Blogs by Connie Wilson

June 16, 2010 by Connie Wilson

Got An Ugly Dog?

If your dog is downright ugly then here's your chance to give your pooch a chance at stardom... bragging rights for the title of World's Ugliest Dog. Yes, the Dog-Lover's Festival is once again holding its annual (and internationally known) contest for finding and crowning the world's ugliest dog.

It's being held at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on Friday June 25th so come on down and join the fun and see some truly ugly (but much loved) dogs.  Some

June 11, 2010 by Connie Wilson

My friend, Marlene Cook is throwing her annual Woofstock "summer of love" party this weekend, so if you live in or around the Toronto area, head on down with your favourite pooch and check it out. Yes, dogs are welcome - they're the star attractions of this unique and fun, two-day affair (June 12th & 13th). The admission is free, there are loads of fun stage events, and with over 200 unique vendors you're bound to find all kinds of new and irresistible things for

May 18, 2010 by Connie Wilson

What do you get when you combine dogs, art and wine? Mutt Lynch Winery's annual Dog Art Wine Label Contest, that's what!

Mutt Lynch will use the winning dog art submission on a limited release wine from their Sonoma County winery and will unveil the winning artwork and new wine at their Dog Days of Summer Open House on August 14. 

So here's where we all come in... let's help them choose the winning label. All 77

May 10, 2010 by Connie Wilson

Last week one cat and three dogs were inducted into Purina’s Animal Hall of Fame for their heroic acts. Every year new pet heroes are inducted at a private ceremony in the spring. If you or someone you know has a heroic pet that you’d like to nominate into Purina’s Animal Hall of Fame, then click here for American nominees (



Dog of the Week!

Meet: Kato