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New Puppy Essentials every Fur Parent will Need! [New Puppy Shopping List]

New Puppy Essentials

New Puppy Essentials 

Keep your puppy smiling with these new puppy essentials listed below. These items are an excellent starting point to have on hand for when you bring your new addition home! From essentials to fun toys that will help give your pooch the exercise their growing body needs. Dogs generally need endless supplies of food and water, but there are a few other items that are great to have on hand when you bring your four-legged buddy home. 

Let me help share the essentials that you can buy before you get your puppy or to order and have delivered shortly after you bring your friend home. These items are going to make your life better and leave your pooch smiling! 

New Puppy Essentials to Buy


Socksy loves her Purina Muse® Natural Cat Food and the new DIY Cat Toy we Made!

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Our cat is spoiled, very spoiled!  My brother brought her home years ago and thinks its his cat, the kids are sure she is their cat, and in all actuality the cat is my fathers who happens to love this cat more than anything.  My brother and I often make fun of him because it is very possible that he loves this cat more than either of us.  

We named her Socksy because of her white feet.  She is a black cat that looks like she has socks on, so Socksy popped into the conversation when she came home and it stuck.
During my last shopping trip to Pet Smart I grabbed something different, Purina Muse® Natural Cat Food.  I was impressed by the wide selection of Muse® Flavors and the benefits this food provided.
Socksy can be picky when it comes to food choices however we also worry about her getting the nutrition she needs.  So when I read that “with Muse you don’t have to choose between natural nutrition and food that tastes great. Your cat can have both when you choose Muse.”  I was intrigued, and I am so glad I made the selection.
Socksy loved Muse and cleaned her plate in no time!  We now have a new cat food that gives us piece of mind that Socksy is getting a complete and balanced diet.  Are you looking for a great quality cat food?  Try Muse’s Clean Plate Gaurantee!
  “Natural has never been so delicious. Put Muse to the test with our clean plate guarantee.”
Make sure to take advantage of this coupon savings when you try Muse!
Before she got her yummy new food, we had her work up an appetite playing with a new cat toy.  This has quickly become her favorite toy and it was easy and quick to put together!
What you need:
A Dowel
High Quality Yarn or Rope
Decorative Tape
Feather Pads
Glue Gun
Let the rope run the length of the dowel, while wrapping the dowel with decorative tape.  This keeps the rope from sliding off or become detached from the stick.
Once your dowel is completely wrapped with tape, cut the rope to the length you desire + 6 inches.  I wanted the kids to be able to stand while playing with Socksy, so I cut the rope at 30″.  24″ finished plus 6″ to create the end.
Next tie your bells to the bottom of the rope with a double knot.  when you knot them they should bunch up.
Lastly take the two pieces of rope and glue the felt pads together with the rope running through the middle.

That’s it!  Now it’s time to play.
Be sure to check out all the great Muse flavors. I’d love to hear about how your cat cleaned his plate!

Kong Dog Toy Review and Giveaway

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

One of the first toys we got for our puggle Missile when he was a puppy was a classic Kong toy.  He still loves his classic Kong and it keeps him entertained for a good chunk of time as he tries to lick out all the filling.
However now that he has the Kong Stuff-A-Ball from EntirelyPets he goes crazy every time he sees me pull out the can off stuff’n or biscuits.  The side inserts take him longer to lick out the Kong Stuff’n and the soft sides clean his teeth and massage his gums.  Also the middle is big enough to fit most dog treats.  Plus we can play ball with it!
And this is our quiet and content dog, busy with his favorite toy and treat!
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K9 Advantix 2 Review and Coupon Code

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

 Spring is coming, which also means playing at the dog park, longer walks and trips to the dog sitter.  All this outdoor fun makes flea and ticks a problem,  however the leading brand of pet medication has a flea and tick remedy to keep your mind at ease while you and your pup enjoy the nice weather outside in the midst of flea season.
Advantix for Dogs – K9 Advantix II offers the following advantages:
  • Five way pest protection against ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, flies, and lice
  • Kills fleas at all life stages, most ticks are repelled and killed before they can attach.
  • Uses an insect growth regulator called pyriproxyfen and prevents fleas from maturing
  • In addition to flea and tick, K9 Advantix II for dogs also provides protection against mosquitoes, flies and lice
  • Waterproof, stays on in baths or in the rain
  • Guaranteed US EPA approved
  • Each package of K9 Advantix II for Dogs lasts 4 to 6 months (One vial per month)

 This is the brand of Flea and Tick protection we use for Missile and have always loved how great it worked and that it stayed on even after he gets wet.  My biggest fear with taking him on our annual camping trips was that he would surely come home with ticks, but I was shocked when he didn’t have one tick on him at the end of our week long stay in the woods.  That won my loyalty!
Get your K9 Advantix II Supply at EntirelyPets and save 15% with coupon code “FLEASALE” 
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