Orijen Original Cat Treats

In addition to Baron Henley von Pretzel, Teton has two cat cousins: Lilly and Oliver. Lilly is camera-shy, so the star of today’s guest post is Oliver.

Oliver is a ten-year-old Norwegian Forest Cat. He loves naps, crafting, and sunshine.

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Oliver also loves cat food and cat treats, so he was the perfect specimen to test Orijen’s Original Cat Treats, made with fresh free-run poultry and wild-caught monkfish.

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I caught Oliver on a Monday evening, in his natural habitat.

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Once I popped open the bag, we had immediate interest.

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Maybe a little too much interest.

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Orijen Original Cat Treats are freeze dried, which means they aren’t crunchy, but are softer. These are PERFECT for Oliver, because he’s had to have several teeth removed and isn’t too keen on crunchy treats. He definitely prefers wet cat food over dry cat food, just because it is easier for him to eat. Humans will love that these treats don’t actually smell like monkfish.

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I didn’t actually manage to get any shots of Oliver eating the treats because he wolfed them down so fast. And then knocked over the bag to help himself to an additional 3 or 4.

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Oliver gives the Orijen Original Cat Treats two enthusiastic paws up. He (apparently) loves the poulty-monkfish flavor combo and can easily eat these treats. We’d definitely try these again.

Thanks for the sample, Chewy!

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Oliver, in his younger days. He’s always been a fan of Chewy.

Happy tails!

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Newman’s Own & Joint Snack Sticks

Happy Monday!

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Why can’t we have every Monday or Friday off? I really believe that we’d all be happier, healthier, and more productive in our personal and work lives. Am I right?!

Today’s review is on a new treat from the Newman’s Own Organics line, available on Chewy.com.

Teton has been enjoying the chicken-flavored Hip & Joint Snack Sticks all week and we’re very pleased with them! Here’s why…

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These treats come in a 5-ounce bag that’ll run you just $3.71. That’s awesome thing number one. Awesome thing number two is that they’re made of great ingredients like chicken, chickpeas, rosemary extract, turmeric, and of course glucosamine and chondroitin. (Read more about glucosamine and chondroitin in one of my previous posts here.)

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More awesome coming your way. They’re made in the United States, they’re free of corn, soy, and wheat, and they are super soft and easily broken making it a great treat for dogs of all ages.

Teton approves, as evidenced by him creepin’ on me as I took these photos.

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If you’ve never given your dog a supplement or treat for their hips and joints, I recommend it. Why? Why not? I, myself, take a glucosamine supplement so why wouldn’t I do the same for my little dude if it’s likely to help his hips and joints?

The Newman’s Own Organics Chicken Hip & Joint Snack Sticks are a great glucosamine and chondroitin treat to try because they’re made with great ingredients and won’t cost you an arm and a leg.

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Now, if you’re in the market for something for your dog-loving self, walk run to TJ Maxx if you have one near you because OMG look at these adorable bags I got there yesterday. ♥

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The tote was $4.99 and the zipper pouch was $2!!! I couldn’t not get them. I’m seriously always on the hunt for dog stuff for humans so please, please let me know if you find anything amazing! You can e-mail me directly at herdogblog@gmail.com!

Happy tails, y’all!

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Wellness WellBites Treats

Happy New Year!

We rang in the New Year by doing some of this:

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And munching on some of these:

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Our buddies at Chewy.com sent us these Wellness WellBites treats and Teton his been thoroughly enjoying them for the past few weeks.

These soft and chewy treats are made with simple ingredients like beef, turkey, chickpeas, carrots, potatoes, and apples (to name a few).

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Like many soft treats, Wellness WellBites are easily broken if you’d prefer not giving your smaller dog the entire thing. This also applies to those of you who are watching your dog’s weight. 😉

I appreciate any line of treats that come in a variety of flavors, and these come in a ton! Check out all the flavors here.

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I’ll be reviewing lots more treats this month so be sure to check back soon!

Happy tails…

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ACANA Lamb & Apple Treats + Shirts for the Dog Lover in Your Life

Hello! Where is that waving emoji girl when I need her? That might be my second favorite emoji of all time. 😀

It’s been a hot minute since I blogged. Yikes. Between Thanksgiving, some traveling, and getting sick, I am happy to home for the rest of the year and looking forward to the holidays!

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Today I’ve got a new treat to share with you from Chewy.com. Check out the ACANA Lamb & Apple Dog Treats.

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Oh,  yeah. That bag is open. And we’re about through the darn thing because Teton and his cousin Henley Pretzel have been gettin’ DOWN on these treats.

ACANA’s freeze-dried treats come in a handful of flavors including the one we tried – lamb & apple. I have to say, we got the most tame of the flavors because two of the others are pork & squash and mackerel & greens!

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Not many ingredients in these little nibblers. We ♥ that! They’re also made in the U S A. Winning.

In my experience, freeze-dried treats are almost always a favorite for any dog. They are easy to chew and digest (it seems) and they smell super strong and delicious.

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These treats are super awesome because they are small (and easily broken to make even smaller pieces) which makes them both great treats on their own but also fun little sprinkles for the top of your dog’s food. (Sometimes we like to treat ourselves with sprinkles in this household.)

ACANA’s line of freeze-dried treats is available here at Chewy.com. They’d make a great stocking stuffer for your pup!

Ok, warning. Severe selfies ahead.

One of my favorite things to shop for and review are dog products for humans. You know…shirts, mugs, keychains, art, that type of thing. So, being that Christmas is right around the corner (seriously, people, get your shopping done before it’s too late!) I wanted to share with you a few recent purchases and one gift that may just be perfect for the dog lover in your life.

