To start the excitement for this year’s Brooklyn Mutt Show, here’s a review of last year’s event.
Hank & I participated in a Disc Dog seminar last month to learn how to catch and throw and Frisbee, respectively. It was a really fun experience and something that I’d like to do more of when I’m not devoting so much of my time to agility. The instructor at the seminar was Marty Levy,Read more
The Association of Pet Dog Trainers has named January “National Train Your Dog Month.” Check out this great post about it at A Brooklyn Dog’s Life. It includes some training tips from yours truly!
Want to catch up with Doggie Academy? Well this weekend is the time to do it. I will be participating in a couple of super fun events this weekend that are open to the public. On Saturday from 1pm-4pm I will be conducting FREE Canine Good Citizen evaluations at the annual MyDog Loves Central ParkRead more
The home of Doggie Academy’s group classes, Ciao Bow Wow, has a fantastic new location at 11 Maiden Lane. The new Ciao Bow Wow opened earlier this month, but I went to their open house beforehand for a sneak peek. It was a really fun afternoon of wine, cookies and dog stories. I loved seeingRead more
The Westcott family has a new addition. Everyone, meet Cinder! My sister, Kim, recently adopted Cinder from Peppertree Rescue. She is a 2 year old black lab mix with a gorgeous square head and white markings on her chest and back paws. She also has a limp tail, meaning she has no control over it.Read more
This is very exciting! My friends and personal trainers at Triomph host Community Yoga Class every Thursday, taught by the wonderful Dami Byars. Everyone is welcome and the class is by donation only. Each month, Triomph chooses a different organization as the recipient of the class donations and this month the recipient is BARC! NotRead more
To conclude our week of announcements here goes: Doggie Academy will be on hand at the Brooklyn Mutt Show to answer your behavior questions! March 13th and 14th, the Brooklyn Mutt Show will celebrate all things mixed-breed. Dogs will complete in catagories such as Sloppiest Kisser, Best Tail, and Least Useful Pet Trick. Wanna registerRead more
This seems to be the week for announcements and this is a big one: Doggie Academy will be offering group classes beginning March 28th at Ciao Bow Wow in the Financial District! The classes offered will be “Puppy’s First Class” and “Basic Obedience.” For information about what they will cover, go to our Services page.Read more
I am very excited to announce that the re-design of my website is now live!!! (Three exclamation points, that’s how excited I am) I worked with a designer who works specifically with pet related businesses and am thrilled with the result. You’ll notice it still has the same feel of the old site, but isRead more