So You Want to be a Breeder?


by Phyllis A. Holst, MS, DVM For someone like myself who was never very good at drawing pictures, painting, or making figures out of clay, who never seemed to be able to catch on to music and could only sing a tune after hearing someone else sing it first—where is that creative outlet that we […]

Newfoundland Dog Facts – The Versatility of the Gentle Giants will Amaze You!


Do you have a Newfoundland Dog, or have you admired these stately giants at a dog show or dog park? A close friend of mine raises them, I have always been awed by their size and mellow disposition. So I decided to find out more about them from one of the most experienced breeder/exhibitors I […]

Getting a Puppy? Breeder or Rescue?


  Today it seems to be “politically correct” to obtain a dog or puppy only from a rescue or humane organization. However, one must keep in mind that many rescue dogs are placed there because of behavioral problems. While they can be rehabilitated, it takes a lot of time and effort and, with inexperienced new […]