Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

REVIEW: Halo Liv-a-Littles Treats

Halo Liv-a-Littles

Where to Find: Chewy.com


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The awesome folks over at Chewy.com had some great treats to chose from for review this month.  I decided to give the Halo Liv-a-Littles a try, and boy are the Lapdogs glad I did!

2015-03-16_04-58-28Liv-a-Littles are grain-free, freeze-dried dog and cat treats.  Yes, I said that right... if you're a multi-fur-species household, your dogs and cats can share these tasty little morsels! 

Liv-a-Littles are available in 3 flavors: 100% chicken, 100% beef, and 100% salmon.  We decided to try the chicken.  As a concerned doggy Mama, I am thrilled to see such simple ingredients.  The only thing added to the 100% freeze-dried chicken breast is a bit of marinade (sodium phosphate, salt, carrageenan). That's it - literally a plain and simple, healthy treat for my babies!  Just look at how wholesome these treats look (they remind of the Perdue short-cuts chicken pieces I added to my salad for lunch today, only my chicken isn't quite so dry, ha ha)...

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2015-03-16_04-56-28The Lapdogs went nuts for the Liv-a-Littles and begged for more, which really made me smile knowing that I was giving them a treat that was good for them, packed with protein.  

Liv-a-Littles are designed for all life stages of both dogs and cats.  The treats can be given as is, or crumbled up in their food.  I have fed other brands of freeze-dried treats in the past, but these ones by Halo really seem to stand above all those others.  I appreciate that they come in a smaller size container (2.2 oz), as opened treats aren't sitting around for a long time, leaving me to wonder about their freshness - especially when we're talking about freeze-dried.

2015-03-16_04-57-37Check out the Liv-a-Littles and other great treats from Halo over at Chewy.com where 1-2 day shipping is always free on orders of $49 or more!  Perhaps it's time to spring-clean your treat pantry and restock!

Disclosure: Chewy.com sent a jar of Halo Liv-a-Littles treats to Lapdog Creations, free of charge for review purposes. I was not compensated for this review and all opinions expressed are my own. 

Monday, March 23, 2015

Happy National Puppy Day

Apparently, it's National Puppy Day.  Good Morning America told us... and so did a gazillion Facebook posts.  In honor of this fun day, let's go back in time a little...

Zeus was just 7 weeks old when he came to us.... then he grew like a weed!

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Lola was 4 months old when we adopted our "little" bundle of joy.  She and Zeus were inseparable since day one.   


Teutul also came to us at 4 months of age, and quickly settled in with his older brother and sister.  He was our first failed foster. 

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Sophie was 10 months old when she moved in on, what was to be, a temporary basis.  An extremely shy little girl, she was not a match for most of those adoption applications and after a month, it started to become apparent she might not leave. After two months, it was official, Sophie chose to stay with us.

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Oh how I wish I could turn back the hands of time.  Our hearts ache without Lola's smiling face around.  Our house is so incredibly quiet, and we know the time is coming near that it will become even quieter as we prepare to say goodbye to Zeus.  Why is it that the sweetest creatures on earth, with the biggest hearts and best personalities, have such incredibly short lives?  It's not fair.  Hug your puppies today - whether they are 2 months, 2 years, or 15 years. 

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Black & White Sunday: Easter's On Its Way

Happy first Sunday of Spring!  You know what that means, don't ya?  It's time to break out the bunny ears...

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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From the Lapdog household to yours, we wish you a Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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And just because, we're flashing back to a couple of Zeus' favorite St Paddy's moments...
 
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Have a wonderful day...

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