Freshen Fido’s Breath at Green Dog Dental

When we rescued our second German Shepherd, Schnitzel, we were in love with all of him! That is, everything but his stinky breath! After urging from some of our friends, I decided to take him into to get a dental cleaning. After some research, I decided to take him to Green Dog Dental. They have two locations, one in Beverly Hills, and one in Sherman … Continue reading Freshen Fido’s Breath at Green Dog Dental

Volunteer or Rescue from Westside German Shepherd Rescue!

Are you considering getting a dog, but don’t know where to start? With so many options out there, it’s hard to figure out if you should go to a breeder, the pound, or a rescue. According to the ASPCA website, over 6.5 million companion animals go into shelters annually, and over 1.5 million are euthanized each year. In L.A., there are many wonderful dog rescue … Continue reading Volunteer or Rescue from Westside German Shepherd Rescue!

Dogs, Convicts and Bears — Oh My

At 2:29 a.m. Monday morning, a roughly four-feet tall black bear strode a dozen feet from where I was sleeping the moment before. My trusty pup — an 18-pound, just turned 2-years-old Jack Russell/Italian Greyhound mix — stirred from under the warmth of his favorite plush blanket, alerted me with a low growl and sat at attention, staring down the intruder. Probably drawn by the … Continue reading Dogs, Convicts and Bears — Oh My

2014 Hero Dog Awards will Premier on the Hallmark Channel

This past Saturday at the Beverly Hilton, they should have put Kleenex boxes at every fancy dinner table, so guests could wipe their tears as they heard the heart wrenching and inspiring stories of dogs that have shown sacrifice, bravery, and loyalty as they have faithfully helped humans, in far more capacities than I could imagine. Beautiful dogs in all shapes and sizes, even some … Continue reading 2014 Hero Dog Awards will Premier on the Hallmark Channel

Lisa Vanderpump Pumps Up the Hero Dog Awards

Classy Lisa Vanderpump of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills hosted the kickoff celebration of the American Humane Association’s “Hero Dog Awards.” The kickoff cocktail reception at the Vanderpump’s hip, swanky West Hollywood SUR Lounge took place this past Wednesday, March 12. The event was buzzing with delicious food bites and incredible pet named cocktails. Many furry friends showed up too, like Vanderpump’s prized pup Gigi Vanderpump who was a star posing … Continue reading Lisa Vanderpump Pumps Up the Hero Dog Awards

10 Ways to Spoil Your Dog in LA (or Anywhere)

LA is like no other city. People spend a great deal of time and money making sure their pets are very happy, maybe happier than the people in their lives! Every street has some dog care or dog product shop, whether it be a dog spa, dog luxury hotel, grooming shop, dog bakery, dog gear store, dog clothing boutique, or whole foods gourmet dog store, … Continue reading 10 Ways to Spoil Your Dog in LA (or Anywhere)

Pit Bull Named Year’s Top “American Hero Dog” at the 2013 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards

The point of the award show is to celebrate these dogs who really work and perform service to humans,” Dr. Robin  Ganzert, president and CEO of the American Humane Association. On October 6 the Beverly Hilton was flooded with guests and their favorite family members – their dogs. These dogs flew in from all over the U.S. because they were being honored for their contributions to … Continue reading Pit Bull Named Year’s Top “American Hero Dog” at the 2013 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards