Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Twelve Ways the Royal #Corgis Have It Better Than You

Run of the palace grounds.

Stunt doubles.

Guided tours. (Stuff it, haters!)

Rubbing ankles with the famous. Got bikkies, Stephen Fry?

High class photobombing opportunities. 

Super posh "Mummy and Me" wardrobe.

Lawn games? Corgus interrupticus!

The ultimate Game of Thrones.

Post-walkies towelling off from dedicated manservant.

Insider jokes.

Alison Jackson / Daily Mail

Crashing the royal baby shower. In a mini Rolls.

Bond. James Bond.

Note: Some of these images are staged and may (or may not) be close representations of actual royal Corgis. Or Dorgis. Or persons. You may rest assured that my affection for the Queen and her retinue of low riders is most deeply and sincerely felt.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Catching Up With CorgiPals

Good morning Corgi Nation, and welcome to my weekly guest spot on The Daily Corgi! I am your host Paige K. Davis, founder of CorgiPals. As you know, every week I do a guest post to keep you up to snuff with the goings-on in the CorgiPals world. 

First, I'd like to introduce our newest client. Meet Gordo! This sweet Corgi mix had a rocky start to his life. He was dumped at a country gas station and picked up by adopted Corgi Mom Leila, who took him to the vet to get checked out. Aside from not being neutered, his only other issue is that he is heartworm positive and needs treatment. CorgiPals will be helping with that! Gordo still needs $489 to reach his fundraising goal.

Second, I'd like to remind everyone that we are now officially accepting entries for the 2015 CorgiPals Corgi Lingo Calendar Contest! You can find all the rules and details HERE, and don't forget to check out the winners for the 2014 calendar2013 calendar, and 2012 calendar over on our Facebook page!

2014 Cover Corgis: Guinness and Anubis

That about wraps it up for this week! Oh, and don't forget ... CorgiPals has a new company goal that we are trying to reach. We are trying to get our Facebook page to 15,000 "likes" by the end of 2014. We currently need only 127 more fans! Please spread the word to help us reach our goal! Remember, every person who knows about CorgiPals is one more soldier in our army fighting for Corgis in need all over the globe! Keep on Corgi'n on!

Monday, September 15, 2014

Calling All Corgis: You Are What You Eat! #GetHealthyHappy

Pssssst. Hey you! This is a post is about food. Interested? 

Uh-huh, thought so! 

We in the Corgi loving community talk a lot about eats and treats, because any Corgi worth his chassis can hear a cheese wrapper drop at thirty paces (The EARS! the APPETITE! the CHEESE!) 

The kibble dance. Sing the song of your people, Sparky!

In the dog (and especially Corgi) brain, food = hap, hap, happiness. Yep. These guys, they like their grub. Though rumors persist, urban legends of food-ambivalent Corgis are rare and seldom substantiated.

Ozzy and Ernie having a proper tea. Do not attempt this at home.

All jest aside, what we feed our pets is serious business. Nutrition is just as important to their health as it is to ours! So put down the deep fried corn dog. (Yes, I'm talking to you).

No one food is right for every last pup. Different breeds, different needs, health issues, activity levels, ages and stages of their lives … what they eat matters, day in, day out. Even if they would rather eat that corn dog you just put down. 

(Hiya Corbs!)

So -- what do you feed your dog? Your vet is an excellent -- and first line -- source of guidance when it comes to selecting the best dog food for your fur kid. The folks at Hill’s Science Diet recognize the importance of your pet’s nutrition, too. From weight loss, to oral care, to finicky eaters, to joint health, Hill's has a food to help manage your pet’s special situation or condition, including grain-free options

Click HERE or on the above pic to get your own rebate coupon on select Hills Science Diet products. Hey, ten bones -- errrr, bucks -- is nothing to reverse sneeze at!

(Yes, Corgis reverse sneezing is a real thing).

While you're there, look for the chance to win $100 from Hills for your next vet checkup!

Cabbage patch Corgi unhappy at sudden variation of vittles. 

Transitioning your pet to a new diet takes time and should be done in stages, for a week or longer. This article has tips that can make a big difference: 

Uhhhm, Mom? When I said "make me a hot dog too", this isn't what I had in mind.

Wiser choices add up to happier, healthier lives. More fun, more years, and more life in your years. Isn't that what we all want?

That, and the occasional Tastee-Freeze with your besties. Yep, sounds about right! 

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This post is sponsored by Hill’s and the Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Hill’s Science Diet Perfect Weight Food, but The Daily Corgi only shares information I feel is relevant to my readers. Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not responsible for the content of this article.

I, on the other hand, would never turn down a Tastee-Freeze.