Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Santa

SlimDoggy Santa

We haven’t joined Wordless Wednesday for a while, but I think this photo series is appropriate – I don’t need any words for you to understand how Jack feels about the Santa hat.     »

SlimDoggy Jack | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Jack | Wordless Wednesday

Jack enjoys the view off the back deck.   »

SlimDoggy Maggie | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Maggie | Wordless Wednesday

Maggie enjoying the sunshine and flowers in her yard.       »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Jack & Maggie enjoying the spring sunshine.   »

Smart Jack | Wordless Wednesday

Smart Jack | Wordless Wednesday

Jack is busy helping SlimDoggy Steve prepare for his presentation on WordPress at the upcoming BlogPaws Conference (Friday morning at 11am). Jack is a wiz when it comes to plugins, security, backups, etc. so if you have questions that you want answers to, just ask them in the comments section below.... »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Jack’s ready for his workout. Up next, core work.   »

SlimDoggy Maggie | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Maggie | Wordless Wednesday

Maggie contemplates life…   »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Jack and Maggie both had a bath this past weekend. Neither of them were too happy about it, but they sure look clean & shiny now.   »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Sometimes we enlist SlimDoggy Jack to man the customer service line at SlimDoggy. It’s always good to stay in touch with his friends and fans.     »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

This week’s theme for the #52Snapshots, #PBSG photo challenge is FOOLISH. I’m sure many folks will come up with ‘foolish’ photos of their dog and well, we aren’t one to buck the tide – especially when I have this character. I don’t know how she gets in these... »

SlimDoggy Jack | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Jack | Wordless Wednesday

This week’s #52Snapshots and #PBSG theme is SPRING! Jack dons his favorite SlimDoggy bandana and checks out some of the flowers in our garden.   »

SlimDoggy Jack | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Jack | Wordless Wednesday

Hey, that’s not how you use the FitBone Jack…   »

Would You Rather?

Would You Rather?

Jack was bored the other day and wanted to play a game of Would You Rather? Wikipedia defines the game as: “a conversation or party game that poses a dilemma in the form of a question beginning with “would you rather”. The dilemma can be between two supposedly good options, such as... »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

This is the color version of our B&W Sunday post – the colors were so pretty we had to share it.     »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

How do YOU feel about winter so far this year? Here’s how Jack is feeling.     »

SlimDoggy Bath Day

SlimDoggy Bath Day

Bath day for Jack. Here he displays his superior “shake it off” routine. Taylor Swift has nothing on him…   »

SlimDoggy Flashback | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Flashback | Wordless Wednesday

This is a photo of our Sweet Sally Brown, her brother Tino and her bull terrier girlfriend, Lucy. Lucy used to come over for play dates every afternoon before dinner. They really wore each other out. They’re all gone from us now, but they were sure a lot of fun and we miss them.     »

WINTER:  Southern California Style

WINTER: Southern California Style

This week’s theme for our #52SnapShots #PBSG Photo Challenge (sponsored by our friends at The Lazy PitBull) is WINTER! We imagine we’ll see lots of beautiful snow filled photos – especially from folks back on the east coast. But winter in California is upside down from what you typ... »

SlimDoggy Jack | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Jack | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Jack posing for photos…   »

Willow | Wordless Wednesday

Willow | Wordless Wednesday

This is SlimDoggy Jack’s new niece, Willow. She was adopted just before Christmas and has two human sisters who love her like crazy. She just started the training sessions her Uncle Jack got her for Christmas and has obviously picked up SIT very quickly.     »

SlimDoggy Maggie | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Maggie | Wordless Wednesday

A few weeks ago, we wrote a post about possession being nine-tenths of the law and talked about who sleeps in whose bed or steals whose treats. I mentioned that Maggie sleeps in most any bed except she never, ever goes into Jack’s crate. Well, she must of read that story and taken it as permis... »

Blogiversary Part 2

Blogiversary Part 2

Last week we posted the first in our Blogiversary series. We reviewed some of our most popular posts. This week, for Wordless Wednesday, I wanted to revisit some of our favorite pictures from previous Black & White Sunday posts, our FitDog Friday posts, Jack & Maggie portraits and “J... »

SlimDoggy Christmas Wishes

SlimDoggy Christmas Wishes

SlimDoggy Jack wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas.   »

SlimDoggy Jack & Maggie | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Jack & Maggie | Wordless Wednesday

Maggie shares a secret…   »

SlimDoggy Maggie | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Maggie | Wordless Wednesday

Maggie has her “BAH HUMBUG” face on… Notice the lip curl…that happens to her all the time – it’s pretty funny when it curls on both sides.   »

SlimDoggy Wishes Come True?

