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Holidays, Hounds, and Hot Buys Gift Guide and GIVEAWAY

It’s finally here – the first annual Holidays, Hounds and Hot Buys Gift Guide & Giveaway #houndsandholidays! The giveaway launches today, Friday, November 25 and runs through Friday, December 9.  You can enter on each of the participating blogs – Sarcastic DogThe Broke DogMy Life with DogsA Dog Walks into a Bar, Denise’s Dog Dish and here on The Daily Pip – for more chances to win.

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 fellow bloggers on Instagram – @sarcasticdog, @dailypippip,,, @thebrokedog, @denise_gruzensky, and @mylifewithdogspdx for more information on the main giveaways as well as flash giveaways #houndsandholidays.

In addition to providing the prizes for the giveaways, participating brands also donated product or made financial contributions to Best Friends Animal Society, the only national organization focused exclusively on ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. A leader in the no-kill movement for more than 30 years, Best Friends runs 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.



Hounds, Holidays, and Hot Buys Food & Treat Giveaway #houndsandholidays

Treats & Food – stocking stuffers valued over $300!


Hounds, Holidays, and Hot Buys Travel Giveaway #houndsandholidays


Travel Gear – for road trips and dogs on the go valued over $300

Hounds, Holidays, and Hot Buys Training Gear Giveaway #houndsandholidays


Training Gear – perfect for those New Year’s Resolutions valued over $300

Hounds, Holidays, and Hot Buys Not Quite DIY Giveaway #houndsandholidays


“Not Quite DIY” – gifts from artisans & authors valued over $400


Hounds, Holidays, and Hot Buys Holistic Goodies Giveaway #houndsandholidays

Holistic Goodies – health & wellness/products for seniors valued at $500

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Disclaimer: The Daily Pip received many of the products in this guide in exchange for an honest review. We did not receive monetary compensation to review or promote any of these products. We only accept products that we use ourselves or believe our readers will enjoy or find useful. 

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1. Guide&Giveaway


2. Training Prize


3. Chewy Gifts


4. Holistic Prizes


5. Teckelklub


6. Ruffwear Leash


7. Life w/Dog Gift


8. Sarcastic Guide


9. OkiDoggy


10. Ruffwear Coat


11. BrokeDog Guide



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  1. Mark Muller
    November 25, 2016 / 10:03 am

    wow that looks like THE how-i-days of the century :o)

  2. Brian Andreotti
    November 25, 2016 / 11:05 am

    Sounds like a great giveaway. I'm in!

  3. mmstarla
    November 25, 2016 / 12:40 pm

    Wow, this is incredible and I know my sweet pup would love this. I think he would like the Treats and Food pack the best. He is a huge foodie like his mama and plus theirs a KONG toy!

  4. Oz theTerrier
    November 25, 2016 / 1:13 pm

    Wow! Those are some great giveaways!!

  5. imbigwillie
    November 25, 2016 / 1:42 pm

    I would love to win the treats & food one because our dog loves her treats!

  6. Millie and Walter
    November 25, 2016 / 2:16 pm

    All the prizes look great but if we had to pick one it would be the Treats and Food package.

  7. Melody
    November 25, 2016 / 3:19 pm

    These prizes are awesome! Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

  8. Three Chatty Cats
    November 25, 2016 / 3:20 pm

    This is AMAZING! What awesome prizes you all have put together. I would like to win the Holistic Goodies package, as I think my senior pup would benefit greatly from this.

  9. The Menagerie Mom
    November 25, 2016 / 3:28 pm

    This is so fun and festive, and everything looks amazing!

  10. Brian
    November 25, 2016 / 3:58 pm

    That sure is a whole big bunch of nice goodies!

  11. Denise Gruzensky
    November 25, 2016 / 4:33 pm

    We are SOOOO excited to be part of such an AMAZING giveaway with you!

  12. Dan Dykstra
    November 25, 2016 / 4:42 pm

    I think I would like the Treats and Food pack the best. My "grand dog" would love the package.

  13. Bryn Nowell
    November 25, 2016 / 6:59 pm

    Wahoo! So excited to have collaborated with you!!

  14. Sketching with Dogs
    November 25, 2016 / 7:13 pm

    Noooo, if only we could be a US resident, LOL.Elliot and Cricket x

  15. Emma
    November 25, 2016 / 7:14 pm

    Wow, that is a lot of stuff. What a great holiday giveaway!

