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Hi everyone! It’s Walter here! It’s time for a special Chewy.com review.

Hey mom! There are no treats in this box.

Here’s a look at what was in the box. A Large ThunderShirt. There are other sizes of ThunderShirts you can get to meet your needs.

You may not know this about me but I can get a bit anxious/excited in certain situations. For example the last two times I’ve had to go to the V.E.T. (just for routine shots) when I came home I was so excited that I drank a bunch of water and then brought my breakfast back up on the floor. When the nice ladies at Chewy.com offered a ThunderShirt to review my pawrents jumped at the opportunity.

According to Chewy.com a ThunderShirt:

“…uses gentle hugging to calm your dog. With its patented design, Thundershirt’s gentle, constant pressure has a dramatic calming effect for most dogs if they are anxious, fearful or overexcited.”

Some of the key benefits of using ThunderShirts are:

  • Patented design applies gentle, constant pressure to calm anxiety, fear, and over-excitement. This gentle hugging produces a dramatic calming effect
  • Calms your dog during fireworks, thunder, separation, travel, vet visits, grooming, and much more with no training and no medication
  • Comfortable and easy on/off. Made of durable, breathable, soft fabric that is washable.
  • Recommended by trainers and veterinarians to relieve stress-related behaviors such as jumping, excessive barking, and inappropriate marking
  • Proven effective in over 80% of dogs

According to the instructions before putting the ThunderShirt on for the first time, you should offer a small food treat using the folded ThunderShirt as a plate.

Is that treat for me?

Then mom tried it on me.

I look hot in this shirt don’t I?

It took a little wrangling to understand which flaps went where but by following the instructions she had it on me in no time. The large size fit me perfectly. I didn’t have any adverse reaction to wearing it and I think it felt pretty good. You may remember that I wore it while Millie & I tested the Kong Classic and Kong Easy Treat.

We didn’t have a V.E.T. visit to use as a test but we did have someone come to our house to discuss some work my pawrents are going to have done soon. To make it easier for our guest Millie and I were closed into our living room and our mom hung out with us.

Mom I hear a strange man talking to dad.

Normally I would be quite wound up and bark a lot. As you will see in the following video Millie was the one doing all the barking while I just paced a little and did a little whining.

Now let’s see how I did.

If you can’t see the video you can go here to view it.

This is more relaxed than usual for me with a stranger in the house.

As you saw by the end of the video I was able to lay down for a while and relax a bit. I admit I was still ready to jump up if necessary but my mom said it was more relaxed than usual for me. I also wore my ThunderShirt when we went on a car ride to pick up some take out food (sorry no pictures for this). Car rides can be very exciting and I usually spend the entire trip looking out the windows but this time I actually laid down and almost took a nap on the way home. My pawrents say it was the calmest I’ve ever been on a car ride.

I’ve worn my ThunderShirt a few times around the house just for the fun of it so my pawrents say I won’t associate it with only bad or stressful things. I don’t mind wearing it at all and since we have AC in the house I don’t get hot either.

I give ThunderShirt 4 paws up (because that is all the paws I have) and I recommend it to all our friends. We plan on using the ThunderShirt for my next V.E.T. visit or the next time we go to PetSmart for our nail trim and will let you know how that went too. We are also thinking of picking up another ThunderShirt for Millie so we both will have one.

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This month we are joining Koru Bear for the Chewy.com blog hop.

Disclaimer: As #ChewyInfluencers we received one Large ThunderShirt from Chewy.com to review. We did not receive any monetary compensation for this review and will receive no additional benefits for barking about the product or the company. The opinions in this review are the honest opinions of ours.

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Hi everyone! It’s Walter here. Do you have jobs around your house that you do to help out your pawrents? Well I do and it is so much fun.

Every day when the mail comes I wait for my pawrents to sort through it.

Then they hand me the junk mail and I take care  of it for them.

This junk mail is a bit gamy.

Here is a little video of how I help.

