Kilo the Pug probably won't be winning any Barn Hunts, but he can still find hidden treats and has a much better sense of smell that me. In our original documentary film, Talent Hounds, we explored the many evolving talents of dogs and sense of smell was a big one. Depending on the breed, a dog's sense of smell may be approximately 10,000 to 100,000 times … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Smell COVID-19?
What a great opportunity to spoil your small dog this holiday season. Kilo the Pug is pretty excited. Get inspired and tempted by some of our gift ideas. A few of these gifts I received for free to try and this post includes affiliate links. I have only included things Kilo and I have or would like. Buying through my links does not cost you extra but I may get a small … [Read more...] about Best Gifts for Small Dogs in 2020
DOGTV is a 24/7 channel with programs scientifically developed for dogs to meet specific attributes of their sense of vision and hearing, and support their natural behavior patterns. It also has bonus content for pet parents. Out Talent Hounds documentary series was part of their line-up. Dogs and humans seemed to enjoy it. We have several friends working there. The DOGTV … [Read more...] about DOGTV Launches Programs on YouTube
I love spotting wildlife. I recently spent a few days filming animals at an amazing sanctuary in Muskoka for a new TV project. I am lucky enough to live close to several parks, the beautiful Evergreen Brickworks, and a system of ravines that run through Toronto. I have seen beaver, deer, squirrels, bees, turtles, fish, raccoons, bunnies, a skunk and lots of different birds. … [Read more...] about What to do if you see a Coyote while walking your dog.
I did extensive research for Talent Hounds, Kids' Pet Club and Dogs Make A Difference, and I saw scientific evidence of the physical and emotional benfits of looking at and interacting with dogs, especially during times of stress. They can cause a drop in anxiety and make us feel good so it makes sense to me that reading to virtual dogs could help children during the current … [Read more...] about How reading to dogs on ZOOM or YouTube could help children during the pandemic.