This past weekend, a new Guinness world record was broken in LA. “What world record?” you may ask. 108 dogs collaborated for the title of “Largest Dog Photo Shoot” at Vista Hermosa Park in Los Angeles. While setting this record, the group was filmed for the final scene of Superpower Dogs, an IMAX feature film. The film is set for a March 2019 release. The day … Continue reading Super Record Set with SuperPower Dogs
My goal in life is to become a stay-at-home dog mom. While I shop at Costco regularly for my husband and myself, Costco soon became my go-to store for most of our dogs’ daily needs. Here are some of our favorite dog products, and Brezel and Schnitzel’s favorites as well! FAVORITE DOG PRODUCTS: Roomba We had no idea when we rescued Brezel, our German Shepherd, … Continue reading Favorite Costco Products for our Dogs
In the first year after rescuing our dog, Brezel, my husband and I were dedicated to training her. Ideally, we wanted an obedient dog that would listen and adhere to basic commands around the house. When we rescued her, she was calm, timid, and did not show any signs of aggression. We immediately began taking her to group classes, which focused on controlling your dog … Continue reading Ruff Times with your dog? Send ’em to Rehab!
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
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!
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
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
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
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)
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