Dogs And Their People: New BarkPost Book Release + Giveaway!

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There’s a new dog book being released today and it’s sure to make the top of the wish list for all the dog lovers you know, because it’s not just any dog book. It’s THE #BarkBook from the humans over at BarkPost! They’re the same creative, dog-crazy folks who bring us BarkBox and BarkShop, so you KNOW it’s going to be humorous, cute, quirky and an all-around good time.

Daisy, Woof Woof Papa and I were super excited to receive an advance copy, and we’ve been howling with laughter, and more than a little bit in awe, over the amazing photos and stories. We’ve gotten our paws on more than a few dog-related books in our day, but Dogs and Their People might just be the most perfect dog book yet!

Dogs and Their People spotlights over 200 unique and remarkable dogs. Some are celebrity dogs while others are just making their debut. All bring to life and celebrate the crazy, consuming, insatiable love we feel for the World’s Ultimate Best Friend in a book that is sure to win the hearts of dog lovers everywhere.

Available in hardcover starting today, at (currently $14.70), (currently $16.51),, and your favorite local bookseller. Get a copy for yourself, and be sure to snag one for each and every dog lover on your holiday gift list!


Book Giveaway for Dogs and Their People: 10 WINNERS

Thanks to the publisher, we’re giving away 10 copies of Dogs and Their People! Enter to win using the Rafflecopter contest widget below. Giveaway is open to US residents age 18+ and ends at 11:59pm ET on 10/24/16. Good luck everybody!

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FREE Month of Dog’s Best Trend Subscription + WIN a Year of Style for Your Dog

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Is your dog a fashion hound, or do you know a dog who deserves a special gift? We’re super excited about the newest subscription gift service for dogs: Dog’s Best Trend. It’s a monthly dose of  unique style for your fur kid! Each month your dog will receive a fashion-forward satin scarf with an exclusive design that you can’t buy anywhere else, delivered right to your door.

Daisy has received both the September and the October scarves so far, and I’m super impressed with the look and feel. It’s really fun to be surprised with a new design pattern each month. Here she is wearing the September Scarf from Dog’s Best Trend:



The October Dog’s Best Trend Scarf is a cool purple and orange design that’s just right for Fall and Halloween! Daisy wears a purple leash, collar and harness when we go walking so this one fits her style all the way!

In addition to a beautifully wrapped gift box with personalized card and designer dog scarf, your gift recipient also receives an info card describing the pet charity partner of the month. Each month, a portion of every subscription is donated to a different dog rescue or charity. The card also features the designer of the month.


When you join, you tell them your dog’s size and your subscription plan is customized for either a Small Dog (under 35 lbs) or Large Dog (over 35 lbs). Daisy is just about 50 lbs and the large is perfect. You also let them know if your dog is a boy or a girl.


The membership is super affordable AND includes FREE Shipping.

You get the FIRST MONTH FREE when you signup using this link.

WIN 12-Months of Scarves from Dog’s Best Trend ($99 value)

One lucky dog lover is going to WIN a 1-Year Subscription to Dog’s Best Trend! Enter using the Rafflecopter contest widget below and choose the optional entries as you wish. The giveaway is open to US residents, age 18+ and ends at 11:59pm ET on 10/23/16. Good luck everybody!

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News for Pet Parents: PetSmart Free Stuff and Prizes on T-Mobile Tuesday!

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If you are a T-Mobile customer then you know that the past several Tuesdays have been T-Mobile Tuesdays with free gifts and prizes. If you aren’t familiar with how it works, there are basically a few free gifts for all customers each week plus a contest with the possibility to win prizes.

Only T-Mobile customers are eligible to receive the free gifts, but non-customers can play for a chance to some win epic prizes, so keep reading!

This coming Tuesday, the newest T-Mobile Tuesdays partner is PetSmart! On Tuesday, September 13th, T-Mobile Customers can use the T-Mobile Tuesdays app or website to snag a free gift from PetSmart:

$7 PetSmart Celebration: ALL T-Mobile customers can get a FREE PetSmart coupon for $7 OFF any purchase at PetSmart. (Redeemable in-store on 8/13 only). This sounds perfect for grabbing a FREE bag of dog treats or toy!

