Artisinal Food for Fido plus $300 GIVEAWAY! #InspiredByCrafted

This post is sponsored by Hill’s. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Hill’s® Ideal Balance™ Crafted™, but My Pit Bull Friend only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not responsible for the content of this article.


Don't you just LOVE Giveaways? Well we have an amazing one for the special dog or cat in your life that you won't want to pass up so Keep Reading!

For the last couple of months, Bentley has been reaping the benefits of a new and improved lifestyle #InspiredbyCrafted. Ever since she started her new diet of Hill’s® Ideal Balance™ Crafted™ dog food, things have been on the up and up in all departments of life, and mine too. Not only is she eating healthier food and staying active but I too have been inspired to eat healthier and be more active with her; I've even gotten my family members involved in this new healthier lifestyle. We've been going on more walks and outings to the dog park as well as monitoring her daily activity with a special app on my phone.

Being consciously aware of what I feed Bentley has made me do a double take on the things I eat as well. When I learned of all the healthy ingredients in Hill's Ideal Balance Crafted dog food, I knew that it was time to ditch her old dog food that contained corn and stick with this more balanced option that features Ancient Grains and thoughtfully sourced Proteins.

The things that I love about the Hill’s® Ideal Balance™ Crafted™ dog food are that it is:

  • Made in small batches

  • Made in the USA

  • Contains Natural ingredients

  • Contains No wheat, corn or soy

  • Contains No artificial colors, flavors or preservative

  • Available in Grain free varieties


The small batches means that Ideal Balance Crafted dog food is made just the way you would- one very special batch at a time. As a matter of fact if you didn't catch one of my last blog posts, I showed a recipe I tried out that was actually inspired by some of the very same ingredients as is featured in Ideal Balance Crafted dog food, like the Ancient Grain Quinoa.


You can check it out recipe here: Ancient Grains for Your Dog and You #InspiredByCrafted




    Now here's the best part, YOU have a chance to win a $300 gift card to PetSmart to purchase your very own Ideal Balance CRAFTED products for your dog or cat!



    This Giveaway is hosted by the BlogPaws Professional Blogger Network and sponsored by Hill's Ideal Balance CRAFTED. There is no purchase necessary in order to be eligible to win and is void where prohibited. This Giveaway is open to anyone that resides in the United States and is over the age of 18. Employees of Pet360, Inc., Hill's Pet Nutrition, PetSmart and their immediate families are ineligible. This Giveaway will be open from 6/9/2015 to 6/30/2015 at 11:59pm ET.

    Winner will be notified on or about Wednesday 7/1/2015 and will have 24 hours to respond to the email before forfeiting their prize.

    The $300 gift card to PetSmart will be mailed to the winner approximately 4-6 weeks from acceptance.









    Good Luck!

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    Finally, Artisan Crafted Dog Food has Arrived #InspiredbyCrafted

    This post is sponsored by Hill’s. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Hill’s® Ideal Balance™ Crafted™, but My Pit Bull Friend only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not responsible for the content of this article.

    As a dog owner, I want the best for my dog and that means staying healthy. To ensure this we go on walks and hikes together regularly and stay as active as possible. A healthy lifestyle is very heavily based upon what you eat. You know the saying "You are what you eat", well it rings true for dog's as well as humans.

    When it comes to food, I love a nice home cooked meal and sometime prepare food for Bentley but I don't have the time to make my own dog food daily so she usually eats dry food. As of recently, I've noticed that Bentley has been neglecting her food bowl and this has prompted me to go on the hunt for a new dog food.

    On my quest for this new dog food I started reading the ingredient list of many different brands of dog food and noticed that the number one ingredients in most brands was corn. (Corn is readily available and cheap so it is used in a lot of animal foods) I do not want to feed my dog a product that is mostly corn and a little bit of by-product meat. I have read the negative effects and don't want that for my dog. No thanks!

    Well after discovering Hill’s® Ideal Balance™ Crafted™, I got really excited because this is exactly what I was looking for plus some. This dog food does not have any Corn in it but better yet it also doesn't  have any Wheat, Soy, Artificial Colors, Preservatives, No Chicken-By Product Meal, Gluten Free, and it's Oven Roasted.

    Bentley tried some and she loved it so it's safe to say that she won't be neglecting her bowl anymore. I occasionally bake dog treats in the oven and they remind me of this dog food. What I like about it is that when you look at the kibble it looks homemade. You can actually see the small pieces of herbs used in it and the color is natural, not red or green as some other brands.

    Hill's Ideal Balance Crafted is an Artisan Crafted dog food made in small batches in the USA using quality ingredients like Ancient Grains and crafted with care, which is perfect if you love that home cooked meal style. The master chefs add the herbs to each batch by hand and knead the dough to make sure it's just right, then they oven roast the dough to lock in all of the deliciousness, home style, made the way you would!






    I'm excited to continue the journey for a healthier lifestyle for Bentley so that she will have many many more years to spend with my family,

    because pets are family too and family is the most important thing!





    We will post another  review soon to show you how the Hill's diet has been going, but in the meantime check out this video:



    Happy Eating,


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