Thursday, December 23, 2010

Koda's Christmas Cookies

My grandmother bought Koda the cutest Christmas gift - a mason jar full of doggie cookie mix and an ornament shaped cookie cutter! The mason jar was filled with all most all of  the ingredients needed to bake the treats right from your own kitchen. All that had to be added was one egg and a 1/2 a cup of warm water.

The mix formed a dough that was then rolled out and cut into the Christmas ornament shape. I let Koda taste a bit of the cookie dough :). He loved it! The last step was to bake for a whole 90 minutes!

Koda was anxious for the treat to come out of the oven. 90 minutes seemed like forever! After the cookies cooled, Koda gobbled up a few of the cookies! He loved them! This was such a fun Christmas project. Thanks Nanny!

 I found a whole list of 70+ homemade doggie treats online I may have to try out soon! Check them out here:

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Dog Food Reviews

Every wonder what your feeding your LuckyPup? Just check out Pet Food Talk to find out information regarding dog food brands and recalls. They also monitor the FDA website to provide up to date recalls. They also have pages set up for dog food brands where they encourage owners to rate the dog food brands they are familiar with.

Need a personalized dog bowl for your pups food? Remember the last day to order is December 18th if you need your bowl or treat jar to arrive by Christmas! Visit now to order!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Koda's Halloween

Just a few days ago an orange envelope addressed to Koda was left in the mailbox. What could it be?...A super cute Halloween card from Max Roberts Pomeranian! He even left a note to Koda in the card. He is such a thoughtful Pom. The card is hanging on the fridge right now.

We also carved a pumpkin this weekend. Being a graphic design major, I designed my own stencil. The cuts in the pumpkin create a cute little owl sitting on a branch with the moon and stars in the background.

Happy Halloween!

Friday, October 22, 2010

Churchill's Treat Jar

One of this pups family's  friends decided to purchase a personalized treat jar for Churchill for a housewarming gift. He loved it!  Churchill sure is one Lucky Pup!

To purchase a personalized a personalized treat jar for your dog please visit LuckyPups shop.

Don't forget to send in photo of your dog to Thank you!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Christmas is just around the Corner

It's 66 days until Christmas and we just added Christmas ornamnets to LuckyPups Shop!  They are available in 6 different colors. Each ornament is made from acrylic mirror instead of glass mirror so they won't break if they are accidentally knocked off the tree. The name is permanently etched onto the mirror.  You also get to choose from 15 different fonts! The ornaments hang by a sparkling metallic string. Ready to hang on your tree, just in time for the holidays.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Koda's New Sweater from K9 Knits

Recently I entered Koda in a drawing to win a custom handmade sweater from K9 Knits and guess what! He won! I had to send in his measurements and it was made to fit him perfectly. I also was asked to choose a color. I absolutely loved the details of the buttons. Here are a few fall photos of Koda and his new sweater.

Find out more about K9 Knits here:

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Koda's New Leash

Yesterday I purchased a new leash for Koda. Being the right brained person I am, the plain red leash just wasn't good enough. So last night I decided to update the leash and make it a little more personal. I usually use my vinyl cutter to make stencils for sandblasting my LuckyPups products but this time I wanted to try it with paint. I made a polka dot design personalized with Koda's name and cut it out of piece of vinyl. I then used the vinyl stencil and painted the design onto the leash. Last I finished it of with a few layers of clear coat paint for protection. What do you think?

News from LuckyPups Shop: 

Small Stainless Steel Treat Jars are BACK! Our best selling treat jar have been out of stock since June. Duncan was the last pup to get one of these treat jars but now you can get your own! Check out LuckyPups shop for more information. 


Monday, September 20, 2010

Woo Pig Sooie!

Recently the Arkansas Razorback had a game in Little Rock. This means tailgating! Koda tagged along wearing his Razorback jersey and bringing his Razorback football dog toy.  He had a great time!

A few of us girls with Koda at the Hogs tailgate party. 

Koda decided to meet a few new people. He loves kids.

Sitting on the hill waiting for the game.

Koda with his jersey overlooking all the tents. 

Go Hogs Go!

All of us.

As for LuckyPups photo contest, a cute little pug name Doser won the personalized dog bowl from LuckyPups. He had 105 "likes" or votes on his photo he uploaded to LuckyPups Facebook Fan Page. I shipped his bowl out last friday. He should be sending me photos soon. I can't wait! Thank you so much to everyone that entered! There will be more contests to come. Become a fan to find out when!

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Happy 3rd Birthday Koda!

Koda turned three on September 10th. As always we had a birthday party for him complete with a doggie birthday cake, candle, cupcakes, cookies and presents. All dog friendly of course!

(click the photos to enlarge)

Koda's new friend and cousin Mylee was able to attend. It was her first birthday party to be a part of. She loved the sprinkles and icing! 

First was lighting the candle and sing happy birthday. 


Next the dogs got to try out the doggie cake, cookies, and cupcakes.


Last was Koda favorite part of his birthday... opening presents! 


Koda received a toy furry owl and Skineez Moose in his gift bag. His cousin Mylee gave him a Jack toy and two bags of yummy treats. Mylee decided she would take over the new toys :) She is so tiny you can barely tell her apart from the toys!

