Author Archives: Tracie Hotchner

Dieting on the Buddy System- Losing Weight with Your Dog

You know how much better it is to embark on a project with a friend? Especially a task that isn’t so much fun – like cleaning out your basement…or going on a diet?! I had a light bulb moment when … Continue reading

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Worried About a Positive Test for Lyme Disease?

Hang on! Wait! Just because your dog tests positive for Lyme disease in the vet’s office does NOT mean you need to treat with antibiotics! My sister and two friends of mine recently took their dogs to their vets for … Continue reading

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When Your Fur Kids Reject Your Cooking

Now I know how moms of human children feel when they make lovely nutritious food, which the kids leave on their plates. Such has become my predicament. Along with their Halo kibble my girls Maisie and Wanda get two scoops … Continue reading

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Sia and Me and the Dog Film Festival

This past weekend, the Sunday New York Times Arts & Leisure section ran a big piece about the singer/songwriter Sia, and her compelling integration of dancers into her videos and performances, as she embarks on a huge national and international tour with … Continue reading

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Halo Mix n’ More Topper Treats for Shutter-Bug Festival Film-goers

With the help of our Founding (and ongoing) Sponsor, Halo Pets, we’re traveling the country with a grant from the Petco Foundation so more people can experience the film programs that celebrate the remarkable bond between dogs and their people. … Continue reading

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