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 -- finding…

In the Business of Saving Lives: Mike Arms, President of Helen Woodward Animal Center

Article previously published on NBC Petside in 2012 Mike Arms, President of Helen Woodward Animal Center in San Diego, CA, is known to be the person responsible for most adoptions in the history of humankind. Through the programs he started such as the annual International Adopt-a-thon and Iams Home 4 the Holidays, he helped 8…

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 also…

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

Howling Woods Farm: Where Wolfdogs Get a Second Chance

A brown, burly dog came jogging toward me. His wolf-like face had amber colored eyes that sparkled in the sun. His heavy coat waved and his thick legs moved with grace. When he reached me, he sniffed and slowly plopped to the ground, exposing his long, soft belly to rub. Big, and surprisingly cuddly, Samson,…

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. Kindness…

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 decided…