Blogs by Connie Wilson

January 9, 2010 by Connie Wilson


Dog Chapel

I was shocked and saddened to hear that celebrated Vermont folk artist and author Stephen Huneck died yesterday morning of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  A few years back Modern Dog spoke with Huneck for an article that ran in Modern Dog (click here to read the Read more...
December 31, 2009 by Connie Wilson

As 2009 comes to a close and the New Year ready to dawn, it's customary to reflect on the year's experiences- both the good and the bad - and then make some resolutions for the upcoming year. Having recently read a book on applying the practices of Feng Shui  (pronounced Fung-shway), to

December 23, 2009 by Connie Wilson

Time and again I hear how dogs have impacted and positively changed peoples' lives. I therefore thought it time we give our readers an opportunity to tell their "tails" via a writing contest. The best entries will be published in our Summer 2010 issue!! The contest details are outlined on page 76 of the Winter issue of Modern Dog or online at

December 22, 2009 by Connie Wilson
If your stress level has just skyrocketed because you've suddenly realized that Christmas is just a few days away and not only are those Christmas cards you were planning to send still sitting in the box, but your holiday shopping isn't nearly finished - don't worry, be happy -- Modern Dog is here to save the day! Start to de-stress by clicking here to send out sweet and FREE e-cards to your friends and family (you can even add Read more...
December 11, 2009 by Connie Wilson


With over 18 different agencies overseeing animal welfare, I agree with the HSUS, that the Obama Administration needs to appoint an Animal Protection Liaison in the White House - someone who would work with the agencies and Congress to advance animal protection policies in an ongoing and sustained way.  The HSUS has a goal of 50,000 signatures... let's help them attain it! Please

December 10, 2009 by Connie Wilson

In the fall issue we let our readers know about Bulldog Gin's "Face of BULLDOG Contest 2009" whereby Bulldog lovers could submit photos of their dog's mug along with a sentence or two about why their dog best represents the Bulldog brand. Out of all the contest entries, one French and one English Bulldog would be chosen and the prizes would include a case of Bulldog Gin for the owner, a photo shoot with renowned pet photographer Brooke Jacobs, a subscription to Modern Dog, and more!

November 28, 2009 by Connie Wilson

Combine the thrill and excitement of the Big Apple with your love of dog by joining us in NYC at the Westminster Kennel Club's 134th Annual Dog Show, Monday and Tuesday, February 15-16, 2010 at Madison Square Garden. The fun starts well before those dates as the show dogs and their humans start moving into the city the Friday before (February 12th). And that's when we'll be there, chatting with breeder hopefuls



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