Thanks to Halo for Believing in the NY Dog Film Festival™

Thanks to Halo for Believing in the NY Dog Film Festival™ Next Tuesday morning, December 5th, I’m going to be on Fox News “Good Day New York” between 9:30 and 9:50 AM to talk about the 3rd Annual NY Dog Film Festival™ December 10th at the School for Visual Arts Theater on West 33rd Street […]

Role of Animals in Many Cultures

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (11-25-2017) #551: John Bradshaw speaks from England about his book, THE ANIMALS AMONG US: HOW PETS MAKE US HUMAN, which includes many fascinating historical facts about the role of animals in many cultures, including a tribe in which women suckled puppies and baby monkeys!; Sandi Laird from Operation Kindness in […]

Creative Competitive Dog Grooming

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (11-11-2017) #549: Australian director Mary Zournazi talks about her film “Dogs of Democracy,” which is a centerpiece of the 3rd Annual NY Dog Film Festival, and explores the financial crisis in Greece through the relationship of the stray street dogs of Athens and the people who interact with them; Alice […]

Changing the Way We Look at Dogs and Other Animals

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (10-07-2017) #545: Greg Berns new book changes the way we look at canines and other creatures: WHAT’S IT LIKE TO BE A DOG – AND OTHER ADVENTURES IN ANIMAL NEURO SCIENCE; Donna Casperson from Michelson’s Found Animals in Los Angeles talks about how Dogs Playing for Life brought dogs from […]

Watch NY Dog Film Festival From Comfort of Your Own Couch!

Watch the NY Dog Film Festival From the Comfort of Your Own Couch! Have you been reading about the NY Dog Film Festival as it travels the country and not been able to go? Have you been feeling sad, wishing it would come to your town? Cheer up! Your wait is over! Great news is […]

Never Lose Your Pet

Never Lose Your Pet Thanks to Michelson’s Found Animals Free Microchip Registry I received a lot of feedback about my recent blog “False Confidence about Microchipping a Pet” which pointed out some of the pitfalls about micro-chipping your dog or cat, not the least of which is that most people haven’t registered that microchip properly. […]

The Intelligence of Dogs

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-29-2017) #522:  Aimee Gilbreath is the Executive Director of Michelson’s Found Animals, a national, Los Angeles-based non-profit that offers a free microchip registry (www.found.org) for anyone anywhere — and will be the beneficiaries of the Dog Film Festival Pooch Party at Only in Beverly Hills boutique August 4th when Tracie […]

All Aboard: The Ark Arrives at JFK Airport

All Aboard: The Ark Arrives at JFK Airport Jet-setting pets have a new travel retreat in the Ark at JFK—an 80,000 square-foot facility that houses an animal resort, a veterinary hospital, and an equine center. A recent article  in The New York Times details the Ark’s offerings, including accommodations for dogs, cats, birds, fish, horses […]

Communities Without Shelter Interventionists

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (04-08-2017) #519: Heather Owen, the founder and director of Chicago’s One Tail at a Time Dog Rescue (and beneficiary of the NY Dog Film Festival’s journey to the Music Box Theater there June 4th) talks about how some communities are “resource deserts” without shelter interventionists like One Tail which diverts […]

Happy Anniversary from DOG TALK on its 500th show!

Happy Anniversary from DOG TALK (and Kitties, Too!) as it reaches its 500th show! Last weekend the 500th show of Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) aired on Peconic Public Broadcasting — over 9 years of consecutive weekly shows celebrating the human-animal bond in all its permutations. It has been a pleasure and a privilege to […]