Ginormous Hide-A-Squirrel Puzzle Dog Toy *Daisy Favorite + HOT Deal*

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Dog lovers, I just spotted one of Daisy’s favorite dog toys on sale for HALF OFF right now. It’s the Hide-A-Squirrel and Puzzle Plush Squeaking Toy for Dogs from the fine folks at Outward Hound.

It’s the Ginormous Size and the sale price is $14.99 ($15 OFF). Other sizes are also available, but this one is the best deal since it’s got the most squirrels and holes to hide them in, making the activity more exciting and challenging for your dog. It’s the lowest price we’ve seen on this dog toy favorite since we reported it on sale for $15.55 back in 2012!

This toy is very well-made, and I recommend you supervise the play with your dog. This will help keep your dog from chewing up the squirrels…it’s NOT a chew toy but an interactive puzzle toy.

The way Daisy and I play is that I show her how I stuff the squirrels in the tree trunk and then hold it out while she figures out how to find each squirrel and pull them out of their holes. Sometimes she wants to run away with one of the squirrels, so I use the opportunity to practice “Bring” and “Drop” and reward her with lots of squeaks and start the game all over again.

The squirrels are also fun for throwing in a game of fetch, and I sometimes use them for hide and seek, sticking one or two behind sofa cushions and letting her “find” them. I keep this toy put away in my office closet and she sometimes comes to nudge me and goes to the closet to show me she wants to play. I also keep her Indoor ChuckIt Set (also on sale) in the closet, too. I think these are her two favorite games because they both involve human participation and aren’t toys that are just left lying around for her to play with all the time on her own.

Anyway, as with all deals, this one can change quickly and without notice so be sure to head on over HERE if you want one. And always remember to verify the price in your online shopping cart before checking out. The deal includes FREE 2-Day Shipping for Prime Members (or free shipping with min. purchase for non-Prime shoppers).

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Samsung SmartCam HD Pro Review #SmartCamWoof #Giveaway

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Pet parents know that the fur kids are part of the family, so when you’re at work or away and they’re home alone, you naturally want to check up on them. We’ve been testing out the Samsung SmartCam HD Pro, which allows pets and their people to stay connected.

It’s got super easy setup and a free app for Android or iOS, that lets you monitor your home and pets from any location. Advanced features for keeping an eye on your furry friends include 128 degree ultra-wide angle security coverage, 1080p full HD live video streaming, advanced motion detection, night vision and more.

With all these features, Samsung has really covered what most people need in a home WiFi camera. The price is nice, at $159, with lots of customer reviews and ratings at both BestBuy.com and Amazon. We love the two-way talk feature, although Daisy hasn’t figured out how to talk back yet! You can also use it to check-in with your human kiddos after school.

Everything you need is in the box, and I was able to get the camera up and running in about 10 minutes (it did a software security update once I connected it to WiFi). If you want, you can also get a 64GB Micro SD Memory Card which will allow you to record your video locally for long-term storage. You do need to have an existing home WiFi network set up already, which I’m guessing most of you do.

The SmartCam HD Pro also works with Samsung SmartThings and with other devices including the Amazon Echo. We got ourselves an Echo for Christmas and are loving it, but haven’t utilized it’s full capabilities yet. Anyway, here’s what’s in the box…totally not scary, and super easy to run the wireless setup using the app and your smartphone!

Samsung SmartCam HD Pro Giveaway

Because we want you to stay connected to your fur kids too, we’re giving our readers the chance to WIN a Samsung SmartCam HD Pro WiFi Camera. The giveaway is open to US residents , age 18+ and ends at 11:59pm ET on 2/28/17. Enter using the Rafflecopter contest widget below to record your entries. There are plenty of ways to enter, so do them all or just choose the ones you like. All entries will be verified. Good luck everybody!

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Valentine’s Day Gift for Dogs: 30% OFF w/ Dog’s Best Trend Coupon Code

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Still searching for the perfect gift for your furry Valentine or want to win the heart of your favorite dog lover? Give the gift of style with a designer dog scarf! Dog’s Best Trend offers designer dog scarves that can be ordered as a one-time gift, or as an ongoing subscription in sizes for small and large dogs.

These aren’t just any old dog bandannas. These are high-quality, satin scarves in one-of-a-kind designs created by a different featured designer each month. And, a portion of every order is donated to dog rescue groups across the county. This month’s scarf, worn here by Daisy, supports the Big Dogs Huge Paws organization.

Valentine’s Day Special Offer:

Order HERE by 2/14 and get 30% OFF any gift with Dog’s Best Trend promo code VDAY2017!

Free shipping is also included.

