Friday, December 31, 2010

Happy New Year!!!!

I couldn't have said it better myself...Happy New Year to all of you!!! Thanks for being my bud!

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Why icy ponds, lakes, rivers and dogs don't mix!

I'll never forget this video I saw on the news last year when we were in Indianapolis. Some very cool firefighters in Indianapolis saved Biscuit from the icy river.


We've been real careful around our property here in Tennessee this Winter. There are three ponds on the property, and when it gets cold, they ice up! Mum always has us leashed up, especially around the ponds. 'Cause this is what I like to do, go ice skating!


Not even hip high rain boots on Mum could save me out there, in that deep cold water if I got stuck.

BTW, Gracie doesn't like it when I try to go out and ice skate on the pond, she grunts when I do and paws at the ice. Maybe she knows something I don't...It's just not safe out there!!

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Merry Christmas everyone!

Merry Christmas everyone!!!

We had a really nice surprise for Christmas when we woke up this morning. We got snow!!! And this is the first time in over 20 years that there has been a white Christmas here on the mountain. Guess we brought it with us from up north!

We took a nice walk in the pasture since it was just cold enough to snow at 32 degrees. And warm enough to have lots of fun.

After our walk, we opened presents (more on that later), ate and took a little nap with Mum. Then we took off to play at our friends house (more on that later, too).

When we drove down the lane we saw the mountain still had a lot more snow, even though it had melted more down in our cove of the mountain. You can see all the pine trees and cypress tree, still covered in snow.

Once we got to our friends (we've got lots more photos to share this coming week) house, Mum took a nice little Holiday photo of me and Gracie.

Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate!!!! We wish you a pawsome time with family and friends and a super great New Year!

Friday, December 24, 2010

Last Day of Johann's Howling Howliday Giveaway!

It's Christmas Eve!!! And it's the last day of my giveaway today, so only one more chance to enter and win!

Before we go on to the prizes, I just wanted to say how grateful I am to all the amazing contributors to the giveaway this year. Their unwavering generosity this Holiday season has enabled us to share some great products with you, and help raise funds for a much needed cause - A Place to Bark. Big thanks to them and to all the folks who entered and contributed to our designated charity this year, you ROCK!!!!!

So on with the prizes! We have three contributors today who have donated some great prizes for our winner.

To help you get ready for Spring lawn care, K9 Yard Patch is donating Two Bags of K9 Yard Patch (30 oz. ea.) to our lucky winner today. Now this isn't any ordinary grass seed. It's green grass seed - and that means their lawn and turf patch products are designed to be safe for the environment using the highest quality organic products that naturally condition and repair the soil while retaining moisture for rapid germination of the seed. Their proprietary naturalized grass seed is formulated to match your existing lawn and each bag covers about 250 sq. ft.

K9 Turf Products has a full line of seed and fertilizer products that are safe for pets. They are a family-owned grass seed supplier with over 80 years of combined experience in the grass seed business. Their patented formula of seed, organic matter, and organic soil conditioner is an environmentally responsible solution for repairing your lawn. And you know how much we love organic and environmentally friendly!

And to top it off, K9 Yard Patch is offering our readers a deal! Just buy one bag of K9 Yard Patch and get another one free! All you have to do is call Jean at K9 Yard Patch; 253.627.8008.

Woof at the Door is our second contributor today and they are donating a Personalized Photo Ceramic Tile Coaster Set + Personalized Photo Porcelain Holiday Ornament, so those Holiday memories (or any other memories throughout the year) can live on furever!

Woof at the Door provides an amazing array of personalized photo products that add joy to people's lives and allow them to express their regard for their four-legged family members; everything from coffee mugs, t-shirts, and charm bracelets to garden stakes, dog bowls, travel gear, note cards and more, all with your pups photo!

And it's easy to order, just upload your photo, select your products and place your order! And for my readers, Woof at the Door is graciously offering a 20% discount on any orders purchased today, just use code: JOHANN.

Our third contributor today is me!!! Yep, that's right I'm donating one of the products we offer on JohannTheDog.com - the Amazing Treat Machine!

The Amazing Treat Machine is a fun and exciting, innovative, interactive dog toy with a basic concept. It automatically rewards your dog with treats when he or she drops a tennis ball inside. The tennis ball goes in...and treats come out!

You know how much I love games...so I wanted to share this one with you! When it's cold outside, or super hot and I need some fun and entertainment, Mum feeds us our kibble in the Amazing Treat Machine and I love it! Hope you will too.

