Product Reviews

We tested products for you to make sure you get an expert review. Dog Food, Treats, Dog Care Products, Health Care Products, Dog Accessories, Dog Beds and Pillows, Collars and Harnesses, Sports Gear and Travel Equipment. If you want Lilly to test your product, let us know!

Product Reviews
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 - […]

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 […]

The Adventures of Tintin – Movie Review

When I first heard about TINTIN, I thought the guy I was talking to mispronounced it and wanted to say “Rin Tin Tin.” I corrected him twice and he said, “NO, I mean Tintin“. I had no clue who Tintin was until I saw a giant Billboard in Studio City – Ahhhh! It’s Tim and […]

Review: Earth Heart's Guard Well Aromatherapy Mist

Product: Earth Heart Guard Well Aromatherapy Mist for Dogs What it does: All-natural Aromatherapy mist helps dogs find relief from environmental irritants. Manufacturer: Earth Heart Inc., Dundee, IL PackPeople Review: Since I’m volunteering at animal rescues I have found that some of the rescued dogs are scratching behind the ears and  the abdominal area. The kennel environment is very stressful […]

Interview with Holli Pfau, author of "Pure Gold" – and a chance to win a signed copy!

Holli Pfau, a truly gifted writer and avid golden retriever lover, recounts the joys, challenges, and rewards of sharing her life with six rescued golden retrievers, each with a distinct personality that offers genuine love. One by one, Holli introduces readers to these remarkable dogs, from the wise Nikki to the abused but loving and […]

Interview with Dogster's Top Dog Ted Rheingold – Helping Dogs and Cats Get Adopted Every Day

Massively popular Dogster (www.dogster.com) is a platform for dog lovers, an online community with over one million subscribers, 800,000 pet profiles and two million unique visitors every month. Dogster Inc., the creator of award-winning Dogster as well as its feline counterpart Catster (www.catster.com), offers knowledgeable and trustworthy resources, expert points of view and a vast […]

My Dog: An Unconditional Love Story – a film worth watching and sharing

Last May 16th, which marked my 45th birthday as well as Ringo’s 3rd (Why not? I asked myself), my sister gave me a DVD titled My Dog: An Unconditional Love Story. I am so glad she did. Have you all heard about this? The film was made a couple of years ago, and I’m typically […]

Dog food product reviews – Tested by: Samson, Lilly, Red and Ringo

This is part II of “Whole Foods” for Animals – Centinela Feed & Pet Supplies. Dog nutrition is a huge topic as well as a giant industry, and even choosing the right treat for your dog is as complicated as choosing the right dog food. I’m not a canine nutrition expert and I just write […]

"Whole Foods" for Animals – Centinela Feed & Pet Supplies

Centinela Food & Pet Supplies Website: http://www.centinelafeed.com Twitter: @CentinelaFeed Facebook: Centinela & Feed & Pet Supplies Sunday, 17th of July. After a nice Adoption event with Pacific Coast Dog Rescue dogs on Saturday which we held in front of a pet store, something I never experienced before, I decided to visit this store the next day […]

The Magic of Omega 3 fatty acids for dogs

Omega 3 fatty acids for dogs and cats. What are omega fatty acids? – Fatty acids are specific types of polyunsaturated fats. Two main classes that are of particular importance to our dogs are Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are found in fish and certain plants.  Fish oil, such as […]