Author: Aimee Beltran

DIY Idea – Instagram Pic Clips for Pet Lovers!

Are you obsessed with Instagram like I am? Instagram is the best way to quickly share your day-to-day life with your friends and family. I’m a huge fan of taking pictures to document life. I love digital photography and consider…

Virginia Beach Pet Expo is Tomorrow!

If you are looking for something to do this weekend with your pet, you’re in luck! The Virginia Beach Pet Expo is Saturday, September 21st at the Virginia Beach Convention Center from 10am to 6pm. Admission and parking is free…

DIY Pet Treat - Fall Harvest Crackers

I love this cool, fall weather that has swept over Hampton Roads! Fall is my absolute favorite time of year! I get all giddy just thinking about pumpkins, crunchy leaves, hayrides, and of course not sweating when I take Chuy…

Ten Things You Should Know Before Adopting a Pet

The Humane Society of the United States estimates that up to 8 million dogs and cats are brought to animal shelters every year. That is a sad statistic for any animal lover. Many animals are returned because people weren’t ready…

Dogs Take Back Hampton Roads Beaches!

How was your Labor Day weekend? Mine was quite relaxing! Chuy and I are excited about the “unofficial” end of summer here in Hampton Roads. Why? It means that the locals get to take back the beaches! All of the…

Labor Day Pet Safety Tips

Labor Day Weekend is here, folks. That’s right; the official end to summer has come. I swear the older I get the faster the months seem to go by. Anyone else feel the same way? I’m here today to give…

Do It Yourself Dog Bookends

TGIF! Are you ready for the weekend? This was another FAST week for me! What about you? The weather is supposed to be a little cooler this weekend with a chance a rain tonight. In case it rains or you…

Five Tips to Avoid Back to School Pet Blues

The first day of school for many kids in Hampton Roads is just weeks away. Where did the summer go?! As you’re busy school shopping and adjusting bed times, don’t forget that this is a major change for your pets…

Pet Friendly Events in Hampton Roads Aug. 16-18

TGIF pet lovers! I don’t know about you but this week flew by for me! If you are looking for something to do this weekend, I have a roundup of pet friendly events happening around Hampton Roads. Starting tonight there…

Do It Yourself Summer Dog Treat

 It sure has been hot and humid lately in Hampton Roads! Is anyone else ready for some cool fall weather? I know that I can’t wait! When it’s hot outside, I love to make healthy frozen treats for Chuy. Making…

Fun Things to Do With Your Dog in Virginia Beach

Earlier this week I posted a few of my favorite things to do with Chuy in Virginia Beach at the Hampton Roads Dog Blog. It’s finally the weekend and I can’t wait to get outdoors! Chuy is pretty excited to…

Hampton Roads Dog Parks

Dog parks provide a safe space where dogs can run freely off leash and socialize with other dogs. They are also a great place to meet other dog owners in the area to share tips and local information. There are…

5 Summer Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Can you believe it’s August already?! Where is the summer going? If you’ve been in Hampton Roads long enough you know we still have a few months left of hot weather even once summer is officially over. As the summer…

Dog Friendly Camping in Virginia Beach

Taking a vacation is something all of us need in order to recharge our batteries. However, in this economy, it’s not always easy to find the money to sneak away. I recommend doing a “staycation” in your home town if…

Heartworm Disease Prevention

One million dogs are estimated to be heartworm positive in the United States each year. Prevention is your pet’s best shield against heartworm disease. What is Heartworm Disease? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition that affects up…

Introducing Paw Prints!

Welcome to Paw Prints, your pet-friendly guide to the 757! My name is Aimee, spelled with two E’s. I’m a Hampton Roads native and I’ve been an animal lover my entire life. I grew up with all kinds of pets…