Remember, I still have that wish! You know the wish from last week that every reader that reads my blog give just one $1 to our designated charity - A Place to Bark?

It's easy to donate! If you can give $10 or more, that's pawsome! Just click here to donate $10 or more. If you'd like to donate that $1, you can go to the A Place to Bark How You Can Help Page and click their PayPal button. PayPal will accept any amount you wish to give. We sure would appreciate your help in helping us get some needed funds to A Place to Bark!

Now on to the winning stuff!

Here's how to enter today's Giveaway! Please follow the instructions carefully, K?

1. If you're on FB, go to the Woof at the Door Facebook Page and 'like' them.
2. And while you're over on FB, I'd love if you liked my page too!
4. Then come back to this blog post and leave your name and email address (can't win without it!) in the comments and let us know you did all the good stuff above. If you feel uncomfy leaving your email addy in the blog post, you can email it to me directly.

And, if you're not on FB, go visit our generous contributor websites, then come back here and leave your comment with contact info in the comments, K?

After midnight, we will use the handy dandy randomizer on our sidebar to pick a winner! We'll notify the winner via email as soon as the drawing is complete tomorrow and post the winner in this blog post. Then the pawsome donors will mail out the prizes to one lucky winner!

That's it, now go get started...you have until 11:59 PM ET tonight (December 24, 2010)! For all the fine print rules, click here. Contest is open to all US residents, 18 years or older in the 48 contiguous US states. Apologies to our friends North and South and across the pond.

And don't furget to come back tomorrow, we're giving away more cool dog stuff!

EDIT: We have a winner!!! Rebecca is the winner of the last day of Johann's Howling Howliday Giveaway! Congratulations Rebecca!

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Day 17 - Johann's Howling Howliday Giveaway!

Happy Thursday, or as Gracie would say, Fursday! Only two more days until Christmas!

We have lots more pawsome prizes we have to give away today! Today is the seventeenth day of Johann's Annual Howling Howliday Giveaway! And there are two more chances to win - today and tomorrow, December 24th, so check back, K?

On with the prizes....we have three contributors today who have donated some great prizes for our winner.

Our first contributor is our friend Dr. Harvey's and they are donating Two Bags of Power Patties & a 3 lb. Veg to Bowl in a Recyclable Clear Container.

Their Veg-to-Bowl is a grain-free dog food pre-mix made with nine different vegetables that when mixed with protein and oil makes a complete all-natural dog food for companion dogs; just mix with your favorite raw or cooked meat and your favorite oil like flax, Omega-3, salmon or more. Oh and don't get me started on their Power Patties, they are delicious treats made from freeze-dried raw green tripe. Yum!!!

Dr. Harvey's produces fine all-natural foods, treats, herbal supplements and herbal grooming aids for dogs, cats, birds and horses. They proudly follow the principles of a fresh, organic, holistic, natural and top quality nutrition – which means their products contain absolutely no added chemicals, no preservatives, and no synthetic additives or coloring agents, and they are all produced right here in the US. They believe that companion animals should be fed fresh whole foods and proteins, and that “health begins in the kitchen!”

Our second contributor today is Mutt Mops, and they are contributing a Mutt Mop toy to some lucky winner today!

At Mutt Mops they believe that a great dog toy should not only energize and captivate your dog, but should survive the harshest treatment and most active play. The Mutt Mop toy can withstand the roughest play by the largest dogs and yet is soft and gentle enough to entertain less active players as well.

And, a percentage of profits of the sale of Mutt Mops is devoted to supporting relevant groups and organizations around the country through their Mops Helping Mutts initiatives. Very cool!

Our third contributor today is Ark Naturals and they are donating one bag of Breath-less Brushless Toothpaste!

Patented by Ark Naturals, their unique outside core of the Breath-less Brushless Toothpaste helps pets' stinky breath. The inside core includes pet toothpaste as well as other ingredients that help support dental health. Ends: handbrushing, wipes, sprays, gels, paste and jumpy pets. Goodbye: plaque, tartar and stinky breath.

Ark's products include 'Wellness' products that give them the vital nutrition missing in commercial pet foods and 'Remedy' products that help to solve common pet related problems like joint issues, dental problems, ear, skin and coat problems and more.

Remember, I still have that wish! You know the wish from last week that every reader that reads my blog give just one $1 to our designated charity - A Place to Bark?

