The Dogs of Christmas
By W. Bruce Cameron
Copyright 2013 New York, NY
New York Times and USA Today Best Selling Author of A Dog’s Purpose and A Dog’s Journey, brings you his latest work in the wonderful The Dogs of Christmas.
“EVERY DOG STORY IS A LOVE STORY”…Bruce Cameron wrote those words not Adopted Mom, but we couldn’t agree more. Even those terrible stories we read about despicable animal abuse; ultimately become stories of love, rescue, and redemption…at least for the dogs and they are the most important part of the story in our opinion.
The Dogs of Christmas features several different love stories central to the theme. There is the human story of characters Josh & Kerri, and the human/ canine bond of Josh and Lucy, the soulful-eyed pregnant pup that comes into their lives – capturing the kindness and natural empathy for a creature needing assistance.
Almost immediately Josh realizes he has more then he can handle and contacts the local shelter where he meets the lovely and compassionate Kerri who comes to his aid.
Love, Trust, Relationships, and Puppies…find all of these as you enjoy reading The Dogs of Christmas
We really enjoyed this story! The writing is compelling, with characters we wanted to follow. Mr. Cameron is a proven author with skills and accolades to his credit. We definitely recommend this book for a great read.
Hold on now, keep scrolling…it’s time for the big Book GiveAway…and by big we mean..3 WINNERS!!!
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Period: March 10 – March 23, 2014 Winner will be announced on the blog on 3.24.14 Winners will be notified by email. Invalid email address will disqualify entrant and another winner will be drawn.
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Adopted Mom Blog received a copy of the book The Dog’s of Christmas for review purposes. In addition, Mr. Cameron generously provided 3 copies to support a GiveAway for 3 lucky readers of our pet blog. Opinions expressed in this review are our own and not influenced by any outside source. We receive no financial compensation from featuring this book at our blog.
Animal Cracker/em> by Andi Brown is a humorous take on what goes on behind the scenes of a fictional organization, Animal Protection Organization-12 site pet shelter group.
The main character, Diane Salvi, the new APO Communications Director and her troublesome relationship exchanges with her arrogant, devious, cheating boss – Hal – her on again off again social life, and mainly her passion for all animals.
There is a dysfunction that runs through the home office of the APO organization that borders on the absurd!
Animal Cracker is available at Amazon.com
Author Andi Brown generously provided Adopted Mom blog with another copy of her book for 1 Lucky Reader.
Must be 18+ and live in the USA
Period of GiveAway: March 10 – March 23, 2014
Winner will be randomly drawn from all entries
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DISCLAIMER: Adopted Mom Blog received one copy of this book for purposes of review. The opinions expressed are our own and have not been influenced by any outside sources. We also have one additional copy for the GiveAway courtesy of author Andi Brown.
- 100% USA Grown Chicken
- Premium Cuts
- No By Products
- No Artificial Colors or Flavors
- No Corn, Wheat, or Soy
- Vacuum Sealed Pouch
- Net Weight 6 Oz
Chazz the Dog absolutely devoured these treats. He likes chicken in general.. so add to that the smoked flavor..that put them over the top!!! You get 2 vacuum sealed pouches that we refridgerated after opening. I really rationed these pieces out to him or he would have gobbled up an entire pouch in one sitting – seriously.
We are not vets or nutritionists. Based on the ingredient list and Chazz’s reaction to this product we think these are a good choice. Informed pet pawrents read, do the research, and decide what’s right for your pet ……..each and every time.
DISCLAIMER: We received a box of these treats for review. The opinion(s) expressed are our own and not influenced by any outside sources. We received no other compensation for featuring Indigo Smokehouse Strips in a Product Review at our blog.
If you represent a Pet Brand and are interested in having your product(s) considered for review here, please contact AdoptedMom directly at Email: email@example.com
We regularly review canine pet products, books, and films. Check out Chazz’s Literary Corner Page for book reviews / films.
AdoptedMomToChazzTheDog blog has joined with a group of bloggers in a campaign on behalf of Zukes. AMTCTD is publishing a post featuring Zukes products, their corporate values, and their passion to bring a healthy approach to both how you feed and interact with your pet. For those of you not familiar, Zukes is a US company, located in Durango, Colorado that produces and distributes healthy, natural/organic treats and snacks for your dog or cat with – US sourced ingredients of the highest grade. In addition, they have made a commitment to an eco-green environment at their headquarter facility.
Zukes offers a large product line with treats that will please your picky or not so picky eater.
