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We’re excited to announce the first annual Holidays, Hounds and Hot Buys Gift Guide Giveaway! Starting Friday, November 25, you can enter at each of the six participating blogs to increase your chances to win through December 9, 2016. We have five giveaways based on different themes with prizes valued at almost $2,000.  Want to learn more? Keep reading!

The Holidays, Hounds, and Hot Buys Gift Guide Giveaway!





The Holidays, Hounds, and Hot Buys Gift Guide Giveaway is officially launching today, Friday, November 25 and you can enter at each of the six participating blogs to increase your chances to win through December 9, 2016. We’ve joined forced with A Dog Walks Into a Bar, The Daily Pip, My Life With Dogs, Denise’s Dog Dish, and Sarcastic Dog to bring you several chances to win great prizes while making it easy to check off your shopping list!

We have five giveaways based on different themes with prizes valued at almost $2,000.  These giveaways are only open to U.S. residents, 18 and over. Winners will be selected at random and will be notified within 48 hours

Follow all six bloggers on Instagram —, @dailypippip, @mylifewithdogspdx, @denise_gruzensky,, @thebrokedog — if you want to see more posts about what’s in the giveaway!  PLUS: in addition to these HUGE themed giveaways, we will also be hosting flash giveaways on Instagram. Be sure to follow our #houndsandholidays tag for details!

The Holidays, Hounds, and Hot Buys team has selected Best Friends Animal Society as our charitable recipient this year and we are thrilled that many of the participating brands are donating to Best Friends Animal Society. Best Friends is the only national nonprofit animal welfare organization focused exclusively on ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. An authority and leader in the no-kill movement for more than 30 years, they run the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals, regional centers in Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, and New York, as well as life-saving programs in partnership with rescue groups and shelters across the country.

Top Picks + PDF Gift Guide

Check out some of each blogger’s favorite picks in our flippable gift guide below — print it out and bring it when you go gift shopping for your furry friends!


Download Your Gift Guide Here!

Giveaway Prizes!

I bet you want to know what you can win, right? Keep reading to check out the five great pize packs!

#HoundsAndHolidays Treats and Food Prize Pack

Prize #1: Treats and Food


#HoundsAndHolidays Travel Gear Prize Pack

Prize #2 Travel gear for dogs on the go & road trips


#HoundsAndHolidays Training Gear Prize Pack

Prize #3: Training gear for those New Year’s Resolutions!


#HoundsAndHolidays "Not Quite DIY" Prize Pack

Prize #4: “Not quite DIY”


#HoundsAndHolidays Holistic Goodies Prize Pack

Prize #5: Holistic Goodies for health & wellness/products for seniors valued at $500!


So many great prizes, so many chances to win! Use the widget below to enter. Remember, visit all six blogs to increase your chances of winning and be sure to keep our participating brands in mind when gift shopping!

Plus: tay tuned in the coming days for more-in-depth reviews of some of the giveaway items from the participating bloggers!

Good luck!

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Rochelle BaRoss is an accessory designer by day and a blogger, entrepreneur, and dog mom by night. She moved to Brooklyn in 2012 without a paying job, signed a lease on a two-bedroom apartment with five other people, and worked hard and saved for years until she could move into her own studio apartment and adopt Henry, her terrier mix.


    • TheBrokeDog Reply

      Wooooo!! This has been so much fun – so glad to participate!

    • TheBrokeDog Reply

      I love that pack! There are a lot of great goodies in it. Thanks for entering!

  1. Amy Angulo Reply

    Such a great giveaway! Nala and Cody would love to win the the travel gear pack because they love going out and also love treats. I’m sure they would love any of the packs though.

  2. We’d like the travel gear because we go to the lake every summer to swim, but we sure wouldn’t refuse the food and treats. With nine of us in the pack, we can always use more treats.

  3. Fiona Harlan Reply

    Angus and Sorsha would like the Training Gear, we could use it!

  4. All these prizes look awesome! What a great holiday idea! We love the “food and treats” one and the “not quite DIY” too. Frankie and Maggie would think this is the best Christmas if they won!

  5. Allyse Kotso Reply

    We would love to win any of them! What a great opportunity! Thank you!!

  6. What an awesome giveaway. We would love to win either the food and treats or the holistic one. We have a senior pet and a younger large breed dog who would love the prizes

  7. rachel monn Reply

    we would love the travel prize! we are always going somewhere together!

  8. Molly K Zatony Reply

    I would love to win the training pack! My pup, Colby, is currently learning all his commands so extra training supplies and help would be amazing!

    This is such a fantastic giveaway and I love the gift guide <3

  9. What a fantastic giveaway! My pups Ellie nad Kato would love to win the travel pack! Now that we live in the PNW, adventure is always calling. Our resolutions include backpacking trips in 2017. The travel pack would be perfect!

  10. Christine Aiello Reply

    I would love to win any of the packages! They are all great! But if I have to choose one I would say the travel one because my dog and I will be going on a road trip in May!

  11. Maggie Smith Reply

    I like the holistic prize because I really try to only feed my puppy the best there is!

  12. Sandy Weinstein Reply

    the Holistic Goodies is my favorite because i go to a homeopathic vet and use lots of holistic and homeopathic items on my 3 gals.

  13. my pooches would love the Treats and Food package since they love to eat!

  14. Awesome giveaway! I like them all but the holistic one is my favorite- we could really use some of those items!

  15. Dominic cloutier Reply

    The holistic box sounds good! My dog is really picky and there are a lot of other do lovers in my life who I could share with

  16. They all look so wonderful! 1-3 are my favorites, especially 1. My dogs would love all those toys and treats.

  17. Linda Szymoniak Reply

    While my dogs would like the Treats and Food package the best, I worry about the quality of what I use for them and would love to win the Holistic Goodies package. Actually ALL the packages are great.

  18. Our newest rescue pup, Zari, could really use the training pack! Thank you for supporting Best Friends. They do great work with rescues, my favorite breed!

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  21. Would love the holistic goodies prize because my dog has allergies

  22. Michelle B Reply

    Our boys go everywhere with us so it would be great if we had the travel package! (Maximus my Border collie, aussie, kelpie mix loves to “herd” the passing cars while on roadtrips….)

  23. I’d love Prize #4: “Not quite DIY”. I would really love a Gold Paw Series Coat for Ruby. I also love the autographed books and treat brands that are new to us. Plus I’d love the Brooklyn Bowtied for my pup Logan 🙂

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  25. The travel pack would be great so we can just get up and go on any type of adventure!

  26. Holistic Goodies for health & wellness/products for seniors for my 16 year old lab. He could use all of it. Bless his soul.

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