If you can’t see the video you can go to view it.

Sometimes I help by making big envelopes into a jigsaw puzzle. I’m really good at just ripping things apart and not eating any of it. The fun part is in the end my pawrents have to clean up all the mess. I would love to hear about the jobs you do to help your pawrents around the house.

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Hi everyone! It’s Millie & Walter here! It’s time for a special Chewy.com review.

What’s in the Chewy box today?
I don’t know but it smells good.

Here’s a look at what was in the box. A Large Kong Classic and a can of Kong Easy Treat Liver Recipe. There are other sizes of Kongs you can get and other flavors of Easy Treats too.

This summer has been super hot for many of us. Our area has had record high temps and this time of year the biting flies are so relentless we don’t want to be outside except to do our business. To help us keep busy in the cool comfort of our air conditioned home our pawrents like to fill Kongs for us.

According to Chewy.com the Kong Classic is:

“…the gold standard of dog toys and has become the staple for dogs around the world for over forty years. Offering enrichment by helping satisfy dogs’ instinctual needs, the KONG Classic’s unique all-natural red rubber formula is ultra-durable with an erratic bounce that is ideal for dogs that like to chew while also fulfilling a dog’s need to play. Want to extend play time? Be sure to stuff with tempting bits of kibble and entice with a dash of peanut butter. Add to the fun by adding KONG Snacks and topping with KONG Easy Treat.”

Some of the key benefits of using Kongs are:

  • Perfect for stuffing with KONG treats or KONG pastes for even longer-lasting play.
  • The gold standard of dog toys, provides play, helps reduce boredom and relieves separation anxiety.
  • Unpredictable bounce for virtually unlimited games of fetch, even while you’re away.
  • Recommended by veterinarians, trainers, and dog enthusiasts; used worldwide for over forty years.
  • Made in the USA from KONG Classic ultra-durable, all-natural red rubber formula.

First we wanted to give the Easy Treat a taste test.

That smells delish!
I can’t wait to get my tongue on it.

Next it was time for our pawrents to fill the Kongs up. We already had one Kong Classic so we each had one.

The ingredients for a perfect Kong

Our dad has come up with a great formula to make the stuffed Kongs last a long time. We use one Medium size Milkbone, a couple of Freeze Dried Liver Treats and a squirt of the Kong Easy Treat for each Kong.

First break the Milkbone in half and stuff into the narrow end of the Kong.

Add a squirt of the Easy Treat

Top it off with the liver treats.

Those Kongs smell great!

We’re waiting!

Now let’s see how we did.

If you can’t see the video you can go here to view it.

We love having Kongs on hot days.

We didn’t want to bore you with watching us finish all the way because it took us about 45 minutes to get all the goodies out of them. With all that licking we were pretty tired too. If you need something to keep you busy for a while why not give a Kong a try?

We give Kong Classic and Kong Easy Treat Liver Recipe 8 paws up (because that is all the paws we have) and we recommend them to all our friends.

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This month we are joining Koru Bear for the Chewy.com blog hop.

Disclaimer: As #ChewyInfluencers we received one Kong Classic and one Kong Easy Treat Liver Recipe from Chewy.com to review. We did not receive any monetary compensation for this review and will receive no additional benefits for barking about the product or the company. The opinions in this review are the honest opinions of ours.

P.S. You might be wondering why Walter is wearing a ThunderShirt. We are doing a review of that too (at a later date) and our pawrents thought it would be good to have him wear it for the first time while working on the Kong. That way he associates it with good things to start with. Stay tuned to see how it works for him.

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Hi everyone! It’s Millie & Walter here! It’s time for this month’s Chewy.com review. The weather was so nice last week that we did our review outside.

What’s in the box?
I don’t know but it sure smells good.

This time we are reviewing a  Nutro Crunchy with Real Peanut Butter Dog Treats. There are other flavors available too.

Now I see the treat bag!

Here’s a look at what was in the box.