SlimDoggy Wishes Come True?

Jack makes a wish.   I don’t know if Jack or Maggie have ever seen snow. I know we haven’t seen it in our corner of California in the 20 years we’ve been here, other than in the distance on the mountain tops. I’m not sure how they would react. Given how Maggie reacted to... »

SlimDoggy Happy Thanksgiving

SlimDoggy Happy Thanksgiving

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SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

This is Maggie’s happy face. She’s just finished a fun but exhausting game of “find the food” in the front yard.   »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

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SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

We posted a photo of Jack’s one and only trick on Instagram the other day. His cousin’s Taj and Tally were not going to be outdone and filed evidence of their superior skills. Well done girls.     »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Fall sunbathing     »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Sad sack Jack.     »

Pet Obesity Awareness Day | Caring for your Critter

Pet Obesity Awareness Day | Caring for your Critter

Today we are joining the Caring for Critters Round Robin and writing about one of the more serious and invasive pet health issues around – Obesity.   I know this isn’t a new topic for us to cover, we write about nutrition, health, fitness and exercise almost everyday, so why the spe... »

National Walk Your Dog Week

National Walk Your Dog Week

We’re excited to be participating once again in National Walk Your Dog Week. National Walk Your Dog Week was founded in 2010 by Celebrity Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige, to bring awareness to the ever increasing problem of canine behavior issues and canine obesity in A... »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Jack’s picture perfect sit, waiting for a treat.   »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Maggie, just chilling in the front yard.   »

Spondylosis Deformans in Dogs

Spondylosis Deformans in Dogs

Today we are joining the Caring for Critters Round Robin. Yesterday’s entry from Rescued Insanity was some great advice on being prepared for a sudden illness or injury. Tomorrow, be sure and visit I Still Want More Puppies for a post on kidney disease.   We are sharing our experience wit... »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Last week we posted a photo of Jack playing “hide & seek” and admitted that he wasn’t very good at it. His brother Tino, however was a master. How is your dog at hide & seek? We’re having a little contest over on our Facebook page, so check it out and enter.   ... »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Jack isn’t very good at hide & seek.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

We posted this photo for Sepia Saturday, but it has such pretty color, we wanted to post it today too.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Last week we shared a picture of Jack taking a big bite out of a piece of watermelon. Maggie demanded equal time.     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! »

SlimDoggy | Toy Thief

SlimDoggy | Toy Thief

We got Jack & Maggie some new stuffies for their Gotcha Day. I think the pictures tell the story.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! »

You’re Invited to Our Gotcha Day Virtual Party

You’re Invited to Our Gotcha Day Virtual Party

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SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

The interior design in Big Bear certainly reflects the name of the town.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! »

SlimDoggy Jack at Big Bear Lake

SlimDoggy Jack at Big Bear Lake

Jack lounging on the deck. Stay tuned for more photos of our trip to Big Bear Lake.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Soaking up the sun on a Sunday afternoon.     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

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SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

I think we are all familiar with this scene…the dreaded suitcase….   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! »

Pet Emergency Preparedness – A West Coast Primer

Pet Emergency Preparedness – A West Coast Primer

June is designated as National Pet Preparedness Month by the American Humane Society (or AHS). The AHS offers a simple list of ten things to have in your pet preparedness kit, all of which are important. But depending on where you live, the emergencies or natural disasters you prepare for might be a... »

Jack and the White Poppy

Jack and the White Poppy

Last week we showed you our favorite tree – our Jack-aranda tree. This week we want to share a flowering shrub we are trying to get growing in our garden. It’s a white poppy that grows wild by the side of the road in our valley…but can I get it to grow in my yard? Barely. We finall... »

Jack-aranda Tree

Jack-aranda Tree

The “Jack-aranda” tree. We have three beautiful jacaranda trees in our yard. One of them is old and very big and blooms with beautiful purple flowers each spring. Jack likes to pose with his ‘Jack-aranda’ tree.   This gives you a good perspective on how big the tree is. ... »

Maggie post bath

Wordless Wednesday | SlimDoggy

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To jump or not to Jump

Dog + Swimming Pool = ???

