Monday, May 2, 2011

Feeding the Fire

This is a sponsored review by
BlogHer and Purina.


I am passionate about the performance that I get from my dogs. As a result, what goes into them has become more important than what I get out of them. These things are tightly bound, and out of necessity I have learned much about nutrition over the years. I compete with working Border Collie sheepdogs around the country and the world, so when Purina and BlogHer cast about for dog owners to review Purina Pro Plan Selects Formula dog food, I threw down! Nutrition is the key to everything having to do with all my dogs, old, young, hardworking, big and small. It literally creates the fire in their bellies.

AS Price at 11 Years Old

It is an all too familiar twist of fate that the best things come to us when we are altogether without the experience necessary to appreciate them. I was green, so green, when Price came into my life as a talented pup. He taught me everything I know…and know better, about how to handle a sheepdog, while demonstrating patience, resiliency, unflinching commitment, a red hot passion for the job, and such resolute devotion to me that I am reduced to tears if I dwell on it. At 11 years old, he is still my go-to-guy when the job gets tricky, and he sleeps in the house. After all these years, I cannot recall a single instance when he has ever let me down. Price gets the very best I can provide, and I know now just how fortunate I am to have shared his life. I will keep the hearth warm for him always.

Imported Taddymoor Mirk

Straight off a Welsh Mountain sheep farm in South Wales, Mirk bears the biggest burden of success in my kennel. At 4 years old, he came to me for the sole purpose of winning open field sheepdog trials, and he must shoulder that responsibility on a daily basis. His life revolves around a rigorous training regimen designed to improve stamina and performance as well as the bond between us that is created by the work. To be at his best, Mirk must remain in peak health. He must want to work for me, and to do that, he must respect and love me in that order. Mirk is the dog that waits at the gate. No matter what time of day or night, whenever I look out my window, it’s Mirk that’s waiting for me to take him to work. With a resting heartbeat equal to that of Lance Armstrong’s in training, first and foremost, Mirk is a tireless athlete, but dog trialing is a team sport, and I have a part to play. I bank his coals.


Kensmuir Star
Heir apparent, Star is so much more than I could have ever expected. A pup is a crap shoot, that’s all. You breed the best to the best and you hope for the best. Sometimes you lose, other times, surpass expectations, and when you get really lucky, you exceed your wildest dreams. Star has had every opportunity, countless hours of my time, the finest nutrition. At a tender age, Star won the first dog trial in which he was entered. Currently ranked 19th in the nation among working sheepdogs, Star has kept right on outpacing my hopes for him. He has gone from a questionable prospect to my calling card when I show up to compete. I used to be greeted with “how’s Price?” at a dog trial, and now I hear “is that Star?” Word travels fast, and Star’s flame has caught.


Jed
Just a fat, gamboling puppy when I first laid eyes on him, Jed has matured into an extremely athletic and unusually bright prospect. Border Collies have been selectively bred for hundreds of years for nothing more than the ability to complete the job of helping shepherds tend their sheep. Believing it best to allow a puppy full maturity before training them, at 1 year of age, I have done nothing with Jed except teach him respect, good manners, and love him to bits. With a young pup, the most important involvement I can have is to nurture all the qualities necessary for him to become a successful working sheepdog. At his age, the single most important of these is nutrition to create the spark. Then, when the time is right, I’ll ignite it.

Dexter
Dexter is my joy, my laughter, the lift in my shoes, and the smile on my lips. Dexter brings happiness, which is without question, the reason for his being. With just days to live, he was saved by a rescue, and came to me from his loving foster mom with whom I am still in contact 2 years later. Dexter is the embodiment of love, and is liberal with his gift. He loves everyone, man, woman and child. Sickly, with hips and ribs protruding, he was found wondering the streets at a scant 5 pounds, and it’s hard to imagine how he survived. We loved him, nursed him, and most importantly, we fed him. Health care and nutrition played the most important parts in his revival, and today I have a robust, spirited, shining example of redemption that continually warms me with his glow.

