We are HONORED to be included on the “THE TOP 20 PET BLOGGERS OF 2016” List

Ok, now that I have picked myself up from the floor, I can say that while I am STUNNED, I am DEEPLY, DEEPLY HONORED to have been selected by:



(and Dakota is too),  to be in the company of the blogs that are on this list. They are a sampling of a large number of blogs that I hold in high esteem, ( there are MANY, MANY OTHERS that are not on this list but SHOULD BE).

Here is a sampling of the blogs that have made this list, (I am listing those that I know and already follow. I linked to their Facebook pages, but if you click here, you can visit the original blog post announcing the selections and click on each blog from there.)

Fidose of Reality

The Conscious Cat


Golden Woofs

Tenacious Little Terrier

Carma Poodale

It’s Dog or Nothing

Rubicon Days



My Dog Likes

Wag ‘N Woof Pets



Dakotas Den


Here is what they wrote about us and we couldn’t be more HONORED AND PROUD!!!!!

“This enjoyable blog covers just about anything dog-related. From reviews of products and books to pet awareness days, Dakota and Caren will blog about it. There are giveaways and competitions too, so keep checking back for updates! Plus, you’ll find adorable videos of Dakota’s antics. Why not sit back, relax and visit Dakota’s Den with your dog?”


Dakota and I are full of gratitude to whomever selected us to be a part of this list. THANK YOU!!!!!!


  1. Some great blogs there on the list and CONGRATULATIONS on making the list too!xx Speedy and Rachel

  2. Congrats Dakota! Well deserved. There are lots of good ones there. Keep up the good work!

  3. Wow! We’re so happy and so proud of you, Dakota!

    Barks and Love,

  4. Congratulations Caren and Dakota! I’m so happy that you are on that list!
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  5. congrats to you both

  6. Emma says:

    Congratulations to you guys and all the others on this list 🙂 A great group of blogs.
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  7. DogDaz says:

    How absolutely pawsitively wonderful. So well deserved. Congrats.

  8. Congratulations! Well deserved, You’re our “go-to” pet book review blog! Celebrate big this weekend!

  9. Congratulations, Caren and Dakota! We are so happy for you. ♥
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  10. Congrats!!!!!I’m so happy with you and it is so great to see so much blogs on that list we know and we like too!
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  11. congratulations – you definitely deserve to be on the lit
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  12. A huge congratulations to you, Dakota and Caren! You more than deserve this!
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  13. Congratulations on being included on the list. Well deserved!! A great group of blogs there. Off to do the happy dance in celebration!!

    Thoughts in Progress
    and MC Book Tours
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  14. I’m so happy you made the cut. I’m not surprised at all.

    Have a woof woof day Dakota. My best to your wonderful mom. ♥♥♥
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  15. Daisy says:

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  16. What an honor – congrats!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley
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  17. Such a cool honor! Congrats!!
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  18. That’s awesome! Congratulations!
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  19. Bailey says:

    Congrats and well deserved.
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    • Dakota says:

      Awww Bailey…..thank you!!! We love your furmily and we miss you 🙁

  20. Congratulations!!! That is wonderful.
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  21. Congratulations! That is a great list of top blogs!
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  22. That is awesome. Congratulations.

  23. Yay for you! Are you kidding…everyone loves ya Dakota and your mommy too! This is so freaking cool. And knowing you guys makes us feel like we hit Blogville’s jackpot surfing amongst the extra ‘bootiful’ ones. Very well done-we couldn’t agree more with the recognition. ღ Happy weekend!
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    • Dakota says:

      Awww THANK YOU!!!!! I am totally speechless!! You are soooooooo kind!! THANK YOU!!! Being furiends with you guys means the world to us and you know we LOVE your blog too!!!!! You have a “happy weekend” too!!!

  24. Congratulations Caren, it is so well deserved! All the blogs listed are amazing!

    • Dakota says:

      Thanks so much Jodi!!!! So many, and that includes YOU, deserve it as well. I agree the others are amazing and that is why we are in shock!

  25. Congrat to you and all the other bloggers named. Very cool!
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  26. That is so cool! Congratulations, Caren and Dakota! 🙂
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  27. Clowie says:

    Congratulations! That’s great news. You deserve it.
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  28. Yay and Congratulations! So well deserved, Caren and Dakota! I’m so glad for you!
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  29. LP says:

    Congratulations Caren and Dakota! It’s nice to see that all your hard work has come to fruition 🙂 Well done!

    the critters in the cottage xo

    • Dakota says:

      Thank you but that would be Cody’s blog…that’s the one I work hard on! Thank you!

  30. congrats dakota and caren!!! well deserved, i must say.
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  31. Elaine says:

    What a wonderful surprise that must have been. Congratulations to both of you for making the list. Keeping the awesome posts coming! 🙂
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    • Dakota says:

      Thank you it most certainly was!!! Thank you! Now I have to get my act together and blog on Dakota’s blog! Haven’t been doing anything on it lately…OOOPS!!

  32. Jen says:

    Well deserved! Congratulations!

    • Dakota says:

      No it isn’t but thank you!!!! I haven’t blogged on Dakota’s blog all week! OUCH!!

  33. Dee says:

    HUGE congratulations on making the list and very well deserved!
    Your warmth really shines through in the blog.
    Thank you for thinking of us through losing Ludo.
    -Dee and Arran

    • Dakota says:

      Oh Dee you are too kind! THANK YOU!!!!!!! Do you see how bad I have been? I haven’t blogged on Dakota’s blog for nearly two weeks! OMG! I am awful! Thank you so much for your kind words. Our hearts were broken when Ludo left for the bridge. Your blog brought us so much joy, your photos, your babies, so beautiful. We love you very much and we love Arran……………..we will miss Ludo terribly. (((hugs))))))

  34. Sadie says:

    That is fantastic! Congratulations!
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