Monday, August 23, 2010

Monday Pet Round Up

Hi and welcome to Monday Pet Roundup!

* Would you lick a pet bandage? This past Saturday, if you did, you won a t-shirt and $1.00 donated in your name to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Race for a Cure fund. Nurtured Pets, makers of Anti Lick Strip Prevent bandages, hosted the "Lick the Strip Challenge" at the Because Your Dog Is Worth It Too event in Cranbury NJ. The bandages, designed to prevent dogs from licking wounds etc., are coated with cayenne pepper, clove oil, and oregano.

*Where does your dog ride in the car? USA Today reports that 60% of dog owners drive while distracted by their unrestrained dog as passenger.

*Yet another pet food recall--this time Beef Filet Squares and Texas Hold 'ems dog treats by Merrick Pet Care. If you have questions, call 1-800-664-7387

*And now for your laugh for today. Little short legs impede this Corgi's graceful dives as he executes what can only be called Corgi-flops.

17 comments:

  1. Oh that's funny, but the poor dog must of had a red tum when he'd finshed
    See Yea George xxx

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  2. I would defintley lick a bandage for a great cause like that!

    Great video, it made me chuckle:)

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  3. That corgi is adorable! Mine looks exactly the same, down to the dark wet nose :) hehe. This makes me want to take her siwmming so bad, I still haven't yet!

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  4. I know how it goes to have short legs! I hope that I look as adorable as that corgi when I perform *Dook!*

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  5. I know how it goes to have short legs! I hope that I look as adorable as that corgi when I perform *Dook!*

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  6. Thanks for sharing all the information! It always seems like something is being recalled.

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  7. That Corgi is just adorable!!!

    Thanks for all the info :)

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  8. You're welcome and thanks for commenting! I'm wishing I had a Corgi right now too!

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  9. It sure does. Just when I"m learning more about pet food and how it's manufactured and what to feed my dog, too.

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  10. Thanks for stopping by. Hey, I think you're the first ferret who has visited me. I wonder, do you like to swim?

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  11. I wonder if yours will need a lifejacket like that one has? Corgis seem like great dogs. So cute!

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  12. Thanks Jen. You're right it is a great cause. Maybe we'll get a chance some time!

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  13. I bet the Corgi took a nice nap after too. Do you swim, George?

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  14. Aw that corgi video may be the funnest thing ever! What a ham!

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  15. Brilliant bandage idea. But I'll trust them and skip the taste test. :)

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  16. I love groups who work with senior pets - we do at Lake Shore, too and they are no less dogs than their youthful counterparts...length of time with our furry ones is not promised and to give a home to a wonderful new friend in the prime of her life is a wonderful, rewarding thing to do.

    That said, I thought the Corgi flop video was adorable--apparently he was not in any discomfort! You could see the "want the ball want the ball, gotta get the ball" racing through his little but wily brain. Good test on a short legged heavy bodied dog who would otherwise be ill advised to try swimming:)

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  17. Oh no - must have lost my place - meant to make two separate comments, the first for your Wednesday story! My bad...;-D

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Kelly and Ike say thank you for your comments!

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