When I began feeding Purina Pro Plan Selects Formula dog food, the first things I noticed were the smell and the color. Dark and rich looking, it did not smell like dog food, it smelled like fish, which is the 1st ingredient of the Natural Salmon and Brown Rice formula I chose. I am deliberately considerate with the care of my dogs. Purina Pro Plan Selects Formula dog food is a good fit for the needs of my dogs, because it is formulated to provide only the finest ingredients, without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. I appreciate that. I am deeply indebted to my dogs for the countless gifts they have given me over the years and a healthy diet is the single best way for me to fan the flames.

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226 comments:

  1. i really like that it doesnt have artificial colors or flavorings! thanks for the chance to win. scg00387 at yahoo dot com

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  2. http://twitter.com/#!/DesMoinesDealin/status/65220038336057344 scg00387 at yahoo dot com

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  3. I have a chubby dog, who needs good food without fillers and additives. He is also getting kinda old, 10 or 11, and I want him to live long.
    robinlscott4 at hotmail dot com

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  5. I'd love to get Pro Plan Selects for our dog Max.

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  6. http://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/65286265486049280

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  7. We're getting a new puppy soon and Purina Pro Plan Selects sounds like a great product!

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  9. Our eight-year-old chihuahua, Kali, doesn't eat much, but she does eat healthy. I'm interested in Purina's premium ingredients for her to keep her a happy, healthy pup.

    Thanks for a great giveaway!

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  10. Tweeted you!
    http://twitter.com/#!/Ida_Sessions/status/65545292321259520

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  11. My cat would not care for the ProPlan, but I will enjoy the $100 Visa card.
    Thanks for the contest.

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  12. blogged: http://slehan.blogspot.com/2011/04/win-100-visa-from-pro-plan-blogher.html

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  13. My dog is like one of my babies and I like to give her nutrious food. This Proplan sounds wonderful.
    Thanks so much.
    rickpeggysmith(at)aol(dot)com

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  14. I love the picture with the sheep! :]

    ekieuuu@gmail.com

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  15. http://twitter.com/#!/ekieu/status/65580699075346432

    ekieuuu@gmail.com

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  16. Love border collies! My last was a border collie mix...that kept getting bigger...and bigger. stopped at 75 lbs thank goodness!

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  17. i like it is not full of things to keep them hungry and reating their poop

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  18. My cats really like Pro Plan Select cat food.


    apoalillo [AT] hoTmail (dot) com

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  19. we don't have any pets but hopefully oneday soon we will :)


    nickieisis3atgmaildotcom

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  20. My dog has recently retired from therapy dog work and I believe that feeding her a premium dog food has added years to her life. She also looks great with bright eyes, a beautiful coat and the correct weight.

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  21. I tweeted http://twitter.com/cstironkat/status/65654869331165185

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  22. I need to try out this dog food on my dog to keep him healthy and around for a long time.

    rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

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  23. Our dog Molly will be 8 in October. She is already walking stiffed leg and she is over weight. I would try this food to help her.
    whit1966@gmail.com

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  24. We have a 6 year old Pomeranian and a 14 year old orange tabby.

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  25. Our pets are really family members who deserve the best. It's important to pay attention to their nutrition.

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  26. Tweet
    http://twitter.com/#!/clc408/status/65800086222946304

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  27. We love taking good care of our dogs and they love us for it. We feed them a natural diet and give them plenty of exercise and love which they return 10fold

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  28. https://twitter.com/#!/rewcath/status/65824303693828098 tweeted @rewcath

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  29. What pretty dogs! I like that the food does not have fillers. I may need to try this for my dog.

