Tag Archives: Dog

Dog Play Rooms

The official start of Winter is rapidly approaching and soon many of us in colder areas of the world will be spending more time indoors. No matter where you live if it’s too cold, hot or wet outside, an indoor … Continue reading

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Respect Your Dog’s Needs

What does your dog need? It’s very tempting to create “cool” design solutions in our home that make it easier to hide unsightly items or because they use “wasted space”. One good example of this is a trend to place … 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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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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Finalist

There’s a Dog in the House was selected as a finalist for the Alliance of Purebred Dog Writers (APDW) Arthur Awards in the non-fiction category.  

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Do-it-Yourself and Do it for Your Dog

It’s nice to see that people are interested in making things for their dogs. There’s plenty of free info available on the Internet about how to make homemade dog food, dog treats, and dog toys. And if you are into … Continue reading

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Indoor Dog Toilets

Temporary Solutions There may be a point in your dog’s life when it is necessary for him to temporarily eliminate indoors. Illness, injury, surgery, and old age all qualify as good reasons for allowing a dog to eliminate indoors. Most … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Camp

Knowing your Dog Over Labor Day weekend I gave a presentation on “Living With Dogs” based on my recently published book “There’s a Dog in the House” at Camp Unleashed in Becket, Massachusetts. It was my fourth Camp Unleashed. I … Continue reading

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Product Testing the Doberman Way

What the Dobermans taught me about design…… My first Doberman was a Christmas gift from a boyfriend. She was the best gift I have ever received. Everything about that puppy went against all the dog experts’ advice: never give a … Continue reading

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Kiddie Locks aren’t just for Kids!

What Teddy taught me about design (Part 1)…. Teddy’s Great Escape _________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ It was a beautiful day in September 2004 when Teddy and I arrived at the inaugural Camp Unleashed at a boys’ camp on the shore of the … Continue reading

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