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. […]

Good News for Pets and Nifty Prizes in a Special Contest!

Good News for Pets and Nifty Prizes in a Special Contest Beginning April 4th Midnight ET! On the most recent Dog Talk (and Kitties, Too!) I interviewed Lea-Ann Germinder, founder of GoodNewsforPets.com—an outstanding news outlet with great articles focused pets—and the NYC communications firm Germinder & Associates. Listen to Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) from […]

Kids Against Cruelty

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (05-28-2016) #474: Lou Wegner is a young actor and founder of Kids Against Cruelty which has chapters across the country to teach kindness to the younger generation — and will continue that mission as Youth Ambassador for the Dog Film Festival; Alex Kleinkopf talks about her book THE RESCUE DOG […]

Do Something “Cool” for the Dogs in the Sun in San Antonio

Mark your calendar for Tuesday May 3rd when we’ll all have a chance to help out the doggies waiting for their Forever Homes in San Antonio at the Animal Defense League. The dogs need some shade while enjoying the fresh air. It’s a fine feeling to know that my $10 will actually make a big difference […]

Dog Portrait Photographer

Dog Talk (09-26-2015) #440: Milla Chappell talks about her dog portrait work and her company Real Happy Dogs and how she’ll be photographing the Green Carpet and doggy fashion show at the Dog Film Festival Pooch Party; Jeremy Brunner is a “petscaper” whose company Espoma Organic can help people avoid the use of toxic chemicals […]

Joan Rivers Dogs Coming to the NY Dog Film Festival

Joan Rivers Dogs Coming to the NY Dog Film Festival Joan Rivers was my godmother and I miss her more than ever right now. I know she would have been thrilled about my creation, the first ever New York Dog Film Festival, which will be held October 3rd at Symphony Space at Broadway and 95th […]

Finicky Dog? Try a Little Cat food!

Finicky Dog? Try a Little Cat food! Some of us have dogs who are finicky eaters. This distinguishes them dramatically from other of our dogs, who view everything and anything as edible that is on the ground, a counter, in a child’s hand, on our unattended dinner plates or in a guest’s handbag. But those […]

Please join me at the DOG FILM FESTIVAL as a Founding Member

Please join me at the DOG FILM FESTIVAL as a Founding Member The first annual Dog Film Festival is coming to New York City October 2nd and 3rd and I hope everyone who loves dogs and wants to experience that feeling among like-minded people will consider supporting this unique event by buying a Founding Member […]

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

Dog Talk (05-02-2015) #419: “Everything you need to know about Lyme disease and might have to educate your own vet about.” Dr. Donna Spector, Tracie’s co-host on the Radio Pet Lady network show THE EXPERT VET brings everyone up to date on the when/why/how of Lyme disease; Dr. Melissa Beall DVM PhD was one of […]

I Had a Dream – The Dog Film Festival – And It’s Coming True!

I Had a Dream – The Dog Film Festival – And It’s Coming True! How often do you have a dream — and then it comes true because other people have been dreaming it, too?!  The Dog Film Festival is my first experience of what it feels like to “imagine it and they will come” — and […]