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  30. Our dog is Chip. He has the most mischievous look when he does something wrong. He can be a terror at times but we love him so.
    Scott Martin
    spmartin122@gmail.com

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  31. Our dog is Chip. He has the most mischievous look when he does something wrong. He can be a terror at times but we love him so.
    Scott Martin
    spmartin122@gmail.com

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  32. I have a church pew in my breezeway and when I come home my cat, Kiki, is always on the armrest waiting for me and then my other cat, Snicklefritzpewgarbonzobean, is pacing circles right underneath. Yes, that is her name!

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  33. sounds great! i don't have a pet right now but would still love to win

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  34. Yes, I'd love to stoke a fire of my own. It's important to give pets the best quality life that we can.
    momznite_at_yahoo_daught_com

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  35. My dogs have been in poor health in their old age, likely due to us feeding them cheap food as puppies - never again! They perked up a lot once we decided to invest in good food for them.

    kaleidoscopequeen at gmail dot com

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  36. I don't have a dog, but I do have a cat and he rules the house. I would love to see this in a cat formulation. msmith572@yahoo.com

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  37. Tweet: https://twitter.com/flowergirl523/status/66129550299512833

    msmith572@yahoo.com

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  38. Blogged: http://insanityisforthelame.blogspot.com/2011/05/bordersmith-reviews-feeding-fire.html

    msmith572@yahoo.com

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  39. I would feed my pets premium dog food because there MAY be less filler.

    hellrzr(at)juno(dot)com

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  41. I would feed my pets premium dog food because there MAY be less filler.

    hellrzr(at)juno(dot)com

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  42. I have 4 large dogs just don't do as well on the cheaper foods, they always seem to be hungry unless they eat the better premium foods

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  43. I tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/eyzofblu63/status/66181715542024192

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  44. I love Purina! Thanks for the giveaway :)
    aeris321 at gmail dot com

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  45. I tweeted
    http://twitter.com/#!/aeris321/status/66183050282795008

    aeris321 at gmail dot com

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  46. We have a doggie with a food allergy! We love Purina! Works great with our sensitive dogging!

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  47. My two shar-peis are the clowns of the family. They always brighten up my day.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    eswright18 at gmail dot com

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  48. tweet
    http://twitter.com/#!/eswright18/status/66230256859754498

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  49. We have a black lab/border collie mix, she is the best.

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  50. had to stop by and visit because I have a Sheltie which is a herding dog like yours! May have to consider Purina Pro Plan

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  51. Purina Pro Plan looks great for my dog!

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  52. I tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/jloveslife4/status/66563250409574400

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  53. I would want a food that has natural ingredients and gives my dog energy so he won't get chubby

    rugerpuppies at hotmail dot com

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  54. such cute dogs!

    michellemaskaly at yahoo dotcom

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  55. Thanks for the giveaway and coupon!
    lesleymitchell52@yahoo.com

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  56. Sounds like healthy food I'd love to feed my dogs

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

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  57. http://twitter.com/#!/susan1215/status/66952098461401088

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

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  58. My beagle jack russel Rox loves clothes toys and all natural food and treats, I also have5 spoiled cats!

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  59. I tweeted this giveaway:
    http://twitter.com/#!/katiemitchell1/status/66969228347052032
    katielynnmitchell@gmail.com

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  60. We have nine rescued dogs. We only feed them premium foods. They are out babies! I would buy some orthopedic beds for our older babies and some toys and treats for all of them! Thank you!

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  61. Very nice post...I enjoyed reading it. Love your dogs. Thank you.

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  62. We are switching to Pro Plan Selects Formula dog food. Thanks!

    MCantu1019 at aol dot com

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  63. Wow! How fun! I'd love to win...and try the food for my pups!

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  64. I'd like to try this because I'm always looking for the healthiest foods.

