Author Archives: Sherri Telenko
I thought I knew everything about dog play. Hours of watching my dogs, past and present, race in circles, little legs barely touching the ground, then entertaining them at home, and buying toys (so many toys) led me to think I knew it all.
Then someone asked me my dog’s play preference? Play preference? I had no idea. If I had, I might have saved significant money on toys.
Surprise! Still a Few Places to Take your Dog this Summer: Learn about Hounds of Erie Winery’s Dog Days of Summer Festival Series (Update: Cancelled!)
Each Sunday, from May 2 to September 19, 2021, Hounds of Erie hosts a dog breed specific meetup for all canine enthusiasts. Of course, loving wine and hard cider helps doesn’t hurt either. Grab a glass of cider or vino at the tasting bar. Then, passed the free-run chickens, walk your leashed pup through the 32-acres of grape wines and apple trees – 21 varieties of apples to be specific. Snacks and a food truck available onsite too.
Organic, all natural, whole grain, free-range, Mediterranean diet-inspired, CBC infused … if this sounds like I’m reading a shelf of labels in a health food store, no surprise. These are exactly the natural food trends people are demanding for themselves. However, it might be a surprise to find out I’m reading from pet treat labels. […]
Four months ago my life turned upside down when a little white and black puppy cascaded into my world. Today, she is six months old! I’d like to say we celebrated by travelling somewhere post worthy, somewhere dog-friendly, scenic and virus free. But alas, there is still no such place and our travel destination dream […]
Maybe it’s the escape. Reading takes you places, into other’s stories and out of your own head – even if we can’t travel out of our homes. Reading, if you’re in a book club, also unites – even if it’s only on a Zoom screen. Here’s my suggested dog-themed reading list … growing by the week
When you have a new puppy, walking from the bedroom to the bathroom is a challenge. With each step, a puppy bites at my slippers and jumps at my feet. She grabs at my jeans after I’m dressed, ripping holes in the denim (twice). Getting ready to take her out for morning pee is a game of keep-away with my snow boots, already sporting one chewed-off tie. Welcome to the truth about new puppies….
If, like me, you missed the cranberry boat during the holiday season, Valentines Day presents the opportunity to create some dog-friendly superfood canine treats for your one true love. Here’s a Cranberry Bacon Dog Treat Recipe.
The ‘true love’ dog sweatshirt is the first in a series of three Fido fashion-forward designs exclusive to this site: ‘Dogs Lead with Love’ and ‘Puppy Love.’
Win a ‘True Love Dog Sweatshirt! Contest is open until February 13, 2021. On February 14, 2021, I’ll randomly select one entry. Winners will be contacted via email for a mailing address and size. (Sweatshirts are true to size for women).