Favorite hikes near Colorado Springs

All you have to do it drive through Colorado to know this place is beautiful. Earlier this month Mr and I hiked the Crag's, July 1 actually. It hailed on us for 30 minutes after we got started. This past week, I decided I wanted to hike it again. This time just Asher and me. [...]

Happy 4th of July {pets + fireworks}

Happy Fourth of July from, Asher and myself! We want to remind you that fireworks and dogs don't mix. Enjoy the Infographic below! from Opportunity Barks Dog Training,  www.opbarks.com find them on Facebook Below I have Asher's Kong filled with Peanut Butter in the freezer, along with a Pyrex bowl with his Kong Tuff Tire, [...]

When is it too hot for your dog? {summer pet care tips}

I was born and raised in Texas, like Houston, Texas...and if you have never been there it gets very hot in the summer (+100 degrees) with a boatload of humidity (average 78%). It doesn't ever feel cool unless you're in a pool or in front of the AC. So when is it too hot to [...]

7 Stitches + 14 days in a ‘Party Hat’

{warning: some photos might be gory for some viewers} If you follow me on Instagram (@clarkestudio), I'm sure you saw all the photos of Asher in his Cone of Shame, or as we like to call it his Party Hat. On March 16th, I took Asher to the dog park. The photo above was actually on [...]

First Aid Kit {in case of an emergency}

Are you prepared? Do you carry a 1st aide kit? Does it have products for both you + your dog? Do you know what to do if you need to perform CPR on your animal? I recently asked myself these questions and thankfully nothing prompted it. I began to assemble a Doggie/Person 1st aid kit for our [...]