Must Love Dogs (and Comedy)

Comedian Jolie Dudley’s variety show, Must Love Dogs (and Comedy) is growing! Starting next year, the show is going from once a month to twice monthly. Must Love Dogs (and Comedy) takes place at Boris & Horton, New York City’s first dog-friendly cafe. As Jolie says, you and your pooch…

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Good Bye Bodhi

Photographs by Natalie Siebers and Basil Rodericks Bodhisattva Beasley-Sheer joined our family on June 26, 2012. You can only have one first dog, and Bodhi was mine. It’s not as if I hadn’t lived with dogs before. When I was in the first grade, we got Snoopy, and like any…

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Dog Events in New York City in November

Halloween has come and gone and now we’re looking toward Thanksgiving. Check out Urban Dog’s Calendar of Dog Events in New York City in November. This month there’s plenty to do at the Museum of the Dog and at Boris & Horton. Click through to the Urban Dog calendar for…

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UPDATED! Flying with Your Dog

Traveling with Dogs on Planes Before the Covid 19 pandemic hit, more than 400,000 animals in 2019 flew on domestic airlines in the United States. The bulk of those animals were dogs. Covid has changed some the rules of flying with animals, mostly in connection with international flights. You can…

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UPDATED! Juji the Giant Dog!

Juji the Giant Dog! Photographer Christopher Cline has created a fun series of photographs featuring him and his dog, Juji. I originally posted a story about him back in 2016. I recently noticed a spike in visits to the post. It got me thinking that I should give him a call to…

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Are Vizslas Good Apartment Dogs?

Photographs by Natalie Siebers Vizslas are famous for their beautiful rust-colored coats. They are medium-sized dogs, with males topping out at about 25 inches at the withers and weighing about 60 pounds; the females are a bit smaller.  They are affectionate, eager-to-please, “Velcro-dogs,” forming tight relationships with their owners. Vizsla…

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Salute to Search & Rescue Dogs Art Contest

The AKC Museum of the Dog has announced the winner of its Salute to Search & Rescue Dogs art contest:  Porkchop The Search Dog. Porkchop The Search Dog by Silvia Kim The illustration is a pen and marker piece by Sylvia Kim and honors Porkchop, an Australian Shepherd from California…

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Dazy Dog Orthopedic Memory Foam Dog Bed

Sponsored Content Recently the owners of Dazy Dog asked me to test out their orthopedic dog bed. They couldn’t have contacted me at a better time. Coincidentally our friend Sergio and his Good Girl Mila were in the market for a new bed. I thought: “Mila’s a big active dog!…

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Dog Events in New York City in August

The dog days of summer are here! But that doesn’t mean New York City is the dog-event doldrums. Check out Urban Dog’s calendar of Dog Events in New York City in August to find fun activities for you and your pooch. This month there are plenty of parties, fundraisers, and…

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Museum of the Dog

Now that New York is officially back open for business, so is the American Kennel Club’s Museum of the Dog. The AKC Museum of the Dog Clark and I went last week to check it out. It was my first visit back since before the pandemic and I have to…

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