Author Archives: Sherri Telenko

Get Out with the Dog: K9 Sport Sack, The Canadian Pet Expo & Problem Solving Success

Necessity is the mother of innovation … or something like that. In other words, so many entrepreneurial endeavours are born out of a need to solve a personal problem.

And K9 Sport Sack – the backpack for your dog – is no exception.

Travel Toronto: One-of-a-Kind Handmade and Ruff Ruff Ready (stuff for dogs)

One-of-a-Kind Show and Sale is my favourite holiday tradition (next to Boxing Day). From November 23 to December 3, 2017, the halls are decked at Toronto, Ontario’s Exhibition Place tradeshow floor with hundreds of Canada’s best artists, crafters, independent clothing designers and artisan food producers. And handcrafted pet gear, of course.

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Holiday Craft Shows: Pet Product Goldmines. Who knew?

What’s the best thing about craft shows other than artisan-made merchandise? Artisan-made dog goods. I haven’t seen a show in years without at least one pet gear vendor.

dog eating pumpkin waffle

Spoiling the Dog with Pumpkin Waffles: Day 4

Yes, this is a recipe for dog waffles full of healthy pumpkin, rice flour (instead of wheat, so no gluten) and a squirt of that special waffle ingredient: salmon oil, because who doesn’t like a hint of fish with their waffle?

cat sniffing dog pumpkin and mint cookies

Spoiling the dog with pumpkin dog treats: Day 3

More confident in our baking skills, today we challenge ourselves with a little more complex recipe. Grating is involved, and yes, I own a grater. If you’ve been following our four-day doggie treat adventure in the kitchen, you’ll have noticed I’m no expert baker.

dog with homemade pumpkin dog treats

Spoiling the Dog with Pumpkin Treats Day 2

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Treats – This time we take our previous simple pumpkin and peanut butter recipe and make it a step more complicated by adding eggs.

dog eating pumpkin cookies

Spoiling the dog with pumpkin dog treats: Day 1

Doggie desert. My dog Victor has it for breakfast. (So do I … human dessert, I mean). Bring on the homemade dog cookies for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pumpkin dog cookies.

Dog with GoDog toy

Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls Dog Toy (Review) Contest!

But is lab friend Sasha is a different story. Stuffies don’t survive 15 minutes in her presence and she rips even the strongest tug-toys apart. So, who better than to give Chew Guard tech a whirl?

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Travel Toronto, ON: Distillery District Dog-gone Ghost Tour

The dog-friendly Distillery District tour is a mix of entertaining facts and recounts of ghost sightings carefully researched. The company claims it verifies all stories by listening to first-hand accounts from ghost witnesses and confirming historical facts surrounding the sighting.

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Great Dog-friendly Travel Value Today Only on dogtrotting.net

Great dog-travel opportunity … Today only! “If I can’t take my dog, I’m not going,” someone said to me recently, and I thought, “Me, too,” which is the reason my dog Victor and I recently went on a dog-friendly Michigan Cider Mill tour. (More about that soon). Clearly, we were talking about travelling, but the […]