Sully H.W. Bush, America’s VetDog from the Prison Puppy Program

I am sure by now you’ve all see the heartwarming picture of the late President George H.W. Bush’s service dog Sully lying next to his casket. Washington Post reported that Sully is a two year old service dog from the Guide Dog Foundation’s VetDogs Program, which provides  trained dogs to veterans in need. These dogsContinue reading “Sully H.W. Bush, America’s VetDog from the Prison Puppy Program”

Climate Change Doesn’t Just Affect Humans – It’s Affecting These Dogs, As Well (BarkPost)

There’s no denying the fact that our climate is changing. Sadly, the animals take the brunt of it. Here, I write about the impact of climate change on Greenland’s sled dogs, and the heroes that are making a difference on BarkPost. Climate Change Doesn’t Just Affect Humans – It’s Affecting These Dogs, As Well  

Traveling With Your Dog this Summer? Adventure Girl and Nature’s Recipe Make it Easier

Adventure Girl Stefanie Michaels has been all over the world, but one thing she loves to do is travel with her dogs. After all, they make everything fun! Now, she has partnered with Nature’s Recipe pet food to make doggie travel a lot easier. Nature’s Recipe knows what pet owners worry about most — findingContinue reading “Traveling With Your Dog this Summer? Adventure Girl and Nature’s Recipe Make it Easier”

Kissing Horses and Hiking Mountains with My Dog in New Hampshire

“The mountains are calling and I must go,” said John Muir about finding peace among the towering trees, silvery cliffs, and crisp mountain air that breathes freshness into your being. It was this desire that carried me away from my concrete jungle to the White Mountains of the Granite State over Memorial Day Weekend. TheContinue reading “Kissing Horses and Hiking Mountains with My Dog in New Hampshire”

West Paw Design Makes Eco-Friendly Pet Products from Recycled Materials

Published on NBC Petside.com on June 21, 2013 Based in Bozeman, Montana, West Paw Design is the country’s longest running, eco-friendly pet products company. When companies were going overseas to manufacture products, Spencer Williams, President of West Paw Design, was determined to keep manufacturing in the USA. A fifth-generation Montanan and animal lover, Spencer alsoContinue reading “West Paw Design Makes Eco-Friendly Pet Products from Recycled Materials”

North Fork’s Best Dog-Friendly Wineries

Looking to take your dog on a tour of the vineyards this long weekend? In my article below in 25A Gold Coast Luxury Magazine, I write about my favorite canine friendly wineries in Long Island’s North Fork. Click on the picture below for the article: Featured photo: Indu at Palmer Vineyards

Cheetah Conservation Fund’s Livestock Guarding Dog Program Helps the African Cheetah

You’ve heard of seeing eye dogs, doggie therapists, and search & rescue dogs. But have you heard of guard dogs that are helping cheetahs? The Livestock Guarding Dog (LSGD) program started by the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in Namibia is one of the most successful programs implemented to help farmers guard their livestock from cheetahs—andContinue reading “Cheetah Conservation Fund’s Livestock Guarding Dog Program Helps the African Cheetah”

Kindness Ranch: American Sanctuary for Research Animals

Apes and bunnies are not the only animals used in research. A lot of pets and farm animals spend their time in disease research facilities and pet food companies across the country, most never even seeing daylight. Thankfully, a sanctuary started by Dr. David Groobman is changing the lives of some of these animals. KindnessContinue reading “Kindness Ranch: American Sanctuary for Research Animals”

Women Helping Wildlife Around the World

“The least I can do is speak out for those who cannot speak for themselves.” ~ Jane Goodall Amazing women like Jane Goodall have been helping animals for years. They have been raising awareness about endangered species, developing sustainable solutions to bring back species on the brink of extinction, studying animal behavior to further protect them, andContinue reading “Women Helping Wildlife Around the World”

20 Tips for Traveling the Globe with Your Dog

It wasn’t until I read Sheron Long’s adorable book, Dog Trots Globe: To Paris & Provence, that I began to consider bringing my dog with me on my travels. Dog Trots Globe is a new travelogue by Sheron Long that recounts travel adventures through France with her Sheltie, Chula. After dozens of trips, Sheron and her husband decidedContinue reading “20 Tips for Traveling the Globe with Your Dog”