According to Chewy.com these treats are:

“Made with high-quality protein from chicken as the foundation of the recipe, it’s packed with wholesome goodness and flavor—with non-GMO ingredients like oatmeal, peanut butter and real, ground roasted peanuts. Each resealable bag is packed with crunchy bites perfect for when your pal has the munchies, or for training, too. Plus, from the chicken to the peanuts, everything is sourced from trusted farmers and suppliers and made in Joplin, MO.”

Some of the key benefits of these supplements are:

  • Crunchy treats are made with whole brown rice, oatmeal, high-quality chicken and peanut butter for a dose of flavor and protein.
  • Packed with tasty, real peanut butter and roasted peanuts for the taste dogs love—give them out of the bag or toss them for some treat-chasing action!
  • Zero GMO ingredients, by-product meals, corn, wheat, soy protein or artificial ingredients so it’s also good for pups prone to food sensitivities.
  • At only 5 calories per treat, it’s great for anytime snacking or as a training treat, and can be part of a healthy, balanced diet.
  • Proudly made in Joplin, MO in the USA with the finest, high-quality ingredients from around the world; comes in an easy-to-open resealable pack.

Those treats are pretty small.

At least they are kind of hard to break into smaller pieces.

We are ready for the taste test.

Did I just see the chipmunk over there?
Over where?

Millie the treats are right in front of us!
I swear I saw that chipmunk.

It’s kind of hard to tell the treats from the dirt but they are the light brown things at the bottom of the above picture. Check out our video of the first taste test to see what we thought of them.

If you can’t see the video you can go here to view it.

As you can see we scarfed them up real quick. Luckily since they are so low in calories our mom let us have some more.

These are nice and crunchy.

You can let go now mom!

We give Nutro Crunchy with Real Peanut Butter Dog Treats 8 paws up (because that is all the paws we have) and we recommend them to all our friends.

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This month we are joining Koru Bear for the Chewy.com blog hop.

Disclaimer: As #ChewyInfluencers we received one bag of Nutro Crunchy with Real Peanut Butter Dog Treats from Chewy.com to review. We did not receive any monetary compensation for this review and will receive no additional benefits for barking about the product or the company. The opinions in this review are the honest opinions of ours.

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Hi everyone! It’s Millie & Walter here! It’s time for this month’s Chewy.com review.

What did Chewy.com send us this month?

What’s in this bag?

This time we are reviewing a 60 count bag of Nutramax Cosequin Maximum Strength (DS) Plus MSM Soft Chews Joint Health Dog Supplement. There are other Cosequin supplements available too if this one isn’t quite right for you.

What’s in the box Walter?
Mom said it was for me this month.

Why is it just for me, Walter, you ask? Well, Millie has been on a Cosequin supplement for quite a while so when this came up for review mom and dad thought it was a good time to add a joint supplement to my diet too.

According to Chewy.com:

“Cosequin plays an important role in maintaining optimal joint function. Healthy articular (joint) cartilage is crucial to joint utility. Cosequin helps support cartilage production and protect existing cartilage from breakdown. Cosequin is the only glucosamine sulfate supplement that has been shown safe, effective, and bioavailable in peer-reviewed, published, controlled, U.S. veterinary studies.”

Some of the key benefits of these supplements are:

  • Cosequin maximum strength with MSM contains glucosamine and chondroitin for mobility, cartilage and joint support, as well as omega-3’s for a healthy skin and coat
  • Supports cartilage production and protects existing cartilage from breakdown
  • Use Cosequin to help your pet be healthy to climb stairs, rise, and jump
  • #1 veterinarian brand for joint support
  • Moist and tasty soft chews that your pup will love

Those don’t look much like medicine.

Do you think mom will let me try one even if they are for you?

Yes, even though these will mainly be for Walter (since Millie already has a different one) we both got to try a couple for this taste test.

