Weekend Plans

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We’re currently packing for another weekend of camping, hiking, and exploring with Bear and Scooter. Feeling excited to get out and explore all that Oregon has to offer!

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That means there’s a whole lot of this…

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and this….

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…going on in my life right now! You’d think after years of doing this with us, the boys would know by that that OF COURSE they’re included in all our adventures….yet they still keep a close watch on the supplies pile each and every time we pack up to head out. Do your dogs do the same?

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Scooter’s already sooo excited that he’ll be sleeping in a tent this weekend- it’s his absolute favorite!

Wishing you all a great weekend!




Making Adjustments: Complete Dog Prebiotic & Probiotic Blend

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As you may remember from our Kinn Kleanbowl post, we’re experimenting with feeding the boys raw food (more on this soon!) As I’ve been learning, one of the first steps towards preparing your dogs for a transition between kibble and raw food is to get them started on a dietary probiotic. We were excited to try the Complete Dog Prebiotic & Probiotic blend because I really thought the bacon/cheese flavor would appeal to Scooter’s picky side.

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Having your pups on some sort of probiotic before transitioning to raw can help their bodies and digestive tracts accept the upcoming changes more readily. Our guts are our largest immune organ, so it only makes sense to treat them right! When you properly care for your pups guts, their bodies are able to be healthier throughout. Probiotic bacteria are full of microbes that produce enzymes and vitamins that boost the immune system function. They support growth of good bacteria, and inhibit the growth of bad bacteria as well as prevent infections and reduce digestive upset/issues.

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When we first started using the Complete Dog Prebiotic & Probiotic Blend, I was crushing up the little tablets in Scooters food.

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It didn’t take long for him to volunteer to just gobble one down on his own though!

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The Complete Dog Prebiotic & Probiotic is veterinarian formulated with 11 different probiotic strains and a prebiotic booster that makes those 11 probiotics more effective! All of this goodness is packed into a bacon cheddar chewable tablet.

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Complete Dog Prebiotic & Probiotics from Ample Nutrition are:

  • 100% natural
  • Made in the USA
  • Made with human grade ingredients
  • Contain 3 billion microorganisms in each tablet
  • NO soy, yeast, wheat, gluten or GMO
  • Ideal for both dogs and puppies

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Even if you’re not working to transition your pups to a raw food diet, probiotics could still be a good addition to their daily intake. Consider a probiotic supplement for your pets to enhance their overall well being.

A daily dose of probiotics will also provide your pup:

  • Digestive support and regularity
  • Immune Boost
  • Gut rebalance
  • Ease digestive issues stemming from food reactions, stress and more

Do you currently feed your pups a pre or probiotic blend? 

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.



{Black and White Sunday} Flea & Tick Season

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It’s official, Spring has sprung! Here in Portland, it feels like Summer isn’t too far away. We spotted our first tick the other day; which means just one thing- flea and tick season are once again in full swing. Many of you know we haven’t used toxic commercial flea/tick products on Bear or Scooter for going on 4 years now, and we have been using Wondercide products successfully over the last few years.

Wondercide Flea & Tick is able to kill fleas on contact within 30 seconds, all with the use of food-grade ingredients! We use their spray on the dogs every few days flea/tick preventative, and also do a few extra spritzes if we are going to be out adventuring where ticks or mosquitoes may be more common. It’s great to spray on their dog beds weekly too. We are sharing a photo today of Scooter participating in a Wondercide Ticked Off! Campaign last week on behalf of Pet Parent.

How do you prevent and/or treat for fleas and ticks in your home? If you’re interested in trying Wondercide for your pets, be sure to click through on our link and save $10 on your first order!