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Exhibit A. This tank from Wags & Weights. Describes my life. Is amazing. The end.

img_8795Exhibit B. This sweatshirt. A birthday gift from my homie (thanks, girl!). Also describes my life. Available here on Etsy.

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Exhibit C. This shirt that I clearly needed last weekend when I was visiting my bestie in Arizona. Available here from Farfetched Apparel, along with a zillion other adorable shirts and goodies.

Ok, selfie time has concluded.

I’m off to drink from this, my new favorite mug.

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See you next time for some more Christmas gift ideas for that dog lover in your life!

Happy tails…

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Merrick’s Pappy’s Pot Roast Dinner

This past week, Teton enjoyed Merrick’s Chunky Grain-Free Pappy’s Pot Roast Dinner wet food over his dry food.

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I love Merrick canned food for Teton and have been buying it for him in a number of their fun recipes since he was about a year old. He doesn’t get canned food over his dry food every time he eats, but it’s great to mix it up once in a while when that same old dry food gets boring.

Our buddies at Chewy.com sent us an entire case of this stuff! Teton isn’t complaining.

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(Observe Halloween bandana #1…monster mash.)

Merrick’s Paddy’s Pot Roast Dinner, aside from having the best name ever, is loaded with great ingredients like beef liver, potatoes, and carrots. It looks so much like real pot roast that one of the first reviews of it on Chewy.com is entitled “looks like pot roast.” 😀

Skeptical? Take a gander.

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This is the kind of food that the husband and I reference when we make statements like “Teton eats better than we do.”

Look at that beef. Those potatoes. The whole carrots.

Paddy’s Pot Roast Dinner is easily cut with a fork right out of the can, which is what I did with the carrots and potatoes before feeding it to Teton. One lick of the spoon before I set his bowl down and he was 100% on board, which is great because he’s been picky with his food lately and more often than not leaves it in the bowl for almost the entire day before eating it.

If you’re in the market for some canned food, give one of the Merrick flavors a try. Chewy.com has SO MANY flavors (check them out here) and they are just under $30 for a case of 12 cans. If you aren’t sure whether your dog can get through that many, split the case with a friend. Sharing is caring.

Paddy’s Pot Roast Dinner is probably Teton’s most favorite flavor but he also like Grammy’s Pot Pie, Cowboy Cookout, Turducken.

Big thanks to Chewy.com for hooking us up again this month!

Teton had a great October. Now that the weather is cooler he spent some days with his pals  Biju and Kyra at work.

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Pretty good life they’ve got, I think.

October comes to a close tomorrow with Halloween, so Teton will wear his glow-in-the-dark bandana (thanks, Auntie Morgan!) and steer clear of chocolate. 😉

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Happy tails…

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Fromm Four-Star Nutritionals

Hello! It’s my birthday today. I don’t believe anyone should ever have to work on their birthday so I took the day off, worked out, had coffee with a friend, got a massage, ate lunch with my Dad, walked Teton, and just chilled out. Adulting isn’t so bad when you can have a day like today.

The last few weeks, Teton and his buddies have been munching on Fromm Four-Star Nutritionals salmon and sweet potato treats from Chewy.com.

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These grain-free treats (which are on sale right now for just $3.21!) are made with real salmon, cranberries, sweet potato, spinach, green beans, and beets…just to name a few ingredients. Seriously. I think these treats are probably healthier than some of the things I eat.

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The Fromm Four-Star Nutritionals are like the PopTart of dog treats. There are a zillion flavors. Check it out here. You can choose from lamb and cranberry, parmesan cheese, liver, cranberry, and a handful of other flavors. (Mmmm…PopTarts.)

Teton and all of his buddies approve of these treats.

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Happy tails…

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Frisco Dog Poop Bags

Happy Wednesday!

Tomorrow is September 1st. What.in.the.heck. I’m torn between having to wear pants again but also wearing leggings and sweaters with Uggs. Hashtag basic. I know.

Last week was National Dog Day. Teton and I drove through Starbucks to get a little whipped cream.

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Which made his morning, obviously. 😉

Anywhats, we’re not here to talk about Starbucks or National Dog Day. We’re here to talk about poop.

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A few weeks ago, Chewy sent me a ginormous box of Frisco Refill Dog Poop Bags to test out. And when I say ginormous, I mean GINORMOUS. I think we got a lifetime supply of poop bags.

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Here’s the deal. Poop bags aren’t a glamorous dog product, but they are 100% necessary for all you Dog Moms and Dog Dads out there. And, before you ask, no, not all poop bags are created alike! I’ve had bags break whilst picking up a steaming hot pile of doodie, bags that smelled worse that the doodie itself, and bag dispensers that I could barely get the poop bags out of!

The box we received from Chewy has 2 dispensers and 900, yes, you read that right, NINE HUNDRED poop bags in it. Score.

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I love this type of dispenser because you can attach and detach it easily to move it from leash to bag to backpack, depending on where you need to keep it handy. It’s also designed so that the bags are very easy to pull out.

We got the scented version of these poop bags and the scent isn’t very strong, but because of that, it’s also not at all off-putting.

You might be wondering how much 900 poop bags will cost you. Well, I’m here to tell you…they are cheap. Yep. $14.97 for the entire box which even includes the two dispensers. I’m thinking these bags will last us a long time.

If you’re in need of more poop bags…and really, who isn’t (aside from me at this very moment), head over to Chewy and snag a box of these.

Head back over this way later in the week for a review of some new treats from Caru, complete with photos of Teton chewing.

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