Animal Advocates, Part 4: DogTeezers by Nova New York

Have you ever felt overwhelmed about the needs of this world, and wondered how you could make a difference? Many of us have learned to cope by sealing our hearts up against the hurts we see, believing that we are unable to make much of a difference as just one person. Continue reading

Fun in the Sun: Aquatic Safety for Dogs

It’s a little intimidating to blog now that so many of you folks have recently subscribed and are expecting deep, profound nuggets to chew on! I’m having performance anxiety! So I thought if I couldn’t be thought provoking, I could at least go for heroic. And nothing is more heroic than saving lives, right? With the warmer weather approaching, we often head for bodies of water to stay cool. And of course you will take your best friend, but there are things to consider before your outing on the boat, to the pool, or other aquatic playground. Continue reading

What Precautions Can Prevent Predators from Taking Your Pet?

Shanna Moakler, a reality TV star from California, is warning fellow small dog owners about the risks of losing pets to wildlife after one of her dogs was seriously injured and another disappeared after a hawk flew off with it.She had installed coyote-proof fences, knowing that predators were problematic in her area, but it wasn’t enough to protect them from an aerial attack. Continue reading

Hybrids: Designer Doggies or Just Mutts?

I have never been one that has desired designer clothing, needed a fancy car, nor been a fan of designer prices. Perhaps that was why I felt comfortable with getting a puppy of mixed heritage from a friend at a bargain price. Continue reading

BaxterBoo is Expanding!

Dear Readers,

It is with great pleasure (and a bit of pomp) that I get to announce that, thanks to our fans and fellow pet lovers, we are growing! Of course Ms. Boo believes she may have something to do with this, and I shan’t be the one to correct her! Continue reading

Dogs: They Get You Out and Moving!

Yipe! What happened to those New Year’s Resolutions? You wanted to get in shape and love your fellow man! Have no fear. Fido and Fifi are here to help! What better workout partner and ambassador is there than your dog? No matter what your exercise or social level, both you and your pup will enjoy an outing with fresh air, activity, and new friendships. Continue reading