True Story... A few months ago, while sprawled out on the couch next to him, my husband sent me a text message. “What’s for supper?”, he asked. Though I had been sitting next to him for over an hour, checking my blog and social media accounts, he felt that the only way he could get my attention . . .
Purina® is Committed to Improving the Lives of Pets & People As a former New Yorker, I jump at any opportunity to head back to the city that, for me, embodies dreams. Mine, and those of millions of others. Recently, I was invited to attend the Purina Better With Pets Summit in New York . . .
We’re thrilled to let you know that we’ve been invited to attend the Purina® #BetterWithPets Summit in New York next week! If you’re not familiar with the Better With Pets Summit, it is an annual event organized and sponsored by Purina. In their words, they “bring together some of the brightest . . .
10 Myths & Facts About Deaf Dog Behavior Did you know that some folks in the scientific community are studying deaf dogs? When I heard this, I jumped for joy. It was a moment of excitement, relief and “I need to know more Right. This. Second!”. My brain was firing synapses so fast that I . . .
The Story of a Deaf Healing Dog Named Edison This article was originally written for and appeared on Victoria Stilwell's Positively.com. Reprinted with kind permission.You can read the original here. I've been asked many times, "Why deaf dogs?" and it's a good question. I’ve been trying . . .
Deaf dogs, more than hearing dogs, tend to be very touch-sensitive. Perhaps living in a silent world increases their tactile sensory perception. Maybe this is because we use our hands as our primary form of communication. Or perhaps they’re just mammals and, like humans, when one sense is . . .
Deaf Dog Awareness Week on The Pet Show with Dr. Katy During my adventures through Deaf Dogland, I've met some pretty amazing dogs and some equally amazing people. This past week, I had the pleasure of talking to Dr. Katy Nelson on her weekly Washington, D.C-based. television show, The Pet Show . . .
Amp Your Aura & Get Good Karma with the Dean Russo Rescue Collection from The Mountain® Though I adore all deaf dogs, there is an extra-special place in my heart for deaf bully-breed dogs. My muse and deaf dog, Edison, is a pit bull-Dogo Argentino mix and my deaf dog Foster is a . . .
A few weeks back, Deaf Dogs Rock celebrated their 4th birthday! If you remember, I did a special post about it. If you missed it, no worries, you can read it here. Seriously. you should look. There are some great photos there! As a way of saying thank you for four years of hard work and . . .
Give Bingo a Toy, Yo! This post is sponsored by PetSafe®. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about the Busy Buddy line of toys from PetSafe and the importance of preventing bordedom by providing appropriate toys, but Dog & His Boy only shares information we feel is . . .