Loving Life with ALPO® Brand Dog Food! #HappyStartsHere

belly scratching dog

This post brought to you by ALPO® Brand Dog Food   . All opinions are 100% mine. I talk about our Ginger dog on the blog and my social media accounts all the time, so I know you'll remember how much she loved ALPO® wet dog food. Since trying it, for the first time, a few […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Nature’s Variety Instinct Dog Treats #giftguide


Ginger has gotten very good at this review thing! As soon as she saw this box of dog treats, she ran over to the living room and struck a perfect “I’m such a good girl” doggy pose. Silly girl! She must have known how yummy these doggy treats from Nature’s Variety would be! These gluten-free […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Dog Park Publishing Calendars & Dog Treats #giftguide


Years ago, Chris and I used to own a Pit Bull. His name was Conan and he was the most amazing dog… our son used to play with him and lay on him and pull his ears and tail and Conan just loved him. Coney Norris (as we used to call him) passed away from […]

What would your pup do for Purina® Beggin’ Strips®?

Ginger Beggin‘ Strips® tricks

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Purina. All opinions are 100% mine. Our Ginger dog may not be able to talk but she sure knows how to show us when she likes something! That includes her favorite treats. Ginger does the "bucking hippo" dance when she's really excited about a […]

Ginger Can’t Stop Sniffin’ ALPO®!


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of ALPO® Brand Dog Food for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. At almost 12 years old, Ginger has tried many dog foods in her lifetime and although we have always fed Ginger a dry kibble, I have often wondered if she would rather enjoy a […]

Fun ChalkboardDogs! from SteadfastFriends.com


My memory is a lot like Dory’s from Little Nemo so anything I can do to remind myself of important dates and events make my life easier. The lovely people over at Steadfast Friends sent our family this great organizational tool for review — a ChalkboardDogs!™ in the shape of a Labrador Retriever. When our ChalkboardDogs!™ […]

Find stress relief for dogs from Comfort Zone® with D.A.P.®


This post brought to you by Comfort Zone® products. All opinions are 100% mine. When I heard about the Comfort Zone® products for dogs, I knew that my sister might be interested in trying one of their diffusers for her three pups. They aren’t particularly “bad” dogs but they are a challenge for her sometimes! Please […]

Ginger playing with the new Toys“R”Us Pets collection

ginger playing with toys from pet collection toysrus

Our Ginger dog loves her toys, as you probably know by now! She has a whole basket full of a variety of toys and balls behind the couch and we love adding new toys for her to enjoy. Recently we received a box filled with the brand new Toys“R”Us Pets collection dog toys from PetSmart.  “Our […]

Vet Depot helps us keeps pet care costs lower

K9 Advantix II dogs

Summer means more than just cookouts and vacations. It also means that our dog Ginger will be spending a lot more time outside with the family. Ginger loves the outdoors but she hates the fleas and other insects that mercilessly try to make their home in her fur. I’m not too fond of them myself […]

It’s a Great Day for Ginger to be a Dog! #iLoveMyK9 #CBias

Ginger thinks Milk Bone Trail Mix is yummy

UPDATE 01/16/2012: While my dog didn’t suffer any noticeable injury from eating Milo’s Kitchen Chicken Jerky or Griller treats, I want my readers to be aware of a recent recall and the fact that a fellow bloggers’ pup had a severe reaction to Milo’s treats. MILO’S KITCHEN® VOLUNTARILY RECALLS CHICKEN JERKY AND CHICKEN GRILLERSHOME-STYLE DOG […]

The Neater Feeder is the mess-free pet bowl! #review


Our Ginger loves to get mail, almost as much as I do! A few weeks ago she was surprised to have a huge package delivered to her! It was a brand new dog dish, but not just any old dog dish. It was a Neater Feeder! Ginger may not notice, or even care, that her […]

Mr.Chewy delivers your pet’s favorite treats right to your door!

Ginger ordered Mr.Chewy treats

If you’ve been visiting A Hen’s Nest for any length of time, you are bound to have noticed that we like to spoil our Ginger Dog. She’s definitely an important member of the family, that’s why we were thrilled to be contacted by the adorable Mr.Chewy!  Mr.Chewy is a little dog who has big dreams […]