Monthly Archives: January 2016

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26 01, 2016

Video: The Queen Has Spoken

By |January 26th, 2016|The Dog Merchants videos|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/ILECF0FWMlk

25 01, 2016

Quiz: Can You Spot the Fake Dog Breed?

By |January 25th, 2016|Games and Quizzes|0 Comments

In The Dog Merchants, I write about a dog shelter in Costa Rica that had adopters who wanted purebreds while the shelter was full of mutts. So it renamed them with made-up breeds like Chubby-Tailed German Dobernauzers, Fire-Tailed Border Cockers and Alaskan Fluffyterriers. Adoptions shot up 1,400 percent, just because people had a "brand name" for each [...]

19 01, 2016

Video: The Smirking Yorkie

By |January 19th, 2016|The Dog Merchants videos|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/832HkiAkTmE

7 01, 2016

Video: The Curious Bulldog

By |January 7th, 2016|The Dog Merchants videos|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Xz9IwoII2A

7 01, 2016

The First Book Galleys are in the Mail

By |January 7th, 2016|The Dog Merchants book|0 Comments

It's an exciting time for The Dog Merchants book: The first of the galleys are going out this week for review by key media and journalists. (And the author commences substantial nail-biting!) Galleys are "unfinished proofs," meaning not quite the final version of the book. The publisher prints them in paperback with a cover that [...]