Contraband Sausages

From Customs and Border Protection: NEWARK, N.J. — An arriving passenger was ‘sniffed’ out by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection K-9 at Newark Liberty International Airport trying to import swine meat into the United States. On January 8, CBP … Continue reading

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Thank You, Happy Holidays, and See You Next Year!

What a year. I mean, where do I even begin? I think I’ll just keep it short and sweet and say Happy Holidays, and thank you. Thank you for being here, engaging, and allowing me to share pieces of my … Continue reading

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Pandemic Puppy Scam

Tips to avoid a scam: Never buy online. You want to see both the puppy and its parents up close and in person. Ask lots of questions of the breeder, and expect them to ask you questions, too. A reputable … Continue reading

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AKC Statement on Service Dog Air Travel Ruling

From The Dog Lady’s mailbag: The American Kennel Club™ (AKC), the largest purebred registry in the world and leading advocate for dogs, lauds the U.S. Department of Transportation [DOT] on the release of a final rule on travel by air … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas For Encouraging Learning and Creativity: Kiwi Co

This post is in partnership with KiwiCo. I am going to start this out by admitting to you guys that I usually feel irrationally overwhelmed trying to come up with good gift ideas for my kids. Like lie in bed at … Continue reading

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Bulldog History III: The Bulldogs of Northwestern Europe

The bulldog family as we understand now is a bit complicated. One of the harder distinctions in the literature is to come across distinctions between mastiff and bulldog, but it is very clear that by the late Middle Ages, there … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: Gifts for Kids Ages 4-10

My kids are almost 5 and almost 7, which means I am officially an expert on gift giving for preschool and elementary school aged children! Okay, so I’m not an expert at all. But I do have enough experience gift … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

July 4th, or American Independence Day, marks a time of joyous celebration across the country every year. This year celebrations will be different, and we expect many people will be hosting celebrations at home. While this is great fun for … Continue reading

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Chicken study complicates brain size and domestication assumptions

One of the issues I’m most careful with in looking at domestication literature is claims about brain size reduction. Brain size reduction from wolf to dog is a way more complex topic than some popularizers of science would have you … Continue reading

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THROUGH MONDAY: Save 40% In Our Black Friday Sale!

Our Black Friday sale ends Monday night! Black Friday shoppers: save 40% on everything in our PawZaar gift store with coupon code BLACKFRIDAY at checkout (or use this link to have the coupon added… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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