TAILS FROM AROUND TOWN

It’s a dog’s world, and we’re just living in it. Get the scoop on the latest hound happenings, pick up some training tips, and read remarkable stories from pups and the people that love them.

DIY – Snuffle Mat

With winter in full swing, sometimes the weather is not cooperative for outdoor activities for our best furry friend (BFF). So, it’s time to put on the thinking cap and figure out some fun ways to keep the dogs occupied mentally and physically. Snuffle mats,…

Monica Pitzner named Chief Marketing Officer

Three Dog Bakery, the artisanal baked dog treat company, headquartered in Kansas City, is excited to announce that Monica Pitzner has joined the executive team as Chief Marketing Officer. In her new position, Pitzner will advance the company’s marketing organization to accelerate growth via branding,…

Volunteer Opportunities for All Animal Lovers

By Dr. Chris Carpenter of Vet Set Go There are a variety of ways animal lovers can help animals and rescue programs in need. In fact, there are volunteer opportunities available all around the world. For those wondering how to get involved, check out the suggestions…

Getting To Know You – Kromforhlander

Hailing from Germany, the Kromforhlander is a medium-sized breed.  They measure between 15 and 18 inches.  Males weigh 24 to 35 pounds, while females weigh 20 to 31 pounds.  Kromis, as they are also known, are either white and brown, or white and tan –…

Chester & Rodney – The Bigger The Mistake

The bigger the mistake, the bigger the smile.  These are words to live by, especially when you’re participating in performance events with your dog.  I know I’ve written about this before, but I don’t think it can hurt to say it again and again.  When…

Getting to Know You – Beauceron

If you’re looking for a large dog, who is faithful, protective, gentle, and obedient, look no further. The female Beauceron stands at 24-26.5” while the male stands at 25.5-27.5”, and weigh between 70 to 110 pounds. Hailing from Northern France, this breed has a distinguishable…

Getting To Know You – Beagle

Who doesn’t know and love Snoopy?  What some people may not realize is that the cartoon character is based on a real breed.  For those of you who didn’t know that, let me be the first to tell you that Snoopy is a Beagle.  A…

Ready. Set. Go! Go Take A Hike

This spring, what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than hiking with your best friend?  Most healthy dogs like to be out and about, whether it’s walking at your side or carried in your arms. The American Hiking Society has a handy list of…

Chester & Rodney – Swim Like a Fish

Now that the nice weather is (hopefully) approaching, it’s time to start thinking about fun outdoor activities that you and Fido can enjoy together.  If swimming is on your list, it’s important to keep some safety tips in mind.  Some of these depend on the…

Getting To Know You – Bavarian Mountain Scent Hound

If the looks of a Bavarian Mountain Scent Hound don’t intrigue you, I’m guessing the American Kennel Club’s synopsis of it will…”Hailing from Germany, the Bavarian Mountain Scent Hound is the Bayerischer Gebirgsschweisshund in its native German. The breed’s most notable trait is its outstanding “cold…

Ready. Set. Go! – I’ll Be Back

As a dog parent, traveling without your dog is very stressful.  You constantly worry if they’ll be okay, if they’ll eat and, in some cases, receive their medicine on time.  One option for your pets when going away without them is to leave them at…

Show Me The Love! Did You See That?

As most people who live with a dog know, dogs understand what it means when a human points.  According to Professor Richard Byrne from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland: “…Even our closest relatives, the great apes, typically fail to understand pointing when it’s…