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  65. We recently adopted a rescue dog and from what we've learned he's had a difficult life. We want to try to get him back to the road of good healthy by feeding him the healthies dog food possible

    teechbiz at gmail dot com

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  66. I have a Pomeranian mix and want to find a new puppy this summer.
    lazybones344 at gmail dot com

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  67. I have to feed my dogs premium dog food because my male has terrible allergies and needs the natrual ingrediants to help keep his skin healthy. Going to give Pro Plan a try

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  68. http://twitter.com/#!/fostertam/status/67702120991830017
    fostertam22 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  69. This food would be great for our dog Nellie! tracietrump@yahoo.com

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  70. they keep me company and are nonjudgemental

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  71. we love animals in our house thanks for the chance
    nannypanpan at gmail.com

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  72. My dog gets me out and MAKES me walk her...she whines until I do. It's the best exercise program.

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  73. Thanks for taking the time to let us know about ProPlan Selects!

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  74. Informative article and great giveaway!
    lesleymitchell52@yahoo.com

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  75. i'd like to get Purina Pro Plan Selects for my dog
    merleandtina@Yahoo.com

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  76. http://twitter.com/#!/HappyTina0115/status/68472417592410114
    merleandtina@Yahoo.com

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  77. I'll have to try the version for cats - my cat is very picky about his dry food and I want him healthy and happy
    adrianecoros(at)gmail(dot)com

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  78. Tweet! http://twitter.com/LAMusing/status/68555863392141312
    adrianecoros(at)gmail(dot)com

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  79. We've always trusted Purina for our pets
    bingomamanorma(at)gmail(dot)com

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  80. tweeted. http://twitter.com/jen_r_horn/status/68745087382847488
    huntandride@hotmail.com

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  81. My dog is 16 years old and needs a healthy diet to stay fit.
    huntandride@hotmail.com

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  82. Beautiful dogs. I would love to spoil a few dogs at the office with some special treats.

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  83. Nice dogs! They are certainly worth paying a little extra for Premium food which is far healthier for them.
    Dove056 at aol dot com

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  84. Tweet - http://twitter.com/#!/Dove056/status/69158571392245760
    Dove056 at aol dot com

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  85. I can see how Dexter is your joy! Our life wouldn't be the same without our furry household members.
    momznite_at_yahoo_daught_com

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  86. I love looking at the great pics of your dogs!

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  87. I like that it has no corn or other fillers.

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  88. I am glad to see that it does not have corn or wheat. Duchess has allergies to both. We will definitely try this out. Thanks!

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  89. Tweet:
    http://twitter.com/heatherzilla8/status/69499987154837504

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  90. Feeding your animals a good quality dog food (like Purina) helps with their weight and coat. My dogs have always eaten Purina.

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  92. I really enjoyed your review, one of the best! We've been Purina fans for a while, but not Pro Plan Selects yet.

    shannoncarman at yahoo dot com

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  93. http://twitter.com/channynn/statuses/69558430649679872

    shannoncarman at yahoo dot com

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  94. Thanks for the entry!
    Janna Johnson
    jannajanna@hotmail.com

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  95. My dogs are everything to me. One is 150 lbs and the other is 10 lbs and they are best friends. They would really love this product. I have to try it.

    gmissycat at yahoo dot com

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  96. Tweeted here too

    http://twitter.com/#!/gmissycat/status/69848197010436096

    gmissycat at yahoo dot com

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  97. I'd love to give Pro Plan a try; my oldest dog has arthritis and the extra weight he is carrying isn't helping him any. The other two are also packing on the girth. Sounds like a change in diet is long overdue here.

    shel704 at aol dot com

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  98. Tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/#!/auntiethesis/status/70100664059035648

    shel704 at aol dot com

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  99. I love that purina pro doesn't have artificial ingredients
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  100. I'd love to try Pro Plan Selects on my dog
    merleandtina@yahoo.com

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  101. http://twitter.com/#!/HappyTina0115/status/70295548992827392
    merleandtina@yahoo.com

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  102. tweet
    http://twitter.com/#!/ChelleB36/status/70295700407189505
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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  103. Would love to be able to give my babies the very best.
    chipdip2010(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  104. Tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/chipdip2010/status/70647564663402497
    chipdip2010(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  105. I love that the first ingredient is meat or fish. Sounds like a good food.

    thepricklypinecone(at)gmail.com

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  106. It sounds like it's a great food for my dog.

    hebert024 at aoldot com

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  107. We have an older dog and I think this would help slim her down

    itsjustme62613 at gmail.com

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  108. tweet

    http://twitter.com/MistySunrise/status/70734625894432768

    itsjustme62613 at gmail.com

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  109. I can't wait to get a puppy for my son.

