Blogs by Connie Wilson

April 4, 2014 by Connie Wilson

Although I don’t have as much time as I’d like to putter in the kitchen concocting nutritious and mouthwatering meals for my dog, when I do find the time, it gives me a tremendous sense of satisfaction placing a home-cooked meal in front of her (and the way Penny gobbles it up, I know she loves it). Penny’s favourite is chicken which I’ll cook up with some broth, brown rice and carrots, but I always wonder if the finished product is going to meet her nutritional needs.  I was therefore

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March 18, 2014 by Connie Wilson

We just received a box containing Vivamune Health Chews and our dogs were climbing right into the box to get to them! Containing OxC-beta (oxidized beta carotene) these treats support the immune system and promote healthy joints and skin. Our dogs love

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March 7, 2014 by Connie Wilson

Can't wait to see Mr. Peabody & Sherman! I remember how much I liked the cartoon version when I was a kid and now Dreamworks has made a full length movie.  It's already receiving rave reviews. Here's a synopsis:

Mr. Peabody, the most accomplished dog in the world, and his mischievous boy Sherman, use their time machine - The WABAC - to go on the most outrageous adventures known to man

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March 7, 2014 by Connie Wilson

Voting is open for the 2014 Hero Dog Awards! Visit www.herodogawards.org/vote to cast one vote per day in each of eight exciting categories!

1. Law Enforcement Dogs

2. Military Dogs

3. Arson Dogs (sponsored by State Farm)

4.

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February 13, 2014 by Connie Wilson

For the past three years, Modern Dog has proudly supported the American Humane Association's efforts to recognize the amazing work our canine compatriots perform. Whether in trained service roles or personal support, our dogs are all heros. The American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards celebrates all dogs.

Nominations for the

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January 6, 2014 by Connie Wilson

Happy New Year to you and your loved ones from everyone here at Modern Dog! I hope that 2014 brings you much happiness, prosperity and growth.

If you haven’t yet declared your New Year’s resolutions, it’s never too late. Personally, I’m starting with my usual January de-cluttering resolution. As many of us can

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December 12, 2013 by Connie Wilson

If, like me, you're running a little behind in your holiday preparations and starting to stress that you haven't yet gotten around to sending out those beautiful holiday greeting cards that are still in the box on your kitchen counter, relax. Save those cards for next year and instead send out these cute, free holiday e-cards that the

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November 27, 2013 by Connie Wilson

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones! At this special time of year, there's nothing better than getting together with friends and family to enjoy a special meal and celebrate the year's blessings. Turkey figures prominently in many a Thanksgiving feast and it’s important to remind your guests who are often tempted to sneak treats to Poochie who's sitting

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November 18, 2013 by Connie Wilson

Thousands of dogs are euthanized daily while thousands more sit in overcrowded shelters that lack the means to care for them.  Even the smallest of gestures can make a difference in the life of a dog in need and even help reduce the number of animals euthanized for lack of a loving home. Rebecca Ascher-Walsh, author of 

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October 29, 2013 by Connie Wilson

Halloween can be a lot of fun, but not so if your BFF (that's best furry friend) should bolt away in the dead of night, terrifed by the explosive sounds of fireworks (my Kaya-girl was so frightened of fireworks she would cower in the basement till it was all over) or, end up in the emergency clinic as a result of getting into halloween goodie bags and pigging out on chocolate. 

Forgo the stress and

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