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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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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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The Livable Home

A Conversation with Amy McCawley The Livable Home Store Where can you find wonderful home furnishings selected specifically for your dog friendly home? The Livable Home Store. It’s an online home furnishings store conceived by interior designer Amy McCawley of … 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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Cover Dog Teddy

1994? – 2011 Teddy, the adorable little dog on both the front and back cover of “There’s a Dog in the House,” died last week from the affects of advanced kidney disease and congestive heart failure.  We estimate that he … Continue reading

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Design/Building Basics Part I

Selecting the right professional Before commencing any design project, whether it is building a new home or renovating an existing one, you must find appropriate professional advisors. The primary professionals are architects, interior designers and building contractors. One project may … Continue reading

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Lena’s Story

Post-Surgical Home Preparation (Watch a short video of Lena’s Recovery) In April 2009, our Doberman Lena had a dorsal laminectomy to reduce a severe spinal compression* in her neck. The surgery was done at Cornell University. The vets were surprised … Continue reading

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