April 13, 2014

We interrupt this bloggy break with a Word about Mr. Chewy!!

Hi furiends!
Our mama is breaking the blogging break were on to SHARE TREATS with US'UNS and a REVIEW with YOU.

Wesa knows...wesa been gone a long times and wesa not even sharing treats with y'alls...but wesa are on a budget with both treats and times...so hopefully, you'll understand and just take our advice to go buy these treats.

Mama Mindy: Um...my pug loves?

Slimmer Puggums:  What mama? (in unison)

Mama Mindy: You might want to share information about the treats and why you like them so that your friends get a good picture as to why they should go buy them.

Mimi:  Why don't you show them our pictures?  That should be enough...

Mama Mindy: True.  Your puggy punnums are quite endearing and all of your friends know how picky y'all are with treats.  But...I think I should first share a little bit about the company and the treats nutritional information for the pet parents first, then I will show your delightful taste-testing pictures.

Okay...so you pet parents ALL KNOW Mr. Chewy ROCKS!! I mean, seriously they ship quickly and they give us bloggers in the U.S. a chance to try some of the products they sell just for our honest feedback and yes, we at the Slimmer Pugs and Purrs household are quite finicky in our choice of snacks.  I, the mama, want to provide my pugs and purrs with good nutritional treats that are low-calorie and small for the compact-sized pug and kitty mouths.  My puggums only care about the taste.  The kitties like most things; however, I base their opinion on whether they puke out the treats or not.  That said, let's begin April's taste test.

So...this month the Slimmer Pug pack was given the opportunity to select a treat for April, and this is what the puggums chose:  Nature's Variety Instinct Rawboost Mini's Duck Formula--a freeze-dried, raw treat that hopefully as the package says..."your dog will love."  Okay...so first off, the pugs are not dogs, they are children...but I will let that one slide. :)

Here is some additional information from Nature's Variety about their products:

At Nature's Variety, our passion is the health and happiness of your cherished cat or dog. We are proud pet parents, just like you! So we understand that your pet has a special place in your family, in your life, and in your heart.

Nature’s Variety is a small, independent pet food company located in Lincoln, Nebraska. Our team is passionate about providing proper, holistic nutrition for your beloved dog and cat. We believe the best nutrition comes from healthy, natural ingredients.

We know all about natural foods – the Nature’s Variety line was developed by families who have been practicing sustainable agriculture for more than 140 years, raising quality livestock and growing crops in America’s heartland. Our wholesome foods are made with integrity and care. We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Every day, we hear from our customers about their healthy, happy dogs and cats. Our foods may have maintained weight, provided for a healthy skin and coat, or interested a picky eater. These incredible results continue to fuel our passion for pets, and inspire us to be leaders in pet health and nutrition.

What I, Mama Mindy, like about the treats? 
#1:  Nice size for the small dog and also a great size for training for a medium-to-large sized dog.  Yes, Goose, that means you can put these in one of your puzzles and probably eat quite a few of them without getting upset digestives. :)
#2:  The Nature's Variety rawboost mini's come in a resealable package to lock in the flavor.
#3:  The smell is not over pungent, like most freeze dried items smell.  You know what I mean if you have ever bought dried liver treats...they make your want to gag!!
#4:  The smell is easy to clean off your fingers.  As you pet parents know, some treats you could practically scour your hands and still have the smell lingering of what you just fed your pet.
#5:  My picky puggies LOVE the treats!!

What the puggums like about the treats?
Wesa like'ums these treats because da' mama will allows us'uns to have more than one each a day (low-calorie) and wesa picky about the taste quality of our treat'ums and these tasted wonderfuls.

Picture Proof (sorry...the pictures that showed them eating them were blurry...and the one's that turned out after the feeding are what follows...I will provide optimum captions to what the pugs were thinking at the time of the photo):

George:  Oh...this is new and tasty, too!

Toby:  Cute face equals another snacky, mama!!

Lily:  I ams not amused with that camera. Give me another snacky, NOW!!

Mimi:  Whad'ya mean yousa not giving me another snacky? 

To answer all of the inquiring minds question, Yes, they DID get another rawboost mini.

Today, we still have over 3/4 of the bag and its only been about a week.  Maybe I am a bit stingy with treats, but I seems to give them at least one a day and with 3/4 of the bag intact, this is a very affordable treat to buy for your kiddo.

Thank you Mr. Chewy for allowing us to review Nature's Variety Instinct rawboost mini's duck flavor dog treats.

Much Love & Luvums,
Mama Mindy &
The Slimmer Puggums "Official Mr. Chewy Taste Testers"--George, Toby, Lily, & Mimi


Andrea and the Celestial Kitties said...

It's always nice when the babies like the treats! I have not found any yet that Leo will eat.. But I don't think I'll try these, as they aren't for kitties, MOL!
Nice to see you all!

Molly The Wally said...

Methinks everybody loves Mr Chewy but we don't have them over here, big sigh. Have a marvellous Monday.
Best wishes Molly

Mr. Pip said...

Oh my, those look yummy!

Ruby (and Angel Pip)

Ellen Gawthorp said...

Those treats sure look yummy ... BUT ONLY ONE??? We have our mama convinced that we need FIVE - that way everyone gets a turn getting the treat first!

Love Zoe, Peyton, Webster, Liberty & Whitney

PS ... Dear Mimi Roo: Thank you for the yummy birthday present... I love it! And I love, you, too! Love, Webster

stellaroselong said...

Oh boy Ms. Mindy we sure hopes that is what Mr. Andrew is sending us also, we have been waiting and waiting...we are worried some other dog absconded them from us.
stella rose

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

OMD OMD those must be delightful.

WE love CHEWY.COM they are the BESTEST EVER.

Two French Bulldogs said...

We always recommend Chewy.com
Lily & Edward

Idaho PugRanch said...

We have some of those butt mom has not opened them yet. Our kibble is Natures Variety Instinct and we love it. Greta started with Duck and we are now all eating Lamb, but we are going to have the duck again next.
Mr Bailey, Hazel & Greta

Tweedles -- that's me said...

you write such wonderful reviews!!
and everything tastes so good- we sure!