Win an Isle of Dogs Holiday Prize Pack! #Giveaway

Are your dogs ready for the holidays? For all the family fun the holidays bring, we all know that with all the joy and excitement can come a fair bit of stress for us AND for our dogs. Whether it’s due to the disrupted schedule of visitors and special meals at our home, travel to visit friends and relatives, or the anxiety caused by New Year’s Eve fireworks, stress happens.

We love the anti-anxiety products from Isle of Dogs. These products, designed to create beauty and wellness from within including treats for skin care and shampoos and conditioners for coat care, are all sourced and made in the US. These natural, plant-based calming products are formulated to help your dog relax in tense situations–and that includes the holidays at home and on the road.

Next week, we’re headed down to south Texas for a holiday visit at a nursing home where three of John’s cousins and his aunt reside–and, as always, we’re taking along Irie and Tiki for the visit. They love visiting both relatives and the other residents at the home–but that means that they must smell holiday fresh for their visit. We carry the Brush Spray on all our trips; it features Isle of Dog’s signature scent lavender + lemon balm. Not only does this spray help reduce shedding and static and maintain a silky, healthy coat that stays cleaner, longer, but the smell is just delicious.

We’ll also be carrying Isle of Dogs’ Chillout Soft & Chewy Dog Treats. These soft treats are easy to break into smaller treats for frequent rewards for calm behavior, especially important during tense times. These calming treats feature lavender, lemon balm, and vanilla.

Of course, another kind of stress comes from worry about fresh breath–help keep your dog’s teeth healthy and her breath fresh for holiday company with Isle of Dogs’  Dental Chews, part of their new nourish™  line. Made in the USA, these grain-free chews feature two layers. The exterior is a grooved layer made with new, triple-action Pecodent™, a proprietary blend of finely ground pecan shell, kelp and turmeric extract that provides natural fiber, and helps clean teeth–and helps prevent the dreaded doggie breath. Inside, each chew has a functional layer dedicated to supporting overall oral health. The chews are available in three sizes to fit your dog.

Are you ready to get your dog holiday ready? One lucky DogTipper reader will win all three Isle of Dogs products!

How to Enter

As always, enter in the widget below; you may return to the widget for additional entries any time throughout the giveaway period. Good luck!

This giveaway is sponsored by and fulfilled by Isle of Dogs. As always, we only share products that we use with our own pets!

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Paris Permenter and John Bigley are the award-winning authors of over 30 pet and travel books as well as the founders and publishers of CatTipper and DogTipper.

  • when we open boxes he hates the sound of the gift wrapping being ripped

  • Kathleen

    She’s afraid of the Christmas tree! (but loves those that stop by to wish us a Merry Christmas!)

  • AP

    My dogs absolutely hate fireworks.

  • Roseanne Coggan

    My dog is scared of thunder and fireworks.

  • DJohnson

    The most stressful part is having my pup eat all the empty boxes and wrapping paper. She just loves to get into everything.

  • MnLady

    The company for sure as they don’t like all the noise.

  • dawn rasor

    the fireworks and gunfire at midnight on new years eve is the worst!!! I’d love to try these products. Izzo has anxiety over the leaf blower even when he’s inside with all doors and windows closed.

  • My dog gets some separation anxiety when I am not home. I can not bring her to 2 out of the 3 parties I go to.

  • Cindi O

    having people come to the door. Once they are inside it is okay.

  • Lisa Williams

    I think so many people and activity is kind o stressful for my dog because he is normally used to a normally peaceful atmosphere with my family and getting more attention.

  • Helga

    The most stressful aspect of the holidays is traffic. For my animals its decorations – I can’t have much due to toxic materials/plants!

  • wildflower00

    the change in their routine is stressful for them more than anything else I think

  • Too many people and too much noise.

  • Theresa Spaid

    If it is loud noises that would be stressful to him. He likes Christmas because he loves getting together with family,

  • Marilyn Nawara

    My Westie is getting pretty old — he doesn’t like being around little kids or lots of people. I usually let him see everyone when they arrive, then put him in the bedroom until everyone is gone.

  • Vikki Billings

    The most stressful situation during the holidays is all the people in and out of the house, my little Elvis gets so nervous, he is exhausted after they all leave.

  • Melissa S

    We have a chihuahua and too much company around the holidays really does stress her out.

  • mitzi frank

    Fireworks, if someone is using them, are the most stressful for my girl…

  • Jill Hanson

    Fireworks, definitely!

  • Marla King

    Company…..my dog does not like new people in his house.

  • biggie55

    Company is too much for the dog, she gets so hyper and then crashes for a few days.

  • Cheryl Chervitz

    Having people over to our house is a problem.

  • Susan Pertierra

    Lots of people in the house make the animals nervous.

  • Tracy W

    Company and noises outside give my Kingston anxiety and stress. He’s a Pomeranian and is super hyper so the holiday hub-bub makes him antsy.

  • Allison Hoffman

    all the commotion and activity

  • Misty

    Being stuck in another room when company is over and we are eating.

  • mullin77

    Our boy Bailey gets a little nervous when all the family and friends are at the house.
    Cathy Truman

  • rlweitzel

    Not getting ALL of the great smelling food!

  • njweitzel

    The new puppy! They don’t really have much extra stress related to the holidays.

  • Linda Szymoniak

    My dogs love people and get excited when we have company. However, one of them is extremely fearful of thunder, fireworks, etc., and of course, there are always people shooting off firecrackers in the neighborhood on New Year’s Eve.

  • Julie Dawson

    My oldest girl’s greatest fear is the smoke alarm. She freaks out. Always have to be careful cooking for the holidays so not to set it off.

    • Amy Slover

      That’s my problem to. My dogs go crazy when my smoke alarm goes off.

  • Judy Umansky

    unexpected loud noises coming from the neighborhood; thundershirts work great for fireworks, etc. but it’s the unexpected noises that get them.

  • Ruth Epstein

    Any noise or fireworks so I give her CBD oil to keep her calm

  • Leela

    They are just fine, actually.

  • Christine Aiello

    Fireworks are definitely stressful for my dog.

  • sherry butcher

    riding in the car to our aunts and Uncle

  • Meesh

    My dog is a rescue and she’s afraid of other people, so it’s stressful for her when family gets together.

  • Shelley Joy P

    The most stressful part of the holidays for my dog, Diamond, is having company over. She gets so nervous when people come over and will bark at them continuously 🙁

  • lennyg10

    All the food (kinda like us humans)…

  • Kirsten Kimball

    Fireworks. But we live by a base and that bothers her, too. 🙁

  • Barrie

    My dog gets nervous with boxes around the house, he hates them!

  • desithebonde

    what was stress for king waiting for his pic with Santa i do not get company

    for any thiing

  • sandy weinstein

    what is most stressful for my girls is the fireworks, loud noises and thunderstorms

  • Lesley F

    They get stressed with all the holiday guests

  • Mary Hoffman

    My “Maggie” gets anxious when I start moving furniture and bringing out the boxes of decorations

  • Linda Meyers Gabbard

    To maany strangers

  • EdyeNicolesMakeup

    My dog does not like fire works!

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  • Kathy

    Worrying about family letting them out of the house on accident or my tiny getting stepped on.

  • Kathy

    Family stepping on my tiny dog or letting her out.

  • Rita Anderson

    The most stressful thing on the dogs is moving the furniture around.