Well perhaps my greatest joy on tonight’s radio show was finding a name for our latest rescue, a dear two year old cat who was left for good in a dented, dilapidated crate on the side of the highway. He’s… Read the rest
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My daughter is studying Greek culture in school and so, by extension, am I. I’m relearning the gods, the philosophers and the mythology. And while I’m loving every minute of it, I’m patiently waiting… Read the rest
For many people, February isn’t ski season, it’s Westminster Dog Show season. The show represents a rare and dazzling display of nearly 200 different breeds of dogs all brought together in New York City and judged over a two-day event… Read the rest
In parts one and two you met Milo, my little board-and-train student. In the beginning, I had trouble connecting with him but Milo was an unusual rescue and I was his last hope. After three days of frustration, an incident… Read the rest
Part II — Milo Enters My Den
Before we traveled a single mile, Milo began to whine and spin. Then, despite a long walk before crating, he peed. I pulled over and peered into the crate. This frail, odd-looking little… Read the rest
Can an undernourished, mistreated puppy overcome his fear and confusion to find love and understanding?
Though I rarely take phone calls while I’m on the road, I put Karen on speaker phone and let her talk. Referred by a close… Read the rest
I’m a big fan of Temple Grandin. I think she has done more to explain the human/dog bond than all the celebrity dog trainers combined.
I recently re-read her book Animals Make Us Human. While she frequently focuses on livestock,… Read the rest
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For dog owners living in New York, it’s hard to choose a favorite from the long list of personal services. Is it the gourmet meals and custom beverages? Maybe the abundance of personal… Read the rest
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Every fall, my house becomes campaign central. Speeches are given; promises made. The lobbyists scramble to show their candidate in the best light. But this year, it’s a tough sell. The candidate is a rat.… Read the rest
I’ve lived in the suburbs of New York City for most of my life. I can’t remember needing to prepare for or fear hurricanes but times (and the climate) have changed.
When the news reports of a “Frankenstorm” started to… Read the rest