Blog: General

Pup Carry, Roll and Crawl

One of the great things about the Pup Crawl was that dogs didn’t have to walk in order to participate. Not only did I see plenty of dogs being carried (like Coco, the cute 5 month old Chihuahua with the tongue that sticks out) but plenty were being rolled in various contraptions. Whether they wereRead more

More Pup Crawl

This is a video from City Hall Park as we all gathered for the Pup Crawl this weekend. Get a load of the range of dogs… from Pomeranians to Pits!

Is Your Dog Your Best Man? Maid of Honor?

Are you thinking about having your dog in your wedding party like this couple in England? Call me to help brush up on his/her aisle walking skills! Groom picks dog as his best man A groom stunned guests by having man’s best friend as his best man. David Harding, 32, picked his pet springer spanielRead more

Lombardi Street Visits Villalobos Rescue Center

My dear friend Kevin Jackson is writing and directing a web series called Lombardi Street. As a part of the show’s promotion, he and Shaun Gerardo visited Villalobos Rescue Center. Villalobos is a Pit Bull sanctuary and many of the Michael Vick dogs ended up here. Brandon Bond directed a documentary about many of theseRead more

Why Would I Want My Dog To Talk?

There are so many things that are wrong about this: Now, a device that ”translates a dog’s barks into words” London: Your dog will soon start talking to you, all thanks to Japanese inventors who have come up with a device that can detect a dog’s emotion from its bark and translate it into humanRead more

Movie Dogs

Vinny sent me a link to a post aboutBest Movie Dogs From 90s and the list includes an awful lot of dogs from movies I’ve never seen. Air Bud, Ritchie Rich, A Goofy Movie? It took me a bit to realize that I wasn’t a kid in the 90’s and therefore would not have caredRead more

Hank vs. Vacation Update 2

Before we left Mystic for the weekend, we did want to try to give Hank the opportunity to play in the water. If you live in an urban area, you probably know that it’s tough to find a place to let a dog swim. A waitress at the Somewhere in Time Cafe (if you go,Read more

Hank vs. Vacation Update

We made it through virtually unscathed! Hank required more attention than I am used to when traveling with a dog… I guess he is just high maintenance. However, he was not the most naughty dog in the hotel this weekend. That honor goes to the pooch that barked incessantly all night and day. It didn’tRead more

Hank vs. Vacation

It’s been a while since I’ve added a Hank vs…. post. I guess there are fewer and fewer “firsts” in his life now. However, Vinny and I have planned to take the holiday weekend off and get out of the city. We’re just taking a 3 day weekend in Connecticut. Simple, quick, easy trip. ButRead more