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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

It's Our 6th Blogiversary and We're Celebrating With a FiveSibes Tales Giveaway!



Wow! It's a special newsy Tuesday as we here at FiveSibes are celebrating our SIXTH Blogiversary this month! As a photojournalist by trade, I was inspired to start blogging by my five Siberian Huskies: Harely, Gibson, Wolfgang, Chloe, and Bandit. Their personalities and antics and our love of the breed spurred me to begin writing about them. 



My first blog post February 23, 2010
My very first FiveSibes blog post was on February 23, 2010 with an article on proper dental care for Pet Dental Health Month. Blogging is an something I enjoy very much. I love to write and I love being a photographer. This blog gives me the opportunity to share my work in the pet arena...and I have fabulous models in the FiveSibes! I enjoy sharing stories about their lives, and bringing information about the Siberian Husky breed as well as healthcare issues, diet and nutrition, and holistic and traditional therapies that benefits not only Huskies, but all dogs. And as equally enjoyable is getting to know you all from your comments and your blogs!

When my beloved furangel Gibson began his journey with Canine Epilepsy and first started having seizures in 2009, shortly after his third birthday, I also began to advocate for dogs with Canine Epilepsy and help bring awareness that these amazing dogs, with some special care, can and do live full, happy lives. And his legacy lives on for in the end, it was Canine Cancer: hemangiosarcoma, NOT Canine Epilepsy, that suddenly earned him his wings. We had managed his seizures with a mix of medications, supplements, and alternative therapies, and even though he battled many side effects that he continued to bravely overcome, he lived seizure free for the last seven years of his life! So his #LiveGibStrong message will continue on to help bring hope and help to other Epi-dogs and their families and my beautiful brave boy shall #LiveGibStrongForever.





There are so many blog highlights - from favorite stories, videos, and product/book/movie reviews to awards to the publication of my books - that to single out a single favorite or to highlight them all, would be so much! I just love blogging! And I, along with my FiveSibes, appreciate all the friends we have made along the way and want to send out a big "Thank You" for being loyal readers! We look forward to many more years of sharing our tales of our furry tails with you!



As our special way of saying "Thank You" for your loyal readership, we're hosting a Blogiversary Giveaway! 


 
Winner will be randomly selected and the thank you gift will be an autographed FiveSibes Tale of your choice ~ What's Wrong With Gibson? Learning About K-9 Epilepsy -OR- Getting Healthy With Harley: Learning About Health & Fitness! Open to all...just follow the directions in the Rafflecopter, including answering our trivia question! Good luck, and thank you again!



***UPDATE - WINNER ANNOUNCED***
CONGRATS TO J. BARNABY!!!
Please contact us with your doghouse addy so we can get the book out to you!

47 comments:

  1. You started you blog in the year 2010. I want one of your books for school library.

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    1. Thanks for visiting & good luck in the giveaway! :-)

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  2. You started blogging in 2010! I also have an Epi husky and would love to get this book in her and Gibson's honor.

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    1. Good luck in the drawing and if you ever want to talk Canine Epilepsy, I'm here!

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  3. How incredible and happy blog anniversary! It takes a lot of dedication to blog for any length of time, so congratulations and thank you for offering great content!

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    1. Thank you, MattieDog! I really appreciate that! :-)

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  4. Started in 2010 (happy blogiversary!). Would love any of your books for my collection!

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    1. Thanks, Nichole! Good luck in the giveaway! :-)

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  5. Congratulations 6 wooftastic years of blogging with your first post Feb. 23 2010!
    We love our copy of 'EPIc Dog Tales'! & so does everyone who picks it up & reads it! Thank you for honoring us Epi Warriors! #RememberingGibsonAlways

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    1. Thank you so much, and for remembering Gibson! :-) So glad you enjoy my EPIc Dog Tales book! Good luck in the giveaway!

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    2. Congrats! Your entry was selected as the winner of the book! An Email was sent to you! Enjoy!

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  6. Happy 6th Blogoversary! It will be our 5th year in a few months.

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    1. Thank you! And happy early blogiversary to you! :-)

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  7. Happy blogiversary! I love your blog and the Sibes ♥

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  8. Happy Blogiversary! I love your pictures of your Huskies. We use to have huskies too- they are wonderful dogs.

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    1. Thank you, Rosa! That's so great you had Huskies at one time, too! :-)

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  9. Oh Happy Blogiversary!!! stella rose

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  10. Congratulations on six years of blogging, that is quite an accomplishment!

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  11. Happy Blogiversary! Wishing you many more years of wonderful blogging!

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  12. Woo hoo for 6 years of blogging! Happy blogiversary :)

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  13. So, 2010, congrats on your blogiversary! It's our first year, hope to see you around much longer! My nephews have a Siberian husky, I think they'd love either of your books, and I would too. :P

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    1. Thanks, Lindsay and good luck in the giveaway! :-)

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  14. YAY and tossing confetti in the air for your blog-o-versary.

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  15. Happy 6th blogiversary!! You & Angel Gibson have done such great work helping Epi dogs, I really admire that.
    Love & biscuits,
    Dogs Luv Us and We Love Them

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    1. Thank you so much, Cathy. I truly appreciate that, and I know my angel boy Gibson does, too!

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  16. That is an amazing celebration! Happy Blogiversary!

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  17. Happy 6th Blogiversary! Your first blog was February 23, 2010. I have a collection of dog books for my triplet grandchildren. When they come to grandma and grandpa's house we read dog books. My grandchildren have 2 rescue black lab and Great Pyreness (Luke & Leia) that's 1 year old. I want them to learn about how to take care and love your dogs and I really believe it is thru reading books to them at a young age. They love books

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    1. Thank you! Triplet grandchildren, how wonderful! I so agree - books are a wonderful window to the world. Good luck in the giveaway and thanks for popping by! :-)

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  18. Congratulations on your 6th Blogiversary! Such a fantastic accomplishment. I hope you and the fivesibes continue for many, many more years.

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    1. Thank you so much! That's so nice to hear! :-)

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  19. WOW! for happy 6th year. Sending you lots of Woofs Woofs!!

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  20. FiveSibes blog started in Feb 2010 - Happy Blogiversary!! I'd love one of your books to share with the kids :)

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  21. Happy blogiversary your blog started February 2010 we love your blogs and tips and your dogs you are amazing congratulations ����

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