It's easy to donate! If you can give $10 or more, that's pawsome! Just click here to donate $10 or more. If you'd like to donate that $1, you can go to the A Place to Bark How You Can Help Page and click their PayPal button. PayPal will accept any amount you wish to give. We sure would appreciate your help in helping us get some needed funds to A Place to Bark!

Now on to the winning stuff!

Here's how to enter today's Giveaway! Please follow the instructions carefully, K?

1. If you're on Twitter, go to Dr. Harvey's Twitter page and add them a a friend.
2. If you're on FB, go to the Mutt Mops Facebook Page and 'like' them.
3. Go to the Ark Naturals website and subscribe to their newsletter.
4. And while you're over on FB, I'd love if you liked my page too!
5. Then come back to this blog post and leave your name and email address (can't win without it!) in the comments and let us know you did all the good stuff above. If you feel uncomfy leaving your email addy in the blog post, you can email it to me directly.

And, if you're not on FB or Twitter, go visit our generous contributor websites, then come back here and leave your comment with contact info in the comments, K?

After midnight, we will use the handy dandy randomizer on our sidebar to pick a winner! We'll notify the winner via email as soon as the drawing is complete tomorrow and post the winner in this blog post. Then the pawsome donors will mail out the prizes to one lucky winner!

That's it, now go get started...you have until 11:59 PM ET tonight (December 23, 2010)! For all the fine print rules, click here. Contest is open to all US residents, 18 years or older in the 48 contiguous US states. Apologies to our friends North and South and across the pond.

And don't furget to come back tomorrow, we're giving away more cool dog stuff!

EDIT: We have a winner! Kim and the Spotties are the winners of todays giveaway, congratulations!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Day 16 - Johann's Howling Howliday Giveaway!

Happy Wednesday everyone! Only three more days until Christmas!

More pawsome prizes we have to give away today! Today is the sixteenth day of Johann's Annual Howling Howliday Giveaway! And there are few more chances to win every day this week thru December 24th, so check back, K?

On with the prizes....we have two contributors today who have donated some great prizes for our winner.

DERMagic is our first contributor today and they are donating a DERMagic Organic Skin Rescue Shampoo Bar to one lucky winner.

DERMagic Skin Care for Animals, Inc., was founded by Dr. Adelia Ritchie, mother of two young Shih Tzus, who were often in need of a quick fix for insect bites, rashes, hot spots or other dermal boo-boos

The DERMagic Organic Skin Rescue Shampoo Bar is made with Lemongrass & Spearmint Essential Oils combined with the healing powers of sulfur and neem oil. The organic shampoo bar utilizes sulfur and Neem oil to naturally kill yeast, fungus, fleas, mites, and bacteria, while giving your pet a refreshing exfoliating cleansing that rinses squeaky clean. The Skin Rescue Bars contain no preservatives, nor sulfates, nor harsh chemicals, providing the perfect first step to restoring your dog's skin to good health.

These wonderful shampoo bars are handmade in the Pacific Northwest from certified organic ingredients. And for every 10 shampoo bars purchased, a tree is planted! Oh, you know how much we like that green stuff!

Our second contributor today is Three Dog Bakery and they are contributing a complete Life With Dogs Gift Boxer that includes Treats, Goodies, Grourmet Entree, an Aussie Pet Jute Toy & the book, Amazing Gracie: A Dog's Tale!

Three Dog Bakery is the original bakery for dogs. Their brand has been capturing the hearts and tummies of people and their canine companions since 1989. With over 50 locations throughout North America, China and Japan, their mission is to create wholesome, all-natural, oven-baked, human quality food products for dogs!

They select premium all natural ingredients and then oven bake them to perfection. And they don't add any chemicals, fillers, or refined sugars-only the best dog food for our companions. And, Three Dog Bakery is offering readers of my blog 50% off shipping today only! Just enter code: JohannBlog to get the deal!

Remember, I still have that wish! You know the wish from last week that every reader that reads my blog give just one $1 to our designated charity - A Place to Bark?

It's easy to donate! If you can give $10 or more, that's pawsome! Just click here or press the donate button on the widget in our sidebar to donate $10 or more. If you'd like to donate that $1, you can go to the A Place to Bark How You Can Help Page and click their PayPal button. PayPal will accept any amount you wish to give. We sure would appreciate your help in helping us get some needed funds to A Place to Bark!