  16. The Green Dogs
    November 25, 2016 / 7:15 pm

    *stands on this little island and is sad*Good luck to everyone who can enter! 🙂

  17. Cynthia Fox
    November 25, 2016 / 7:34 pm

    This is so cool! I need this for kitties!

  18. rachel monn
    November 25, 2016 / 9:53 pm

    love the travel prize!

  19. Ellie Davis
    November 25, 2016 / 10:10 pm

    these all look so great! we would love the food and treats prize!

  20. ♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥
    November 25, 2016 / 10:33 pm

    Wow, we are going to have a lot of fun looking at all these items – so many great things to choose from. Thanks so much for sharing. Hope we win:)Woos – Lightning and Misty

  21. Ruth Epstein
    November 25, 2016 / 11:22 pm

    The Holistic goodies, thanks for the giveaway

  22. Fiona
    November 26, 2016 / 12:49 am

    We would like to win the training gear to help us with our agility training and therapy dog work.

  23. pilch92 15andmeowing
    November 26, 2016 / 2:09 am

    That is a cool giveaway, I will spread the word.

  24. Sue
    November 26, 2016 / 3:04 am

    Mom says we'd like the travel gear but we think we'd like the treats best. Peeps have such strange ideas.

  25. The Island Cats
    November 26, 2016 / 3:05 am

    Wow! What a giveaway!

  26. Sue
    November 26, 2016 / 3:06 am

    Mom says we'd like the travel gear but we think we'd like the treats best. Peeps have such strange ideas.

  27. Nicole Martin
    November 26, 2016 / 3:07 am

    I would choose the hollistic goodies, because I always like to use more natural things.

  28. Idaho PugRanch
    November 26, 2016 / 3:35 am

    Mom would love the books but we would love the treats and food! hugsMr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

  29. Molly and Mackie
    November 26, 2016 / 10:19 am

    Wow – what a great giveaway!

  30. Jeanne Pursell
    November 26, 2016 / 10:23 am

    We are definitely going to have to stop back when we have a few more minutes to spend filling out the forms…what an awesome giveaway!!

  31. Rachel
    November 26, 2016 / 2:47 pm

    I would choose the Not Quite DIY because I like the unique items that are included.

  32. meowmeowmans
    November 26, 2016 / 4:56 pm

    Holy smokes! That's some super spectacular giveaway!

  33. Daily Dog Tag
    November 26, 2016 / 5:51 pm

    Those are all wonderful prizes! I'd be thrilled with any of them.

  34. Dawn
    November 26, 2016 / 11:20 pm

    Love this! So many great things in each package!

  35. Murphy
    November 27, 2016 / 1:35 am

    Wow, that is like being on the Ellen Show cuz she is giving away stuffs too!Your Pals,Murphy & Stanley

  36. Linda Szymoniak
    November 27, 2016 / 4:54 am

    It's a toss-up between the Treats & Food pack and the Holistic Goodies one. I think my pack would like the treats and food the best, though.

  37. Stacey Roberson
    November 27, 2016 / 11:11 am

    I would love the Holistic Goodies prize pack, as my dog is a senior and would benefit him the most.

  38. LBJ
    November 27, 2016 / 7:48 pm

    What a great giveaway!Abby Lab

  39. Molly Zatony
    November 27, 2016 / 10:18 pm

    I would love to to win the Training Gear pack-but all of these look amazing! What a great giveaway <3

  40. Amy Angulo
    November 27, 2016 / 11:58 pm

    Great Giveaway! Nala and Cody would love to win the travel gear pack!

  41. Heather Reed
    November 28, 2016 / 1:08 am

    Ellie and Kato would love to win the travel pack to use on our adventures!

  42. Christine Aiello
    November 28, 2016 / 5:08 pm

    Definitely the travel goods one because we are taking a road trip in May!

  43. evie
    November 29, 2016 / 2:41 am

    put as sandy weinstein, not evie, in above, the Holistic Goodies is my favorite because i go to a homeopathic vet and use homeopathic and holistic items and dog food.REPLY

  44. molly pitcher
    November 29, 2016 / 2:47 am

    My pooches would love Treats & Food since they love to eat!