Taj contemplates.       BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!     »

SlimDoggy Jack

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Jack surveying the backyard from his deck.     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!     »

A to Z Challenge: Zoomies

A to Z Challenge: Zoomies

Today is the last day of our A to Z Challenge, the letter “Z”, it was an easy one, we choose ZOOMIES. Anyone who has a dog, knows what the “Zoomies” are. For those of you that don’t, zoomies are a kind of run that a dog does when they are absolutely, completely in the m... »

Wordless Wednesday | Transformed

Wordless Wednesday | Transformed

Our “T” post and our Wordless Wednesday post is a photo of our transformed dog.     And in case you haven’t seen photos of Jack when we first got him almost three years ago – here’s what he looked like before his “transformation”. Kind of a flabby,... »

Wordless Wednesday: Napping

Wordless Wednesday: Napping

Our A to Z Challenge letter today is “N” for NAPPING. We entered Jack into the Fidose of Reality “Sleeping Dog” contest last month. He didn’t win, but here’s a selection of some of his winning poses. But, Maggie May DID win an Honorable Mention for this pose. How ... »

A to Z Challenge | Hind Legs

A to Z Challenge | Hind Legs

Today’s A to Z Challenge is the letter “H” and we’re going to post about “Hind Legs” and demonstrate some of the different ways Jack works his hind legs. It’s Wordless Wednesday too, so our post is going to be in photos.   Check our previous posts at Sl... »

Benefits of Balance

Benefits of Balance

Our A to Z Challenge letter today is “B” and we’re posting about the Benefits of Balance. Today is also Wordless Wednesday, so I’m going to keep it brief. Luckily, one of my favorite pictures of SlimDoggy Jack is one that demonstrates one of the regular exercises we do with h... »

Jack gets a new toy

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

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SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy Jack   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

SlimDoggy | Wordless Wednesday

Taj, SlimDoggy’s cousin, in a favorite afternoon napping spot     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

SlimDoggy Wordless Wednesday 3-5-14

SlimDoggy Wordless Wednesday 3-5-14

Jack does some gardening.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

SlimDoggy Wordless Wednesday 2-26-14

SlimDoggy Wordless Wednesday 2-26-14

Maggie seems a little grumpy.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 2-19-14

Wordless Wednesday 2-19-14

Our two healthy & fit 10 year old Labs, Jack & Maggie running in the yard.     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Dognition Part 2

Dognition Part 2

We finished up Jack’s Dognition exercises this past week and wanted to report on our results. Since it’s not really called a ‘test’ he didn’t really graduate, but he wanted to wear the cap, so what the heck. And I know this is not Wordless, but figured we’d join t... »

Wordless Wednesday 2-4-14

Wordless Wednesday 2-4-14

One of the few times Jack allowed Maggie in his bed, but his look to me is: “Mom, get her out”. He got up right after this shot. Do your dogs share beds? And here’s SlimDoggy cousins Taj & Tally – they look quite comfortable together, but they don’t usually share ei... »

Wordless Wednesday 1-29-14

Wordless Wednesday 1-29-14

Jack wanted everyone to see the new crop down the street. Looks like bacon celery again!   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 1-22-14

Wordless Wednesday 1-22-14

Jack helps Steve with his reverse pushups. Get Fit with your Pet!   In honor of Blog Paws Get Fit With Your Pet Month   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 1-15-14

Wordless Wednesday 1-15-14

Jack & Maggie watching Steve bring out the fitness equipment! BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 1-8-14

Wordless Wednesday 1-8-14

We shared a photo of Maggie getting her first acupuncture treatment for her arthritis on our Facebook page yesterday. Here is Jack watching over his little sister as she gets her treatment.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday New Year’s

Wordless Wednesday New Year’s

SlimDoggy Jack would like to wish all of his friends a very happy and HEALTHY New Year!     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday Christmas Edition

Wordless Wednesday Christmas Edition

A very Merry Christmas to all our Family & Friends.     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 12-18-13

Wordless Wednesday 12-18-13

Christmas Photo Shoot Outtakes And as promised, Jack with the decorated tree.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Move your Mutt

