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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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Hi everyone! It’s Millie & Walter here! We are here to do a special Chewy.com review. A little over a month ago we received an unexpected box from Chewy.

What’s in the box this month?

When we opened it we found a box of Onguard Flea & Tick Treatment for Dogs, 45-88 lbs. (There are other sizes available for smaller pups too.) Unfortunately we had received our monthly flea med application just the day before this box from Chewy.com came. We decided that we would just wait a month and use it for our next treatment.

Front of the box

Back of the box

We read the box carefully and also checked online to get all the details before we let our pawrents apply it to us.

According to Chewy.com:

“Onguard Flea & Tick Treatment for Dogs offers an effective and convenient way to keep your pup protected from pests. This fast-acting topical treatment kills all life stages of fleas and ticks on dogs at least 8 weeks old…and helps control infestations of chewing lice and sarcoptic mange mites. With the time-tested and commonly used fipronil and (S)-methoprene as its two active ingredients, Onguard breaks the flea life cycle and rids your dog of fleas that can cause flea allergy dermatitis. Not only does it wipe out adult fleas, but it keeps new eggs from hatching. This powerful formula keeps killing Brown dog ticks, American dog ticks, Lone Star ticks and Deer ticks that may carry Lyme disease for up to a month.”

 

“Application is easy—just squeeze this spot treatment onto your pup’s skin between the shoulder blades. Onguard is long-lasting and waterproof, so it still offers protection even after a bath or if your pup gets caught in the rain.”

To open each application you just snip off the top with a scissors. Then you let your pawrents apply it to your back between your shoulder blades. We don’t have any pictures of us getting the treatment because our pawrents like to work as a team with dad holding us and mom applying the flea medication.

Here I, Walter, am after mom put the Onguard on me.

Just a little closer look. You can’t really see it but there is a little wet spot from it.

Here is Millie after her treatment.

At a closer look you can see some of it on the surface. Millie’s fur isn’t quite as thick as Walter’s so it comes to the surface a bit easier.

After we got our treatments we were rewarded for being good pups with a cookie. We had this flea treatment about a week ago and can report no adverse effects or any fleas or ticks on either of us. Now we’re going to turn this over to our mom so she can give you her two cents on Onguard Flea & Tick.

Hi everyone. It’s Cindy here now. Millie & Walter normally receive K9 Advantix II Flea & Tick Treatment for Large Dogs 21-55 lbs which is also available from Chewy.com. One of the reasons we use K9 Advantix II is because in addition to protecting the dogs from fleas and ticks it also repels and kills mosquitoes and repels and prevents blood-feeding by biting flies.

Our property has a creek running across it with some swampy areas so we unfortunately have a lot of mosquitoes every summer. We also are subjected to a nasty biting fly season every year. The K9 Advantix II really makes a difference in combating these two pests as well as controlling fleas and ticks.

The bottom line is that Onguard is a good product if you only need to control fleas and ticks. It is also $11 dollars per pack cheaper than K9 Advantix II and right now Chewy.com is running a special for 50% Off First Pack Limit 1 per customer (conditions apply). We are thankful to Chewy for giving us the opportunity try Onguard Flea & Tick treatment and will use it for Millie & Walter again after the summer is over but we prefer to use K9 Advantix II during the mosquito and biting fly season.

Millie & Walter give Onguard Flea and Tick 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 Onguard Flea & Tick Treatment for Dogs, 45-88 lbs 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 my most recent Feel Better Friends (FBF) doll that I made.

Rylee’s Mini-me and “Extras”

Rylee is a 15 year old girl with Cerebral Palsy who recently received a feeding tube. She loves music, camping, fart jokes, crowns, jewelry, feather boas and her favorite colors are pink and purple. Her mom writes that, “She knows that we don’t have one (a feeding tube) and she doesn’t like ‘being different’. She’s sad and she looks at her f-tube and just cries. She needs a ‘friend’ that looks like her.”

Mini Rylee showing her feeding tube port

One of the things a FBF crafter does is to try and make the doll as much like the child as possible so the Mini Rylee has a feeding tube port (also known as a G-tube). G-tube ports look a lot like the valve of an inflatable toy so that is what I used. I found a package of 12 inflatable emoji beach balls on Amazon for a reasonable price and started from there (I receive no compensation for the Amazon link and include it for others to use).

How to insert a feeding tube port (inflatable toy valve) in crochet doll

I included two outfits for the doll. The crocheted dress you see above was adapted from a pattern for a barbie doll. I also made an outfit of pants and a t-shirt and to finish off the outfits a pair of purple and white sneakers.

The hair for this doll was made using Knit Picks Shine sport weight yarn that was first hooked into the scalp. I then styled it as close to Rylee’s hair as possible.

Rylee and her mini-me wearing their crowns

Since Rylee loves crowns I made matching ones for her and the doll. I found a pattern that included sizes from adult to newborn. I made the adult size for Rylee and the infant size fit the doll perfectly. I used Caron Simply Soft in white with Red Heart Shimmer in Snow held together to make both crowns. The Shimmer yarn gave the crowns a bit of sparkle. Then I added a few “jewels” to spruce them up a bit more.

