Product Reviews

Product Review: The Milano Collection Designer Dog Bowls and Food Mat

June 16, 2014
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A common joke within the dog fancy community is the tongue-in-cheek assertion that when we’re not looking, every leash we own is feverishly mating and reproducing inside tack boxes and while hanging on hooks. There is no other explanation for how it is that when most of us started out “in dogs,” we had a […]

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Product Review: The Dirty Dog Doormat

April 4, 2014
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Yesterday morning, I woke up to this: I shouldn’t have been surprised. Colorado’s complex geography of mountains, canyons, plains and valleys leads to complex climate, and residents have been known to experience a 75 degree day and a bitter snowstorm all in the same 24 hours. Put another way, there’s reason the state slogan is, “If you don’t like the weather, wait […]

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Product Reviews: The ScanMarker and Orapup: One You’ll Want RIGHT NOW, the Other, Not So Much

May 31, 2013
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Every so often, a product comes along that works so well it makes me want to shout, “Eureka!” from the rooftops. Because I do a fair amount of information entry for my work, I feel like I’ve been waiting for something like the Scanmarker all my working life. With this handy device, I can scan printed […]

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Square Wheels (Product Reviews)

April 30, 2013
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There was a time when I could keep eight plates spinning at the end of eight poles all at once while balancing a checkbook. Okay. I lie. I’ve never been able to balance a checkbook. As for the spinning plates thing, admittedly that’s a metaphor for being able to juggle a lot of things at the […]

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Yak

November 28, 2012
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I had thought my title to be pretty clever for a product review of a dog chew made from yak. You know, the long-haired bovine found throughout the Himalayan region of south Central Asia, the Tibetan Plateau, and parts of Mongolia and Russia? That yak? Who knew that in the end, “yak” would describe how my dogs […]

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Got Bait?

October 1, 2012
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I never do back-to-back product reviews, it makes for boring reading. That said, when I come across something that really works for me, I won’t waste time in getting the information to you. Most fanciers who show their dogs are in the throes of dog show season right now, and for those people whose dogs […]

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DogKnobit Reviews Moso Natural Air Purifying Bags

September 28, 2012
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I’m writing this from the grooming area of the Grand Valley dog show in Grand Junction, Colorado where I’m in town for a four day dog show weekend. I’m surrounded by a rich variety of purebred dogs, but some of my immediate neighbors are Newfoundlands, Samoyeds and their owners. It occurs to me that one […]

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DogKnobit Reviews the Kurgo Wander Pail

August 22, 2012
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The Product: The Kurgo Wander Pail What is it? The Kurgo Wander Pail is system of stainless steel nesting dog bowls topped off with handled screw-on lid that converts all the bowls into one convenient carrying case – a pail, if you will. The system comes in two different sizes, small and large, the size […]

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Inside Natura

May 26, 2012
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In a study released a few years ago, sociologists were startled to learn that people were more comfortable talking about their sex lives than they were about their finances. I wasn’t surprised at all. Sexually speaking, we are who we are; if we get “jazzed” by the feel of silk scarves, prefer one gender over […]

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