Obesity and Our Pets at #PetRap Sunday

Photo of fat weiner dog obesity

Fat Weiner

All we hear on the news is obesity, Obsesity, and OBESITY. Yes, it’s a problem. We mostly hear about its dangers for us and our children. But, it is also a big – pardon that choice of words – problem for our pets. If we do not feed and exercise them correctly, they will gain weight just as we do. That’s our topic for #PetRap this Sunday, July 14 – right before #blogchat – at 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. PT/8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET.

Photo of obese cat

C’mon, what is the title of this photo? You know it! – – Fat Cat!

Instagram Reveals Who We Are

Cartoon about Instagram

Instagram is one of those new platforms that have been an instant success. Like most new things, I tend to wait and get aboard only when I have to – I’m forced to – or really, when I finally get over my anxiety about learning it. Now, I love using it and I share really important things via the photos I take with my phone. Things such as what I’m eating for breakfast, hundreds of photos of Simon (my dog), and my feet, when I’m napping.

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Cats vs. Dogs at #PetRap Sunday

cats vs. dogs

It’s the eternal debate. Cats vs. dogs. Are you a cat or a dog person? Sort of like are you are you a Beatles or a Stones person. Let’s have a catfight – or dogfight, if you prefer, this Sunday at #PetRap at 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET. I expect some PASSION and some persuasive arguments on both sides. I’ll declare now that I am DEFINITELY a dog dude!

Difference between cats and dogs

#Pets and Our Kids at #PetRap – New Time!

Sweet photo of baby and his dog - petsPets and our kids is our #PetRap topic this Sunday – at our NEW TIME of 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. PT/8:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET. We will lead in to the wonderful #blogchat that begins immediately afterward. My little boy poked our beloved Mazel in the eye and got a nip on his face as a consequence. The tiny scar is still there on his 19-year-old face. We saw it happen and we knew is was not our dog’s fault, but it raised the question of safety in our home vis-a-vis our dog and our son.

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Pet Quirks at #PetRap Sunday

Goofy dogs - pet quirks

Everyone who has pets has had those times when their pet does something that simply makes you giggle. Call it a quirk; call it personality; call it whatever! It’s one of the many joys of having pets in your life. Let’s get together this Sunday, June 9 at noon – 1:00 p.m. PT/3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET and share some of those funny pet quirks.

Why Rescue at #PetRap Sunday

Simon says

Simon says, “Whas’ Up?” and “I was rescued twice by Bruce and I’m now 12 years old!”

We’ve rescued four dogs. It’s a choice and sometimes a tough one to rescue an animal. There are many considerations. There is NO right or wrong. But, let’s discuss this option at our second #PetRap on Sunday, June 2 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. PT/3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET. Bring your stories.

Funny Dog photo

Not a photo contest entrant – but I love this photo!

AND, we’ll be announcing the two winners in last weeks Photo Contest! Vote for YOUR favorite in the comments section, below. Here are the finalists:

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