November 28, 2015

Dog Lover? New to Sarasota?

If you are new to Sarasota, Florida and you are a dog lover, you have landed in exactly the right spot. is your source for all things dog with news and information about local dog informaiton.  Looking for a groomer, doggie daycare, or where to buy all natural dog food or a dog-friendly dining […]

Training Tuesday – Kids, Dogs and Holiday Celebrations (Part 2)

Kids, Dogs, and Holiday Celebrations (Part 2) by Andy Sands, Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant Hello Suncoast, and welcome back to Training Tuesday! Last week we began discussing silhouettes and the concept of removable parts, such as hats and sunglasses. Our dogs do not understand removable parts or ever-changing silhouettes the same way that […]

Gluten Free Dog Biscuits

While your kids are gearing up for Halloween, it’s a great time to think of something fun to have on-hand for your pups.  Hey, dogs deserve treats too right? We found this awesome recipe in Gluten Free Magazine – and our dogs loved them. Editor-in-Chief, Carol Kicinski of Simply Gluten Free developed this recipe for […]

Training Tuesday – Kids, Dogs, and Holiday Celebrations (Part 1)

Kids, Dogs, and Holiday Celebrations (Part 1) by Andy Sands, Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant Happy Fall Suncoast, and welcome back to Training Tuesday! It’s good to be back sharing some canine science with you, and helping you better understand our furry friends. It’s October, which means the holiday season is fast approaching. The […]

Beverly Hills Dog Grooms for a Cure in October

Across the country, the month of October is dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness.  One local Sarasota pet business marks this month with a commitment to finding a cure.  Beverly Hills Dog will donate a portion of every grooming fee during the month of October to the American Cancer Society in their quest for a cure. The Beverly […]

Breed Profile: West Highland White Terrier – Westie

West Highland White Terriers, or “Westies,” as they are affectionately called, are big dogs in little dogs’ bodies. Known for their silly antics, intelligence, and pure love for life, Westies make great companions for children, adults, and other pets. Physical Traits Size & Weight: Westies are small, hardy-looking terriers that typically stand at 10-11 inches […]

Recipe: Salmon Loaf for Dogs

We tried this great recipe for our dogs and they loved it! It’s quick, easy and you may very well have the ingredients in your pantry. Ingredients 1 16 ounce (450g) can of salmon in oil 1 cup plain breadcrumbs 1 egg – beaten 1 carrot – finely diced 1 stick celery – finely diced […]

Adoptable Dog: Snoopy seeks Charlie Brown or Lucy

Snoopy is just about 8 or 9 years old.  And unlike his famous namesake, Snoopy is a people dog!  He loves to sit on your lap, walk with you or be anywhere that you are.  He does especially well with children. From what the volunteers from Vintage Paws can tell, he has some inside manners […]

Help Stop The Retail Sale of Puppies in Sarasota

There is an important ordinance coming before the Sarasota Board of Commissioners on Monday September 21st.   The ordinance will prohibit retail pet stores from selling commercially bred puppies, cats and rabbits.   What does commercially bred mean?  Basically it’s farming.  But not in the Old MacDonald had a farm way.    It’s more factory […]

Pints for Paws SRQ – October 25, 2015

The next Pints For Paws SRQ event will be held at the Cock & Bull Pub at 975 Cattlemen Road on Sunday October 25th. This year’s Halloween fundraiser will benefit Vintage Paws Sanctuary and Satchel’s Last Resort, both are Sarasota-based nonprofit organizations. Tickets are on sale now!   From 3-6, dog lovers and their pups […]