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Hi everyone! It’s Walter here! It’s time for our second November Chewy.com review. For our second review my mom picked out a toy just for me. Millie isn’t into playing with toys much.

There are two things in this box!

Here is the Frisco Plush with Rubber Tug & Fetch No Squeak Football Dog Toy. It comes in two colors.

We chose red. The other color is blue.

According to Chewy.com:

“Energetic pups have met their match with the Frisco Plush with Rubber Tug & Fetch No Squeak Football Dog Toy. It’s made with a tough fabric exterior and durable thermoplastic rubber for added strength, so it can hold up to some pretty tough tumbling during supervised play. Toss it or tug it—the football shape is perfect for playing tug-o-war and it has a built-in handle that makes it easy to throw for fetch. Plus, there are no squeakers so no matter how rambunctious your pooch gets while playing, there’s no extra noise! It’s the perfect toy to give your dog the daily exercise and stimulation he needs to stay healthy.”

Some of the key benefits of this toy are:

  • Designed for energetic dogs that need stronger toys, with sturdy fabric and durable thermoplastic rubber for added sturdiness.
  • Squeaker-less design lets you have all the playtime fun with none of the noise.
  • Football shape is perfect for tossing and grabbing for fetch and tug-o-war.
  • Toss it farther—swing the built-in handle to sling the toy even further for even more fun and exercise.
  • Hassle-free way to add in daily exercise and mental stimulation to help keep your dog healthy.

I can’t wait to play with this toy!
Hey Walter you should see what’s going on outside.

Check out the video to see how much I enjoyed this toy.

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

After playing with this toy in the house we went outside.

It’s easy to get my mouth around it

Mom won’t let me chew on the handle

Fetching this toy is lots of fun

I need a little break after all that play

As you can see I loved this toy and give it 4 paws up (because that is all the paws I have) and I recommend it to all my friends. If you are looking for a new toy for your list for Santa Paws I highly recommend this one.

Please remember that every dog plays differently and, since not all toys are created equal, it’s always best to keep a close watch on your pup in case things get ruff. Supervised play will help toys last longer and most importantly keep your pal safe. No dog toy is truly indestructible, so always remove the toy from playtime if pieces begin to break off.

So far this one is holding up well. My dad brought it out to play with me the day Millie had her surgery and we had lots of fun together.

Millie wants to thank all of you for all the good wishes about her tooth extraction. Everything went well and she is recovering fine.

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This month I’m joining Koru Bear for the Chewy.com blog hop.

Disclaimer: As a #ChewyInfluencer I received one Frisco Plush with Rubber Tug & Fetch No Squeak Football Dog Toy from Chewy.com to review. I 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 mine.

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Hi everyone! It’s Millie and Walter here! It’s time for our November Chewy.com review. This month the first item we are reviewing is Merrick Fresh Kisses Holiday Mint Dental Dog Treats. We eat Merrick food every day so we know what good stuff they make.

There are two things in this box!

Let’s look at that box of treats.

Merrick Fresh Kisses Holiday Mint Dental Dog Treats

Chewy.com has these treats in four sizes. We chose the medium size for dogs that are 25 – 50 lbs.

They come in their own resealable plastic bag

According to Chewy.com:

“These unique, brush-shaped chews are the perfect way for your dog to welcome guests this holiday season—with fresh-smelling kisses that won’t put him on the naughty list. The special blend of coconut, peppermint, lemongrass and rosemary oils will help keep his breath smelling fresh, while the double-brush design helps to fight plaque and tartar. These tasty treats are designed to be easily digestible, with natural peas, tapioca and gelatin. Best of all, the yummy chews are made right here in the USA without potatoes, grains, corn or soy, plus absolutely no artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives.”

Some of the key benefits of these treats are:

  • Dog treats to helps clean teeth, fight plaque and tartar, plus freshen doggy breath with a unique shape and botanical formula.
  • Designed with a double-brush action to get in between teeth and help keep them clean with every bite.
  • Formulated with all-natural spearmint oil breath strip pieces to help keep your pal’s breath even fresher.
  • It’s easily digestible since it’s made with natural peas, tapioca and gelatin, with no potatoes or grains.
  • Cooked right here in the USA without including any corn, soy, or artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives.

Those are a nice size
I can’t wait to try them

But first we have to wait.

Check out the video to see how we enjoyed the Merrick treats.

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

As you can see we both loved these dental chews and give them 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 box of Merrick Fresh Kisses Holiday Mint Dental 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.

Now a little P.S. from Millie

Don’t I look great against these yellow leaves?

