May 25, 2019

Abby’s Affirmations – By Suzanne Marshall

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Sixty one seconds of zen.   A dog, the sand, the water. A stick, a stone, the life, the joy. Served up from our friend Suzanne Marshall and her four footed muse, Abby. Enjoy, it’s your daily bone.


Stephen Huneck’s Dog Mountain


To most of us, art means expression. Communication of an idea, emotion, or  a story. Most accomplished artists excel in one modality. Stephen Huneck, writer, wood carver, builder and painter gifted the world with his ideas through a panoply of work. Centering on dogs, Stephen was able to embody his love for them through creation [...]


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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Resale shopping for doggie gear online


A new online resale shop for dogs offers not only discounted prices for clothes, beds and accessories, but also a way to recycle your those items that may no longer work for your pooch.  We talked with‘s founder, Carey Jackson about her new business and how consumers can benefit from shopping in their pajamas [...]


From the Dogtionary: Umwelt


Umwelt, pronounced as ooom-velt is a how a dog views the world.  Recoined by Alexandra Horowitz in her New York Times best selling book:  Inside of A Dog, umvelt summarizes how a dog perceives the world by synthesizing all of the information in his or her sensory intake.


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 [...]


Treat Recall from Hartz Mountain

The Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily recalling one specific lot of Hartz Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs due to concerns that one or more bags within the lot may have been potentially contaminated with Salmonella.  Hartz is fully cooperating with the US Food and Drug Administration in this voluntary recall. Hartz Mountain Corporation is [...]


New Dog Bed – A Place for Kodi

Kodi's Place

When the big puppy got to be about 18 months, we made a big mistake. We put his crate away. One of the reasons was – - that the crate itself was so massive – we had over estimated what his full size would be when he was just 12 weeks and ended up with the biggest crate we could find. The black wire box really just wasn’t cutting it in the middle of 1976 living room.

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Take Your Dog To Work Day – June 25th


Today is Take Your Dog To Work Day. This national effort was begun to help raise awareness of the human animal bond – and the plight of shelter dogs.

Share the joy of your dog with your co-workers and remind them to adopt. For a list of local Shelters and Rescue Groups, click here.

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