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Cat and Dog Vacuum Cleaner

Yes, there really is a vacuum cleaner called the “Cat and Dog” and it’s made by Miele. A common question I get asked from dog owners is “what is the best vacuum cleaner?”. The answer is that there is no … Continue reading

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Author in her own words

April 12, 2012 The RIT Athenaeum posted an article as part of their monthly feature “Author Spotlight” about “There’s a Dog in the House”.  Listen to Nancy talking about the book and dogs in a podcast.

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Misspent Youth

Artist Andrea Pettito A creative life came naturally and early for Cape Cod artist Andrea Pettito. Her father was a sculptor and her mother a painter. Both of them had gone to art school.  She can’t recall many children’s books … Continue reading

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Mid-Century Modern for Your Dog

Pre-Fab Pets: Modern and Contemporary Furniture for Pets Do the names Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, Isamu Noguchi, Harry Bertoia, Eero Saarinen, or Marcel Breuer hold meaning for you? Are you tired of traditional offerings at the furniture stores? … Continue reading

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Beauty and The Bath (and other rooms too!)

Alexander Art   Ceramic Portrait Tiles and Fine Art Would you like a way to memorialize your dog or include your favorite breed in your home design in a more permanent manner? Are you thinking about remodeling or building a new … Continue reading

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ABC Revolution – Dog Proof and Dog Friendly Living Room

Ty Pennington uses Nancy’s Living Room on TV The dog-friendly living room from “There’s a Dog in the House” was used on the new Lifestyle TV show “The Revolution” on ABC. The host, Ty Pennington, pointed out some of the … Continue reading

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Zeke’s Hideaway

Dog Crate Alternatives Zeke, a 9 year old Samoyed, resides in Bozeman, Montana. Up until recently Zeke’s crate was in the kitchen. When his humans decided to renovate the kitchen the crate seemed out of place and in the way.

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