Also everyone (customers AND non-customers) be sure to enter the T-Mobile Tuesdays Giveaway for some pet-tastic prizes from PetSmart:

One grand prize winner gets a three day, two night trip to Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif. Includes round trip airfare for two to San Jose, Calif.; two nights in a pet-friendly hotel room at Doris Day’s Cypress Inn in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif.; a $500 PetSmart gift card for use in-store or online; and a check for $1,700 to use for taxes, meals, or other expenses.

50 first prize winners will receive a $200 PetSmart gift card for use at a PetSmart store or on the retailer’s website.

200 second prize winners will each get a $50 PetSmart gift card.


The other free gifts for T-Mobile customers on Tuesday include a free VUDU movie rental, free $15 Lyft credit, and a free small Frosty from Wendy’s.

Visit to learn more about how it works and to see all the prizes!

Help Your Dog Shine from the Inside Out with Isle of Dogs Natural Treats {10 Win}

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Isle of Dogs natural treats

We all enjoy giving  our dogs a treat as a reward for good behavior or just to show them some love, but did you know that certain treats are designed to support your dog’s specific wellness needs and beauty from within? Isle of Dogs makes natural wellness treats, sourced and made in the US, and designed to support a beautiful balanced life for dogs of all ages and sizes.

Daisy & I are super excited to welcome Isle of Dogs as a new blog sponsor! With a background in competitive show dogs, the founders of Isle of Dogs created a line of natural grooming products as well as a variety of natural whole-food based dog treats designed to address your pup’s unique needs. We’re going to introduce you to some of their most popular treats AND give you the chance to WIN some for your dog, too!

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Win The Battle Against Pet Messes with Simple Solution Stain and Odor Removers

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Simple Solution Pet Stain Odor Remover

Having pets makes life better, that’s for sure! But pets can also make life a little messier….and smellier. As pet parents it’s our job to clean up after the fur kids, and we want products that are both safe and effective.

There’s a line of stain and odor products for homes with pets called Simple Solution, and it’s not only super tough on pet messes, but is also safe for use around pets and children. These products are designed to meet every type of pet-related cleaning need, including hard-to-remove lingering odors. The folks over at Simple Solution are the pet stain and odor experts, with more than 30 years of innovative solutions for effective and super-convenient cleaning. They’re also a new sponsor of the blog, and we’re excited to help spread the word about their products which have been designed to make the lives of pet parents a bit easier AND less messy!

Many of you are probably already fans of Simple Solution cleaning products and you’ll be happy to know that they’ve recently added some powerful new items to the Simple Solution best-selling line of stain and odor products:

Simple Solution 3 New

  • Simple Solution Urine Destroyer Stain & Odor Remover, which breaks down urine proteins hidden in carpets to permanently remove urine smells and stains, helps prevent repeat markings and neutralizes tough odors fast.
  • Simple Solution Spring Breeze Extreme Stain & Odor Remover. Three times more concentrated than the original, the latest stain and odor remover harnesses a unique blend of Pro-Bacteria™ and enzymes to organically remove the toughest pet messes while removing odors, leaving rooms smelling of the new scent, Spring Breeze.
  • Orange Oxy Charged Stain & Odor Remover. The triple-Oxy formula quickly removes the toughest stains, such as urine, feces, blood, vomit, grass and wine and leaves the room/area smelling of the fresh and clean citrus Orange scent.

In addition to being safe around pets and kids, these Simple Solution products are also safe to use on carpets, upholstery, hard surfaces, cement and other water-safe surfaces.

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Simple Solutions Giveaway

Simple Solution Giveaway

Because we want to help YOU win the battle against pet messes, we’re giving our readers the chance to try some of these new solutions yourselves with a giveaway and there will be 5 lucky winners!!!

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