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How do you play it safe?

We love that warmer weather is here and we will be out and about all day and into the evenings. Do you ever worry about your safety while out with your pet?
We found this great company called BlingSting that has safety devices that are absolutely adorable to wear and use. We are hooked on the new bow tie personal AHH!LARM It has 115 decibels of sound emitting when you need it .. it’s super easy too. Just hit that bright pink button and scare your offenders away!  They have pepper spray, stun guns, first aid clutch, Glammer Hammer, and the personal AHH!LARMS ... go shop your safety style today ... enjoy a more relaxed time out and about like us!
https://www.blingsting.com/
Are you ready for Spring?
Get a head start on Spring cleaning your pets area! Basic tips from DiorABelle’s mommy! Gather items for donation.Evaluate all toys and chews. Discard any broken unusable toys.Check food storage area. Discard any outdated food/treats.Deep clean pet bowls, fountains, placemats, litter boxes, potty areas.Wash blankets and bedding, thoroughly air out anything that cannot be washed.Start a regular Spring/Summer grooming routine.Talk with veterinarian about the importance of flea and tick prevention in the home.Always use pet friendly cleaning products.Enjoy your time outdoors with your little buddies!
Get EXCITED for your dog walks again ... Tips from a dog mom!


Choose a new route .. We get set in a quick routine but that can get quite boring. Simply change up the route or location of your walk, you and your pup will have all kinds of new sights and smells to check out!      2.  Practice a new trick .. Use this time to introduce a new trick to practice each day while on your walk. It breaks up the monotony of a regular walk and introduces a new element to the day. Don’t forget the high reward treats too!
     3.  Bring a friend along .. Invite a buddy to go walking with you. This will excite your pup for the walk and give you an opportunity to engage with another human too! It’s a great idea to break it up and invite friends some days but not others. Keep your pup guessing and excited for new adventures each day. They never know what to expect .. except a GOOD TIME!
    4.  Take some pictures to share your experience with friends. We love seeing what you are doing and where! Yet an…

Shooting tips from an amateur dog mom photographer

You see those photos you just can’t stop looking at. It’s clear, creative, fun and evokes emotion. For me that is what a good photo will do to your soul. So how do you get those shots?
In short lots of practice and patience. I know that is not what you wanted to hear, but it is the ugly truth. You are only going to improve your skill with practice, practice, practice!
Now for a few good tips I use when shooting Diorabelle:

1. Always start with a good happy attitude, your pet will feed off your energy.
Making a positive connection with the camera will yield better results.

2. Introduce your pet to the camera slowly. It is a big foreign object you are shoving directly in their face and it might even make noises and flash at them. How scary?!
Treats are you best friend, make sure they are high value treats (we use bacon 🥓).
Always let them explore the camera before you take your first shot, and make sure to give praise and treats for everything.

3. Remember your focus is the pet, and e…