Counting Smiles Rather Than Steps

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I love the way activity trackers keep people aware and accountable when it comes to staying active. I feel like, at least in my circle of friends, it's far more likely for someone to be proud of hitting 10k steps every day for a week or running a new distance rather than, say fitting into a certain …
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Facing a Long Distance Challenge With The North Face

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The North Face for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Just the other day, I was talking to someone who was just getting started with her running journey. She was struggling a bit with the idea of …
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Easy, Homemade Dog Treats: No-Bake Brody Balls

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Dr. Jessica Vogelsang is a veterinarian and head honcho at the award-winning petcentric website pawcurious.com, where she posts recipes, pictures of her pets and rants about pseudoscience. When she's not writing, she provides home hospice care for pets with her San Diego practice Paws into Grace. …
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Too Busy to Walk the Dog? 2 Tips You Need to Read

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Dr. Andy Roark is a practicing veterinarian in Greenville, SC. He's best known for his popular Facebook page and YouTube show, Cone of Shame. Dr. Roark is great about giving awesome advice that's actually manageable for most pet owners --- plus, he's a seriously funny dude --- so we took one of …
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Running Wild Giveaway: $100 in Dog Gear for 5 Lucky Readers

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You've got great fit gear for being active, so shouldn't your pup, too? You better believe it! Which is why we've partnered with Kurgo for the second year for our annual Fit Bottomed Pets Week to bring you one heck of an amazing giveaway just for FBG readers and their furry friends! Yep, this …
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Suds Fideo Up Right: Molly’s Suds Dog Shampoo Giveaway

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If you're like us, then you want to take as good of care of your four-legged friend(s) as you do yourself. Which means, you wanna keep them clean --- but in a safe way that's good on their skin. Which is exactly where Molly's Suds Dog Shampoo comes in ... and why we're giving a bottle away of this …
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Dog-Gone Fun: Fit Bottomed Pets Week Is the Cat’s Meow!

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Is there a better and more excited walking or jogging buddy than a dog? Nope. A cuter and fuzzier way to de-stress than playing with a kitten? We think not. A more watchable online video subject? Absolutely not. Which is one of the many reasons why we love our pets. Which is why we want to take care …
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