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white dog with Hear Doggy dog toy

CONTEST! Win a Hear Doggy silent squeaky toy

Being at home with the pets is a fabulous benefit those who work from home know. Now, more of us know it, including myself who’s been monitoring online classes while my two cats lobby for my attention and my dog and adventurous travel companion Victor – diagnosed with dementia – walks around, and around and […]

grey dog chewing

Chillin’ at Home: Social Isolation Dog Treat Recipe Roundup

Spring 2020 will go down in history as the year of social isolation, and we’ll likely remember our collective reactions differently (or maybe nostalgically, if this all works out). But for now, I’m relishing the time spent at home with my dog, Victor, and two cats, Sally and Daisy. Why not take this time to […]

Best Travel Yet: Isolating at Home = Quality Time with the Dog (and Cats)

What a difference a week makes – we’ve been hearing that a lot. A week ago, I was going to work and scheduling posts about great places I’ve been to recently with my favourite side-kick, a clever little Cocker-cross named Victor. Our travels have slowed significantly since he was diagnosed with Canine Cognitive Dysfunction – […]

cocker spaniel in tux waiting to meet Dr. Pol

Travel NYC: Meet Dr. Pol at Westminster 2020

“This is Elvis,” proud pet mama tells me showing off her dapper tuxedo-clad Cocker Spaniel. “He’s dressed up to meet Dr. Pol.” Elvis might be the one of the few dressed up at the Westminster Dog Show weekend event, but he’s not the only dog here who wants to meet Dr. Pol and have a […]

144th Westminster Dog Show 2020 Best in Show Winner is …

And the winner is…. The 144th Westminster Dog Show 2020 Best in Show Winner is SIBA the Standard Poodle! Reserve Champion is the Whippet named Bourbon. Again, this year dogtrotting.net experienced Westminster fever. Not because dog breeding is a hobby or interest, but because dogs, dogs and more dogs gathering in any singular location is […]

dog inside inside dog-friendly brew pub in waterloo ontario

Travel Kitchener, ON: Innocente Dog-friendly Brewery. Cheers.

Five years ago, Innocente Brewing Company opened its doors in Waterloo, Ontario. Two months ago, my dog Victor walked through those doors. Innocente Brewing Company is pet-friendly (presumably dogs, but maybe someone’s brought a cat). We’re in Waterloo, Ontario – the city next to Kitchener and near Blackberry home base Cambridge. In fact, I drive […]

Peekineese dog at The Michigan Winter Dog Classic dog show

Travel Novi, MI: My Mutt goes to The Michigan Winter Dog Classic 2020

Duck herding … it’s a thing. That’s one of the surprises at The Michigan Winter Dog Classic 2020 in Novi, Michigan. This four-day annual dog show attracts 160 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, along with the local Oakland County Kennel Club and the Livonia Kennel Club, to the Suburban Collection Showplace. Spectators are […]