Holiday Gift Guide

Modern Dog's 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Category: Shop
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Stair Masters

Category: Dog Training
I was booked to do a live segment for my local television news station on dog training. As usual, I brought one of my dogs along. This time it was my black Labrador Retriever Logan’s turn. We arrived at the station and the producer met us in the lobby.  “I’m so sorry, our elevator is broken. We’ll have to take the stairs,” she said. more
The Azawakh

The New Dog on the Block

Category: Breeds
Get to know the latest breed recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC), the Azawakh! Pronounced ‘oz-a-wok’, this elegant beauty is an ancient breed that originated in West Africa. Although this leggy canine may look delicate, this breed was frequently put to use as a hunting sighthound, and was bred to be durable enough for hunting hare, antelope, and even wild boar! more
Soda Pup

Social Distancing? Need a drink? Help is on the way!

Category: NewsBite
Before now the dog most associated with alcohol was probably the St. Bernard. These giant dogs have often been portrayed carrying small barrels of brandy around their necks to help avalanche victims (although alcohol is not actually what you want to be drinking if you are stuck in the snow). more

Border Collie Wins Trick Competition Performing as Hairy Pawter. Watch the Video!

Category: Dog Life
Border Collie Amos and his owner, Debbi Snyder of Lakeland, Florida has won the 2020 AKC Trick Dog Competition. This second annual competition was a virtual event, open to Elite Performers, AKC’s highest level of trick dogs. More than 100 competitors from 29 states and Canada submitted videos of performances that were judged by three AKC licensed judges. Their entertaining routine, “Hairy Pawter and The Sorcerer’s Bone,” featured Amos as Hairy Pawter. more


Dog of the Week!

Meet: Ashton