Blogs by Connie Wilson

February 23, 2015 by Connie Wilson
Tips For Boarding Your Dog

Summer vacation is just around the corner so if your not planning on bringing your dog with you, now's the time to make those important boarding arrangements. If you're like me, you always feel a little guilty when leaving your furry best friend behind so assauge your conscience by doing a little advance planning to get her the best accommodation possible. Whether it be an upscale dog hotel or a more budget-conscious facility, there are a number of things you should consider before dropping

November 27, 2014 by Connie Wilson
Don't Miss Cause For Paws Tonight

Being that it’s Thanksgiving today, a time that we reflect on and give thanks for life’s blessings, I’d like to personally give thanks to Michael Levitt, Jane Lynch, and Hilary Swank who have partnered with FOX to produce Cause for Paws, a two-hour groundbreaking dog rescue special that will air tonight (Thanksgiving at 8/7c on FOX). A huge part of Modern Dog’s mandate is to bring attention to the plight of abandoned/homeless dogs and facilitate and promote their adoption/rescue so to have a

July 1, 2014 by Connie Wilson

For me, this holiday always marks the begining of summer and I'm so looking forward to spending some relaxing times at the beach, brisk ocean swims (I'm still trying to get my dog Penny to join me, but she's only comfortable wading up  to her underarms and nothing, not even the promise of her favourite treats, will lure her past that point... but maybe this summer?!), barbeques with friends, and lots of sun-filled

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

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

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

March 7, 2014 by Connie Wilson

Voting is open for the 2014 Hero Dog Awards! Visit 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)


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

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

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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