IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY SUBSCRIBED
YOU SHOULD AUTOMATICALLY MOVE OVER!
THANKS FOR YOUR PAW-TIENCE!!!
BARKS AND LICKS AND LOVE,
Hi my furiends, it’s Dakota and boy oh boy am I ever excited to bark some news out at you!
I was contacted the other day by a wonderful woman who sent me information about a new subscription service, and she asked if I would help her BARK out the news! I told her I am ALWAYS up for a BARK about SOMETHING! Especially something that I think will have you or your human barking with joy!
Doggies, you know how when you take a walk with your human and you stop to use the facilities, it oftentimes is accompanied by all sorts of
barking curse words from your human? Why? THEY FORGOT TO BRING A BAG TO PICK UP THE POOP!!!
That is the most frustrating thing for our humans! I am ashamed to say I have seen my Mom grab giant leaves (yes, you heard me correctly!) from bushes and use THOSE to pick up my poop because she was too lazy to go back upstairs to get a bag.
My Dad is guilty too. If he doesn’t have a bag, he will often LEAVE THE POOP until he makes a trip back outside!
Well, you know how THAT goes! The ONE time that you don’t have a bag and you leave the poop, you get a crotchety neighbor with nothing to do but dial phones and report renegade poop (key Wicked Witch of the West music from the Wizard of Oz here) she almost steps in aforementioned poop, and then, you get a note chastising you about proper poop disposal. YES! Dad DOES go back out and pick up the poop but sometimes not fast enough!
Did you know?
“Scientists have been able to trace dangerous bacteria in water back to dog waste. By offering people an affordable, fun and convenient way to keep a constant supply of waste bags, PoopBuddy aims to help reduce the spread of water pollution by the 72M strong dog owning community.”
Let’s not forget the current uproar about plastic bags being harmful to the environment. Soon, they might be a thing of the past. Imagine having eco-friendly, super-cool looking waste pick-up bags automatically mailed to your house! Your humans will be so happy that they will become never ending treat dispensers!
I want to give you a peek at a new product called:
An Eco-Chic Poop Bag Delivery Service
“The service addresses the increasing demand for eco-friendly alternatives to plastic bags and the want for fun and stylish dog accessories. PoopBuddy aims to motivate the 40% of dog owners who opt out of dog waste cleanup to form new habits.”
Are these too cool or what? Remember, I told you this is just a “sneak peek.” PoopBuddy is shipping me a bag (I hope more than one bag but we will see!), so that I can tell you what I think of these, and then I will give you more information about how the subscription service works.
ABOUT PoopBuddy: Based out of the San Francisco Bay Area, PoopBuddy is a subsidiary of OnePet.co. Founded in 2013 by a group of entrepreneurial-minded dog lovers who believe that people can love their pup, love their planet and look like a million bucks.
Stay tuned for my review of the product when it arrives, I received no compensation for this post. I will receive a PoopBuddy bag.
Barks and licks and love,
I have thought about it for some time, and kept wanting to participate, and then I could never get my Mom to give me the computer! Well, here I am! I am taking part in my first Black and White Sunday Blog Hop that is hosted by You Did What With Your Weiner , My Life In Blog Years and Dachshund Nola.
I don’t think I can post the linky because I am on Free WordPress but soon that will be a thing of the past!
Barks and licks and love,
I have no idea where this photo came from to credit the person who took it, plus, this ISN’T Mom and Dad!!
But THIS IS!!!!
If you want to read about the story of their engagement, my kitty brother posted it on his blog today and I am too lazy to post it! You can read about it here!!
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY MOM & DAD!
Barks and licks and love,
Today is the first day of summer in the United States and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere and even with all of the fun that summer offers with outstretched paws, it also presents a plethora of dangers for our dogs.
Here is a helpful infographic from Petfinder featuring the:
6 Common Summer dangers for dogs:
Thanks to all who entered our give-away for:
We are excited to announce that the winner(s) (as chosen by http://www.random.org), of this great book ( they will receive a SIGNED COPY!) are our hardworking friends over at one of our favorite blogs!
Their winning comment was:
“Nestle’s favorite food is sliced american cheese from the deli. No cheddar, mozzarella, or white american. No other people food or cat treats. She is a weird cat. “
Please email your complete mailing address to cgittleman at mi dot rr dot com
Barks and licks and love,
Dakota and Mom
Hi everyone and boy am I excited to share something really cool with you today! When I was first contacted to see if I wanted to review
I admit that I was skeptical….my first question was, “Just exactly what ARE ChalkboardDogs! ?
From steadfastfriends.com, ChalkboardDogs!:
There are over 50 dog breeds to choose from!
The material that is used for ChalkboardDogs! is eco-friendly, it is a chalkboard film coated with REPOSITIONABLE, removable adhesive.
When mine arrived, it was rolled up and my first thought was “Uh-oh, will I rip this when I attempt to remove the silhouette from the backing?” Not a chance! I am all paws when it comes to these things (and this is Dakota’s MOM talking), and if I can do it, YOU CAN DO IT!
I picked a Shetland Sheepdog (what else?) as my silhouette and removing it from the poly sleeve backing couldn’t have been easier!
To apply, simply remove the silhouette from the poly sleeve and peel off the white backing. Carefully apply the silhouette to a clean, dry, flat surface taking care to be sure that any small bubbles or folds are flattened. That’s it!
Here is how mine looks after I wrote on it. If you can’t read it, it says “Everyone loves Shelties” and there is a reminder from Dakota to “BUY BONES!”
The size varies between breeds due to the orientation of the silhouette, but on average, the ChalkboardDogs! are 22″ long and anywhere from 15″ to 30″ high.
Mine works perfectly in our kitchen, but as I mentioned above, should I wish to move it to another room I can! Once again, the message can be wiped clean with an eraser, damp cloth or sponge and you can write on it with chalk or special
If you use your imagination there are countless things you can write on your ChalkboardDogs! silhouette! Everything from:
The options are endless!
Another thing I absolutely love about www.steadfastfriends.com is that:
Every time you purchase something from their website they will donate 10% of your purchase price to one of their Charity Partners, and importantly, they are going to let you choose which charity gets the donation.
I could not be happier with my ChalkboardDogs! silhouette and I am certain that you will be too!
ENTER TO WIN! The kind people at http://www.steadfastfriends.com have offered ONE of our readers who resides in the USA the chance to win a ChalkboardDogs! silhouette and Chalk Ink® of their own! (an almost $50 value!)
HOW TO ENTER: Just LEAVE A COMMENT telling me what breed you would select for your silhouette if you are the lucky winner AND be sure I have an email address for you should you be the lucky winner! COMMENTS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
THE GIVE-AWAY IS OPEN NOW and will end at 5pm EST on June 24th. The winner will be chosen by http://www.random.org and will be announced on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26th.
If you can’t wait to see if you are the winner, visit http://www.steadfastfriends.com NOW to order yours! THIS JUST IN! The kind folks at steadfastfriends.com are offering a 20% DISCOUNT to my readers! How cool is that? Just use the DISCOUNT CODE STEADFAST20%:
Good luck to all who enter!
In full disclosure: I was not compensated for this review/give-away. I was given a Shetland Sheepdog ChalkboardDogs! silhouette and Chalk Ink. All opinions are my own!