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  110. oh look at your beautiful and handsome family of pets. I love it! and such unique names. :) Thank you for the review and thank you for the opportunity :)

    abitnerdygirl at gmail dot com

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  111. i tweeted about the promo http://twitter.com/abitnerdy/status/71265501736730624 :)

    abitnerdygirl at gmail dot com

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  112. SOUNDS LIKE A GREAT BRAND, I'M ALWAYS WILLING TO TRY NEW THINGS BUT MY ONE DOG, BABY, NEEDS HER GLUCOSAMINE IN HER REGULAR DOG FOOD kytah00@yahoo.com

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  113. 2ND ENTRY TWEET @ http://twitter.com/#!/kytah00/status/71613198607974400 kytah00@yahoo.com

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  114. My pets are important because they are always willing to give me love, no matter what my day has been like.

    cgclynsg0 @ gmail dot com

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  115. My dog is 11 years old, and he's a very important part in our life.

    psmomreviews@gmail.com

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  116. I tweeted- http://twitter.com/#!/psmomreviews/status/71634311501197312

    psmomreviews@gmail.com

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  117. I love that my pup gets soooo excited to see me everytime I get home from work. Makes me feel good!
    gina.m.maddox (at) gmail (dot) com

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  118. http://twitter.com/#!/CrazyItalian0/status/71755637805170688

    gina.m.maddox (at) gmail (dot) com

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  119. My dog would love this.
    twoofakind12@yahoo.com

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  120. I recently adopted an older dog from a rescue group and they actually recommended Purina Pro Plan. So that's now what I feed all my dogs!
    HobartsMama {at} aol {dot} com

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  121. I posted this giveaway on my blog. Here is where you can find it.
    http://jennaiscorner.blogspot.com/p/pro-plan-and-blogher.html
    HobartsMama {at} aol {dot} com

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  122. My two little dachshunds are so comical. They have the funniest personalities and they crack me up when they puff out their little chests and act like they're big dogs. My life would be very boring without them.

    safety_chick@hotmail.com

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  123. I have an older dog and nutrition is important. Purina Pro sounds perfect for him.
    dawns_horizen@yahoo.com

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  124. We have a black lab and two long hair cats, and I love that they want to be with us. Greet us at the door, seek attention, and just like hanging out with us. Not all pets are this social, so we lucked out on all three pets! :)

    they all love to play, so nutrition and calorie count is important

    http://www.reviewsbymelindajoy.com/

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  125. we have cats, and i love when they are snuggly!

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  126. Look at those beautiful stalkers you have! I have a BC mix and she is quite the smart cookie - we're hoping to get her in a sheep field soon and see how she does! Thanks for the chance.
    shutterboo at gmail dot com

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  127. I look for dog foods without artificial colors and fillers. Your dogs are gorgeous!

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  128. My tweet; http://twitter.com/#!/HSlater351/status/72774806168285184

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  129. I have an active Airedale, Pepper and she needs a good quality food.

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  130. This food sounds so healthy! All of your dogs look great. Thanks! sbcashortie at hotmail dot com

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  131. I'm sure our dog could benefit from Purina Pro plan.
    nuthouse(at)centurytel(dot)net

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  132. tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/KerryBishop/status/73216023851057152
    nuthouse(at)centurytel(dot)net

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  133. This would be super healthy for my dog! She needs it!

    toddjesslabrum@gmail.com

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  134. With all that our pets do to enrich our lives, they certainly deserve the best we can give them.

