Thursday, March 14, 2013

Fido's Freebie Friday
Loves Spring Giveaways!

by Carrie Boyko, CEB

Spring is in the air and suddenly I'm seeing a flurry of activity outside my window as well as on my computer.  Spring and giveaways seem to go hand in paw. Many of us get a surge of energy when the days become longer and the sun begins to shine more. Is that what's happening? Who knows, but I sure am seeing signs of life in my office view.

Just yesterday my Golden Retriever cornered a Opossum who was out during the middle of the day, no doubt protecting her young from this large, nosy dog. Tanner didn't quite know what to do with this belligerent transgressor. She was seriously nasty and I had to drag my Retriever and his retrieving-DNA home against his will. He was determined to do what nature was telling him--RETRIEVE!

Last week nature played out an example of the food chain outside my office window as a Hawk caught a snake and proceeded to beat it to death with her strong talons before flying off with it to her nest. That feathered family was destined to have a fresh, high-protein dinner. Nature is certainly in high activity mode right now, following a parallel course to the Internet traffic I'm currently seeing.
Loving Siri's Helpful Reminders

Last week I mentioned asking Siri to remind you to visit Fido's Freebie Friday throughout the week to check up on what's new in our listings. Has anyone tried this? I'm enjoying getting acquainted with Siri, although my son tells me we still have a ways to go before she'll send a text message for me. More on that later....

Bloggers are invited to list below their individual posts separately for all currently open giveaways. Fido's Freebie Friday opens each Thursday afternoon for linkups at 4:00 PM ET, and renews each week at the same time with a new listing. You can link up anytime during the week. We make it easy to be seen here by keeping our rules simple:

•You have up to 45 characters to describe your prize and include an expiration date.

•Fido's Freebie Friday Blog Hop is open to posts with prizes for pet products or services, including pet-related or pet-themed items for owners. Use your specific post url to link up.

•Please include our badge or a link to this post in your giveaway write up, and ask your readers to tell us you sent them.


Care to help promote Fido's Freebie Friday to help others find these fun pet giveaways? I'm giving you two Tweets to pick from, or just Tweet them both. Just click RT, Reply and click Follow to keep up with other news:



You'll find assistance at our HELP PAGE, where there is other useful information for bloggers doing giveaways and reviews. Your hosts are All Things Dog Blog, Doggies and Stuff, and DogtipperThank you for taking the time to read this post.  I hope you will forward it to friends as well, by clicking on the cute little envelope icon at the bottom of the post. Happy tails!
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Individual rules of entry and guidelines for winning may apply to each listing. All Things Dog Blog, Doggies and Stuff and Dogtipper take no responsibility for the legality of the rules governing the listings on other sites and giveaways that are posted here. We simply provide this forum as a gathering place for pet product giveaways to be offered. Please consult All Things Dog Blog's Giveaway and Contest Rules for more detail. Fulfillment of each giveaway is done by the blog conducting the giveaway, not by the hosts of this giveaway hop; please contact the giveaway host with any questions regarding a giveaway or giveaway prize.

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