Now on to the winning stuff!

Here's how to enter today's Giveaway! Please follow the instructions carefully, K?

1. If you're on FB, go to DERMagic Facebook page and 'like' them.
3. If you're on FB, go to the Three Dog Bakery Facebook Page and 'like' them.
4. And while you're over on FB, I'd love if you liked my page too!
5. Then come back to this blog post and leave your name and email address (can't win without it!) in the comments and let us know you did all the good stuff above. If you feel uncomfy leaving your email addy in the blog post, you can email it to me directly.

And, if you're not on FB or Twitter, go visit our generous contributor websites, then come back here and leave your comment with contact info in the comments, K?

After midnight, we will use the handy dandy randomizer on our sidebar to pick a winner! We'll notify the winner via email as soon as the drawing is complete tomorrow and post the winner in this blog post. Then the pawsome donors will mail out the prizes to one lucky winner!

That's it, now go get started...you have until 11:59 PM ET tonight (December 22, 2010)! For all the fine print rules, click here. Contest is open to all US residents, 18 years or older in the 48 contiguous US states. Apologies to our friends North and South and across the pond.

And don't furget to come back tomorrow, we're giving away more cool dog stuff!

EDIT: We have a winner! Lisa is the winner of todays giveaway, congratulations!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Day 15 - Johann's Howling Howliday Giveaway!

It's Tuesday! Only four, count 'em four, days until Christmas!

We have more cool prizes to give away today! Today is the fifteenth day of Johann's Annual Howling Howliday Giveaway! And there are few more chances to win every day this week thru December 24th, so check back, K?

On with the prizes....we have two contributors today who have donated some great prizes for our winner.

Our first contributor today is RuffGrip Dog Leash and they are donating a 6' 3/4" RuffGrip Dog Leash with a Large Clip.

RuffGrip® Dog Leash is a great leash and good for individuals with carpal tunnel or arthritis. While lightweight, it’s extremely tough and low maintenance.

The unique leash is a combination of rubber woven nylon and leather that is superior in any kind of weather; never tacky in hot weather and still has a great grip in cold weather. It won’t slip in the rain like leather or give you rope burns like cotton & nylon. The leather handle of the leash is padded with a soft leather lining that makes it extremely comfortable.

For today only the RuffGrip Dog Leash folks are providing free shipping & and a free collapsible water bowl with any purchase just for my readers! Just use coupon code: JOHANN upon checkout.

Our second contributor is High Hope for Pets and they are donating a High Hopes 12 Pack Celebration Kit, with everything included for a pawsome pawty: cake mix, frosting mix, baking cups, decorating and party tips. Bakes in just 10 minutes.

High Hopes™ is made by Good Squared, LLC, a new company located in Chicago, Illinois. They're a small company of pet lovers who care about doing the right thing and doing good for the community.

They donate 3.5% from every sale (up to 15% of the company's profits) of every product everyday to The High Hopes for Pets Foundation — a separate, not-for-profit foundation whose mission is to help local shelters and animal organizations care and find homes for pets everywhere.

Speaking of giving back, I still have that wish! You know the wish from last week that every reader that reads my blog give just one $1 to our designated charity - A Place to Bark?

It's easy to donate! If you can give $10 or more, that's pawsome! Just click here or press the donate button on the widget in our sidebar to donate $10 or more. If you'd like to donate that $1, you can go to the A Place to Bark How You Can Help Page and click their PayPal button. PayPal will accept any amount you wish to give. We sure would appreciate your help in helping us get some needed funds to A Place to Bark!

Now on to the winning stuff!

Here's how to enter today's Giveaway! Please follow the instructions carefully, K?

1. If you're on FB, go to High Hopes for Pets Facebook page and 'like' them.
2.If you're on FB, go to the Ruff Grip Dog Leash Facebook page and 'like' them.
3. And if you're on FB, I'd love if you 'liked' my Facebook page too!
4. Then come back to this blog post and leave your name and email address (can't win without it!) in the comments and let us know you did all the good stuff above. If you feel uncomfy leaving your email addy in the blog post, you can email it to me directly.

And, if you're not on FB or Twitter, go visit our generous contributor websites, then come back here and leave your comment with contact info in the comments, K?

After midnight, we will use the handy dandy randomizer on our sidebar to pick a winner! We'll notify the winner via email as soon as the drawing is complete tomorrow and post the winner in this blog post. Then the pawsome donors will mail out the prizes to one lucky winner!

