Win a $25 Target GC from Project Pet Slim Down!


For the last six weeks, Irie and Tiki have been getting ready for our trip to the Texas coast…and for swimsuit season On their last vet visit, our veterinarian recommended that both girls needed to trim back a bit. For six weeks, we paid extra special care minding their diet and exercise, carefully measuring their […]

Recalls: Waggin Train’, Canyon Creek Ranch, and Milo’s Kitchen Treats


Dog treats from three lines– Nestle Purina PetCare Company’s Waggin’ Train and Canyon Creek Ranch as well as Del Monte Corporations’ Milo’s Kitchen — are being recalled. We just received this news: Waggin’ Train and Canyon Creek Ranch Nestle Purina PetCare Company and its wholly owned subsidiary Waggin’ Train, LLC today announced it is voluntarily […]

Giveaway: Frosty Paws Holiday Gift (10 winners!) CLOSED


**This giveaway is closed. You’ll find the winners’ names listed in the Rafflecopter below. If you entered and you haven’t received an email, please check your spam folder or email us at** It’s time for a new giveaway to help ring in the New Year in a cool way…with Frosty Paws®! Frosty Paws® Frozen […]

Incredible Dog Challenge 15th Anniversary “Top Moments”


As we told you about back in November, I had the chance to travel to St. Louis to attend the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge, the finals in a nationwide event that really is incredible. Dogs of every size were competing on the field in events that ranged from dock diving to pole weaving. We recently […]

Trends for 2013: Food Trucks for Dogs


When I visited the Purina headquarters in November, I had the chance to have lunch with other bloggers and enjoy a meal prepared by Purina Executive Chef Amanda Hassner. We discussed cat food with her during our visit but she’s also very involved with dog food…and trends in doggie dining. Since we live in the […]

Terry Bradshaw Cheers for Team Dog in America’s Pet Debate


Football legend Terry Bradshaw’s days as a quarterback may be in the past, but the sports star has scored a touchdown in the hearts of dog devotees for taking time out to help a worthy cause. The Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee is currently cheering for our canine companions in America’s Pet Debate, Purina’s […]

Attending the Purina Pet Project Event at #meetNPPC


This past week I spent three nights in St. Louis to visit the Purina headquarters with other dog and cat bloggers. I had the chance to learn more about the company’s work with shelters and animal welfare organizations (more on that in a future post…it’s huge with over $39 million in donations last year.) On […]

The Week Ahead: #MeetNPPC, Agility, and More!


It’s hard to believe that Monday marks the beginning of October…September, where did you go? We’ve recently taken on more freelance work so we’ve been very busy; along with our weekly column on rescue and animal welfare and our new “Bowser on a Budget” column for FIDO Friendly magazine, we’re now updating a travel […]

Winners: Be Happy Tee Contest!


We had so much fun seeing everyone’s “happified” photos in the Purina Be Happy t-shirt giveaway! We’re glad we said we were selecting the winners at random because we’d have had a hard time choosing…but made the job easy for us. All the photos brought smiles to our faces to see so many pets […]

Giveaway: Be Happy T-shirts (5 winners!) CLOSED


**This giveaway is closed. Please see our winners’ post to see the winning photos!** There’s no question that dogs make us happy–and we’ve got a new giveaway to celebrate that happiness with fun custom t-shirts for five lucky readers! Be Happy™, Purina®’s newest brand, has two easy ways for anyone to make fun, “happified” photos […]