Hi everyone. I have a little POTP request for all of you. I won’t be having any more of those great Merrick Fresh Kisses for a while but it’s not because I don’t like them. Today I had to go to the V.E.T. and they stole a tooth from my mouth! I’m doing well now that the drugs have worn off but I have to eat only soft food for at least a week. I would appreciate it if you all could cross your paws that I have a quick and uneventful recovery. Thanks.

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Hi everyone! It’s Millie and Walter here! It’s time for our second Chewy.com review for the month. While we were outside yesterday we started our review of a Nylabone DuraChew Double Action Chew Bacon Flavor Dog Toy.

Check out that big bone!
Mom says it tastes like bacon.

Here’s a closer look at the Nylabone.

This is the “Souper” size

Chewy.com has these bones available in three sizes: Regular for dogs up to 25 lbs., “Wolf” for dogs up to 35 lbs. and “Souper” for dogs over 50 lbs. According to the information about the bone Nylabone also makes one in a “Large” size for dogs up to 50 lbs. The “Large” probably would have been the perfect size for us but our mom was afraid the “Wolf” size might be too small. We both consistently weigh about 50 lbs. so she chose the “Souper” size for us to review.

According to Chewy.com:

“The Nylabone Double Action Chew Bone Dog Toy gives you and your pup the best of both worlds, satisfying his need to chew and your need to keep bad breath at bay. The ends of the toy have a tempting bacon flavor, and the soft middle has a fresh minty scent for bad breath control. Double Action Chews have tiny bristle-like projections that control tartar, massages his gums, and keep his chompers clean.”

Some of the key benefits of these treats are:

  • Dental nubs help clean teeth, massage gums and reduce tartar while your pet chews and gnaws away.
  • Minty center freshens doggy breath making kisses much more enjoyable and a bacon flavored outside make this an irresistible toy for any pet.
  • Durable construction for lasting use so you can help keep your pet entertained and encourage safe, healthy chewing habits that save shoes and furniture from destructive chewing.
  • The unique design makes this toy easy for your pup to carry around since they can grip the center effortlessly.
  • Vet-recommended so you can feel confident about giving this toy to your furry family member.

Walter was more interested in the bone than Millie was so he did most of this review.

That’s quite a mouthful. I can taste the minty fresh center.

You can let go now mom

It was a little distracting to try the new bone outside. There were more things to sniff and check out since we hadn’t had a nice enough day to play outside for a couple of weeks so Walter picked up the review inside a bit later.

This is some good teeth scraping action

Check out the video to see how Walter enjoyed chewing the bone.

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

Just taking a little break. Don’t get any ideas Millie.

As you can see Walter really enjoyed chewing on the Nylabone. It’s a bit big and somewhat heavy to carry around but we’re sure there will be plenty of time chewing on it in the future. Millie also had a chance to try the Nylabone but no cameras were around to witness it. We both give the Nylabone DuraChew Double Action Chew Bacon Flavor Dog Toy 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 Nylabone DuraChew Double Action Chew Bacon Flavor Dog Toy 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 and Walter here! It’s time for our Chewy.com review. We finally had a sunny day for the first time in about two weeks so we made our mom take us outside to do the review.

What’s in the box this month?

Here’s a look at what was in the box.

True Chews Chicken & Blueberry Grain-Free Bakes Dog Treats

It’s a bag of True Chews Chicken & Blueberry Grain-Free Bakes Dog Treats. There are other flavors of treats available too.

According to Chewy.com:

“They’re made with U.S.-sourced chicken as the very first ingredient, plus fresh blueberries and real, wholesome vegetables like potatoes and peas for a high-protein jerky treat that satisfies and nourishes in every bite. Since they contain zero corn, wheat, soy or anything artificial, you can truly feel good about treating your pal every day.”

Some of the key benefits of these treats are:

  • 100% U.S.-sourced chicken raised without antibiotics, hormones or steroids is the very first ingredient.
  • Baked with fresh blueberries as well as real potatoes and peas for a savory taste and texture your pooch is sure to love.
  • The grain-free recipe makes this an ideal treat for the dog with allergies or food sensitivities.
  • Soft, chewy morsels make a perfect snack any time as well as an ideal training treat when broken into smaller pieces.
  • Made in the USA with absolutely no corn, soy, wheat, animal by-products or artificial flavors or preservatives.

Let’s see what we thought about these treats.

