Archives for September 2010

Ask Dr. Diane: My Dog Charges at My Family

Dear Dr. Diane, I have a 10 year-old Malte-poo and a 1.5 year-old yorkie-poo. Every once in a while out of the blue the Malte-poo will charge at the other dog snarling and barking and since she is a little bigger than the yorkie-poo she kind of tramples on her and it scares her so […]

Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair, Santa Clarita, CA, Oct. 10, 2010

Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair will mark its 10th anniversary on October 10, 2010 with a free event filled with Fido and feline fun! Pets can strike a pose for animal photographers and artists, and pet psychics can read what’s on Rover’s mind. Kid’s Zone rides will keep little ones entertained, and doting parents of […]

Wordless Wednesday: The Evening Walk

The weather is definitely changing this week, and the dogs can’t wait to go out on both their morning and evening walks. In the mornings, we usually walk in the woods but, in the evening (when I’m more worried that snakes are on the move), we head to the road. We’re lucky to live on […]

Win a Copy of The Dog Bible!

This giveaway is closed. Congratulations to Alex, the winner of The Dog Bible! We’re so excited to be featuring weekly canine nutritional tips from Tracie Hotchner, author of The Dog Bible: Everything Your Dog Wants You To Know (and you might also know Tracie from Martha Stewart radio!) This week we’re going to be giving […]

Choosing Less-Processed Dog Foods

Do you sometimes grab a bag of dog food–like grabbing a burger for yourself–just because it’s easy? Today’s tip, the first in a series of weekly canine nutritional tips from expert Tracie Hotcher, looks at the price we pay for that dog food convenience: Dry dog food in a bag is a “convenience food” that […]

DogTipper Welcomes Tracie Hotchner!

We’re so excited to announce that we’re going to be featuring nutrition tips from Tracie Hotchner starting Wednesday! You’ll recognize Tracie’s name from many places. Mention pet nutrition, and Tracie’s name will come up as one of the top authorities on the topic. She is known as a pet wellness advocate and a professor at […]

How Your Dog’s Rabies Shot Can Help Dogs in Africa

We just received this news regarding the “Help Here, Change There” program that’s striving to control rabies in Africa. It’s an effort that veterinarians, pet owners and all who want to help defeat the scourge of rabies in Africa are invited to participate in; sponsored by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, the project works to help control […]

Meanwhile Back at the Ranch…

I’m sorry things have been a little quieter than usual…our electricity has been out!! It was out much of this morning, is back on now, but it looks like it will be out tomorrow as the utility company comes back out to fix the problem. After the flood, they were out here doing work on […]

Amanda Hearst Raises Awareness of Puppy Mills

As a model and heiress to a publishing empire Amanda Hearst may be a star of the New York social scene, but the great-granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst recently used the spotlight of celebrity to shine a light on one of the darkest aspects of the dog world. Discovering that her own darling dog Finn […]

ASPCA Guardians

As you know, is part of the DogTime Blog Network; DogTime is currently working to help the ASPCA create awareness about its ASPCA Guardians donations program, and we wanted to pass along the word to our readers as well. What It Is: ASPCA Guardians is a group of dedicated friends that make regular monthly […]