Help Your Dog Beat the Heat with Homemade Pupcicles [RECIPE]

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Henry eats one of his pupcicles, a homemade frozen treat he begs for every time the weather turns hot. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

As the temperatures rise, our furry canine friends can be found in a spot of shade panting away in the heat of the day, trying to stay cool. You can help them chill by serving up our tasty pupcicles, a frozen treat they’ll go crazy for. Best part of all, it is super simple to make. Henry couldn’t eat them fast enough last summer, and he’s already begging for them again this year and it isn’t even all that hot yet. Read more of this post

6 Pet Safety Tips to Keep Your Furry Friends at Home

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Keep your pets from disappearing forever. (Photo courtesy Canva)

We love our dog Henry, but every now and then he has a tendency to pull a Houdini and escape. Once, while I was cooking, I left him napping by the back door only to get a call from a neighbor who found him playing with her daughter down the street. Another time, I was washing laundry and left him napping on the sofa. Twenty minutes later I get a phone call from a different neighbor saying that he was sitting patiently by the entrance to the dog park awaiting entry. So what can we do as pet parents to keep our furry children at home? Here are six tips that might just keep them from getting lost for good. Read more of this post

Meet a Heroic German Shepherd in Piper J. Drake’s ‘Total Bravery’ [REVIEW]

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A German Shepherd named Taz steals our hearts in Piper J Drake’s latest True Heroes novel. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A new recruit. One smart canine. The mission that will test their mettle. When they’re sent to a tropical paradise to stop a dangerous ring of kidnappers, will they succeed or die trying? Find out in Piper J. Drake’s Total Bravery, her latest installment in the True Heroes series.
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Deadly Storms Threaten Mass Casualties in Alex Kava’s ‘Desperate Creed’ [REVIEW]

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Ryder Creed and his K9 companion Grace look for survivors after deadly storms sweep Alabama. (Photo courtesy Canva)

The winds are changing. A storm is coming. And one woman is fighting for her life. As danger creeps closer, will two men and their dogs prove to be any help? Find out in Alex Kava’s hair-raising new novel, Desperate Creed.  Read more of this post

‘Summer On Moonlight Bay’ Makes Us Believe in Love and New Beginnings [REVIEW]

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Two animal lovers meet in the small town of Magnolia Harbor. But will love keep them there? (Photo by Canva)

He’s a veterinarian who couldn’t wait to escape small town life. She’s a Navy veteran who wants to put down roots. When an injured puppy brings them together, will they be able to overcome their doubts and make a life together in picturesque Magnolia Harbor? Find out in Hope Ramsay’s heartwarming new novel, Summer on Moonlight Bay. Read more of this post