The Puppy Places

I did the math…

  "I did the math... we can't afford the cat."

When the Tools Just Don’t Work…

While I help run this adorable blog, The Puppy Places, I'm also a photographer over at Jill Kingsbury Photography and love taking cute photographs of dogs. I've recently been using those skills at our local humane society [...]

Dog Safety - Paw Pads on Hot Asphalt

Did You Know This Could Hurt Your Dog? – Dog Safety

Many people believe that a dog can walk on pretty much any surface, but that's NOT true! In the summertime, blacktop or asphalt can easily reach dangerous temperatures, burning the pads on your dog's feet. To [...]

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter, from our family to yours!

Staffordshire Terrier - Grand Rapids Michigan - The Puppy Places - Dog Training and Rescue Dogs

Hamming It Up

Almost every week I volunteer at our local humane society, and today I couldn't resist sharing little Maia's mug on the blog.  This girl was hilarious and so, so sweet!!  Say CHEESE!!!

Spring is… here?

Dog Walking – Part 1

Being able to take your dog out for a evening walk can be a wonderful and relaxing thing for everyone involved. And it's exercise for us too! With a little work, and a little patience, you [...]

Dillie The Deer

While we ARE a blog for dogs, occasionally we come across a story that hits home and shows the beautiful relationships humans have with the animal world.  In the story of Dillie the Deer, that is [...]

Aspen, labrador puppy video star, dog training videos

A Star Is Born

  Yesterday was an excellent day for those of us at The Puppy Places, since we partnered with Paws With A Cause trainers and pups to put together a series of training videos for you!   [...]

Cookie Monster

Happy Friday!  How many of you woke up to this face today?