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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!