During the first 4 to 6 weeks a dog of Walter’s size (about 50 lbs.) is supposed to have two supplements per day. After that the dose is reduced to just once per day.

I think I’m going to like having these with my meals.

Thanks for letting me try them Walter.

Even though these are supposed to be good for you they taste great too. One of the “other ingredients” listed is fish oil and they do have a bit of a fishy smell but we like that!

And now some words from our mom: “We have to be honest that we aren’t sure we will be able to see much of a difference in Walter’s movement from taking this supplement. He is a very active and, at times, very bouncy boy. He hasn’t really slowed down since the day he joined our family. We do think that since he is over 5 years old now it can’t hurt to have him add a joint supplement to his diet. Since Chewy.com offered one this month to review we felt it was a good time to start him on it.”

Millie & Walter give Nutramax Cosequin Maximum Strength (DS) Plus MSM Soft Chews Joint Health Dog Supplement 8 paws up (because that is all the paws we have) and we recommend it to all our friends.

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This month we are joining Koru Bear for the Chewy.com blog hop.

Disclaimer: As #ChewyInfluencers we received one 60 count bag of Nutramax Cosequin Maximum Strength (DS) Plus MSM Soft Chews Joint Health Dog Supplement from Chewy.com to review. We did not receive any monetary compensation for this review and will receive no additional benefits for barking about the product or the company. The opinions in this review are the honest opinions of ours.

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Hi everyone! It’s Millie & Walter here! We are here to do our second Chewy.com review for the month.

What’s in the box this month?

This time we are reviewing Wellness CORE Grain-Free Marrow Roasts Hearty Beef Recipe Dog Treats. There are other flavors available too.

According to Chewy.com:

“Wellness CORE Grain-Free Marrow Roasts Hearty Beef Recipe Dog Treats are a great tasty snack. The crunchy biscuits are baked with real marrow centers. These tasty and tantalizing treats have a delicious center that’s packed with vitamins and minerals. Pups can’t keep their paws off of them!”

Some of the key benefits of these treats are:

  • All natural ingredients with no wheat, wheat-gluten, corn, soy, artificial colors or flavors
  • Treats are high in iron, calcium, zinc, Vitamins A for optimal health
  • Made from real beef and no by products
  • Quality assured and made from finest globally-sourced ingredients
  • Only 5 calories per a treat

Those treats look delish!

Do you think we will get both segments at once?

Of course our mom broke those pieces in half and only gave us one little piece each.

We don’t have any video this time because our mom goofed up and didn’t hit the button to start it when she said the magic “okay” word. It’s all right though because we ate them so fast there wasn’t much to see.

Now we get the other piece.

These are great. Can I have another one?

Millie & Walter give Wellness CORE Grain-Free Marrow Roasts 8 paws up (because that is all the paws we have) and we recommend it to all our friends.

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This month we are joining Koru Bear for the Chewy.com blog hop.

Disclaimer: As #ChewyInfluencers we received one bag of Wellness CORE Grain-Free Marrow Roasts from Chewy.com to review. We did not receive any monetary compensation for this review and will receive no additional benefits for barking about the product or the company. The opinions in this review are the honest opinions of ours.

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Hi everyone! It’s Walter here. Can you believe it’s been 5 years since I was welcomed into my forever home? I’m sad to say that this year the rescue Millie and I came from has stopped their rescue work. We can’t thank all the volunteers enough for helping both of us find our forever home. We can keep up with all the alumni from the rescue on their Facebook page now at BDBH Alumni.

I think you all know how much I love my home.

I love playing in our yard in the snow…

…and wrestling with Millie

We can hang out quietly together too.

I love my yard no matter what time of year it is.

But my favorite thing to do is to hang out in bed with my pawrents.

My mom makes a great pillow.

I may be a bit grayer around the muzzle but I haven’t slowed down a bit. I sometimes wonder how my brother is doing. I know he was adopted by another family and I hope he is as happy as I am. I sure am lucky to have found my pawrents and sister.

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