Category Archives: dogs

The Westminster Peep Show

Every year, the Washington Post hosts its annual Peeps Diorama contest. It’s our favorite magazine spread of the year. We’ll never be as over-the-top as some of our favorite entries (which seem to be wired with electricity) but the kids … Continue reading

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How to Behave at a Dog Show: Live and In Person

I was in New York for a quick family visit last weekend. We celebrated a birthday and ate about a zillion bagels and duck soup with home-made noodles. We also headed out in 2-degree weather (“coldest day in New York … Continue reading

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Nine Good Books About Dogs (Also: Nine Books About Good Dogs)

I’m so excited to have HOW TO BEHAVE AT A DOG SHOW join the other established dog/pet books out in the world – especially as we gear up for The National Dog Show and then Westminster. This week, I’m taking a … Continue reading

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Book Trailer: How to Behave at a Dog Show!

Showing off the new book trailer for HOW TO BEHAVE AT A DOG SHOW with thanks to Kid 1 (who made it), Kid 2 (caption help), my friends (for providing pet pictures) and True Talent (those lovely dogs and cats … Continue reading

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Wanted: A few good pets

In How to Behave at a Dog Show, Julia and Charles learn that their dog, Rexie, is not exactly best-in-show material. But he’s best at lots of other things. We’re betting your pet is best at something, too. Something quirky. Something … Continue reading

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