Its Friday and its time for a very over due bath for Sir Basil. Somehow he has gotten out of it everyday for about the last month; Not today! I started the bath, added the bubbles and wake him up from his daily afternoon nap.
He begged me with those eyes to keep that very strong dog odor that he worked so hard for, but it didn’t work!
So, after a few moments of the sad eyes, in the bath Basil went. Being the amazing dog that Basil is he doesn’t fight it or cry he just tries to enjoy the warm water and yummy smell coming from his favorite puppy shampoo. Burt’s Bees Apple & Eucalyptus Deodorizing Shampoo is just perfect. It smells fantastic, bubbles up well, and cleans this little black & white dog like nobodies business!
If you haven’t used Burt’s Bees before we highly recommend it. Their shampoo is made from natural ingredients and is 100% cruelty free. Its easy on Basil sensitive skin and leaves him smelling like apples!
After being soaped up and then rinsed off it was time to call in the “muscle”, also know as my husband. We have a very old house and a super deep bath tub so lifting a wet, 25 lb. dog out of the bath without getting soaked is a little tricky for me.
Once out we dried him off and watched his attitude change from sad face back to the happiest dog in the world! He knows that always after a bath he gets rewarded with many treats, which he totally did! He now smells delicious and I hope that lasts for a long time.
If you are looking for a new dog shampoo give Burt’s Bees a try. You can find at pet stores or we always get it in the pet section of Home Goods.
Hope everyone is have happy Friday and staying warm!
Boo! Its finally time to reveal the Halloween costume, voted by you. Its the Boston terrier turned turtle… The Boston Turtle! Thank you so much for voting and I hope you enjoy these pre-Halloween photos of what maybe the cutest dog costume ever! Check back on Oct 31st for ever more pictures and see how Basil spends this years Halloween!
Its Halloween time again and that means everyone from little kiddies to partying adults to the our four legged friends get ready to dress up and have a good time! Here in this household we are big into dressing up. Usually Willow FC “begs” to be a blow fish and Sebastian just “loves” his hot dog costume. Last year, Basil decided he was going to be a pirate. Mostly because Nate & I went as Peter Pan and Ticker bell and Basil loves to match.
This year we thought we would ask all of Basil’s loving fans to vote on their favorite costume for Halloween 2013. Below you will find sample photos, all from wag.com, and a poll to tell us what you think. Whatever is voted highest by Friday October 11th will be Basil costume this year. Thanks for your help in this very important matter and we will announce the winner this weekend and some adorable photos will follow!
Hello! Over the last 9 months or so I’ve been asked many times where we got Basil’s doggie tuxedo that he wore at our wedding. He looked so handsome and even a group of complete strangers were taking photos of my dog on the streets of Seattle.
I know that wedding season 2013 has passed but if you are getting married anytime this fall, winter or in 2014 and plan on having your pet involved in your big day you are probably looking for the perfect formal outfit. After searching the internet high and low I pretty much came up empty. Don’t get me wrong, Etsy is a great place to find unique, artsy everything but what I found there just didn’t seem worth the price most of the shops wanted to charge. After almost completely giving up and figuring ‘hey, I have a black & white dog it will be okay’ I struck doggie tuxedo gold!
It was the day after Halloween 2012 and I decided to hit up Target for some discount Halloween candy when I saw it. Before this I probably wouldn’t have thought of buying a Halloween costume but it was perfect. They had every size and because it was the day after Halloween it was 50% off the already amazing Target prices. So, if you are in the market for some formal puppy wear for any size mutt check out Target or any Halloween super store that will be popping up any day now. Also, check out Wag.com they have a lot of costumes up right now and when you make your first purchase you get free shipping for 90 days.