Meet Maizey. Psssh, what am I talking about? You guys know her. She’s all over this blog.
Pupgirl came into my life 5 years ago. (Literally! Tomorrow is her 5th birthday.) I had moved to NC from Utah, far from friends and family, and thought getting a pup would be comforting company. I wanted a short-haired, medium-sized dog that could run with me and was fun and sweet. The boxer breed fit the bill! But I had no idea how hilarious they are with all their humanlike qualities before I got her! I’d never been around boxers much before.
I went to pick her out of the litter and she was the only brindle female. I knew I wanted a female but thought I wanted a flashy fawn or flashy brindle (flashy means white on the face).
But she stole my heart. gahhhh look at how little she is!!!!
Over the years, she has brought me more happiness than I can express. Of course, she has had her stinker moments (still does), but I know without fail, that when I’m sad or stressed or lonely, seeing her sweet face will cheer me up. She even senses when I’m in pain, emotionally or physically, and will come rest her head on my lap. Or, just sit in my lap.
I’m so so grateful for Maizey. She is very protective of me and our house; that girl has my back. She’ll pop up out of a hard sleep if she hears anything outside. Good girl.
She’s one of my best pals.
So when I was invited to help promote the Purina® Pro Plan®’s MapMyFitness challenge and write a blog about Maizey, I didn’t hesitate. And not only because I wanted to share copious amounts of photos of her. The challenge encourages dog owners to get out and walk or run with their pup(s). I’ve been laid up after my fall and haven’t been able to walk her as much as usual, but normally I look forward to our daily walks. They relax me and make me feel like I’m a good dog mom, which is really important to me. And they make Maizey happy.
The Purina® Pro Plan® Leash On challenge started on September 30th and runs through November 13th! Every day you log a walk and/or run with your pup, you’ll be entered to win sweet prizes. If you log walks and/or runs for a consecutive 30 day period, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a year’s supply of Purina® Pro Plan® Dog Food.
Purina® ProPlan® has partnered with MapMyFitness and created the Purina® ProPlan® Fitness Group Page to get pet owner’s more active with their dogs. Check out the Fitness Group page here and start getting active with your dog today!
How do you stay active with your dog?
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