Giving Tuesday – All Year Long from Weruva

Giving Tuesday – All Year Long from Weruva “Giving Tuesday” is a nice antidote to the crazed consumerism of Black Friday, Cyber Monday and increasingly, all the days and weeks on either side of the post-Thanksgiving weekend. Kudos to everybody who is a pet-lover and emptied their virtual piggy banks and sent the contents to […]

Incredible Movies for NY Dog & Cat Film Festivals This Year in NYC!

Incredible Movies for the NY Dog & Cat Film Festivals This Year in NYC! If you live anywhere near New York City — and you love dogs and/or cats — all I can say is: you have a treat in store for the premiere of the 2nd Annual NY Cat Film Festival Saturday December 1st […]

Wheels of Hope

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (10-22-2016) #557R: Sara Baume’s extraordinary novel SPILL SIMMER FALTER WITHER has Tracie (and surely others) comparing Baume to James Joyce for creating a new language to depict the inner life of an Outsider, and his life on the run with a vicious dog he adopts and treasures; Brenda Sizer talks […]

Undercover Video of Puppy Abuse at NYC Store

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (12-16-2017) #553: Kathleen Summers — Director of Outreach & Research for the Puppy Mill Campaign at the Humane Society of the United States –– discusses the HSUS undercover video of abuses at a NYC puppy store; Elyise Hallenbeck, Director of Development for the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals –– which […]

Cat & Dog Film Festivals Coming to NYC This Weekend!

My Cat & Dog Film Festivals Are Coming To NYC This Weekend! I am more excited than I was as a three-year-old when there was a clown and pony rides at my birthday party! In 48 hours my NY Cat and Dog Film Festivals are going to take over the SVA Theatre in Chelsea and […]

The Secret Language of Dogs

DOG TALK (And Kitties Too!) (10-28-2017) #548: Victoria Stilwell talks about her book THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF DOGS: UNLOCKING THE CANINE MIND FOR A HAPPIER PET and her UK TV series “Dogs Might Fly,” is which they actually teach three dogs to fly a Cessna airplane; Stephanie Mattera is spokesperson for the Mayor’s Alliance for […]

Madonna Leaves the Dog Film Festival in New York City To Go…Home

Madonna leaves the Dog Film Festival in New York City to go… home! The 2nd Annual Dog Film Festival, held at Symphony Space in New York City on October 15, was a howling success in many ways. I returned home happy, but exhausted, and then I received the fantastic news that Madonna, a 22-month-old rescued […]

Animals with Disabilities

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (10-22-2016) #495: Sara Baume’s extraordinary novel SPILL SIMMER FALTER WITHER has Tracie (and surely others) comparing Baume to James Joyce for creating a new language to depict the inner life of an Outsider, and his life on the run with a vicious dog he adopts and treasures; Brenda Sizer talks […]