Lilly Recommends

Lilly is a French Bulldog with excellent taste. She knows which books are worth reading, which videos and dvd’s are worth watching, which links are worth exploring and which pdf’s and information are worth sharing. Lilly is busy to list all her favorites to make your life easier in finding the right source. Books about dogs and cats, educational dvd’s, trainer tips, recipes for cooking, dog beds we like – everything dog and cat.

Lilly Recommends
Collar vs. Harness

The Competition Runs Neck-and-Neck. So I'm talking with fellow packpeople David and Yurda about pertinent blog topics and the age-old issue of leashing dogs with collars vs. harnesses comes up. Naturally, there is no easy way to answer this - there are arguments for both and I'll get into that in just a bit - […]

‘Original Sock Dogs’ made from scratch – Interview with the founder

I saw a link on a website which transferred me to another website and then another website. I lost track of what I was actual looking for, and somehow I ended up on http://www.sockdogs.com. This is one of the cutest hand crafted ideas I have seen this year. “Original Sock Dogs”… the name says it […]

Win a Monster! Needle-felted by Michiko from Japan

This month’s raffle item is looking for a new home. We’re giving away three of our newest needle-felted monsters from the Happy-Go-Lucky Vol. I line. These cute little creatures, hand crafted in Japan, are friendly, appear singly and in groups, and some are even made to join your keys as key holders. They come in […]

Has your dog gone Postal? Will no treat satisfy her/him?

We’ve just been let into a little secret from the people over at Postal Puppy. They are about to start shipping shiny new dog stuff to doorsteps every month. We’ve convinced them to share the contents of their first boxes with us: Natural dog treats, along with some organic dog treats (made with locally sourced […]

Dog food review – ‘Verve’ The Honest Kitchen

I mentioned earlier in our interview with The Honest Kitchen that I was going to try out their dehydrated dog food for Lilly and Red. We ordered our first box of 10 lbs. of ‘Verve’ on March 31st. We ordered online from the  shop of the producers and food makers, The Honest Kitchen, located in San Diego, CA. With our discount coupon code we paid  $68.19 (including $10 for […]

New documentary: Street Dogs of South Central – Interview with filmmakers [Audio]

Are you aware of the stray dog problem in Los Angeles? No? Well, approximately 30,000 dogs live on the streets of L.A. – some surrendered by their irresponsible owners, some dumped on the street, others never had a home. It’s an ongoing challenge for animal welfare groups, rescues and animal control services to reduce the number […]

Show Dog – Interview with author Josh Dean [Audio]

A Facebook post on packpeople’s fan page led me to this year’s American Kennel Club’s show results. Even though I’m not a huge fan of dog shows, I was interested to know more about the community. Breeders, proud handlers and overexcited owners get the ribbons with the highest rankings and strive to present the most beautiful and […]

Win a copy of 'Soldier Dogs' – Ringo's Raffle

Our March Giveaway is looking for a new owner! Fresh from the press and ready for release on Thursday, March 15, Soldier Dogs – The Untold Story of America’s Canine Heroes by Maria Goodavage is definitely a must read for every dog lover. These stories of soldier dogs contributing to military efforts, and the special bonds that […]

Book Review: Soldier Dogs by Maria Goodavage

Book: Soldier Dogs Author: Maria Goodavage Publisher: DUTTON, Penguin Group (USA) Inc. PackPeople review: “The cover looks awesome” said one of our friendly, dog-loving boys at the front desk while I was unwrapping Maria’s new book a few weeks ago. I agreed, the hardcover layout is great. Let’s see how the book is: You don’t […]

Which breed makes the best movie dogs? – The most famous movie dogs in history

Which breed is the best for a movie? Is there such a thing? I would say NO. If we think back and just follow the movie industry we can see that many dogs, of many different breeds, have successful careers in movies and television. It all depends on the dog. We’re located in Los Angeles, […]