Blogs by Modern Pets

November 27, 2018 by Modern Pets
Furs 'N Hers

Kim Holowatiuk, owner of Sleepy Holow and creator of  Furs 'N Hers accessories, was first inspired to make canine accessories by her own dog, Turner. Read on to learn about her passion for leather, bead and metal work, love for dogs, and experiences creating one of a kind pieces from her own perspective! 


The bond you can develop with your dog is incredibly special, sometimes

November 26, 2018 by Modern Pets
Hotel Pennsylvania

Ever wonder where all of the dogs stay when they are in New York for the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show? Recognized as the host hotel, New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania is off and running as they continue planning for another successful year of hosting all canine hopefuls taking part in the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show taking place on February 11th and 12th, 2019. 

November 22, 2018 by Modern Pets

The Samson Pet Group is introducing its newest dog toy: The Samson Blue. As part of the Canine Cooleys brand, The Samson Blue joins a collection of the world’s most unique dog toys that are scented like a dog’s backside, but are undetectable to the human nose.

The Samson Blue dog toy has been made to honor the memory of the Sica family’s rescue German Shepherd, Samson, who passed away shortly before Christmas in 2014 at the

November 15, 2018 by Modern Pets

Eldoop’s artist and owner Felice Fleisher uses sculpture to combine her love for art with her passion for dogs. Read on to discover the origin story of one of Modern Dogs’ favourite artists from her own perspective, reflecting on her love of sculpture, her connection with furry friends, and her passion for her work. 


I have the best job! I sculpt dogs!

Recently, one of my clients told me

November 15, 2018 by Modern Pets
Santa's Dog

Over the years, author JoAnn Sky and her husband have had the pleasure of welcoming six (so far) older shelter dogs into their family. SANTA’S DOG was inspired by their first rescue dog, Sampson. When JoAnn’s husband was deployed to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, she had a difficult time sleeping in the two-story house they had just moved into prior to her husband’s deployment. So, she decided to adopt a dog to keep her company!  She went to the shelter and saw this mostly black, older

October 22, 2018 by Modern Pets

We all want to ensure that our dogs are getting the very best, especially when it comes to their diets! To make sure that all of our dog’s nutritional needs are met, we love

October 21, 2018 by Modern Pets

Petcurean donates 2,000 pounds of pet food to local animal rescues in need

One of our favourite premium pet food manufacturers Petcurean is donating 1,000 pounds of pet food to the Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., which has taken in animals from shelters and residents in the Florida Panhandle who fled the area due to

October 5, 2018 by Modern Pets
Dog Hotel

When it comes to pet-friendly, watch your dog’s eyes light up when you say “beach in Tofino.” Yours too, because when you see the magic of Cox Bay at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, you’ll understand.

Bring along the furriest of family members for a Vancouver Island, BC beach vacation in spectacular Tofino the whole family can enjoy. Four-legged friends will feel right at home at

October 1, 2018 by Modern Pets
German Sheperd

German shepherds have long gotten bad press.  You see them snarling in Nazi movies or snapping at rioters on the TV news.  When the dogs are wearing muzzles, you assume their menacing teeth are ready to sink into flesh.  That fearsome image may have been in the minds of people who have crossed the street to avoid me when I’ve been out walking one of the six German shepherds I’ve had as pets over the years.

Because of them I view the breed differently from the stereotype, and in my new

August 31, 2018 by Modern Pets
mutt lynch

Mutt Lynch Winery in Windsor, CA, is known for its unique and irreverent wines. Recently, they proudly announced the debut of their newest Artist Series wines at a recent Winemaker and Artists Reception at the winery’s tasting room!

The Artist Series showcases very limited production wines from Owner and Winemaker Brenda Lynch, and the amazing artwork of three talented Northern California artists-- Christie Marks, Glenyse



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