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  135. Tweet
    http://twitter.com/#!/clc408/status/73775826625249280

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  136. I love that my dog is very protective of my kids!!

    shelleymikey at gmail dot com

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  137. I love that my dog is very protective of my kids!!

    shelleymikey at gmail dot com

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  138. I've got 3 dogs and two are obsese, I could use this.

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  139. I love that each of our five dogs has their own personality and that no matter how bad a day I may have they can also bring me joy, love, loyalty and support. I'd love to get them started on a great natural food. trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

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  140. I would like them to eat less "filler" and processed food. That is a couple reasons I would buy premium.

    hellrzr(at)juno(dot)com

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  141. tweet

    http://twitter.com/#!/mrcheapo/status/74076225492090880

    hellrzr(at)juno(dot)com

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  142. You have some beautiful dogs! I will never cease to be amazed at the love that our animals bring to us.

    sksweeps (at) earthlink (dot) net

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  143. thanks for the review, the premium dog food would make a good gift for my friend. all your dogs are so cute!
    songyueyu at gmail

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  144. tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/syytta/status/74249036407902209

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  145. What awesome dogs!
    rmartinclarke @ gmail.com

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  146. http://twitter.com/#!/rsmc1/status/74293732752629760

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  147. I've always been a firm believer in feeding premium food. Our Shih-Tzu is a cherished member of the family and I want her to remain healthy, feel good and be with us for a long, long time.

    rogsdock[at]gmail[dot]com

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  148. i look for dog foods without soy because my dog is allergic, so im always reading the ingredients.

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  149. Working dogs like yours amaze me. I am content with my lazy girl who just looks cute for a living.

    dchrisg3 @ gmail . com

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  150. Tweeted
    http://twitter.com/#!/DchrisG3/status/74661094072918016

    dchrisg3 @ gmail . com

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  151. Twittered:
    http://twitter.com/#!/alexanderkilts/status/74933627108077568

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  152. What gorgeous dogs!honeypie411 at yahoo dot com

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  153. We currently have 2 bunnies, and 3 cats, I would love to get another dog. sweepmorey AT gmail DOT com

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  154. I tweeted http://twitter.com/Jammie79/status/74996808601976832

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  155. I love Border Collies and I enjoyed this post. Quality pet food is so important for healthy dogs.
    patrice@everydayruralty.com

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  156. Dexter is the cutest.

    hlee99 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  157. healthy food is esp important for such active dogs.

    eugeniewu-at-gmail-dot-com

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  158. Our dogs are special to us. I don't remember when we've ever been without pets in our home. Feeding them good food is as important as letting them get their exercise each day, especially if they are "working dogs."

    tesashel225 (@) aol dot com

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  159. Cute pictures. We have a dog and a cat, but the dog is much more fun.
    ajolly1456 at gmail dot com

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  160. I blogged
    http://lunaj14568.blogspot.com/2011/05/proplan-select-and-blogher.html

    ajolly1456 at gmail dot com

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  161. My dog is the best part of my life.
    To see our story go to my blog http://sodahoney.blogspot.com/p/blog-page.html

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  162. blog http://sodahoney.blogspot.com/2011/05/blogher-reviewers-lucky-dogs-try-pro.html

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  163. I like how my cats wait outside my door to greet me in the morning, waiting for their breakfast

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  164. My MIL thinks she is feeding the cats with the scraps she throws out, but instead, it's our Aussie who gets the bulk of them...and I do mean her bulk! We're at a loss as to how to keep her out of them.

