Summer Bucket List for Your Dog

Did you create a bucket list for yourself or your family for the summer? How about your dog? A bucket list does not necessarily mean a grand adventure for just humans. The main point of a bucket list is trying something new. If you need inspiration, check out the following list of ideas for a summer bucket list for your dog.  

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Before going anywhere new, research the guidelines for bringing your pet. Many travel areas understand dogs are valuable family members. Other destinations may not be pet friendly. Researching or calling is the best way to learn the rules for bringing your faithful four-legged companion.

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  1. Hit the Trails: Get outside. Go to your favorite hiking spot or find a new one. Spend the day exploring.
  2. Camp Out: Pet-friendly campgrounds cater to pets by offering dog runs or other play areas. Researching is the best way to find the best campground for you and your dog.
  3. Go to the Dog Park: Dog parks are exciting for your four-legged companion. Dogs love socialization and play. Try to visit your local dog park regularly. Next, go to a dog park. Different play areas are a new adventure for your dog.
  4. Pet-Friendly Hotel: Do you and your dog need a relaxing night away? Go to a pet-friendly hotel for the night or the entire weekend. Many hotels strive to include family pets in their accommodations. Order room service. Enjoy a night of relaxation with your fur baby.
  5. BBQ Time: Grill steak or chicken for you and your pet to enjoy. Or host a dog-friendly BBQ for your friends and their pets.
  6. Spend Time at the Lake: If your dog loves to swim, head to your local pet-friendly lake. Pack a lunch. Spending time at the lake is an activity your entire family will enjoy.
  7. Pet-Friendly Backyard: Redesign a portion of your backyard with your dog in mind. Install a dog activity area with ramps for running, add a small child’s swimming pool, a watering station, shade area, dog run, and more.
  8. Professional Photo: As a pet owner, you probably have hundreds (or thousands) of photos of your pet with your family. Not to mention, the extra selfies of you and your pet together. But do you have a professional photo?
  9. Cuddle Time: Watching your favorite videos, sitting on your couch, and cuddling with your pet is a great way to spend an evening.

Coming up with a summer bucket list for your dog is a great family activity. Enjoy all the different ideas together.

26 Quotes for June

June brings warm weather, the official start of summer, and much more. Are you searching for the right words to add to your social media posts? If you need inspiration, check out the following quotes for June.

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  1. “Far up in the deep blue sky, Great white clouds are floating by; All the world is dressed in green; Many happy birds are seen, Roses bright and sunshine clear Show that lovely June is here.” – F. G. Sanders
  2. “Queens are born in June.” – Unknown
  3. “I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.” –- L. M. Montgomery
  4. “It’s a cruel season that makes you get ready for bed while it’s light out.” – Bill Watterson
  5. “All June I bound the rose in sheaves. Now, rose by rose, I strip the leaves.” – Robert Browning
  6. “It is better to be a young June bug than an old bird of paradise.” – Mark Twain
  7. “And since all this loveliness cannot be Heaven, I know in my heart it is June.” – Abba Woolson
  8. “June had drawn out every leaf on the trees.” – Virginia Woolf
  9. “How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness, how the time has flown. How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss
  10. “A cold in the head in June is an immoral thing.” – L.M. Montgomery
  11. “Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. “No price is set on the lavish summer; June may be had by the poorest comer.” – James Russell Lowell
  13. “It is dry, hazy June weather. We are more of the earth, farther from heaven these days.” – Henry David Thoreau
  14. “The castle grounds were gleaming in the sunlight as though freshly painted; the cloudless sky smiled at itself in the smoothly sparkling lake, the satin-green lawns rippled occasionally in a gentle breeze: June had arrived.” – J.K. Rowling
  15. “Oh, my love’s like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June.” – John Barrowman
  16. “If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.” – Bernard Williams
  17. “In June, as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.” – Aldo Leopold
  18. “In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explodes, and every sunset is different.” – John Steinbeck
  19. “Do not the bright June roses blow to meet thy kiss at morning hours?” – William C. Bryant
  20. “At midnight, in the month of June, I stand beneath the mystic moon.” – Edgar Allan Poe
  21. “In these divine pleasures permitted to me of walks in the June night under moon and stars, I can put my life as a fact before me and stand aloof from its honor and shame.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  22. “There are two seasons in Scotland: June and Winter” ― Billy Connolly
  23. “That’s life (that’s life), that’s what all the people say, You’re ridin’ high in April, shot down in May. But I know I’m gonna change that tune. When I’m back on top, back on top in June.” ― Frank Sinatra
  24. “Elvish singing is not a thing to miss, in June under the stars, not if you care for such things.” ― J. R. R. Tolkien
  25. “What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.” — Gertrude Jekyll
  26. “Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January.” — Hal Borland

Happy June!

30 Photo Prompts for June

June brings warm weather, Father’s Day, and long summer days. All are perfect to photograph. If you are looking for inspiration, check out the following photo prompts for June.

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  1. Selfie
  2. Shadows
  3. Distance
  4. Morning vibes
  5. Signs or symbols
  6. Sunrays
  7. Bold
  8. Shapes
  9. Trees in bloom
  10. Wildlife
  11. Nature
  12. Favorite things
  13. Sunrise or sunset
  14. Flag Day (USA)
  15. Black and white
  16. Up close
  17. The best part of the day
  18. Landscape
  19. Father’s Day (USA)
  20. Waterscape
  21. Summer begins
  22. Cityscape
  23. Stillness
  24. Travel
  25. 8 pm
  26. Weather
  27. Reflection
  28. Pattern
  29. Clouds
  30. Photographer’s choice

Have a wonderful month making memories!

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