Why Do People Keep Screwing Up My Dog?

Honey the golden retriever with a mitten in the snow.

My dog Honey is a Mary Poppins pup—practically perfect in every way. It’s the result of getting the absolute best start in life, years of training, and just dumb luck. But you know why she’s just “practically perfect?” Because people keep screwing up my dog.

Frozen – Wordless Wednesday

Honey the golden retriever with Mike at Ithaca Falls.

We don’t know the song. We haven’t seen the movie. But we live it everyday. Frozen.

One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others – Wordless Wednesday

Honey the golden retriever sits in the sun.

I took these pictures within two weeks of each other. Can you tell which picture is not like the others? Did you pick out one picture that’s different? Yep, that’s actually sun in the third picture down. When the sun battles its way through the clouds to make an appearance, we run toward it like […]

How My Dog Made Me A Better Hostess

Honey the golden retriever sits on my lap.

Back in the 1950s, magazines taught women how to be the perfect hostess. I’ve learned the same thing, but with a lot more dog hair. Because my golden retriever has taught me everything I need to know about making people feel welcome.

Does Your Dog Cuddle – Wordless Wednesday

Honey the golden retriever likes to cuddle.

Can you guess our answer to that question? Only a Few Hours Left Our survey closes at midnight tomorrow and one lucky person answering will win a $20 Amazon gift card. Just click the button below. And thanks for helping us make Something Wagging even better. Your Turn: Do you have a cuddly dog? Does […]

Why Do Some Dogs Get Under Our Skin?

Honey the golden retriever is a beauty.

Of course we love all our dogs. But with some dogs, things are different. Our relationship is special. Let’s fact it. Some dogs just get under our skin more. Why?

What’s The Best Trait For A Dog Person To Have?

Honey the golden retriever is a canine artist.

If you could strengthen one personal trait before adopting a dog, what should it be? Kindness? Patience? Flexibility? Nope, it’s none of those. The best trait for a dog person to have is creativity. Let me tell you why.

Let Nature Be Your Teacher

Golden retriever sits in the autumn light.

Why Does My Dog Look So Sad?

Honey the golden retriever with flowers.

I have thousands of pictures of my dog Honey. But almost none of them show her looking happy. You know—with loose floppy ears and a big smile. In fact, in most of our pictures my dog looks kinda sad. Or at least still and calm instead of joyous and frolicsome. Is it me? Is it her? […]

What My Golden Retriever Taught Me About Who I Really Am

Honey the golden retriever puppy wades in the water.

What do you think of when someone mentions a golden retriever? Friendly. Silky, blond coat. Loves to swim, right? Well, not my Honey. At least for the last one. Somehow she never got the memo telling her that goldens love the water. Luckily, we love her for the dog she is. And not just the […]

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