That's it, now go get started...you have until 11:59 PM ET tonight (December 21, 2010)! For all the fine print rules, click here. Contest is open to all US residents, 18 years or older in the 48 contiguous US states. Apologies to our friends North and South and across the pond.

And don't furget to come back tomorrow, we're giving away more cool dog stuff!

EDIT: We have a winner!!! Arabella is the winner of today's Howliday giveaway, congratulations!

Monday, December 20, 2010

Day 14 - Johann's Howling Howliday Giveaway!

Happy Monday everyone! Only five more days until the big day!

We have more cool prizes to give away today! Today is the fourteenth day of Johann's Annual Howling Howliday Giveaway! And there are still a few chances to win every day this week thru December 24th, so check back, K?

On with the prizes....we have two contributors today who have donated some great prizes for our winner.

The great folks at Kona's Chips are donating a Kona's Chips Holiday Gift Pack to today's lucky winner!

Kona's Chips offers a unique brand of dried Chicken Dog Treats. Made from premium 100% USDA inspected sliced chicken breasts, Kona’s Chips are produced, processed and packaged in America and their are never irradiated!

Inspired by their own experience with foreign pet products, Kona's Story Kona's Chips are produced with a passion for dogs, with safety and health as their primary concerns.

Petsmart is our second contributor today and some lucky pup is going to win some fun toys including a Petsmart Prize Pack with an 8-Pack Stocking of dog toys & Chance, a plush toy who is part of the Lov-A-Pet Collection, that gives back 10% of the sales to PetSmart Charities to help save homeless pets in the U.S. and Canada.

Since 1994, PetSmart Charities, Inc. is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that creates and supports programs that save the lives of homeless pets, raise awareness of companion animal welfare issues, and promote healthy relationships between people and pets. The largest funder of animal welfare efforts in North America, PetSmart Charities has provided more than $109 million in grants and programs benefiting animal welfare organizations and, through its in-store adoption program, helped save the lives of more than 4 million pets.

I still have that wish! You know the wish from the other day that every reader that reads my blog give just one $1 to our designated charity - A Place to Bark?

It's easy to donate! If you can give $10 or more, that's pawsome! Just click here to donate $10 or more. If you'd like to donate that $1, you can go to the A Place to Bark How You Can Help Page and click their PayPal button. PayPal will accept any amount you wish to give. We sure would appreciate your help in helping us get some needed funds to A Place to Bark!

Now on to the winning stuff!

Here's how to enter today's Giveaway! Please follow the instructions carefully, K?

1. If you're on FB, go to Kona's Chips Facebook page and 'like' them.
2. Go to the Kona's Chips website and sign up for their newsletter!
3. If you're on FB, go to the Petsmart Facebook page and 'like' them.
4. If you're on Twitter, add Petsmart as a friend.
5. Then come back to this blog post and leave your name and email address (can't win without it!) in the comments and let us know you did all the good stuff above. If you feel uncomfy leaving your email addy in the blog post, you can email it to me directly.

And, if you're not on FB or Twitter, go visit our generous contributor websites, then come back here and leave your comment with contact info in the comments, K?

After midnight, we will use the handy dandy randomizer on our sidebar to pick a winner! We'll notify the winner via email as soon as the drawing is complete tomorrow and post the winner in this blog post. Then the pawsome donors will mail out the prizes to one lucky winner!

That's it, now go get started...you have until 11:59 PM ET tonight (December 20, 2010)! For all the fine print rules, click here. Contest is open to all US residents, 18 years or older in the 48 contiguous US states. Apologies to our friends North and South and across the pond.

And don't furget to come back tomorrow, we're giving away more cool dog stuff!

EDIT: We have a winner! Lily and BJ are the winners of todays giveaway, congratulations!!!!

Friday, December 17, 2010

Day 13 - Johann Howling Howliday Giveaway!

It's Frrrrriday? Happy weekend all!

We have more cool prizes to give away today! Today is the thirteenth day of Johann's Annual Howling Howliday Giveaway! There are still a few chances to win. So check back next week, we'll be giving away something every weekday thru December 24th!

On with the prizes....we have three contributors today who have donated some great prizes for our winner.

TrimDog has graciously donated one of their TrimDog Weight Loss Systems to some lucky pup today! When Ike and Anne Kinlaw saw their best friend Lily gain some unhealthy weight, they were off to seek out an effective and healthy strategy to help her shed those extra lbs. Unable to find a healthy alternative, they decided to create our own.

