Saturday, April 25, 2015

Any Old Treat in a Storm

We were under severe weather warnings last night.  Bentley doesn’t mind the rain, but when the thunder rolls, he is not a fan.  I wrote a review last month about the SmartPetLove Safe & Sound 4-in-1 Harness.  It is the harness with the heartbeat and it does a tremendous job of calming Bentley.  As soon as we knew the storm was approaching, we put him in his lightweight tee shirt and turned on his heartbeat harness. 
Basset Hound siting up and West Highland Terrier friend

A treat always helps during times of thunder.
Is your pet afraid of thunderstorms?  How do you handle it?

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Who is BlogPaws Conference Cruising with Bentley today? We have our regulars in the car; Groovy Goldendoodles Jax and Bentley's girlfriend Emma from MyGBGVLife but he swung by Live.Wag.Bark and picked up the lovely Nakita! Pierre insisted on riding in Bentley's customized Corvette Crow's Nest with his girl Bailie. Don't they make a cute couple? 
Golden Woofs Sugar is enjoying some relaxation time in the Hound Dog Hot Tub with Oz the Terrier Luna from Beagles and Bargains and K9 Carry All Kona are doing some bonding with Irresistible Pets Chuy. Harley is soaking after eating his fill of grilled burgers. Dolly the Doxie loves popping the bubbles! Life With Beagle Lulu is chatting it up with her new pals Charlie and Harley from My Dog Likes
Let's see who is the Grillmaster for today's leg of the trip. It is Oh My Shih Tzu Riley and the smells have the Chillin' N' Grillin' deck drooling.DOGthusiast: for dog enthusiasts Tig and To Dog With Love Rocco are claiming the first t-bones! Coco the Couture Cat is reunited with her friend Fidose of Reality Dexter. There is no hissing this time! LOL! Dog Mom Days - Wynston AKC Chihuahua likes hanging out with his big friends It's Dog or Nothing Atka and Mauja. Denise Gruzensky 's Shasta thinks Stunning Keisha Plush CK is purr-fect. Mort is loving the view from the top!
We have a lot of friends joining us at the BlogPaws conference in Nashville. Bentley hopes to see y'all there! Click to enlarge photo.


  1. Thunder doesn't bother me at all, I just sleep during it. Of course I also like watchin fireworks, which I think makes me kinda different, BOL!

  2. it doesn't bother me much,I generally snooze through storms,xx Speedy

  3. Thunder doesn't bother my two! :-)

  4. Oh, I've never come across the harnesses with heartbeats! We have thundershirts, but these sound really interesting! I will have to look into them, thanks for the info!

  5. Silly boy, it is only noise! My big sis Katie gets scared too. Bailie and I could care less. So glad your harness helps you out.

  6. Betley I'm glad your have something what helps you when a thunderstorm comes to your area. I always used the closet as a bomb shelter... but since last year I only bark at that thunder and at fireworks and I lost my fear... a miracle...
    easy rider

  7. WE heard about the Horrible Storms that you in LA and our furends in TX are going to be having... We are glad that you got your ♥beat shirt on...

  8. Glad that harness works well for you Bentley - stay safe
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

  9. None of them really like storms, Sheba especially hates the wind. I'll usually just take them downstairs to our finished cellar where it's quieter. I don't like storms either so I prefer going down there anyway!
    Jan, Wag 'n Woof Pets

  10. We have only one dog who is bothered by thunder. We are in a drought, there are some advantages to it. :)

  11. Well...only Da Sus HATES it....she will go a hide under Dads desk at his feet....or in his lap in the recliner...everybody else goes oh well and the sleeping begins! anytimes Bentley needs some company just yell Da Sus will be glad to get and some huggies !

    The Mad Scots

  12. We just can't get past Bentley sitting like that!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  13. Hey Bentley!
    Wow, I've never seen that before and I'm so glad it helps you feel better! I get a little nervous, but nothing major. Frankie sometimes wears his Thundershirt.
    Hey Pierre!
    Wow, I think I missed your barkday! I'm so sorry buddy. Happy belated barkday to you and I'm sending you wishes for a wonderful year. Hope it was great!!
    OMD You both look adorable in that pix today!
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, Police Commish

  14. Bentley looks good in his t-shirt. We don't like storms much either.

  15. We hope your harness helped you through the storms. We are lucky to not care at all about the thunder. Sometimes we bark at it.

  16. BOL!!!! OMD, Bentley you are just TOO CUTE!!!!! OMD, I thinks I gotta say, that is one pawsome harness! Nows the thundershirt does nothin' for me, I wonder if this would do betters. I am not afraid of thunderstorms or anythings, butts it's the vettie visits that freak me out! Ma will check this out!
    Too cute....
    Ruby ♥

  17. we've never heard of a heartbeat harness - what a fabulous idea! And Bentley - you are too cute in that photo!

  18. Wow- I have never heard of this harness!! This is a great idea- so glad it helps Bently!!

  19. OMD! That pic of Bentley is just too cute!
    ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!

  20. poor Bentley storms are no fun if your not a fan.


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