Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wordless Wednesday: Beach Tug and Frolic

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You can see the crazy in her eyes

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Fun enough to be worth being in the cold Pacific Ocean

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Much fun, many teeth

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Koira was super patient with Ptera

The cutest part of all of this was that Koira was deliberately being gentle and teasing Ptera into playing. If Koira wanted to win this game of tug, it would be over in seconds. Even when Koira ended up with the toy all on her own, she would run past Ptera with it, or shake it, making it super tempting to grab ahold all over again. This marked the first time that these two have really, truly played together since Ptera came home, and it was totally adorable.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wordless Wednesday: Vacation

I went on a vacation this past week, and so did my dogs. Ptera is enjoying cuddles and romping with friends.


Romping with friends
Bitey face

Romping with friends
Play bow!

Friday, October 7, 2016

Fit Food Friday: Nutro Wild Frontier Final Thoughts

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Happy dog, healthy dog, fun beach day

For the month of September, both Koira and Ptera ate Nutro Wild Frontier's Woodland Trail recipe. Both of them enjoyed the food a lot, and stayed eager to eat every day at mealtime (and in between, because they are food hounds).

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Super crinkly bag at the end of the month

I noticed after the first few weeks that Ptera was extra silky soft. Though she looks short hair, and is, she has more hair and sheds more than Koira. And I didn't notice any particular difference in the amount she shed. But she did feel very nice, with a silky coat and clean skin. Koira didn't have as much of a difference. She's been trying to get over the vicious cycle of a bug bite that cause itching which made her scratch to the point of losing fur by her tail, back in August. I do think her hair is starting to come back, but she notoriously stays bald for a long time when stuff like that happens. Her fur that she does have, though, appears healthy and shiny, and her skin outside of the itchy area we are working on is clean and clear.

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Throughout the entire month of feeding Nutro, the dogs had consistent bowel movements. No excessively soft stools, or overly large ones.

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Ptera's food for a day, in a slow feed bowl

Overall, I felt like this is one of the best quality kibbles I've fed to my dogs, and I plan on keeping it as part of their normal rotational diet. It can be hard to find foods that work as well as this one for multiple dogs, and of course, there may be dogs who don't do great on this food. But both of mine love it, and do really well on it.

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Happy, healthy dog

We were provided with this food in exchange for our honest review. We were not compensated in any other way, and all opinions are 100% our own true experience.