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Bayne Gibbens-Schnieder

Pet Product Reviewer

Bayne is an alumni from Freedom Dog Rescue in Ottawa. He is a doberman shepherd mix who has devoted his life to studying tennis balls. His favourite past-times include running, playing fetch and shaking paws with people. You can follow Bayne and his antics on Instagram @beaniebayne.
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Bayne's Best Pick: Rescue Me Calendar

Bayne's Best Pick: Rescue Me Calendar

Earlier this year, my humans entered me into the Rescue Me Calendar contest where people can vote for dogs and cats to be featured in a 2018 calendar. This contest was close to my heart, as the proceeds made from the canine edition of the calendar will benefit the rescue from which I was adopted. In [...]

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Get Your Pet Howl-O-Ween Ready with Bad Tags

Get Your Pet Howl-O-Ween Ready with Bad Tags

You may remember Bad Tags from our special Pet of the Week features with an adorable set of adoptable puppies from Freedom Dog Rescue. These tags were created by Cristen specially for Ottawa's own Freedom Dog Rescue with adorable messages like "Your Future BFF" or "Adopt Me". [...]

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Bayne's Best Pick: Waterpik Pet Wand Pro

Bayne's Best Pick: Waterpik Pet Wand Pro

It's rare to meet a dog who actually likes bath time. Dogs are proud of their natural stink and most would much rather be doing ANYTHING else than taking a bath. I for one won't go anywhere near a bathtub or even a hose with running water! Bath time is no better for the unfortunate human who [...]

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Bayne's Best Pick: MyEndlessID Pet

Bayne's Best Pick: MyEndlessID Pet

You never know what the future will bring, that’s why it’s smart to always be prepared. Prep your furry family members for numerous situations with MyEndlessPetID. No matter how well-trained your pooch (or cat) may be, there's always the chance that it might take off on a solo-adventure [...]

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Bayne's Best Pick: Bad Tags

Bayne's Best Pick: Bad Tags

Each pet has a unique personality and finding products that perfectly emulate these personalities can be extremely difficult. After searching relentlessly for the perfect tags for her six pets, Bad Tags owner and founder Cristen decided that the only way to find the perfect tags was to make her own—and [...]

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Bayne's best Pick: Say Goodbye to Pet Hair with the Ultimate Clean Pet Vacuum

Bayne's best Pick: Say Goodbye to Pet Hair with the Ultimate Clean Pet Vacuum

(I had to get my humans to model and help me with this because vacuums are scary.) I live in a very lively household with four humans, three cats and myself, and all of us shed (some more so than others). So when i was given the opportunity to test out the Ultimate Clean Pet Upright vacuum from Eureka, [...]

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Bayne's Best Pick: Solve Your Dog's Pulling Habits with PetSafe's Easy Walk Headcollar

Bayne's Best Pick: Solve Your Dog's Pulling Habits with PetSafe's Easy Walk Headcollar

Almost every dog can attest to this: walks are very exciting and sometimes your dog wants to move a little faster and will pull on the leash. While with smaller dogs this problem can be solved with proper training and a good harness, teaching leash manners to bigger dogs can be more of a challenge; especially [...]

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Bayne's Best Pick: Calm Me by TruDog

Bayne's Best Pick: Calm Me by TruDog

When I finally found my forever home, I was 1 1/2 years-old and had been in so many houses that I'd get a lot of anxiety when my forever family would leave to go to work or school. Through lots of training and hard work (and lots of treats), I've managed to get my separation anxiety mostly under [...]

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Bayne’s Best Pick- Groom your Pet with Ease with the HandsOn Glove

Bayne’s Best Pick- Groom your Pet with Ease with the HandsOn Glove

Not every animal enjoys the feeling of sharp bristles combing across their skin while their humans are grooming them. I for one get impatient and uncomfortable with any sort of product that looks suspiciously like a brush. This frustrated my family as they claimed I left way too many hairs around the [...]

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Bayne’s Best Pick- TruDog BOOST ME Mighty Meaty Beef Topper/Meal Enhancer

Bayne’s Best Pick- TruDog BOOST ME Mighty Meaty Beef Topper/Meal Enhancer

I am a picky eater, so my human parents sometimes have a hard time enticing me to eat my kibble. Recently, I was switched to a semi-raw diet consisting of both kibble and a special raw bison sausage, but that still wasn’t enough to get me excited about meal times. That was, until I had the opportunity [...]

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