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“Over the Rainbow” on pussycat organ

December 15, 2010


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Stem Cells help Marine dog who won Purple Heart to walk again

November 28, 2010



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Have you made a free Pawfun Pet Photo ecard yet? Try it!

November 12, 2010
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Benny and Harry’s Tug of War

September 21, 2010
Benny Bix Ochman Labradoodle and Harry the Airdale are buds since their puppy days. This morning they had a tug of war with Benny's new toy. Benny lost this round. Click photos to enlarge them. [gallery columns="2"]

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Ask Dr. Elliot: Should your vet be taking your pet’s blood pressure?

June 12, 2010
High and low blood pressure are potentially life-threatening medical problems, not just for humans, but also for our dogs and cats. Should your vet be taking your pet’s blood pressure during routine exams? We interviewed Benny Bix Ochman Labradoodle’s wonderful homeopathic veterinarian Dr Jill Elliot to find out.

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Through a Dog’s Eyes: a must-watch documentary from PBS

April 25, 2010
For 13 wonderful years before I had Benny Bix Ochman Labradoodle Puppy, I shared my life with a 92-lb Yellow Lab named Sam, short for King Samson, his pedigree name. He and I were a Delta Pet Partner team, visiting a New York City school where we met Naomi Boak and her Black Lab. Volunteering in that school, which we did for many years, was one of the most remarkable experiences of my life. Last week, I got an email from Naomi, who found me through a post I wrote for AdAge. She told me she has produced a PBS show called "Through a Dog's Eyes," about assistance dogs. I just watched this extraordinary documentary twice. I'll bet you'll want to do the same.


The show follows a handful of people as they journey through the heartwarming and often challenging process of receiving their service dogs from an organization called Canine Assistants.

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Researchers: Dog Slobber May Lead to a Canine – and Human – Cancer Cure

April 16, 2010
[caption id="attachment_2286" align="alignnone" width="200" caption="B.L. Ochman & Benny Bix"][/caption]Quick! Go kiss your dog! Your four-footed friend just might be the missing link to a cure for cancer in both canines and humans.

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BBC Seeks New Toto & Dorothy for Wizard of Oz Re-make

April 12, 2010


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Benny and the rabid Central park raccoon: our lucky day

January 5, 2010
Raccoons are nocturnal. But the other morning, while Benny was running around off-leash in Central Park when I suddenly saw a huge raccoon on the ground, at 8 a.m. The next thing I knew, Benny and the raccoon were nose to nose.

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Ceebrity Dog Bed from Stacks and Stacks is the cat’s pajamas

January 3, 2010


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