Training, Directing Dogs For Film & TV

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-06-2017) #523: Another wonderful book from Bruce Cameron from the dog’s perspective, this time a pit bull puppy named Bella, in A DOG’S WAY HOME, a novel that sheds a light on “breed specific legislation” against pit bulls and other dogs, as well as the welfare of feral cat communities; […]

Bottle Feeding “Internet Sensation” Penelope the Goat

Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) (07-16-2016) #481: Bronwen Dickey discusses the story of the pit bull type dog in America’s history in her all-inclusive book, PIT BULL: THE BATTLE OVER AN AMERICAN ICON; Joanna Dichton is the farm manager of Lollypop Farm in Rochester (which is the shelter partner of the Dog Film Festival, premiering […]

Pit Bull Without Eyes Finds a Forever Home

Recently I received one of those totally feel-good-never-give-up-hope-on-humanity stories (you can read more here) that starts off horribly — but winds up with a very happy ending for one roughly treated pit bull. This is the tale of a woefully unfortunate brown pit bull in Arizona, who was found wandering the side of the road […]

Canines and Childhood Cancer

Dog Talk (and Kitties Too!) (01-23-2016) #457: Amy McCullough has been doing research for the American Humane Association for the “Canines and Childhood Cancer” study, and reports on early conclusions; Donna Lawrence — survivor of vicious dog attack by a pit bull welcomes a badly abused pit bull puppy into her life, who becomes the […]

“Poster Dog” for Skin Cancer

Pet Cancer Vet (11-16-2015) PCV #2049: Tracie and Dr. Sue speak to the lawyer who represented a pit-bull named Mickey in a vicious dog case in Arizona. The lawyer saved the dog’s life — then Mickey developed skin cancer and became a “poster dog” for early-detection and treatment of cancer. Mickey has his own Facebook […]