Those treats look good

I hope mom doesn’t break them into smaller pieces

As usual the waiting is the hardest part

Before we show you the video we wanted to show you this still shot of us waiting to take our treats. Make note of where the treats are. We pointed them out in this picture so you could tell them from the leaves on the ground.

Check out the video to see how we liked these treats.

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

Just like last time Walter didn’t take the treat right away. He is claiming that it was because he couldn’t tell where it was because it looked like one of the leaves.

We both loved True Chews Chicken & Blueberry Dog Treats and give them 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 True Chews Chicken & Blueberry 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 Cindy here. Today I’m joining the Hookin on Hump Day blog hop to tell you about a new afghan I made.

Grenoble Matelasse Afghan

This is a project that I’ve worked on, off and on, for the past couple of years and I decided at the beginning of the summer that it was time to finish it. The design is from a collection from Priscilla’s Crochet. She can be found on her website or on Ravelry. This afghan is from her Matelassè collection and is the same collection that I used for the baby blanket I made last year.

The afghan is made up of octagon and square motifs.

The pattern is called Grenoble and consists of octagon motifs that are joined together using a flat braid join. In between the octagons the spaces are filled in with square motifs.

This afghan has a nice texture

I wanted this afghan to be big enough to cover Charlie so I finished it using 9 x 6 octagon motifs. The final size is about 72″ x 50″. I used Caron Simply Soft in Dark Sage and it took 14 skeins to complete it at this size.

Even the back is attractive.

One of the things I like about this pattern is that the back looks nice too. The textured style uses a lot of front post and back post stitches which creates a very dense fabric. It makes an afghan that is very warm and cozy to lay under.

Close up of the back of the afghan

The pattern is well done and easy to follow but I found reading the words to remind me what to do for each round became tedious. To make it easier I made a chart of the pattern for the octagon. It was much easier to figure out where I left off if I put the project down for a little while after I created the chart.

The edge is finished with a very simple stitch pattern

After all the octagons and squares were put together the edge is finished with a simple stitch pattern that mimics the style of the flat braid join used to put all the blocks together. I’m happy with the way the afghan turned out and like all the Matelasse patterns I’ve done so far. I wish you could see the color in real life because the pictures don’t really do it justice.

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Hi everyone! It’s Millie here. First Walter wants me to thank everyone for his birthday wishes. Okay now that that is over I can tell you what I’m thankful for.

I’m thankful for my forever family

That’s right! Today is my 6th Gotcha Day! I don’t think I could really say just how happy I am to be with my pawrents and Walter. I was a little scared that first day I was here but I haven’t felt that way ever since. My pawrents would tell you that I am quite the mischief maker and have been from day one.

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

That is one of my pawrents favorite video of me. I just couldn’t figure out why that dog wouldn’t play with me.

I love unmaking the bed

I’ve unmade the beds in our house so many times and wrecked so many sheets now that my pawrents block off the second bedroom and don’t let me upstairs by myself. When we are up on the bed we are usually close together.

You can often find Walter and I snuggling on the bed

One of my favorite things to do is hang out in our yard but when I can’t be out there I like to watch the activity from my favorite window.

This windowsill comes in handy when you get tired.

There is nothing better than laying under my favorite tree

As you can tell I feel that I live a charmed life and am so grateful for my forever home. Unfortunately the rescue Walter and I came from is no longer in business but I am so glad they were around to help me get here.

My best guy sent me this lovely card

I have to give a shout out to my boyfriend Fenris and his family for sending me this lovely card. Today we are joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday blog hop. You should stop by his blog to see what others are thankful for.

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Hi everyone! It’s Walter here. Today is a big day for me. I turn 6 and my mom told me that means I’m officially a senior citizen.

So I have a little grey on my muzzle. Does that make me a senior citizen?

I had a little grey on my chin when I was a little pup too.

I sure am a lucky pup to have landed in my great home.

I have the best back yard to hang out in

I have the best sister to play with.

There is nothing better than wrestling in the snow

Sometimes we take a break and just hang out together

My pawrents spend lots of money on toys just for me.

I love to steal the used milk cartons out of the recycling bin

My favorite is the freeze dried liver container

I get some real toys too but I’m not a picky guy and I’m happy with whatever I can chew on or play with.

I love when my dad plays fetch with me

I love to snuggle with my pawrents

The first few months of my life weren’t very good but since I found my forever home life couldn’t be any better. I also have a great girlfriend (and her family) that sent me this beautiful card.

Thanks Tuiren and family

I sure don’t feel like a senior citizen and can still jump straight up from a stand still to look my mom in the eyes. Like they say you are as young as you feel.

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