Monthly Archives: April 2016

30 04, 2016

An Open Letter to Amy Jesse and the Humane Society of the United States

By |April 30th, 2016|The Dog Merchants book|2 Comments

On April 19, New Jersey's Bergen Record published an op-ed I wrote about a proposed law that would require all pet stores statewide to do business only with rescuers, and not with breeders. It is a piece of legislation crafted in close cooperation with the Humane Society of the United States, which has lobbied for similar [...]

28 04, 2016

Second Excerpt from ‘The Dog Merchants’ Book: Inside the Hunte Corporation

By |April 28th, 2016|The Dog Merchants book|0 Comments just published the second excerpt from The Dog Merchants book. It's the first 1,000 words or so of the chapter about the Hunte Corporation. Many dog lovers have never heard of Hunte, but it is a big part of filling the demand for purebred dogs in America. Hunte is a middleman that, depending on [...]

26 04, 2016

Book Signings Start This Weekend!

By |April 26th, 2016|The Dog Merchants book, The Dog Merchants events|0 Comments

I'm excited to be starting the book signings for The Dog Merchants this weekend in my home state of New Jersey! Some of our events will even be in conjunction with local rescue groups, so you can meet great pups who need homes. See our events page for all upcoming dates and locations, or check [...]

23 04, 2016

The Dog Merchants on Seattle’s The Dog Show with Julie Forbes

By |April 23rd, 2016|The Dog Merchants radio|0 Comments

This hour-long interview on The Dog Show with Julie Forbes aired live last week on Seattle's KKNW. It was a fantastic conversation with a knowledgeable host who had read The Dog Merchants book and really wanted to dig into the issues affecting all of our beloved dogs, in the purebred and rescue worlds alike. You [...]

19 04, 2016

New Video: The Blue-Eyed Mutt

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

More great reviews are coming in for "The Dog Merchants" book! This fun new video full of happy dogs shows some of my favorites. Enjoy!

8 04, 2016

The First Published Excerpt from “The Dog Merchants” Book

By |April 8th, 2016|The Dog Merchants book|0 Comments

The spring issue of The Bark (on sale now!) includes a fantastic, nine-page feature that is excerpted from The Dog Merchants book. It's the first excerpt to be published ahead of the book becoming available to the public on May 2. That excerpted article just came online. You can read it in full by going to this [...]