Blog: Announcements

Doggie Event in Park Slope

On Tuesday, November 18th at 7:30pm, the Park Slope Barnes & Noble (267 Seventh Ave.) will host an event around the release of two new dog related books. Abigail Thomas will read from the book Woof! Writers on Dogs, a canine themed collection of essays and Michael Crouser will discuss his photographs and work inRead more

Casting Call!

The following is a casting notice. They are looking for families that are looking to adopt a great dog! If you’re interested, e-mail Matt ASAP. From: Matt Sharp []Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2008 8:29 PMTo: Matt SharpSubject: Who wants a dog!! Hello all! I’m currently producing a series for Animal Planet called “Under Dog toRead more

Free Puppy Playgroup!

This past Monday, Biscuits and Bath rolled out it’s new Puppy Playgroup. Every Monday from 7pm to 8pm they will host a Puppy Playgroup for any puppy under the age of 1 year. Here are the best parts: it’s free and I will be the supervising trainer at the Tribeca location!! Puppy Playgroups are aRead more

Hillside Dog Run – CAUTION!

This just came in from the Hillside Dog Run Association: Hillsiders: I just returned from an accident scene adjacent to Hillside. A truck blew up up underneath the Middagh Street overpass that borders Hillside Dog Park. It’s a mess, toxic smoke billowing, lots of emergency services. Stay away from the area yourself and with yourRead more

Dog Friendly in Austin

For vacation, Vinny and I went to Austin, TX for our annual trip to the Austin City Limits Music Festival. We have quite a few friends in Austin and we try to see them all whenever we are there. This year we were lucky enough to meet up with an old friend of mine, DanielRead more

For Users of Dog Beach

If you enjoy taking your dog to Dog Beach in Prospect Park, be careful. As reported in The Brooklyn Paper, there has been a surge in nearby rat population lately. Rat droppings can pass on a disease called leptospirosis to your dogs and is potentially fatal. To that end, the Parks Department has set outRead more

Puppy Hank

I think once a puppy becomes a dog we forget just how difficult it is to have a puppy. See, it’s tough for trainers too! Don’t get me wrong, Hank is terrific. He is always joyous and interested in everything. All of his “puppy-isms” are totally normal and rooted in curiosity. Here he is investigatingRead more

Introducing…. HANK!

My apologies for not updating more, but it’s been a very busy few days. I’ll start on last Friday. As you know, I had set up an appointment to meet Jack, John & Jim on Sunday, but then I was also offered the opportunity to meet Oscar on Saturday. Oscar’s a 5 month old blackRead more

G’Nite Charleston

I have to look at the positives in this situation (even though it’s tough). Charleston passed peacefully and he is no longer suffering. He left me the same way he entered my life… with his head in my lap. I don’t think I’ve told that story here, so here’s a brief re-cap. When he wasRead more

Snow in June?

We did it! We got 600 lbs of crushed ice for Charleston. To catch you up, our 5 year Lab, Charleston, has an inoperable tumor called a Fibrosarcoma in his mouth. He will likely not live through the summer so we have been doing everything we can think of (thanks to everyone that has contributedRead more