dog art at the AKC Museum of the Dog NYC www.dogtrotting.net

Lining up on the stairs in front of the AKC Museum of the Dog in the Big Apple, I’m ridiculously excited. An entire museum dedicated to dogs? Well, in this case, dog breeds because the AKC runs the country’s oldest purebred registry.

Happy Day After Valentine’s Day when all the big red hearts are half price and the evening is allocated to finding the soft centres. To celebrate the week of love, I supported local rescues – and got a great deal on professional photographs – with my true love: my dog Victor. Animal Angel Rescue Foundation […]

Sweet Hearts for Your (Furry) Sweet Heart Quick easy little hearts and a way to use an over-ripe banana to boot, here’s one of the easiest dog treat recipes I’ve discovered yet – or maybe I’m getting better at baking for barkers. Thanks to the lazypitbull.com for the basis of this recipe, I added the […]

sporting dog at Westminster dog show

Night two one of the oldest sporting events in the U.S. – The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Controversy starts the night – a conflict with ownership means Colton, the stunning black Schipperke, isn’t permitted to compete in best of show tonight despite winning first best in […]

Deck the halls with purple and gold, it’s that time of year again: The Westminster Dog show, now in its 143rd year. Follow along with me while it’s broadcast on TV – FOX Sports in the U.S. and National Geographic channel in Canada, 7:00 pm EST both Monday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 12, 2019. […]

Welcome to my favourite part of the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: the weekend Meet the Breeds component of Meet and Compete at Pier 92 that’s the prelude to the big finale – Best of Breed then Best of Show at Madison Square Gardens, Monday and Tuesday in NYC. They’re mostly here – the Meet […]

dog with K9 fitness for Zeus dog toys review and give-away

As a pet writer who frequently (and honestly) reviews dog products, I’m fortunate to have two partners in crime: my black Cocker-cross Victor who is a picky eater – therefore, dog treats he likes come with a discerning recommendation. His best friend, Sasha, a lab-cross eats everything. Toys, however, are a different story. Sasha demolishes […]

bowl of cheesey bread dog treat squares

Cheese please. What pup doesn’t like taste of cheddar once in a while? Yes, I understand dairy isn’t the best thing for canine intestines so moderation is the key. And these are treats, right. The original version of this recipe suggested cutting the dough into strips, but admittedly that didn’t work for me. So I […]

dog with benebone dogtrotting.net

Chewing – it’s an issue. Ok, not for me personally and by that, I mean my dog isn’t a big chewer. Since I got him (at about age five), he gave up chewing furniture thanks to daily vigorous exercise. But that doesn’t fix it for everyone. Most dogs love to chew. It’s a canine thing. […]

dog skijoring is available at Arrowhead Provincial Park

Who knew winter would be so popular in Ontario’s cottage country? The people at Arrowhead Provincial Park near Huntsville, Ontario did. In fact, opened in 2018 is the new Visitor’s Centre, with floor-to-ceiling fireplace and inside the ‘warm up’ area, designed to efficiently rent skates, cross-country skis (skate or classic style) and snowshoes to thousands […]