According to her mom, “Rylee loves her doll! The crown and book were hits too. She squealed with delight, she was so excited!” The book she is referring to is Walter the Farting Dog. When I saw that she enjoyed fart jokes I knew I had to get her that book. My Walter included a note with the book for her too.

G-tube pads

Another one of the extras I included were some G-tube pads for Rylee with a matching one for the doll. I found some pads similar to the ones above on Etsy and knew I could make some just like them with my embroidery machine. They are made from 3 layers of absorbent cotton with flannel on the back for softness.

Rylee and Joy wearing matching G-tube pads

Rylee’s mom said, “Rylee named her ‘mini me’ Joy. Our moto is Choose Joy and we say that a lot to remind ourselves that God is good and we can choose our attitude. Thank you for bringing us a little Joy!” So far each of the dolls that I’ve made have had something new to work into them. I enjoy the challenges these dolls give me and I think Rylee’s smile is all the thank you I need.

Making Feel Better Friends dolls has been a great way to use my crochet skills for charity work. If you know of a child with medical problems that you think would benefit from having a Mini Me to help them you can visit the Feel Better Friends website to request a doll. I am assigned to the northeast USA but I think you can request a specific crafter if you would like.

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Hi everyone! It’s Millie & Walter here! We are here to do this month’s Chewy.com review.

What’s in the box this month?

We are reviewing Natural Balance L.I.T. Sweet Potato & Bison Formula Dog Treats. There are other sizes and flavors available to try too.

Let me get this bag open for you mom.

Mom wasn’t too happy with my help since I poked a bunch of holes in the bag.

 

According to Chewy.com:

“Limited Ingredient Treats are designed with a limited number of protein and carbohydrate sources. Scientifically formulated to provide high quality nutrition and optimize skin and coat. No bones to pick with this tasty treat!…Natural Balance L.I.T. Limited Ingredient Treats Sweet Potato & Bison Meal Dog Treats are designed for dogs with sensitivity to corn, soy, or wheat products. They’re easily digested so his tummy won’t be upset and the crunchy texture cleans his teeth as he chews.”

We don’t have any food sensitivities but we like the bison and sweet potato flavor.

We can’t wait to try them

These are a nice sized treat as you can see. They make a smaller size for our smaller friends too.

I can’t look at it any longer…the waiting is killing me.

We finally got to try one.

The waiting is the hardest part

Take a look at our video that we took. You sure can see how much we loved these treats.

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

We both think these treats are great and got to try another one. They are nice and crunchy and could easily been broken in pieces.

Thanks for giving me another treat.

These are delicious!

We have to give these 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 Natural Balance Sweet Potato-Bison Formula 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! We are here to do this month’s Chewy.com review.

What’s in the box this month?

We are reviewing Merrick Fresh Kisses Double-Brush Mint Breath Strips Medium Grain-Free Dental Dog Treats. There are other sizes and flavors available to try too.

According to Chewy.com:

“Share even closer cuddles with your furry one with the Merrick Fresh Kisses Double-Brush Mint Breath Strips Dental Dog Treats. This uniquely designed treat has a double-brush action and a special blend of alfalfa extract and natural spearmint oil to help keep teeth clean, fight plaque and tartar, and freshen breath. It’s packed with fresh breath strip pieces throughout for an extra boost of freshness with every bite. The grain-free formula is easily digestible since it’s made with natural peas and gelatin with no potatoes or anything artificial. These delicious treats are safely cooked in the USA without any grains, gluten, corn, soy, or artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives.”

We chose the medium size for us since they are rated for dogs from 25-50 lbs. Both of us are right at the top of that range so we could have picked the large size too.

They look like tooth brushes!

Usually we get to try more than one treat during our taste tests but since these are recommended to only have one per day that was all we had.

Those are big treats!

I can’t wait to try them.

We finally got to try one each.

The wait is the hardest part

Take a look at our video that we took. You sure can see how much we loved these treats.

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

These sure are minty fresh

We both think these treats are great.

We have to give these 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 Merrick Fresh Kisses 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.

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Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! It’s Millie and Walter here. We are joining our friends and have hopped on the Blogville Pawty Plane for a Valentine’s Day trip to Paris!

We are double dating with Walter’s girl Tuiren and her brother Fenris. After we landed in Paris each couple had different plans on how we wanted to spend our time. Millie and Fenris started out their day with a nice lunch on a rooftop terrace and then finished the day with a moonlight stroll around the city. Here is the postcard Millie & Fenris sent home.

Walter and Tuiren had different plans and went straight to the Eiffel Tower where we enjoyed running up and down all those steps. We worked up quite an appetite so we finished the night with a romantic gourmet dinner where we could see the Eiffel Tower all lit up. Here is Walter and Tuiren’s postcard home.

Millie was blushing when we got back on the plane to go home so we think Fenris might have stolen a kiss along the way. Tuiren was a little nervous when the plane took off so Walter sat next to her so he could hold her paw.

We all had a great time and just wish we could have spent more time there. Maybe some other time we will all go for a longer visit. Be sure to stop by the Postcards From Paris blog hop that Mayor Arty has organized to see all the fun everyone had.

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