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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Stay Healthy with your Pup with the FitBark 2

Stay Healthy with your Pup with the FitBark 2

Dogs have been proven to benefit our lives in more ways than one. They help reduce stress and anxiety, provide important companionship, and make us more mindful of our health and theirs. Studies have found that dog owners get on average 30 minutes more exercise per week than those without a dog. Just [...]

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Bayne’s Best Pick: Keep Your Pup’s Look Fresh with Street Mutt

Bayne’s Best Pick: Keep Your Pup’s Look Fresh with Street Mutt

Is your dog always keen on keeping up with the latest canine fashion trends? Ever wish you could easily update your pup’s collar within seconds? Then you’ll want to keep your eyes on Street Mutt! Based in Toronto, Street Mutt has created a line of one-of-a-kind collar and leash sets that [...]

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Bayne's Best Pick: Drinkwell Avalon Pet Fountain

Bayne's Best Pick: Drinkwell Avalon Pet Fountain

Like humans, our pets need about 70ml of water per 1kg of their body weight, which can be quite difficult to keep track of day to day. Proper hydration helps prevent urinary and kidney diseases, and speeds up the recovery time for sick or injured pets. It also aids with digestion and helps pets cool [...]

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Holiday Shopping For Your Four-Legged Friends

Holiday Shopping For Your Four-Legged Friends

Welcome to Day 2 of the 25 Days of Ottawa Life Christmas Calendar. We’ll be updating with a new treat daily so be sure to keep checking under the OLM Tree to see what’s new. With the holidays just around the corner, shoppers are working hard to find the perfect gift for everyone [...]

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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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