Posted March 15, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Skates? We don't need no stinking skates. Hockey sticks? We don't need no stinking hockey sticks.

Posted March 14, 2018 by Ron Callari

“7 dog years to 1 human year” is a misnomer. Yes, our dogs live shorter lives than humans, but the 7-to-1 correlation is far from being accurate. That ratio is just fuzzy math.

Posted March 13, 2018 by Ron Callari

Austin, long known for its iconic March event known globally as South By Southwest gives birth to a new Texan happening. Now, in its 30th year, SWSW will share the spotlight with DXDW [ aka Dog by DogWest ].

Posted March 13, 2018 by M Dee Dubroff

Meet Charlie, a two year-old yellow Labrador  Retriever hailing from Delaware County, Pennsylvania, trained to sniff out the chemicals that are used to manufacture electronics. She is sensitive to hidden flash drives, a favorite among many child predators who use them to hide photos and videos.

Posted March 12, 2018 by Ron Callari

A new venture fund for pet tech is being subsidized by Mars, the candy maker. Investing $100 million this new initiative aptly named the ‘Companion Fund’ is directed by Whistle, a GPS-based location firm [acquired by Mars in 2016] for $117 million.

Posted March 12, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

I love being a Girl Scout, but I'm not very good at it. I end up eating the cookies instead of selling them.

Posted March 11, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

"It's been a hard day's night and I've been working like a dog."

Posted March 10, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Hoot mon! I tell ye that I dread the arrival of International Bagpipe Day every year. It didn't used to be that way, but three years ago an old Scotsman mistook me for his pipes.