Over all Koda had a great 3rd birthday! 

In celebration of Koda's birthday LuckyPups is doing a photo contest on LuckyPups Facebook Fan Page. All you have to do is upload a photo of your dog and get your friends to vote by becoming a fan of LuckyPups and "liking" your photo. The dog with the most "likes" wins a personalized dog bowl!  But hurry! The contest ends tonight at midnight! 

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Splish Splash

So a few days ago, I decided to let Koda go on a boat ride with us to the White River. To my surprise he LOVED it! He usually doesn't like water too much, especially baths. Even at the pool he just stays on the top step...never more. At the river it was a totally different story! He would jump, run, splash and play in the river. He had so much fun running from the water to the sand and back.

He also played fetch in the water, something that he has never done before.

Koda's 3rd birthday is September 10th and I will be doing a contest on LuckyPups Facebook Fan Page!

The dog with the most votes for there best Birthday Photo will receive this personalized glass dog bowl. 14 different fonts available! Check out my Etsy shop for more information on this bowl.

 How to Enter: 
1. Become a fan of LuckyPups on Facebook.

2. Upload your best birthday photo.

3. Invite your friends to become a fan and vote! You can not vote more than once per photo.Voting multiple times for the same photo is not allowed on this contest.

*Contest ends Wednesday, September 15th at Midnight, Central time .

If you have any questions please message Koda on Facebook or send an email to

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Friday, August 20, 2010


Update 1: Personalized Dog Bowl.
This ceramic bowl is the newest addition to the Personalized Dog Bowl Section in LuckyPups Shop.  It can be personalized with any name.  It is microwaveable and dishwasher safe.

Personalized Ceramic Dog Bowl
Update 2: Dog Tags.
I have been working on this project for a while and I still haven't listed the Dog Tags on my shop. But they are coming soon, I promise.  There are may different colors and shapes. Glitter is even embedded in the plastic! Here is a little sneak preview of what to look for...

New Dog Tags with Glitter

Update 3: Blue Bowls.
If you have every stopped by my shop, you know that I sell personalized hot pink dog bowls. Well I just ordered Caribbean Blue bowls for the boys. I wasn't really fair that the boy dogs were stuck with stainless steel and the girls could have a cool color like hot pink. Ha

Koda with New Blue Bowl
Springer with pink dog bowl
Update 4: Heart Bowl.
Speaking of the hot pink dog bowls, I have added a new design for the girly bowls that can be personalized. A heart. What goes better with pink than a heart?

Sheltie Pup with Heart Bowl

Update 5: Mylee.
My sister now has a new puppy named Mylee. She is a super small Sheltie. Koda tolerates her, but Mylee thinks they are best friends. :) Koda usually has to jump on the couch to get away from her when he is tired of her chewing on his tail and ears. She can't jump that high yet!

Mylee sleeping on Koda's Toy.
Mylee and Koda

Hope you all have a great weekend!

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Blog Buttons!

Yesterday I decided to create two blog buttons. One for people that have been featured on my blog and standard on that anyone can use. I had to look up how to create these buttons for my blog and thought I would share what I found out for other to use!

To make your own button:
  • Create a 125 x 125 pixel image in an image editing program such as  Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator.  Make sure you save the image as a .gif of .jpg

• Save your image to a website like Photobucket or Flikr

To put a "grab our button" on your blog:

• copy the following html code:

• open your blogger account and choose "design"
• click "add a gadget"
• choose "html" and you'll get a blank box
• paste the code you have copied in the box
• change the words "YOURBLOG"  to your information.
• Change the link to your image. (You'll need to go back to photobucket or wherever you saved your image and get the direct link code.)
• click save

To grab a button:

• copy the html code from the button you want
• open your blogger account and choose "design"
• click "add a gadget"
• choose "html" and you'll get a blank box
• paste the code you have copied in the box
• click save

That's it! The new button should be on your blog. Go ahead, give it a try with LuckyPups new blog button!



Sunday, August 8, 2010

Koda's New Collar

I recently ordered Koda a new collar from the Etsy shop Jennie B. Goode. They believe that dogs & cats deserve to have collars that are as fun and unique as they are!

Jennie decided to start making collars soon after she purchased her puppy Miss Sophia. Sophia is a super cute English Bulldog. After searching for the perfect collar, she eventually found the one she wanted at a local doggy boutique. The only problem was that it was $35! The adorable collar did end up on Miss Sophia's neck and spawned her desire to make fun and unique collars for a reasonable price.

I ordered the Masala dog collar for Koda. This collar features a beautiful pattern with cinnamon browns, butter yellows, pumpkin orange, all finished off with a coordinating brown buckle.

Jennie B. Goode's fabric collars are made with washable cotton fabrics that are lined with sturdy interfacing to add extra strength and stability while still maintaining the collars comfort and softness. Stress points are both double stitched and box stitched for extra strength and durability. They only use contoured buckles for comfort, top notch hardware and heavy welded D rings. The collars are machine washable on the gentle cycle in cold water. 
Thank you so much for making Koda such a cute collar and sending him heart shaped treats! He loved them both!