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  165. One of our dogs has a very sensitive stomach (due to early life health issues) and we are always careful of what we feed her. With the economy issues we've had a tough time of it as the better made products cost more. I would love to try the Pro Plan Selects!
    april dot vrugtman at gmail dot com

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  166. I love my dog, but he is a picky eater so I worry about meeting his nutritional needs. I can't wait to try Purina Pro Plan Selects.

    the imagine tree at aol dot com

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  167. I'll have to try it for our dogs

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  168. tweet https://twitter.com/#!/vlbsweeps/status/75201435935055872

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  169. Couldn't agree more about the importance of nutrition! Thanks for the review (and your dogs are beautiful)!

    snarkierthanyou@gmail.com

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  170. I like the idea of balanced nutrition for our 'children'.

    ky2here at msn dot com

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  171. https://twitter.com/#!/ky2here1/status/75240014463770624

    ky2here at msn dot com

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  172. We have several pets and currently hosting 7 rescues so this would be awesome!!

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  173. http://twitter.com/#!/pawsnhooves/status/75265529094488064

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  174. My son has a young Springer Spaniel and she is so energetic she just melts the calories off. We need to provide her is the best nutrition to keep her healthy.

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  175. I live alone so my pets are truly my family!
    Thank you.
    barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

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  176. Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/JalapenoMama/status/75284293315858432

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  177. I think I'm going to give Purina Pro Selects a try for my dogs because I want them to be as healthy as possible so they can grow up alongside my kids.

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  178. tweeted
    http://twitter.com/#!/fairydancer35/status/75289917713956864

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  179. My pets are like my babies and it's important for them to eat healthy!
    diane Baum
    esldiane@gmail.com

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  180. Your dogs are extraordinary looking to be sure. Love it!

    msurosey@yahoo.com

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  181. Tweet
    http://twitter.com/#!/mail4rosey/status/75377614256209920

    msurosey@yahoo.com

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  182. I marvel at people that will spend hundreds of dollars on stuff for their dogs, without ever giving thought to their nutrition. After the dog food scares, we started fixing chicken, rice and vegetable stew for the dogs, arthritic conditions seemed to roll back and they look in better shape than at the time we began feeding them stew. I would like to try a dog food that contains the protein they need.

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  183. My dog Buddy follows me everywhere! He even waits outside my bathroom door for me.

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  184. Oh, I love your dogs! I love my Toby too.....we have only had him since December (a rescue) and he is a great big sweetheart.

    nesta 67 {at} live dot com

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  185. tweet https://twitter.com/#!/LuckyJinxy/status/75423717156589568

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  186. This sounds like some great pet food maybe someday will have to check it out thanks for sharing!
    tishajean@ charter.net

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  187. Tweeted too
    http://twitter.com/#!/latishajean/status/75424914529722368
    tishajean@ charter.net

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  188. It is so important to feed our pets good food! I buy my dog the good stuff because it makes such a difference with his allergies and makes his coat so nice. Thanks!
    pjgirl74 at aol dot com

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  189. All of my cats are rescues, and several of them have health problems. It's important to us to give them the best food available, to give them the best chance at a long and healthy live.

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  190. We have nine cats, and if I win, the money would probably go towards their annual vaccinations that are due next month or towards Trickster's teeth-cleaning or for Indy's insulin. They are money pits, but we love them dearly.

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  191. I like the dog food has no fillers in it. Good healthy food is important for the dogs good health.

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  192. Pro Plan is such a great dog and cat food. I am very eager to try the Selects so printed off a coupon. We have 3 Beagles and feeding them better quality food has really made them healthier.

    mail.nw415 at gmail dot com

    Olivia

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  193. Pro Plan is great food. We use for our dog and she has the most wonderful coat!!

    shelleymikey at gmail dot com

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  194. Pro Plan is great food. We use for our dog and she has the most wonderful coat!!

    shelleymikey at gmail dot com

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  195. We have been trying different dog foods for our puppy ( a year old in August) I am surprised that some of the cheap stuff can actually be called dog food. My dog doesn't even want to eat one brand.
    We will be buying Purina Pro Plan next. Thanks for the insight!
    kjtroxel(at)yahoo(dot)com

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