20 01, 2017

The Facts—and State Inspection Reports—Behind Today’s Diana’s Grove Dog Rescue Story

By |January 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today, multiple media outlets in St. Louis, including the Post-Dispatch, reported that the Chesterfield Mall had canceled its agreement with a rescue group that was scheduled to open a new adoption center there this Saturday. More than 100 comments from dog lovers in the community were posted inside of about seven hours, expressing, mostly, confusion. [...]

1 05, 2016

Op-Ed: Why New York Lawmakers Should Evict the Westminster Dog Show

By |May 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Illustration created by Sharon Montrose for my op-ed. Copyright Albany Times-Union. Today, the Albany Times-Union published my op-ed urging New York state lawmakers to evict the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which is one of the biggest marketing assets for commercial-scale puppy farms nationwide. I'm sure that my friends who are responsible breeders [...]

22 02, 2016

Most Popular Dog in America? Not the Labrador. It’s Actually the Good Old American Mutt

By |February 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The American Kennel Club released its list today of the most-registered purebred dogs in America, and predictably, the mainstream media is once again getting the story wrong. Articles have already started popping up from serious news sources like the Miami Herald, whose headline reads---inaccurately---"Labrador Retrievers Still the Most Popular Dog in the U.S." AKC marketers have [...]

17 02, 2016

Barnes and Noble Gift Card Giveaway!

By |February 17th, 2016|The Dog Merchants book, The Dog Merchants giveaway, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exciting news! Pegasus Books, publisher of The Dog Merchants, has organized a fantastic giveaway for readers. If you pre-order The Dog Merchants before April 30, 2016, you can win a Barnes and Noble gift card. Two gift cards will be awarded, one for $100 and one for $50. The official announcement is below. You can pre-order The Dog Merchants through [...]

1 10, 2015

First Look At The Cover: The Dog Merchants Book

By |October 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New York City-based publisher Pegasus Books is putting the finishing touches on the manuscript for The Dog Merchants: Inside the Big Business of Breeders, Pet Stores, and Rescuers. The production process will continue as we get closer to the book’s May 2016 publication date, but today we can offer a sneak peek at the book’s cover [...]

1 08, 2015

Coming In 2016: The Dog Merchants

By |August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pegasus Books in New York City has acquired the rights to publish The Dog Merchants: Inside the Big Business of Breeders, Pet Stores, and Rescuers. The first edition of the book is expected to be available in May 2016. Check back here for our latest news and information as the publication date nears!