Wordless Wednesday Move Your Mutt-a-Thon

No words needed  – just the invite Join us for the first ever Move Your Mutt-a-Thon Canine Fitness and Health Expo. Learn more at at Petsmove.org.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 12-4-13

Wordless Wednesday 12-4-13

I think this picture captures the transformation of our sweet Maggie May from a scared, fearful puppy mill breeder mom into the (mostly) confident beauty she is today. What do you think?   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 11-27-13

Wordless Wednesday 11-27-13

“Come on mom, let’s go, the park is waiting”.  Does your dog have that look that says, “HURRY UP”? This is Jack’s. You can’t see it but he’s practically bouncing up and down.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 11-21-13

Wordless Wednesday 11-21-13

Just a few words with our Wordless Wednesday post. Those of you that follow our blog know that our sweet Maggie is (or was) a very fearful dog when we adopted her 18 months ago. She’s made great strides. This photo captures a bit of progress. Here she is doing a very good sit and down for Stev... »

Wordless Wednesday 11-13-13

Wordless Wednesday 11-13-13

An afternoon hug.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 11-6-13

Wordless Wednesday 11-6-13

Today is the first Give Cancer the Paw blog hop and Pet Cancer Awareness Month and in honor of that, I created this collage of our sweet Becca who we lost to osteosarcoma about 18 months ago. She was a sweet girl, playful and loving. These are some of our early pictures when we first adopted her and... »

thinking Jack

Wordless Wednesday: What is Jack Thinking?

What is SlimDoggy Jack thinking? Knowing him, nothing to do with “trick” and everything to do with “treat“. Happy Halloween!     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 10-23-13

Wordless Wednesday 10-23-13

What do you think Jack is looking for?   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 10-16-13

Wordless Wednesday 10-16-13

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Pet Obesity Awareness Day, Wordless Wednesday Edition

Pet Obesity Awareness Day, Wordless Wednesday Edition

In support of National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, we created an infographic with some thought-provoking facts and figures on the pet obesity problem in the US. We plan to create a second infographic this month highlighting reader tips & advice for keeping their pets fit as well as featuring some... »

Wordless Wednesday 10-2-13

Wordless Wednesday 10-2-13

Morning Walk   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 9-25-13

Wordless Wednesday 9-25-13

Jack at the beach – do you think he likes it?     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 9-18-13

Wordless Wednesday 9-18-13

SlimDoggy Jack – how handsome is he… BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 9-11-13

Wordless Wednesday 9-11-13

Can’t even begin to imagine what she was doing just sitting there like that. BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 9-4-13

Wordless Wednesday 9-4-13

Our first picture of Jack. You can’t really tell how overweight (105lbs) he was in this picture, but you can see how heavily he is panting. He panted like a race horse for the first 3 days we had him. He weighed in at 79lbs today at the vet.     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! ... »

Wordless Wednesday 8-27-13

Wordless Wednesday 8-27-13

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Wordless Wednesday 8-21-13

Wordless Wednesday 8-21-13

Tino taking a break, reading the Sunday paper.   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 8-14-13

Wordless Wednesday 8-14-13

An oldie, but goodie. Our chocolate lab Sally with Tino and their friend Lucy. circa 2000       BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 8-7-13

Wordless Wednesday 8-7-13

What ARE they thinking? I think their posture speaks volumes…     BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 7-31-13

Wordless Wednesday 7-31-13

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Wordless Wednesday 7-24-13

Wordless Wednesday 7-24-13

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Wordless Wednesday 7-17-13

Wordless Wednesday 7-17-13

An action shot of SlimDoggy friend Hooper – a gorgeous Borzoi zooming down a hill at Griffith Park in LA. Talk about fast runners, these guys have serious speed…   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 7-10-13

Wordless Wednesday 7-10-13

 Wordless Wednesday No words necessary, I’m sure you can guess what they are doing…   BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 7-3-13

Wordless Wednesday 7-3-13

Wordless Wednesday There are no words, I think we all recognize the sad face of a dog waiting for mom to come home. BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!   »

Wordless Wednesday 6-25-13

Wordless Wednesday 6-25-13

It’s time for BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday blog hop!I know this is supposed to be “wordless”, but seriously, what is he thinking?? I was cleaning poop in the backyard and he’s standing in the doorway just watching…with that look.  BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday blog ho... »

Wordless Wednesday 6-19-13

Wordless Wednesday 6-19-13

It’s time for BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday blog hop! »

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