Under the guidance of Lily’s veterinarian, they established an exercise and nutrition program specifically for dogs that anyone can do without having to compromise a dog’s health.

The TrimDog Weight Loss System is a complete exercise and nutrition program designed for dogs to achieve an optimal weight that includes the TrimDog Weight Belt that helps your dog burn more calories per walk and increase lean muscle mass to boost metabolism; along with sound nutritional advice to help your dog be a slim, trim and healthy dog! For today, TrimDog is providing $5.00 off and free shipping on any TrimDog Weight Loss System you purchase from their website, just use code: HOWLIDAY.

Woodrow Wear is donating Two Pairs of Power Paw Canine Socks to today's winner!

Power Paws no slip socks for dogs have many uses…from preventing your older or senior dog from sliding on slippery floors (their primary indoor use), to paw protection for wounds or from very hot or very cold (snow or ice) surfaces, protecting your hardwood floors from scratches, and for fashion.

Power Paws are dog socks, not dog shoes, so they are easier to care for and frequently more comfortable for many dogs. Power Paws offer a unique solution to many pet-related issues and come in pawsome colors and designs.

Riverhead Books is donating the new book 'You Had Me At Woof: How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness' autographed by author Julie Klam!

Julie Klam was thirty, single, and working as a part-time clerk in an insurance company, wondering if she would ever meet the man she could spend the rest of her life with. And then it happened. She met the irresistible Otto, her first in a long line of Boston terriers, and fell instantly in love.

'You Had Me at Woof' is the often hilarious and always sincere story of how one woman discovered life's most important lessons from her relationships with her canine companions.

From Otto, Julie realized what it might feel like to find "the one." She learned to share her home, her heart, and her limited resources with another, and she found an authentic friend in the process.

I still have that wish! You know the wish from the other day that every reader that reads my blog give just one $1 to our designated charity - A Place to Bark?

It's easy to donate! If you can give $10 or more, that's pawsome! Just click here or press the donate button on the widget in our sidebar to donate $10 or more. If you'd like to donate that $1, you can go to the A Place to Bark How You Can Help Page and click their PayPal button. PayPal will accept any amount you wish to give. We sure would appreciate your help in helping us get some needed funds to A Place to Bark!

Now on to the winning stuff!

Here's how to enter today's Giveaway! Please follow the instructions carefully, K?

1. If you're on FB, go to the TrimDog Facebook page and 'like' them.
2. If you're on FB, go to the Woodrow Wear Facebook page and 'like' them.
3. If you're on FB, go to the Riverhead Books Facebook Page and 'like' them.
4. If you're on Twitter, add Riverhead Book as a friend.
5. Then come back to this blog post and leave your name and email address (can't win without it!) in the comments and let us know you did all the good stuff above. If you feel uncomfy leaving your email addy in the blog post, you can email it to me directly.

And, if you're not on FB or Twitter, go visit our generous contributor websites, then come back here and leave your comment with contact info in the comments, K?

After midnight, we will use the handy dandy randomizer on our sidebar to pick a winner! We'll notify the winner via email as soon as the drawing is complete tomorrow and post the winner in this blog post. Then the pawsome donors will mail out the prizes to one lucky winner!

That's it, now go get started...you have until 11:59 PM ET tonight (December 17, 2010)! For all the fine print rules, click here. Contest is open to all US residents, 18 years or older in the 48 contiguous US states. Apologies to our friends North and South and across the pond.

And don't furget to come back tomorrow, we're giving away more cool dog stuff!

EDIT: We have a winner! Nat is the winner of Day 13 of our Giveaway, congratulations Nat!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Just a little snow...and a little ice...

The weather the past few days has been wintry!

Earlier in the week we got some snow, not much and definitely not what we're used to back at our old home.


Then it got super cold, so we couldn't stay out too long, but we got a few pics.

I'm on the verge of a shiver...and Gracie is looking for deer, again!

Then we woke up this morning and everything was covered in ice! Made for a challenging potty time early this morning. Later in the day it warmed up to almost 40 degrees and we got in a nice walk this evening.

My blue harness is off to the repair shop after an encounter with Gracie's teeth. So I had to don my back up harness. I was so bright, you had to wear shades!!

With all this winter weather here, Mum's beginning to think we didn't move south enough, BOL!

