Senior Dog? Picky Eater? Give Him a Menu Upgrade!

This blog is sponsored by the folks at Weruva, who Salute Seniors. Senior Dog? Picky Eater? Give Him a Menu Upgrade! As dogs get older, they can develop food issues, which can lead to physical problems. It can also be really stressful for us if our dogs don’t want to eat. All dogs need to […]

My Friends Make America’s #1 Litter — The New York Times Says So!

My Friends Make America’s #1 Litter – The New York Times Says So! I am bursting with pride over something I have no right to be personally proud about because I did not accomplish it myself — but that doesn’t stop me from feeling Hooray Happy! by association. The cat litter and food company Dr. […]

Please Read This Book—It Knocked My Socks Off (It Will Surprise You, Too!)

Please Read This Book – It Knocked My Socks Off (It Will Surprise You, Too!) As you will hear if you listen to this week’s Dog Talk® I devoted the whole hour to one book: How to Love Animals In a Human-Shaped World. I said right up front to the author, Henry Mance, with all […]

Little Isabella Goes Raw

Little Isabella Goes Raw Friends who are “once-removed” (dear friends of a very dear friend of mine in East Hampton) took my advice about the breed of puppy that might be the best fit for them, and they were graced with a gorgeous black Cocker Spaniel [from a “Bred with Heart” AKC breeder who interviewed […]

Is Your Kitty Dying for a Drink?

Is Your Kitty Dying for a Drink? (sponsored by Weruva) It’s summer. It’s hot. We all get thirsty, so drinking plenty of fluids is on our mind.  We think of drinking as something good, something to encourage, something we should do for our health. We grab for the bottle of water or sports drink. We […]

Betty Shares Her Evermore

Betty Shares Her Evermore My friend Diane is determined to make all the best nutritional choices for way-too-cute Betty, her newest English Springer Spaniel (following in the pawprints of equally-loved Phoebe and Stella). Because of Covid I have not been able to visit and get actual kisses from Betty, but I was thrilled to be […]

How the Bidens Failed Their Dog Major

How the Bidens Failed Their Dog Major In the latest episode of GOOD DOGS!, my co-host Carol Borden (founder of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs and a veteran trainer, particularly of German Shepherds) and I discuss the various ways the President and his wife Jill seemed not to have considered the stress on their dogs […]

Why Are Cats So Darn Picky?

Why Are Cats So Darn Picky? Cats tend to be super picky about their diets. Everybody knows this who has had to open three different cat food cans and watch their cat walk away with his nose in the air! One reason for pickiness comes from a cat’s early eating experiences — they will lean […]

We’re All Sad to be Missing the Cat Film Festival – But a Ray of Hope!

We’re All Sad to be Missing the Cat Film Festival – But a Ray of Hope! I got this note from Jeanne in New York City, who I think sums up how we’re all feeling. “I’ve been to every one of the Cat Film Festivals in New York City. In fact, one year you told […]

Senior Dogs Slip & Slide

Please make accommodations in your house to your senior pooch: put down throw carpets or runners wherever there are long stretches of slippery floor or corners your dog slips around. Just as we worry that old people will fall and hurt themselves, old dogs can do the same. Their balance is not what it once […]