Dog Falls In Love With Cat Book

When a dog sits down to read a cat book, you know it's gotta' be good. Such is the case with Coco The Couture Cat in her debut book, The Adventures of Coco Le Chat.  This Parisian pussycat is the world's most fashionable feline. We know this to be true because Coco the Couture Cat: A) Has better clothes than most women we know, present company included; B) Has a passion … [Read more...]

Dog Jewelry Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Seen

I love dog jewelry. For the past few years, I have covered the annual Westminster Kennel Club show as a member of the media. And each year I visit the vendor area, finding myself drawn to the Horse Brooch booth. Bev Yokley is a jewelry artisan with a craft I never encountered until watching her make magic. She creates dog brooches (and others) unlike anything I had ever … [Read more...]

Mr Chewy pet food delivery service: Tail up or tail down?

I never thought I’d be one of those people who has their dog’s food delivered to their doorstep. I frequent pet supply stores, I love to get out and about and be social with my dog, so why bother? Mr Chewy does deliver. When the price is right, the website carries the brand of food my dog eats (and can be hard to find in my area), plus offers free shipping over $49 dollars, … [Read more...]

Five last minute gift ideas for dog lovers

The dogs must be all set for the holidays now. Bone: check. New squeaky toy: Check. Stocking ready for Santa Paws: Check. Dog lovers, unite. Got some last minute items still to purchase for the dog lover in your life? How about a few feel-good items that will give any dog lover a big holiday warm fuzzy feeling: * Live Love Wag: How cute is that? The gal who does these … [Read more...]

Eight dog books to read, give as gifts, or both

A great stack of eight. Turn the Kindles off, power down the Ipad. Here are eight great page turners for some holiday thought and joy. Here are eight dog books we love: 1.Food Pets Die For: Shocking Facts About Pet Food,by Ann N. Martin. Changed the way I looked dog food, how I prepared it, and the horrors of what is legally allowed to be in it.   2. Oogy, The Dog … [Read more...]

Top Nine Funky Holiday Gifts for Dogs

Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin laid an egg. There was always one kid in school who sang that line in lieu of is traditional version. And there are always companies who share their holiday gift-giving wares for dogs with a bit of an off-the-beaten-path marketing idea. As a dog product aficionado, here are nine holiday gifts for dogs sure to make you tilt your head sideways … [Read more...]

Anatomy of a Grieving Dog Mom

by: Carol Bryant There’s a hole in my heart where whole used to be. Those were the first words that came to mind when I sat down today to write this piece about grief, the power it spews into one’s life whether we want it or not. The great Emily Dickinson wrote so many passages about death, yet one resonates over and over, “Forever is composed of nows.” It certainly is. Are … [Read more...]