Hope you are all staying dry and warm!

Day 12 - Johann's Howling Howliday Giveaway!

It's Thursday already? Where did the week go!

We have more cool prizes to give away today! Today is the twelfth day of Johann's Annual Howling Howliday Giveaway! There are still lots more chances to win. So check back, 'cause we'll be giving away something every weekday thru December 24th!

I still have that wish! You know the wish from the other day that every reader that reads my blog give just one $1 to our designated charity - A Place to Bark.

If you'd like to donate that $1, you can click here and go directly to A Place to Bark's paypal page and donate; or you can go to A Place to Bark How You Can Help Page and click their PayPal button. PayPal will accept any amount you wish to give. We sure would appreciate your help in helping us get some needed funds to A Place to Bark!

Now, on with the prizes....we have three contributors today who have donated some great prizes for our winner.

The nice folks at Cranimal is donating a gift bag of Cranimals supplements and dog biscuits! Yum!

Cranimals™ whole food supplements and functional biscuits offer proprietary ingredients that you won’t find in any other pet product.

Their cat and dog supplements deliver a powerful blend of cranberry, red raspberry and blueberry extracts which contain thousands of potent antioxidants - nature’s best defense against disease and aging.

And, their functional dog biscuits are cutting edge, delivering the most innovative health food ingredients, in a form especially designed for your pet. They never use any fillers, artificial colors, flavours or artificial preservatives in any of their products –that’s a guarantee. Cranimals™ will make tails wag!

Cranimals is also offering one bag of ZenDog Biscuits, plus an online coupon for 20% off any supplement today with any purchase; just use code BERRYHEALTH during checkout!

BrightSpot Solutions is donating a pawsome One Spotless Paw Dog Paw Cleaning Glove to some lucky winner to day.

Spotless Paw Dog Paw Cleaning Glove™ is the solution to the problem of wet, dirty dog paws. Before those messy paws track dirt into your home or automobile, or soil your clothing, use Spotless Paw to thoroughly clean and dry them.

This soft, super-absorbent, unique six-fingered glove, manufactured of the highest quality microfiber, is designed for use with either the right or left hand - and either side can be used, doubling the cleaning surface area.

For today only you can save 15% off the purchase of a Spotless Paw Dog Paw Cleaning Glove through their website! Use code: save15card.

Great American Spillproof Poducts is donating an official Buddy Bowl to our winner today!

The "Buddy Bowl" really is splash proof and spillproof. Its unique patented design is like no other. Great for your home (protects floors, no more wet socks) and travel. But most of all it gives the pets we love fresh, clean water at their convenience.

It makes having fresh, clean water easy to have available at all times for the pets we love. No mess for the handler. It's made in the USA, is non-toxic, BPA Free, and comes in some cool colors!

Now, remember to help the less fortunate this holiday season and help us raise funds for our designated charity - A Place To Bark!

It's easy to donate! If you can give $10 or more, that's pawsome! Just click here or press the donate button on the widget in our sidebar to donate $10 or more. Or go to A Place to Bark How You Can Help Page and click their PayPal button to donate whatever you can.

Now on to the winning stuff!

Here's how to enter today's Giveaway! Please follow the instructions carefully, K?

1. If you're on FB, go to the Cranimal's Facebook page and 'like' them.
2. If you're on FB, go to the Great American Spillproof Products Facebook page and 'like' them.
3. And while you're over on FB, I'd love if you went to my Facebook page and 'liked' me too!
4. Then come back to this blog post and leave your name and email address (can't win without it!) in the comments and let us know you did all the good stuff above. If you feel uncomfy leaving your email addy in the blog post, you can email it to me directly.

And, if you're not on FB or Twitter, go visit our generous contributor websites, then come back here and leave your comment with contact info in the comments, K?

After midnight, we will use the handy dandy randomizer on our sidebar to pick a winner! We'll notify the winner via email as soon as the drawing is complete tomorrow and post the winner in this blog post. Then the pawsome donors will mail out the prizes to one lucky winner!

That's it, now go get started...you have until 11:59 PM ET tonight (December 16, 2010)! For all the fine print rules, click here. Contest is open to all US residents, 18 years or older in the 48 contiguous US states. Apologies to our friends North and South and across the pond.

And don't furget to come back tomorrow, we're giving away more cool dog stuff!

EDIT: We have a winner! Kim is the winner of the pawsome prizes today, congratulations!