Chazz the Dog is a medium sized 22lb. Terrier/Shibu Ina mixed breed. He doesn’t particularly like hard crunchy treats. Long before this post, we tried Zukes Mini Training Treats. These are some of his favorites. We had mainly used Roasted Chicken flavor. Now Chazz has been enjoying other flavors like Duck, Rabbit, Peanut Butter, etc. He also picked out the Chicken/ Beef flavored Z-Fillets. They tear easily into small bite size pieces and they are yummy.
Most of Zukes treats are smaller sized and very convenient to carry in a treat pouch and use for training. An ingredient list for each type and flavor of treat/snack is available at the Zukes.com website.
We strongly encourage you to give the Zukes brand a try if you have never used them before. Check out the variety of treats they offer:
Z Filets……………………………… to name a few
DISCLAIMER: Adopted Mom to ChazzTheDog Blog has received no compensation for this review. We did receive a box of various treats to use for this review. Our opinions are our own and were not influenced by any other persons.
Hi efurrybuddy it’s AdoptedMom &ChazztheDog after a long break. We want to explain that Mom had some health problems and didnt feel up to posting. But we reslly missed you all and want toreconnect. Hope you are still out there and will welcome us back.
We are going to follow up with a Product Review for ProSense line of dog health products. So stay tuned for that!! Possible GiveAway to Enter & Win!!!
Book Review – Through Frankies Eyes
Author: Barbara Techel
Published: 2013 – Joyful Paws Prints Press, Elkhart Lake, WI
This book tells the story of a life’s special journey that ultimately results in building strength and independence for author Barbara Techel and her special little dog Frankie; with the perserverance of the dachshund who develops IVDD*.
The story follows the evolution of two lives…author Barbara Techel and her dachshund baby girl Frankie. Frankie is diagnosed with Intervertebral Disc Disease* and has to be fitted for her wheels. Barbara, her pet parent is devastated, and has to make the decision to put Frankie in this device. She wavers in her determination; thinking about what others might think of her and if in fact it was the right choice for Frankie.
Opinion/Recommendation- Purchase from:Amazon.com
Please enjoy this wonderful and informative story. For pet parents with a dog suffering from IVDD – this book has some helpful resources for information and support.
ChazzTheDog’s Rating: 3.4 out of 4.0 Paws Up – Chazz believes in the determination of Frankie to continue to live a happy life, moving around and playing like all dogs do. He liked that Frankie went to the local Farmer’s Market with her Mom and showed all the interested people how well she was doing, having fun and walking around even with her challenges.
Disclaimer:The thoughts and opinions published in this post are strictly those of AdoptedMom & ChazzTheDog. They have not been influenced by any outside sources. We received no compensation for this review, other than a copy of the book for review purposes.
Adopted Mom has entered me, ChazzTheDog into DOGTV’s Photo Contest.
I pawmise to be a good representative of da dogs if I am voted the new face of DOGTV!!!
Readers, please take a minute and vote for me. This is the link: http://t.co/OJ6lJIgFqf
First you haf to LIKE the DOG TV Facebook Page
Then you click on the Photo Contest picture.
Then you click on the tab at the beginning of the pictures- Most Popular
I am on the 5th row, the 3rd column is my picture to vote for me.
This is my picture in da contest, please take a minute and vote for me, and fanx!
You only vote one single time, so you don’t have to come back every day. Just please vote for me one time. I am waaayyy behind the leader and could use a halping paw from my furriends.
Thanx for listening…
Sheesh! Mommie has really been messing up. We were supposed to announce the winner of the fantastic book giveaway for If I Should Die Before My Dog by Joe & Cathy Conolly.
We got a nice response to our contest, and it seems readers are very interested in this topic. It is important that’s for sure.
AdoptedMom blog looks forward to bringing our readers more vital information similar to this in the future. So…………….. stay tuned.
So without further delay——–> The Random Picker Machine has selected StephenLee Phillips as our winner!!!
Stephen Lee Phillips please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and send us your mailing address so we can ship out your book.
We fell asleep at the switch over here. We were supposed to announce our winner of the Orapup Dental Starter Kit a few days ago..but Mommie was at the doctor’s office and furgetted. I reminded her so here it is.
The Random Thingy Machine picked Radiant Redhead, Mom to Romeo as our winner.
Radiant Redhead please email me at email@example.com with your mailing address so we can ship out your brand new Starter Kit. And Romeo happy licking!!!
ChazzTheDog and Adopted Mom