That Canine Life: A Dog Lifestyle Blog

  • Your Guide to Choosing the Perfect Dog Name

    Your Guide to Choosing the Perfect Dog Name

    Choosing a name has always been one of my favorite parts of welcoming a new dog into the home. The name you pick is often a reflection of your own personality, as well as one of the first connections you’ll make with your pet. It ties them to you, and you to them. I think a lot of people feel weird renaming a dog they've adopted that came with a name. But I actually think in most cases, choosing a new name is a great first step to bonding with your dog. And because dog associate their names with the way...

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  • Monthly Favorites: Ten Instagram Dogs You Should Be Following

    Monthly Favorites: Ten Instagram Dogs You Should Be Following

    If you're like me, you can never get enough of the amazing photos of dogs on Instagram. We follow their lives and in some ways they feel like an extension of our own family. I've seen friendships form between dog owners who met on IG, and watched complete strangers offer up support and kind words when someone opens up and shares about a hardship. Technology does create a disconnect from the real world, but it also opens up the world in ways it never could have before internet and smartphones.    @thebeauceronboys : Atreyu the Beauceron - a French herding breed and...

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