing experience dogsledding and it had become something I …

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Clicks of the Day: Monday, August 20 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - August 20, 2012

Welcome to Monday, August 20 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Clicks of the Day is a daily round up of news posted Sunday through Thursday with quantity and quality of content differing depending on how busy Linda’s day is. Edmonton/Alberta/Canada Concordia High School closes its doors “Two weeks before students were set to hit the books again, dozens of students at a local private high …

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Clicks of the Day: August 10, 11, 12 2012 Weekend Edition!

Linda Hoang - August 12, 2012

Welcome to the three-day roundup … Weekend Edition (August 13, 14, 15) of Clicks of the Day! Clicks of the Day is a daily round up of news posted Sunday through Thursday with quantity and quality of content differing depending on how busy Linda’s day is. Edmonton/Alberta/Canada Evacuation on U of A campus was false alarm: police “Students were evacuated from the Students’ Union Building …

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Clicks of the Day: Thursday, January 5, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - January 5, 2012

Welcome to Thursday, January 5 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Reddit Gets 2 Billion Impressions in December, Leaving Digg in the Dust “Reddit raked in more than 2 billion pageviews in December, double the amount the site posted the year before. The network also disclosed that it got close to 35 million unique visitors for the period, meaning the average user viewed about 13 pages …

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Clicks of the Day: Thursday, December 15, 2011 Edition!

Linda Hoang - December 15, 2011

Welcome to Thursday, December 15 2011’s Clicks of the Day! [Video]: Phone finders “‘Phone finder’ apps have been increasingly popular with smartphone users, but do they work? Trouble Shooter Julie Matthews investigates.” Fun story! Informative too :) Merriam-Webster’s Words of the Year 2003 to 2011 “When the time came for Merriam-Webster to pick its top word of 2011, its editors decided they needed to be …

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