Will You Be My Valentine?

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Thank you for being my friend!  xoxox Baylie Dog

Win One Kumfy Koatz Cooling/Warming Harness for Your Pup and One For Your Favorite Rescue!

We Have a Winner!

Congratulations Stacy M!  You are the winner of the Kumfy Koatz harness by Kumfy Tailz from the after show of #SuperDogSunday by Event Barkers!  You have an email waiting from me!  Thanks to all who entered and for being my friend! xoxox Baylie

 Living in the deep South, it is not unusual for temps to reach triple digits during the Summer months and dip well below freezing in Winter.

 Baylie, being a long-haired dog, can overheat very quickly when out on our walks during the hot Summer months.  After searching for a way to keep her cool, I discovered a cooling harness by Kumfy Tailz called Kumfy Koatz that works double duty; cool in the Summer and toasty in the Winter.

Kumfy Koatz is the first thermal harness and coat designed to use proven gel pack technology.  Each product includes a Kumfy Pax gel pack, which can be heated and frozen. The outside layer of fabric on the Kumfy Koatz warming and cooling harnesses has recently been changed to a mesh fabric, available in numerous colors. Other than the fabric change, the product remains the same. The Kumfy Pax pouch slides easily into its pocket in the chest of the harness to help your dog’s inner core organs warm or cool as needed. Your dog can now spend more time outdoors in Winter cold or Summer heat. To learn more, follow the Kumfy Tailz  Facebook page, follow on Twitter, or visit their website to see the new fabrics. Kumfy Tailz are available in a variety sizes and colors online at www.KumfyTailz.com.

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The Risks Involved in Filling Your Pet’s Meds at a Human Pharmacy

Until a few weeks ago, it had never occurred to me that I may have the option of getting my pet’s meds filled at a human pharmacy.  That is, until I saw a news story on one of the national news channels warning of the consequences of doing so.  I thought everyone did as I have done in the past with my pet’s prescriptions; walked out the door of my veterinarian’s office with meds in hand or as some pet owners prefer to do;  order their pet meds online.  Why would one choose to have pet meds filled at a human pharmacy, you ask?  Cost.  Some say you can get them at a human pharmacy for a price much more reasonable than what the vet will charge. I’m not convinced of that theory.

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It’s National Popcorn Day!

It’s National Popcorn Day!  Americans eat about 16 billion quarts of popcorn each year (about 51 quarts per person), which makes it one of the most popular snacks in the country. It is also one of the oldest.

To pay homage, here is my popcorn eating video from awhile back.  I think I’ve mastered the art of puppy popcorn catching, don’t you?  I missed my first attempt, but quickly get in the groove!

Super Dog Sunday™ – A Pet Photo Contest Benefitting Petfinder Foundation

Is your pet ready for some football?   Baylie Dog and Baylie Dog.com are thrilled to be a  part of a special event hosted by Event Barkers along with  AllThingsDogBlog.com and DogTipper.com called Super Dog Sunday™; a photo contest that is a 100 percent charitable event benefiting  the
Petfinder Foundation.

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Is Your Dog a Workaholic?

Now as a  1-year old,  I have an insurmountable workload.  My day is grueling and begins around 6:00 a.m. with me reminding mom and my feline sister, Smoki, that it is time to rise and shine.   I certainly don’t want mom to be late for an appointment and Smoki to be late for her morning scout around the yard.   My morning commute is simply atrocious, as I have to maneuver around obstacles in my crate to exit  the door and then on to the laundry room for my morning chow.  It doesn’t make it any easier with mom in the slow lane most mornings and refusing to pull aside so I can make my way down the hall for breakfast.

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Baylie’s 10 New Year’s Resolutions

1.  I’ll use my “inside” voice when barking indoors

2.  I’ll make a conscious effort not to stare at the cat

3.  I’ll refrain from pilfering from the cat’s litter box

4.  I’ll do my best, but no promises, to stop stealing the cat’s food

5.  I’ll refrain from sitting down and refusing to budge when mom and I are on our walks

6.  I’ll desperately try to perfect the art of calm greetings with the two-legged creatures

7.  I’ll stop hogging the sofa and trying to sleep on mom’s face

8.  I’ll stop snatching paper towels off the kitchen counter and eating them

9.  I’ll not put up a big fuss when mom gets the crazy urge to play dress-up with me

10.  I’ll give mom even more love and slobbery kisses in 2013 than in 2012!

XOXOX  Baylie Dog

Iams Home 4 The Holidays

     We have an exciting video to share.  Iams partnered with the Talking Animals Channel on YouTube to create this video of a classic song performed by singing pets video solely for the Iams community! Every Like, Share and View means another meal donation for homeless pets in our shelter network, so please pass it on ASAP. Iams will announce current results later this week.  Iams already has found loving homes for more than 750,000 pets and donated more that 1.6 million meals so far!

     Iams Home 4 the Holidays has grown to become one of the most successful pet adoption and shelter-support campaigns in the world. The program began in 1999, in San Diego County’s Helen Woodward Animal Center, which spearheaded the effort with the support of Iams. Our partnership has continued to this day. Although the campaign is based around the holiday season, our support of pet shelters, rescues, and owners is maintained throughout the year.


     Please help us continue the momentum and share this Iam’s video!  Iams Home 4 the Holidays is an annual pet adoption campaign that takes place between October 1, 2012 and January 2, 2013.  2012 marks the program’s 14th year of fighting pet homelessness and feeding orphaned animals.
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Giveaway: SPOT Holiday Dog Toy

Holiday Penquin “Chirpie”


Baylie Dog here. The nice folks at SPOT, Ethical Products, Inc. brand dog toys have put a holiday slant on their super fun SPOT Plush Chirpies Dog Toys  with the SPOT Holiday Babblers dog toys.  PetFoodDirect.com  and SPOT sent Baylie Dog one Holiday Penquin  Babbler dog toy to pass along to one lucky Baylie Dog reader.  The Holiday Penquin dog toy is a unique way to tell your dog Merry Christmas! It has  a special sound chip that sings “Merry Christmas” and “Santa Clause is Coming to Town”.

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