How To Train Your Puppy To Potty In No Time

Peeing and pooing are very important parts of any dog’s life. Unlike human who do it purely out of necessity, peeing is also used as a way to mark the territory. It is important for establishing social hierarchy. Unfortunately, this can pose an issue if the dog does it within home. Even if it wasn’t social, dog may do it as a way to fulfil its need as the instinct dictates. And trust me; a lot of things can happen with small puppies. This is precisely why you need to teach your dog … [Read more...]

Keeping Your Cats Healthy & Happy During The Holidays #CLUMPandSEAL

This post is sponsored by ARM & HAMMER™ and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about ARM & HAMMER CLUMP & SEAL™ available at PetSmart®, but Optimistic Mommy only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Arm & Hammer and PetSmart are not responsible for the content of this article. The holidays are upon us, and we are preparing to have our family and friends over for the festivities. While you are preparing, … [Read more...]

ARM& HAMMER™ CLUMP & SEAL™ Gives You a 7 Day Odor Free Home #CLUMPandSEAL

This post is sponsored by ARM & HAMMER™ and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about ARM & HAMMER CLUMP & SEAL™ available at PetSmart®, but Optimistic Mommy only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Arm & Hammer and PetSmart are not responsible for the content of this article. Pets are a huge joy, especially our cats. What's not a joy, though? Litter box odors. Thankfully we have ARM & HAMMER™ CLUMP … [Read more...]

Treat My Pug To a Spa Day with Petco Grooming #PetcoGrooming #MM

If you know me, you know my dogs are like my children. I want to make sure I take the best care of them. That includes feeding them good food and treats, getting them exercise, and making sure their coats are non-matted, and clean, and their nails are trimmed. I love that I'm able to do that easily with Petco Grooming services. It had been a couple of months since one of my furbabies got to go, so it was time for him to get a nice bath and his nails trimmed. So of course, I took him to one of … [Read more...]

Must-Have Gadgets And Accessories That All Cat Owners Need To Own

Cat’s have been kept and adored for thousands of years, and their popularity is still as high as ever. With more people owning cats than dogs worldwide, there is no denying that they make fantastic pets. They are perceived by many as being solitary and unloyal. But nothing could be further from the truth. Most cats love nothing more than spending time with their owner playing or being fussed. Taking on any kind of pet is a tremendous responsibility as they will rely on your for care, food and … [Read more...]

Golly Gear For Small Dogs Gift Card Giveaway (Ends 3/21)

***Welcome to the Golly Gear Giveaway*** 1 winner will receive a $25 Golly Gear gift card! The gift card code will be sent to you via email.  To find out more about Golly Gear and the great dog products they have, read the review I wrote on It's Free at Last on the Cloud Harness! Check out a picture of my adorable pups wearing the harness: Giveaway is open to US Residents, ages 18+ years of age (limited to one entrant per household). The giveaway ends March 21, 2016 at 11:59pm … [Read more...]

Make Sure Your Kitty is Fed Well with Sheba! #SwitchToSHEBA

This post is sponsored by Vocalpoint and SHEBA.  All opinions are my own. My pets are like my kids.  I love them so much and want to make sure they get the best.  For my kitties, Pickle and Apple, this is easy to do when you switch to SHEBA! We received this great kit from SHEBA and Vocalpoint to make the switch easier.  They included SHEBA's paté, cuts, and their Perfect Portions, as well as a super cute bowl and some coupons.  The Perfect Portions are perfect for our two cats - we … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Pets

Considering canines long ago earned the title of “man’s best friend,” it’s unsurprising so many people want to bring them along when they hop town for vacation. The same goes for cats, which add soothing purring sounds and lots of snuggles to any trip. That's why everyone is trying to figure out traveling with pets. But despite the appeal, a good deal of planning is required if you want a furry travel companion. Here are some tips to help travelers decide on a pet-friendly destination and … [Read more...]