Category Archives: Tracie Hotchner

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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What Kind of Music Does Your Dog Like?

  Research has shown that different types of music effect people differently: grunge music is associated with sadness and fatigue, while classical music tends to reduce stress. But how do dogs respond to music? Research published in Psychology Today magazine … Continue reading

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The Two Happiest Audience Members at the Dog Film Festival in Seattle

I’m just back from Seattle and the thrill of bringing the Dog Film Festival there, with a phenomenal turn out! Fully half the audience members had four legs and brought along their enthusiastic and appreciative humans! During the showings of … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Orlando and the Victims’ Pets Left Behind

I had not seen my old friend Donanne in Los Angeles for many years, so I was very happy to be headed there in the first week of June with the Dog Film Festival. With a grant from the Petco … Continue reading

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Are Labs Fatter than Other Dogs?

Are you one of those lucky people who shares his life with a loving Labrador Retriever – but you lament the chubbiness of your Lab because you know how unhealthy it is for a dog to gain weight? Have you … Continue reading

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