Hurtta® Dog Micro Vest Review and Giveaway

Hurtta Micro Vest

CONGRATULATIONS, JESSICA!!!  YOU ARE THE WINNER OF OUR HURTTA MICRO VEST GIVEAWAY!!!!

When you have a large breed, active dog like Baylie Dog who, on occasion, feels the need for speed and bolts when out on walks, safety becomes a big issue. So, you can imagine how super excited I was when our friends at  PetFoodDirect.com   asked us to review the reflective Hurtta®  Dog Micro Vest.

If your dog is active and rugged, then the  Hurtta® Micro Vest may be right for your pet. Made to protect dogs in risky conditions, this vest is ultra-light and easy to put on and off. For high-visibility, the Micro Vest has 3M reflectors, plus it is made with Houndtex®. This special material and the flexible adjustment mechanism at the front and on the underbelly protect against rain, wind, odor and moisture. And, the vest also has a tag to put your telephone number. How cool is that?  Plus, I must say, the pink is very stylish!

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Veterans Day – A Time To Reflect, Remember and Give Thanks To Those Who Served

Why Is My Cat Losing Weight?

Over the last few months, I’ve noticed that my 12 year-old cat appears to be losing weight. I’ve always used the free-feed feeding method for Smoki and until now, it has worked really well. Weight loss in cats can be triggered by a number of reasons.  First and foremost, eliminate diseases and disorders, dental problems or gastrointestinal issues by taking your cat to the vet for blood work and a good once over.  Smoki’s exam revealed no medical reason for her weight loss.  As they age, cats are likely to show changes in weight.  Just as humans, their metabolism changes. Some may get a little hippy, while some may lose weight. Smoki showed no symptoms of illness other than  weight loss.

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“Madonna of the Mills”-What I Didn’t Know About Puppy Mills

Typical Puppy Mill

Typical Puppy Mill

Recently, I sent my mom to BarkWorld Expo 2012; a National Social Petworking Conference in Atlanta Georgia.  In one of the educational sessions, she had the opportunity to listen to a keynote speaker by the name of Andy Nibley. Andy recently wrote and directed an award-winning documentary about puppy mills entitled Madonna of The Mills, which was purchased by HBO. He currently lives in Greenwich Village with his wife Kelly, who was the producer for Madonna of the Mills, and their dog Maisy.  While this post will contain subject matter that will tug at your heartstrings, we at Baylie Dog feel that it is our obligation to pass this message on to our readers and to shed light on the horrific puppy mill trade, the breeders and the pet stores that sell the animals.

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I Love Nothing More Than Play Dates With My Furriends!

Baylie here.  I love nothing more than play dates with my furriends.  Well, perhaps eating treats comes in first.  Mom makes sure I get plenty of exercise and socialization with other doggies.  She said it makes it easier on her; she doesn’t have to run so much, hahahaha. Here’s pictures of some of my play dates!

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FDA Reports Recall of Nature’s Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken

– Nature’s Recipe brand is voluntarily recalling a limited supply of Nature’s Recipe® Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken, manufactured in one of its U.S. production facilities. This is being done as a precautionary measure, as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some, or all, of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

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Firemen Revive Dog From House Fire With Pet Resuscitation Kit

A house fire is tragic for both humans and pets. Have you ever thought about what would happen to your pets if your house should go up in flames while you are away? Most are overcome by smoke when they run and hide trying to escape the smoke. Every year, more than 3,000 people die in house fires despite educational programs. Sadly, those who survive house fires often lose cherished four-legged family members in the infernos. But, now there’s a solution in the form of pet resuscitation devices to aid fireman in resuscitating our pets overcome by smoke.

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Organix Grain-Free Adult Dog Food Giveaway

Congratulations Olivia R, the WINNER of our Organix Grain-Free Dog Food Giveaway!

Our WINNER of the Organix Grain-Free Dog Food Giveaway – Olivia R!!!

Dog Food— complete and balanced nutrition,  natural, organic, grain free, hypoallergenic, holistic, weight control formula, wet vs. dry — It’s enough to make your head spin.  I thought cat food options were over the top. Walking down the dog food aisle of the grocery store or big box pet store is like walking down the cereal aisle with a child.  At least, our dogs can’t choose their food.  Wait, they can.  Well not audibly, but they can refuse to eat what you bring home.

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Blog Hop Has Begun-Snag Your Swag Giveaway

Red Carpet Cat VIP Dog TourAs you know, Gracey, The Tiniest Tiger  was in Beverly Hills recently strutting her stuff for the #RedCarpetCat Twitter Party and rubbing elbows with celebrities in the Red Carpet Lounge for the 2012 Emmy Awards.

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