Reviews and News

Cesar’s Way October 2013

Quattro Zampe October 2012 (Four Paws)

Arthur Awards, APDW – Finalist for 2012 

Dog Living Magazine

The Other End of the Leash, Patricia McConnell

Desire to Inspire

Dog Milk

Nancy Podcast

Annie Brody – Camp Unleashed

BARK Magazine guest blog

ABC’s “The Revolution” Ty Pennington used Nancy’s living room as an example to prevent dog related problems in the home.

Dog Fancy “Pawturner” – May 2011 page 23

PWDogs: Planalto, Highbid & Sapphire Portuguese Water Dogs



October 2013

Nancy was interviewed and featured in the October/Fall Issue 2013 of “Cesar’s Way”.  The book was declared one of their favorites!

October 21, 2012

Nancy was interviewed for an article about pet friendly homes on “10 Pet-Friendly Home Additions” Scroll through the slides and look for slides 2 and 8.


October, 2012

“There’s a Dog in the House” was featured in the October issue of the Italian magazine Quattro Zampe October 2012.


April 12, 2012

The RIT Athenaeum posted an article about “There’s a Dog in the House and Nancy talks about the book and dogs in a podcast.


April, 2012

“Dog Living, North Carolina’s original magazine for dog lovers”  included a review on their blog.


February 18, 2012

ABC’s “The Revolution” Dog Proof and Dog Friendly Living Room

Host Ty Pennington uses Nancy’s living room from “There’s A Dog in the House” as an example of how to dog proof your home.


January 14, 2011

“There’s a Dog in the House” is an APDW Award’s Finalist

“There’s a Dog in the House: a Practical Guide for Creating Today’s Dog Friendly Home is a finalist in the non-fiction category for the Alliance of Purebred Dog Writers Awards.  An Award’s Luncheon will be held on February 12 at Sardis Restaurant in New York City.


December 31, 2011

Patricia McConnell wrote in her blog that “There’s a Dog in the House” is one of the books she is currently enjoying reading! See what she has to say at her blog.


September 28, 2011

Workshops, Seminars and Presentations

Nancy is available for workshops, seminars or presentations. Contact her through this website or through the Dog Seminars Directory for more details.

Presentation Descriptions


September 2011

Shops selling “There’s a Dog in the House”  now include:

Boom Towne Canine Center in Farmington, New York is a wonderful dog facility for those of us living in the Rochester, NY area.  They offer classes and host many dog related events.

Hair of the Dog London in Highgate Village, London is a high end dog boutique that sells unique dog related items.

Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester is an animal shelter that houses creatures that range from household pets to farm animals.


September 2 – 5, 2011

Nancy was at Camp Unleashed in Becket, Massachusetts to do a presentation on “Living with Dogs”. The presentation was fun and the group was wonderful.  Read Nancy’s most recent blog for more info.


August 16, 2011

The interior design website Desire to Inspire featured “There’s a Dog in the House” yesterday. Scroll down through the wonderful images of pets on furniture, a weekly feature, to find out what they said about the book.


July 29, 2011

“There’s a Dog in the House” was featured on the website Dog Milk. Here’s some of what they said “It’s about time a smart book comes along to help us bring our dogs into our homes in the best way possible….incredibly informative guide…best researched advice.

Dog Milk is a great website for up to date info on all things related to dogs. Design Milk, a related website, is equally as informative.


July 15, 2011

“There’s a Dog in the House” was featured in the New Releases section of the Summer 2011 Issue of Dog Gone Art Magazine. It’s a wonderful on-line magazine devoted to dog art past and present.


July 14, 2011

The Dog Obedience Training Club of Rochester NY (DOTCORNY) hosted a talk by Nancy on the book “There’s a Dog in the House”. __________________________________________________

June 28, 2011

Have you always dreamed of taking a vacation with just your dog at a place that focused activities around you AND your dog? A dog camp might be just the place and now Camp Unleashed announces a blog contest to win a full scholarship to a 4-day retreat at the CU location in Massachusetts. The deadline is July 15 so enter soon.


May 4, 2011

See the book at Book Expo May 24 – 26 at the Javits Center in New York City.


April 25,2011

Nancy will be doing a workshop on designing your home with your dog in mind at Camp Unleashed in Beckett, Massachusetts in September. Camp dates are Sept. 2-5, 2011.


March 21, 2011 – Dog Fancy Magazine

There’s a Dog in the House is featured in the May 2011 issue of Dog Fancy Magazine under the section PRACTICAL DOG – Pawturners. (pg 23)


January 30th -YNN Rochester

Our book and Nancy were featured on a news story on YNN Rochester (Time Warner Cable TV).


January 19th – BARK Blog

Home Design for Dogs was featured on the BARK Blog.


Happy New Year everyone!

Book Review

The first review of “There’s a Dog in the House” from Ranny Green at  The Seattle Kennel Club is now available.


December 19th

Cape Cod Book Signing

Nancy did a book signing in conjunction with an Open Studio Event for artist Andrea Petitto. Andrea is an accomplished painter of landscapes, people and dogs.


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