Pet Safety: How Safe Are Pet Products?

by Mary Haight on August 12, 2015

pet product safety I noticed a tweet to the FDA the other day, asking them to make sure pet products are safe before they’re sold in stores. Someone’s puppy had died. I wondered if the petitioner discovered there are no regulations requiring pet products be tested for safety before going to market.

According to the Center for Pet Safety this includes toys, even safety equipment like life jackets (and it is reported that one was built so poorly, test results are said to indicate it assists [click to continue…]


canine arthritisCanine arthritis can be a dog’s worst nightmare. Do you know what pain looks like in your dog? Can you describe it so your vet understands the situation? There are subtle signs you might be missing.

Arthritis is often stealthy, sneaking up on you, little by little, until you notice your dog is having trouble with stairs or has lost interest [click to continue…]


Getting Naked for Money, on Kickstarter!

by Mary Haight on May 29, 2015

Getting Naked for MoneyWho doesn’t love getting naked — even better when it’s for money! You may have heard that author Edie Jarolim has ventured into crowdfunding for her latest book project, Getting Naked for Money, on Kickstarter.
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Finding Lost Dogs: How To Find And Catch Your Lost Dog

February 16, 2015

If you’ve ever had a dog bolt out the front door and down the street, back out of a collar in fear and run, or wondered what you would do if you lost your dog, this is the podcast for you. Finding lost dogs takes a small army of community members who know many of […]

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Dog Training the American Male

January 20, 2015

Dog Training the American Male is not the type of book I would normally feature. It’s a novel. On its face, it’s an adult comedy about relationships between men and women and the universally recognized communications difficulties that happen when a couple decides to move in together. Differences between the way men and women think […]

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Holidays with Dogs: Positive Training Tips Podcast

December 21, 2014

Holidays with dogs are a joy — how much fun is it to watch them romp in the snow, find and open their gifts, play tag with the surf on the beach, or hike through the woods? Who doesn’t remember the first Christmas with their dog — how wonderful and weird it was for them […]

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Pet Tech and Dog Training: Innovation at First Pet Tech Conference

December 11, 2014

Pet tech and dog training are in a relationship and it’s getting serious — so much so that an entire conference was created to introduce and familiarize trainers with all the new positive training aids developed to assist and reinforce learning, and keep bored, home alone dogs from going to the dark side. Related Tags:

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