Girls With Dogs

Girls With Dogs

A conversation between friends who are crazy about their dogs. Cathy and Kimberly met at a pet blogging conference and stayed in touch, having fun chats on the phone about all things dogs and now they're turning those chats into a podcast.Cathy manages the blog Groovy Goldendoodles and Kimberly manages the blog Keep the Tail Wagging. They are two dog moms and friends who understand what it is to be "Crazy Dog Moms."

Episodes

July 4, 2022 59 min

In this episode of Girls with Dogs, Cathy and Kimberly catch up on Cathy's grooming saga, chat about the economy and how we're cutting back, and homemade dog treats.

SHOUT OUTS:

  • Real Dog Box Monthly Chews  Subscription, keepthetailwagging.com/realdogbox (aff)
  • Green JuJu - Freeze-Dried Just  Greens,  green-juju.myshopify.com/products/freeze-dried-just-greens-blend-with-nettles

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    In this episode of Girls with Dogs, Cathy and Kimberly discuss a comment we received after Cathy shared an unsettling senior dog moment Harley had at the Groomers (see Episode 40 - https://tinyurl.com/yc8eemms).

    SHOUT OUTS:

  • Sundowners Syndrome in Senior Dogs, https://iheartdogs.com/sundowners-syndrome-in-dogs/
  • Blowdryer Seizures in Dogs, https://www.groomingsmarter.com/blog/dryer-seizures
  • Platinum Paws Nail Trimming Video, https://www....
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    In this episode of Girls with Dogs, Cathy and Kimberly catch up as Cathy shares an unsettling senior dog moment Harley had at the Groomers.  The ladies go on to share their experiences with Harley (Cathy's dog) and Rodrigo (Kimberly's dog), both seniors.

    SHOUT OUTS:

  • Sundowners Syndrome in Senior Dogs, https://iheartdogs.com/sundowners-syndrome-in-dogs/
  • Blowdryer Seizures in Dogs, https://www.groomingsmarter.com/blog/dryer-seiz...
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    In this episode of Girls with Dogs, Cathy and Kimberly catch up as Cathy shares an unsettling senior dog moment she had with Harley.  Dr. Kaki Lankau, Partner and Hospital Director at Animal Medical Clinic of Goose Creek (South Carolina).

    In this episode, the ladies discuss:

  • building a relationship with an oncologist
  • home research on canine cancer
  • misunderstanding cancer rates
  • pet insurance and the cost of cancer
  • alternatives to pet insu...
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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about Kimberly's experience with a new veterinarian, AnimalBiome (or DoggyBiome), WINPRO supplements, and Nummy TumTum canned sweet potatoes.  Cathy shares an experience when a therapy dog became overexcited - was it leash aggression?

    SHOUT OUTS...

  • AnimalBiome/DoggyBiome Review, https://keepthetailwagging.com/animalbiome-doggybiome-microbiome-testing-kit-review/
  • WINPRO Pet Joint Sup...
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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about a few dog supplements we like and we question some of the claims, Cathy share's some of the things she feeds her dogs (wow! they get dessert).  And Cathy shares a story about her dogs' most recent grooming visit.

    SHOUT OUTS...

  • Pet Insurance, https://keepthetailwagging.com/trupanion 
  • Pet Insurance, https://keepthetailwagging.com/petinsurance (aff)
  • Primal Pet Green Lipped Mus...
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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat how well we know our postal carriers, dairy products, Kimberly's horrible morning at the veterinarian's clinic, and more.  The ladies didn't have much of a plan for today so their discussion was all over the place and they had a blast.

    SHOUT OUTS...

  • Expensive Candles, https://tinyurl.com/mrh6w6mf
  • Pet House Candles, https://prf.hn/l/kgJV49v (aff) - BEST CANDLES
  • Plant Therapy C...
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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about homemade treats for dogs and the benefits of cinnamon, pandemic puppies and socialization opportunities, and how a pet parent's priorities shift once they get dogs.

    SHOUT OUTS...

  • Olewo Carrots (great for gut health, stops diarrhea, good source of beta-carotene), https://prf.hn/l/EQZxBm9
  • DIY Veggie Mix, https://keepthetailwagging.com/veggiemix
  • Puppy Culture, https://puredogtalk....
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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about the obesity epidemic in dogs, a Facebook post that insinuated that calling our dogs babies is harmful, and brainstorming how we'd avoid a dog fight.

    SHOUT OUTS...

  • The Primal Dog's Facebook post, https://www.facebook.com/K9SolutionDogTraining/posts/3279927352244132
  • Facebook Live address The Primal Dog's Facebook post, https://fb.watch/csAXPKes6u/

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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about warming and cooling foods, whether or not our dogs are left pawed or right pawed, and Cathy shares her thoughts on the movie DOG.

