Close X

Author: Heather Burt

I believe dogs need 3 essential things to be happy and healthy:  lots of outdoor exercise, a species-appropriate diet and tons of love! As an ambassador to pet health and wellness, I promote outdoor activities through my blog, Hiking With Heather: Outdoor Adventures With Dog, where I document our hiking/camping/road trips around beautiful Wisconsin and encourage healthy eating through my side business – Kanine Kitchen. In my free time I’m enrolled in a Pet Nutritionist program so one day I’ll be able to educate and encourage people to feed their animals a diet that will promote a healthy and long life! Full Name: Heather Burt Location: Wausau, Wisconsin Where You Can Find Me on the Internet: Kanine Kitchen, Hiking with Heather, Facebook What I do for a Living: Being a full-time accountant during the day pays the bills while I’m in school to become a Pet Nutritionist. On nights and weekends I do homework, bake dog treats for my business, Kanine Kitchen, or take my ever-active dog, Charlie, on hiking adventures. What I Do for Fun: I absolutely LOVE baking and I spend most of my free-time in the kitchen. When the weather is nice, Charlie and I head out to explore hiking trails. The Furry Members of My Household Are: Charlie, a yellow Lab/Border Collie mix I adopted off Craigslist. A lot of people think she’s a “boy” because her name is Charlie, but I don’t think she’s offended. My Favorite Things to Write About Are: Pet nutrition and hiking! My Pet Peeves Are: Not being able to bring my dog to work. My Guilty Pleasures Are: Finding time to read or watch a movie… there just never seems to be enough time in the day to get everything done AND relax! How I Deal with Cat/Dog Hair: I vacuum my hardwood floors with the hose attachment instead of sweeping, which always just seems to stir up the hair and dust. I also make a fashion statement with dog hair on all my clothes; it’s my number one accessory! What I Want to Be When I Grow Up: I’d like to own my own pet store where I can make healthy meals and treats for pets while educating people on pet nutrition… and my dog can come to work with me!

Get Dogster in Your Inbox!

Stay informed! Get tips and exclusive deals.

May We Also Recommend

Our Most-Commented Stories