May 25, 2019

Yoga for Dogs: Doga


New Yoga Book Brings New Meaning to Downward Facing DOG- BARKING BUDDHA
Bring Your Dog to Yoga…or Bring Yoga to Your Dog
Massage therapist, yoga and doga instructor, Brenda Bryan has a mission– to “relax the world, one dog at a time.” With her new book, Barking Buddha: Simple Soul Stretches for Yogi and Dogi, Bryan is taking her Seattle-based “doga” classroom on the road, with a series of Hatha yoga poses incorporating canine companions into the mix.


Dog Vision: Questions and Answers


Recently, our Rover Reporter spoke with  animal opthalmologist, Dr. Noelle McNabb about canine vision in our podcast.    A few questions came in after the broadcast and Dr. McNabb was kind enough to bring some answers. Teri asked:  Do dogs see in color? Dr. McNabb:  Yes, dogs do see in color. The visual spectrum in [...]


Ice Cream Anyone?


Mmm, My Own Ice Cream!
Spring is here and summer is on the way! Barbecues, swimming, volleyball and ice cream. While you may be able to dip into your own home made concoction . . .your dog can’t and she counts on your for her frozen treats. Here are some great recipes from


Pretty Pet Friendly by Julia Szabo


Sarasota Dog chats with Julia Szabo, syndicated columnist and national pet writer about her new book: Pretty Pet Friendly: Easy Ways to keep Spot’s Digs Stylish and Spotless. Julia shares her tips and ideas for making your home comfortable for you and your pet. Click on the headline to hear the interview


Dogged Pursuit – My Year of Competing Dusty, the World’s Least Likely Agility Dog

My Year of Competing Dusty

Robert Rodi, Author of Dogged Pursuit -My Year of Competing Dusty, the World’s Least Likely Agility Dog joins the Rover Reporter for some chat and giggles about learning the ups and downs of the agility circuit.

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February is Pet Dental Health Month


It is estimated that 80 percent of people brush their teeth every day, but far fewer pet owners do the same for their pets. Pet Dental Health Month, celebrated every February, teaches pet owners proper dental hygiene is equally as important for their pets. “Most people have no idea that dental health is so important [...]


Product Review: Nature’s Miracle


If you have dogs or other pets in the house, there is no doubt about it there will be the occasional accident, spill or mishap with organic material.  Our’s is a two dog, three cat household and well, things happen.  When they do, our go to product is Nature’s Miracle.   It’s comprised of some secret [...]


Dogs Decoded – Add it to your queue!


If you missed this PBS special, Dogs Decoded in November, it is now available for streaming or rental on Netflix.   We usually look forward to programming focusing on canine science but sometimes feel shortchanged on the entertainment value of the shows.  Not so, with Dogs Decoded. The program delves in to how dogs have mastered [...]


Stocking Stuffers for Dog Lovers


The American Pet Product Manufacturer’s Association forecasts that Americans will spend more than 3 billion dollars on Christmas gifts for their pets.  That’s a boatload of toys, leashes and doggie beds.   Our local shopping scout ventured out to find unique ideas and gifts that are available right here in Sarasota.   Some are from local [...]


Holiday Hazards

Dr. Mitch Potter

Nothing puts a damper on a holiday celebration like a visit to the emergency room – truth we should all heed – but a special caution goes out to pet owners around this time of year. A visit to your local pet ER can quickly turn Yuletide cheers into tears over a sick pet, not [...]