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

Is your pet ready for some football?   Baylie Dog and Baylie are thrilled to be a  part of a special event hosted by Event Barkers along with and 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.  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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Giveaway: $100 Petco Gift Card


Baylie Dog here. Just recently, mom attended BarkWorld Conference and Expo in Atlanta, Georgia.  What is BarkWorld, you ask?  It’s a  National Pet Social Media Networking Conference and Expo.  Can you believe that mom didn’t take me along even though pets were allowed?  Sheesh!

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Meet My Feline Friend, Frankie-The Perils Associated With a Morbidly Obese Cat

This is my dear friend, Elisabeth Gardner, with her rescue cat Frankie. Frankie lives in my town, and I plan to post more about Frankie’s journey when I visit  Frankie.  We will discuss the medical issues associated with a morbidly obese cat per Dr. Norman of The Ark Animal Hospital in a later post, but I first wanted to introduce you to Frankie.  You can follow Frankie’s journey through his Facebook page, FrankieThe 30lb Cat, as he begins his weight-loss journey.

Frankie’s rescue story began in Mobile, Alabama where he was surrendered, at 11 years old and morbidly obese, so his family could travel in their RV.  Elisabeth, through Have a Heart Rescue in Birmingham, Alabama, drove over three hours to Mobile, Alabama to rescue Frankie. Frankie is now in a loving home and under the care of a local vet (my feline sister’s vet, as well) and on a strict diet. In the attached video,    Ashley Norman, D.V.M, of Ark Animal Hospital in Millbrook, Alabama, discusses some of the problems associated with an obese cat.

Hope you will stop by  Frankie’s Facebook page and say hello to Frankie and his family. His mom, Elisabeth, has such a kind spirit for all animals. Thanks to Elisabeth and her husband, Paul, for giving Frankie a loving home and the medical care he so desperately needs!

Dog Rules For Humans

I, officially, endorse these Dog Rules for Humans.  Signed, Baylie Dog.  hahahaha


Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving Eve “ya’ll”.  Mom’s working this afternoon, so I think I’ll begin cooking since she will be tired when she returns home.  What do you think?  I graduated magna cum doggie in my culinary class.
I have so much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving; my first Thanksgiving ever, that I don’t know where to begin.  I’m grateful that my mom rescued me and gave me a safe, loving home.  I’m grateful for my warm bed, good food and treats, yes, plenty of treats. I’m grateful for my family and so many friends, both two legged and four legged, who love me.  And, you heard it here. I’m also grateful for my feline sister, Smoki, who keeps me in line and lets me know who is the boss when I get too uppity for my own good.
I wish for you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving, and I thank you for being my friend!
Woof and love, xoxox Baylie Dog, Smoki and mom