Blog: General

We Met An Actual Famous Dog

I know I promised more photos from the SPCA of Westchester walk-a-thon and they’ve been slow in coming. However, this might be one of the most exciting photos from the day. We got a visit from Missy, star of tv and print ads. You might recognize her as the face of the current ASPCA adRead more

Dog Fights in Brooklyn Parks

After reading about a recent dog-on-dog attack in Fort Greene Park during off leash hours, I realized it was time to address this serious issue. Most dog owners enjoy taking their dogs to dog runs and parks during off leash hours, I know I do. Unfortunately, not all dogs belong in a public run. ThereRead more

Becca Represents at Dogswalk Against Cancer

The review from Rebecca of the Dogswalk Against Cancer is two paws up! The rain held out, and from the looks of it the Murray family had a blast. Yes, that is a Doggie Academy t-shirt Rebecca’s wearing and Melody is admiring. They look pretty smart right? Want your own? Check out our store onRead more

Walk-a-thon Fun

The Wags and Whiskers Walk-a-thon was a wonderful!! We had truly amazing weather and it really seemed like everyone, human and canine alike, had fun. It was great meeting and talking with so many of you! The big hit of the day was the Easy Walk Harness. They were so popular I ran out ofRead more

Come Meet Us This Saturday For A Day Of Fun In FDR Park

Doggie Academy will be participating in the SCPA of Westchester County’s Wags & Whiskers Walk-a-thon & Pet Fair this Saturday, April 26th. It’s a benefit event to support the SPCA’s animal rescue programs. They have tons of stuff planned like food, live music, crafts, games, agility demonstrations and animals available for adoption. Doggie Academy isRead more

Dogswalk Against Cancer

Yet another shameless plug for our friend Rebecca. She will be participating in the American Cancer Society’s Dogswalk Against Cancer on May 4th. It’s a super fun event where dogs and people alike have a blast. More importantly, it raises money to fight human and animal cancers. Rebecca has been participating in the event forRead more

Vote for The Moo!!

This just in from our friend Rebecca at Please take a moment to vote for her dog, Melody (The Moo to her friends) here. The Top Ten Hot Dogs will be featured in a permanent online gallery at, and the top five will win prizes worth up to $500. Winners will be announcedRead more

How Green Is Your Dog?

While browsing at 3r Living today, I was so excited when I saw a display of eco-friendly dog products. They carry the entire line of cruelty free and environmentally friendly Mrs. Meyers Clean Day Pet Products. My favorite item was Spike’s Biodegradable Business Bags. They fully biodegrade in just 45 days. The only bummer isRead more

Henry, the Maltese

This winter I fostered a dog for the Metropolitan Maltese Rescue. I was told he had been an owner surrender because his owner’s fiance didn’t care for the dog and therefore he spent 19 hours a day in his crate. Needless to say, the little guy had “issues.” His name was Bogart, but everyone agreedRead more

Charleston on “Law and Order”

For those of you that watched Charleston’s debut on “Law & Order” this week, don’t feel stupid if you missed him. Most of my family missed him too! His butt was flashed a couple of times in the scene where they find the body that’s missing a hand, but that’s about it. Maybe his bestRead more