Blogs by Connie Wilson

November 2, 2010 by Connie Wilson
November 1, 2010 by Connie Wilson


With Howl'oween now behind us and many stores and plazas already trimmed with lights and Christmas decorations, we're suddenly made aware that the holiday season is just around the corner!  Although there's the occasional Grinch around who will put a negative spin on things, I personally enjoy the build-up to the season. At a time of year when weather can be at its worse and we find ourselves travelling to and from work in the dark, the lights, glitter and music are, to me,

October 29, 2010 by Connie Wilson

From all of us at Modern Dog have a GRRRReat (and safe) Halloween!!


Omar can't wait for the weekend in his Mexican Mickey get-up


Rose is one hot doggy!


October 21, 2010 by Connie Wilson

(above, Jessica and Sara at Modern Dog's booth)

October 15, 2010 by Connie Wilson


WOW! Here's your chance to win one of two brand new Honda Insight Hybrids. Global Pet Foods wants your help naming their dog and cat mascots and they're looking to you for inspiration. First of all, you need to be Canadian, secondly all you've got to do is upload your furry friend's name (dog or cat) to Global Pets Facebook page and tell the story behind your pet's name. Read more...
October 13, 2010 by Connie Wilson


In honor of  "October is National Fire Safety Month" Petplan pet insurance and Wag'N Enterprises  pet safety gear are joining forces to offer free rescue window alerts for dogs and cats. Petplan is offering window alerts that can be customized to feature your dog's (or cat's) photo, name, and potential hiding spots to help expedite their rescue. For

October 4, 2010 by Connie Wilson


At Modern Dog headquarters we refer to Fall as Trade Show Season, as we’re busily hopping from one tradeshow to the next  starting with Pet Fashion Week in the Big Apple, quickly followed by SuperZoo in Vegas, PIJAC in Toronto, HH Backer in Chicago and a new one just added to the roster, Winter Woofstock in Toronto (the latter being a consumer show, so everyone can

October 1, 2010 by Connie Wilson

Although it’s physically exhausting to walk the cement floors of a tradeshow for three days, that hardship is offset by the excitement of escaping the office for a bit. It gets even better when you can mix business with pleasure in a venue created especially for fun like none other than infamous Las Vegas, Nevada! Importantly, tradeshows also provide an opportunity to connect, in person, with others in the pet industry, but also to check out and report on the latest industry

September 22, 2010 by Connie Wilson

By the time summer passes into fall I'm usually ready to put away my sandals, shorts and tank tops and relish the cozy warmth of my knit sweaters and leggings. This year, however, summer seemed to pass by in the blink of an eye so I feel shortchanged and although I have no alternative but to accept that fall is indeed here, I'll keep summer's highlights in the here-and-now by sharing them with you!

Swimming at the dog beach:
Up and out of bed by 6am, before heading to work,



Dog of the Week!

Meet: Snow