Monday, 11 December 2017

Christmas Gift Ideas for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Two weeks until Christmas!  Are you ready for Santa Paws?  If (like me) you and the elves still have some shopping to do, here's the 2017 edition of our holiday ideas with tips for the dogs and dog lovers on your nice list. Woofs!

Friday, 8 December 2017

DIY Squeaky Stuffed Christmas Elf Dog Toy

This DIY squeaky Christmas elf softie dog toy is part of our three-piece set of Christmas triangle toys.  Triple the squeaky holiday fun!  There are no doggy play pictures in the post as Humphrey is counting down the days until his Christmas morning squeaker fest. :)  Here's how he was made:

Thursday, 7 December 2017

{RECIPE} Peanut Butter and Molasses Christmas Dog Treats

It's beginning to smell a lot like Christmas, and these treats smell almost good enough to temp a few human taste-testers. A little splash of blackstrap molasses and sprinkle of spice jazzes up our smooth roll-and-cut peanut butter recipe with a gingerbread-inspired holiday boost of scent and flavour. That dough works so well for simulating a cookie-dough texture that I wanted to play with it for my new Christmas plunger-cutters (I couldn't resist buying them...) and it worked very nicely! Since we were making gingerbread treats, I used only the gingerbread person plunger from the set and creating some matching gingerbread houses.  Here's how they were made.