Celebrating Spring with Glorious New Collars

Celebrating Spring with Glorious New Collars Here in Northern New England it is still too cold and damp to celebrate Spring. When it’s grey, windy, and rainy and you’re still wearing lined boots and hooded insulated jackets to walk the dogs as May approaches, it’s hard to get in a upbeat mood. Thinking of the […]

A Book About Meghan Markle’s Beagle as Good as Eloise

A Book About Meghan Markle’s Beagle as Good as Eloise An absolutely delicious children’s book “His Royal Dogness, Guy the Beagle: The Remarkable True Story of Meghan Markle’s Rescue Dog,”  has arrived just in time for putting under the tree – and onto the shelf for now and forever more. I haven’t seen a children’s […]

Take Fish Oil for Yourself & Your Pets… No Matter what some study says!

Take Fish Oil for Yourself & Your Pets… No Matter what some study says! There are basic facts about the health value of giving generous amounts of omega-3 fish oil every day to your pets (and yourself and your two-legged children, too!). I’ve been singing the praises of omega-3 fish oil for years, to anyone […]

A Dog Door That Is Truly Ideal

A Dog Door That Is Truly Ideal Until recently, I thought all dog doors were pretty much the same. I’ve had dog doors in my houses for decades — I have moved quite a lot and am lucky enough to be able to choose a house and property based on its desirability to my dogs […]

Falling in Love with Omega-3 Fish Oil All Over Again

Falling in Love with Omega-3 Fish Oil All Over Again I’ve been a huge advocate for supplementing human and pet diets with fish oil. I wrote about it in my long-ago famous pregnancy books, in my books The Dog Bible and The Cat Bible and talked about it on the air on DOG TALK (and […]

Joys of Summer: Rolling in Deer Poop

The Joys of Summer: Rolling in Deer Poop Halo Cloud Nine Herbal shampoo to the rescue! Every season brings its own rewards. And those pleasures vary greatly for different species. We might like to read a book in a shady hammock with a glass of iced tea. For my dogs, the most marvelous part of […]

Two Fun Books to Enjoy and Share

Two Fun Books to Enjoy and Share This week I wanted to bring two very different books into the limelight — because they show the broad range of the ways in which dogs inspire and delight us, in real life and on the page. Boze Hadleigh’s delightful book “Life’s a Pooch: Quotes About Dogs By […]

Welcoming NATURVET to My World—and Yours!

Welcoming NATURVET to My World—and Yours! Those of you who’ve read my books — THE DOG BIBLE and THE CAT BIBLE — and listened to any of my pet talk radio shows over the years — from my NPR radio show DOG TALK®  (and Kitties, Too!) to Holistic Vets, The Expert Vet, GOOD DOGS! and […]

Do You Love Your Dog? Want the Longest Healthiest Life for Her? READ THIS!

Do You Love Your Dog? Want the Longest Healthiest Life for Her? READ THIS! I beg you to (finally!) follow my preaching — and my “practice” for myself and my dogs — and get Omega-3 oils into your dog’s diet! If you’ve been listening to me for years on the radio — reading my blogs […]

False Confidence about Microchipping a Pet – Some Scary Truths

In an article published January 1 in The New York Times, the columnist pointed out that by law city shelters and pet stores are required to microchip animals before selling them or releasing them for adoption. The author mentioned that the chip should be registered, but the “rest of that story” is where the slippery […]