In case you were wondering, the scarves are designed with both boy dogs and girl dogs in mind. You can read our full Dog’s Best Trend Dog Scarf Gift Subscription Review to learn more and see photos of Daisy modeling some of the other scarves from the line.

Alternate Offer:

If you missed this Valentine’s Day special offer, or would prefer a different one, you can get your first scarf free when you start any subscription here

Is YOUR Dog the Next Woofpup? WIN $500 and Make Your Dog a STAR!

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Fellow dog lovers, there’s a brand new community especially for us! It’s Woofpup.com and it’s FREE to join. Perfect for kids and grownups, it’s family-friendly fun, filled with cute pups (real and stuffed animals). Now’s the chance to be one of the first to get in on Woofpup and we’re here to tell you all about it!

FREE Membership and Contest Info

As a member of the Woofpup community you get to share stories and photos of your fur kid and meed lots of other adorable pups…and who doesn’t LOVE that!?! Each month, users can enter their dogs in a contest to be crowned “Woofpup of the Month.” The winner will not only win $500 but also have their dog featured on the site and a cuddly plush pup made in the winning dog’s likeness, available for any pet lover to enjoy online and off!

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Bark to School with Daisy: September BarkBox Review + Buy One Month Get One Month FREE!

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Hey fur kids, this month’s BarkBox is just in time for Back to School. Grab your number 2 pencil and start taking notes because school’s in session and you’ll learn everything you need to know about BarkBox monthly subscription service for dogs plus we’ll be handing out some super special Extra Credit for all of our star students who pay attention til the very end of class!

BarkBox 101

BarkBox is a subscription service especially for dogs. Each month, your dog receives a customized delivery of toys, treats, goodies and dog gifts, handpicked by the fine folks at BarkBox.com. Each month’s box has a unique and clever theme. You can check out some of our previous BarkBox Reviews to see photos and descriptions of past themes including: Country Fair, Summer Olympics, California and more.

BarkBox subscription rates start as low as $20/month with Free Shipping…a GREAT value compared with ordering similar items individually. And I can’t really put a price on how excited Daisy gets each month when her box arrives. Her daddy and I just love the surprises each month. BarkBox always sends us items we would never have thought to look for. Many of the toys and treats are designed and produced exclusively for BarkBox and you can only get them with either a BarkBox subscription or at the Bark Shop.

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September BarkBox Review

The theme for the September BarkBox is Bark To School.  Daisy’s box included just about everything school supply a pup needs for the new semester. Keep in mind that items in boxes will vary depending on your dog’s size, allergies and other options you can customize in your BarkBox profile. Here’s a look at what was in the September BarkBox for Daisy along with the retail price if you would like to purchase items separately:

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Teacher’s Pet Treats (retail value $6): It’s 2016; an apple on Teacher’s desk doesn’t cut it anymore. Earn the best seat in class with these tasty pork & apple treats, made in the USA by Treat Simple. The ingredients list is delightfully short: oat flour, pork, honey, apples, canola oil. That’s it. No wheat, no soy, no weird fillers, no goofy preservatives. Just 5 tasty ingredients.

My Doggy All-Natural Apple Duck Treats (retail value $8): These crunchy biscuits are baked in the USA by with duck, apples, and egg blended into a hearty rye flour batter.

YAk Chew (retail value $11): This Yeti Dog Chew brings a taste of the Himalayas right to your door. An all-natural dog chew made from yak and cow milk. It’s an incredibly long-lasting and tasty chew!

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BarkBox Composition Notebook: each month’s BarkBox comes with a special foldout card that gives you info and tips to get the most out of your box. It will usually let you know any special hashtags to use when sharing your BarkBox photos on social media.

Chew Percent Milk Large Dog Toy (retail value $12): Even the most lactose-intolerant dog can enjoy this milk! The carton is insanely difficult to open, just like the real thing! Underneath ballistic nylon is a cube-shaped spikey squeaker, because the best milk is chewy.

Treat Dispensing Number 2 Pencil (retail value $14): With this treat dispensing rubber pencil, get your dog to do their homework instead of eating it! And there’s a very special “number 2” potty joke right on the toy, for all you poop emoji lovers…

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Extra Credit (FREE BarkBox Coupon Code)

We think you ALL deserve to be on the honor roll so we are skipping the final exam and offering a special treat instead! Here’s an optional extra credit assignment for you smarty pups:

Use BarkBox coupon code: WOOFWOOFMAMA and snag a FREE month of BarkBox with any plan.

If you are a math wiz, then you will be able to calculate that the 12-month and 6-month BarkBox plans are the best value with the biggest savings, but this Free BarkBox deal will work with the month-to-month (cancel any time) plan as well. That means you can pay for one month and get the next month free.

Visit BarkBox.com to get started customizing a box for your dog. Class dismissed!