  45. xcrunner01
    November 30, 2016 / 2:22 pm

    they are all nice but the holistic goodies is my favorite

  46. Cathy Armato
    December 1, 2016 / 12:28 am

    What an awesome, giant giveaway! I'd love to win ALL of these packages, but I'll choose the Travel gear because we travel so much with our dogs, Icy & Phoebe. Hope I win!Love & Biscuits,Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

  47. KateV
    December 1, 2016 / 3:45 am

    They all look so wonderful. My dogs would like the first 3, with all the toys and treats, the best.

  48. Anna Pry
    December 2, 2016 / 4:38 am

    the training set because my daughter wants to be a dog trainer

  49. neoh42f
    December 2, 2016 / 3:32 pm

    I would love the Treats & Food prize because it contains toys meant for tough play. That is an item that I'm interested in for my one dog. Thank you!

  50. Jean Dion
    December 3, 2016 / 12:54 am

    What a great thing! I think I'd love those holistic goodies. There are plenty of things there I've never tried before. Jean from Welcome to the Menagerie

  51. Anonymous
    December 3, 2016 / 7:14 pm

    This is a spectacular giveaway! So glad it is helping Best Friends too! All my dogs are rescues and I wouldn't have it any other way. Becky (

  52. Anonymous
    December 3, 2016 / 7:20 pm

    Forgot to say we want the books! The dogs will forgive me, maybe! Becky (

  53. Deb
    December 4, 2016 / 1:46 am

    Wow, this looks really cool! Treasure and her pals would love the chance to win any of these great prize packages. Thank you for considering us!

  54. Lisa F.
    December 4, 2016 / 4:26 am

    I think I would like the travel gear one because it ahs the most things I could use. Thanks!

  55. Kellye Williams
    December 4, 2016 / 4:48 pm

    I think that "not quite diy" bag is perfect!!! All of these prizes are fabulous!!

  56. Barbara Mayes
    December 4, 2016 / 5:35 pm

    Treats & Food – we love kong and Chewy!!

  57. Ruby
    December 5, 2016 / 8:10 pm

    Wowsa! Those are some pawsome treatie packages!! I would loves the travel one if I'm picked! or any one..I'm not picky…BOL!!! FAbulous!Thanks guys!Kisses,Ruby ♥

  58. Jan K
    December 5, 2016 / 9:03 pm

    It's so tough to decide! I think the holistic package, though since we have a majority of seniors in our household!

  59. Molly
    December 5, 2016 / 10:15 pm

    We would love the holistic goodies bag – I have a sensitive girl and that sounds like it's got great products!

  60. B
    December 6, 2016 / 4:29 am

    Would love the travel package! Arabella

  61. Grinning Fool
    December 6, 2016 / 5:55 am

    The travel gear for sure. There are all nice gifts though!

  62. Carolyn
    December 6, 2016 / 5:58 am

    I would love to win any of the packages.

    December 6, 2016 / 8:56 am

    Wow! This looks like the biggest giveaway we've ever seen this year! 😀 It's like super lotto for dogs! <3 Who's going to be the luckiest pup of the year?!

  64. Jordan Mcgirk
    December 6, 2016 / 6:03 pm

    The holistic goodies, it looks like it has a ton of great stuff we haven't tried!

  65. Rhonda
    December 7, 2016 / 4:49 am

    This is such an amazing giveaway! We heard about it from The Broke Dog's Rochelle and Henry and are really excited to enter. My Maggie and Frankie would love the treats or the Not Quite DIY package if we win but they're ALL excellent! Have a great holiday!

  66. Kelly Tupick
    December 7, 2016 / 2:07 pm

    I would like the prize pack #5 for my senior dog. Anything that will help her feel more comfort would be comforting to me.

  67. Michelle B
    December 7, 2016 / 5:54 pm

    Our dogs go EVERYWHERE with us so the travel package would be great! My dog Maximus loves to herd the passing cars. (He's a border collie, kelpie and aussie mix.)

  68. Shelley P
    December 8, 2016 / 2:43 am

    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 🙂

  69. Kyle B.
    December 8, 2016 / 6:41 pm

    I would love the travel pack so we could get up and go on an adventure, whenever and to wherever!

  70. Mary J
    December 9, 2016 / 12:32 am

    would love any of these!

  71. Julie
    December 9, 2016 / 7:22 am

    Would love to win the holistic goodies for our dog because he has allergies!

  72. Aaron Reck
    December 10, 2016 / 1:20 am

    Skamp would like some dog treats!

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