Modern Dog Blogs
October 21, 2008 by Karin

Esther goes for gold in the posh pooch event; how could she not dazzle them in her Dog Chewz NYC collar?

Pink metallic leather and prong-set Swarovski crystal collar in 6 colour options. See for where to buy.

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In libraries and schools across North America, a steadfastly loyal and tireless group of literacy volunteers are teaching kids to read. They don’t demand salary. They never complain or show signs of boredom. They receive nothing more than a cookie and a head scratch for their efforts.

They are listening dogs, and they work miracles for children’s literacy. Even kids who know how to read flock to these dogs just for fun, growing their vocabulary and public speaking skills in

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I witnessed the effects of disaster stress with my own eyes in New Orleans while I was part of a rescue team saving animals following hurricane Katrina. A rescued dog turned on one of us when we were outside of our temporary kenneling facility walking the animals. Without much warning, he bit off part of the man’s finger.

The animals we pulled off the streets were starving. They did attack people and other animals for food. But this dog had already been with us for a few days. He Read more...
October 18, 2008 by Karin

Esther's luxe plaid coat from Molly & June is part of this season's limited edition collection. Who wouldn't want clothes specially made for her with comfort and style in mind?

For dogs up to 24lbs.

October 17, 2008 by Karin

Rosie says "I Love You"; but as is a woman's perogative, decides "I Hate You" just as much.

Lucite and Swarovski hair clips with padded back from celeb fave Tarina Tarantino.

October 16, 2008 by Karin

The gals of the office are looking haute in their Hot Dogs All Dressed collars.

Choose your own decoration for one of 11 different colours of leather collars, so your little fashionista can show off her own personal style.

October 15, 2008 by Karin

Suave sailor Mr. Big ♥'s sweet Rose. It's love on the High Seas!

Sailor Tee Shirt and Sailor Day Dress with silkscreen anchor and rhinestone details from Peppermint Santa Monica by Pooch Outfitters.

October 14, 2008 by Karin

Esther celebrates Canadian Thanksgiving by eating pumpkin pie in style in her colours-of-the-season dinner frock from Monkey Daze.

Woven glitter dress with pink polka dot bow detail and crystal buckle.


As a confirmed workaholic, others usually notice I need time off from animal rescue before I do.

That happened today. I sat eating lunch with a friend at an excellent Seattle Japanese restaurant called Red Fin when I noticed something sitting on the next table.

One woman had ordered a bento box for lunch, and was courteously leaving it closed and uneaten while she waited for her lunch-mate’s meal to be served. A bento box, a shellacked plastic box with a series of square

October 13, 2008 by Connie Wilson

One of the first things I do when I sit down at my computer in the morning is to get my daily happy fix. I do this by checking out the Dog Of The Day on the Dressed Up Dogs Blog. Of course, I'm a little biased as the dogs featured there are the dogs that regularly come to Modern Dog's office and are near and dear to my heart.  My pooch, Kaya is one of those beauties and she doesn't need to be dressed up to put a smile on my face, but I



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Meet: Miss Lucy