    SHOUT OUTS...

  •  Dr. Judy Morgan, The Yin and Yang of Dog Nutrition, Maximizing Health with Whole Foods, Not Drugs, https://amzn.to/3E0Kht1 (aff)

  • You can  follow Cathy and Kimberly on their individual blogs to learn more about raising dogs:

    OUR BLOGS...

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    Cathy and Kimberly have a blast chatting with young entrepreneurs.  First up are the siblings of Elite BTBH Dog Services who started making dog treats for dogs in their neighborhood and those at the shelter.  And then there is the amazing Ava of Ava's Pet Palace.  A young lady who created a business plan at 6 years old. Today, she is blowing the industry away with healthy dog treats. 

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  •  Ava's Pet Palace https://a...
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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about the THREE Ps - paper, palms, and parasites.  Why do dogs destroy things and what can we do about it?  Why do we ask dogs to smell our hands?  And, it's parasite season - is your region going to be hit hard in 2022?

    SHOUT OUTS...

  •  "Put your hand out so they can sniff," is NOT what to do when you meet a new dog. https://www.thepetcampus.com/single-post/2018/06/08/put-yo...
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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about Cathy's illicit affair with a dessert, cool pet products we found, shipping delays, rotational mono feeding (a new raw feeding model), an update on Kure Pet Food, and Cathy's going to watch the movie DOG.

    SHOUT OUTS...

  • Coconut Chips by CocoTherapy https://www.keepthetailwagging.com/cocotherapy
  • TrustyPup Sensa Soother dog bed (for seniors) https://amzn.to/3JvQqiQ
  • WalkeePaws ...
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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about Cathy's experience at the hockey game (did Jax join her?),  mascots and dogs, treating ear infections, and the changes to the eating habits of our senior dogs.

    SHOUT OUTS...

  • Coconut Oil by CocoTherapy https://www.keepthetailwagging.com/cocotherapy

  • You can  follow Cathy and Kimberly on their individual blogs to learn more about raising dogs:

    OUR BLOGS...

  • Cathy: Groovy Goldendoodl...
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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about hoarding pet supplies (is it fair?), the connection between DCM and grain-free diets (do we have to worry?), and  National Raw Feeding Week.

    SHOUT OUTS...

  • Discussion on the hoarding pet supplies over on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=499852914838377&set=a.281471943343143
  • Article about the FDA update on DCM and grain-free diets - Debunking Pet Food Myths...
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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about trying to relate to non-dog people, our product review philosophies (why I rarely accept free products), and our thoughts my reaction to the trailers of the latest "dog" movie - DOG with a Belgium Malinois and Channing Tatum.

    SHOUT OUTS...

  • Discussion on the DOG Movie over on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=493560932134242&set=a.281471943343143
  • Ca...
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    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat with Dr. Suzanne Craig about the 2020 comprehensive study that lays out the spay and neuter guidelines for 35 dog breeds and Dr. Craig clears up some myths and misinformation we've picked up over the years.

    SHOUT OUTS...

    When Should You Neuter Your Dog to Avoid Health Risks?  Comprehensive Study Lays Out Guidelines for 35 Dog Breeds, UC Davis, https://www.ucdavis.edu/news/when-shou...

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    Warning: we do swear in this episode.  Twice.

    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about Spain's decision to legally elevate pets to family members to show that they are sentient beings (souls, feelings) and deserve our protection (no, duh).  We ponder the implication for breeders - if dogs are family members, will there be more regulations in the breeding industry to better protect dogs and puppies?  

    And this conver...

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    Warning: we do swear in this episode.  Twice.

    Cathy and Kimberly catch up on the week and chat about dog dishes, pet platters, people who judge the choices we make with our dogs, and cooking eggs for our dogs.

    SHOUT OUTS...

  • MINE Pet Platter, https://minepetplatter.com/
  • Neater Feeder Raised Dog Disheshttps://prf.hn/l/7BDGx31
  • Benefits of Green Beans for Dogs, https://keepthetailwagging.com/4-easy-ways-to-add-green-beans-to-your-dogs-die...
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    Cathy and Kimberly chat about the cost of healthy dog treats and the challenge of making them at home. Yeah, we're not bakers.

    SHOUT OUTS...

  • Lawsuit Testing Finds Dog DNA in Dog Food, https://truthaboutpetfood.com/lawsuit-testing-finds-dog-dna-in-dog-food/
  • Spain passes new law: Pets will be recognized as legal family members, https://tinyurl.com/3dcs5kah
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