Archive for October, 2012

Honoring our Four-Legged Veterans

Honoring our Four-Legged Veterans

This is a study for what will eventually be a national monument saluting the dogs that have served our country. When it is completed sometime in 2013, the monument will reside at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, the spot where most of our nation’s military dogs are trained. The featured breeds are: Doberman [...]



Running Like Huskies

Running Like Huskies

Just as a sled dog team can cover long distances in great time, so too can our Microdry Pet leadership team. Two of our executives completed the Scotia Bank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 14th. Antony Pereira, our Global Controller, and Edin Mesic, our Chief Supply Chain Officer, set out under rainy skies at the [...]


Haunting Hounds

Haunting Hounds

The annual Halloween Dog Parade in New York City’s Tompkin’s Square Park took place this past Saturday. It’s an incredible display of creativity and canines that really is a must-see Halloween tradition in NYC. We certainly hope that these pups got treated to comfortable accommodations post-parade. Check out a great slide show of costumes here.


Pound Puppies

Pound Puppies

With about 53% of the canine population weighing in at obese levels, a cottage industry of dog exercise products is developing and growing fast. This treadmill caught our eye both for its good looks and a price tag that will certainly help wallets get skinnier. We’re still fans of encouraging people to get out and [...]


A Book With Bite

A Book With Bite

Famed Hollywood hound Uggie, star or at least the scene-stealer in the Academy Award-winning film The Artist, may have retired from cinema, but he’ll be back in the spotlight this coming Tuesday with the release of his biography. He evidently barked the text to his owner, who captures his adventures before the camera and behind [...]


The Dog’s Breakfast

The Dog's Breakfast

That’s what your dog might feel like if it skips breakfast. A recent study shows that just like people, dogs perform and behave better when they’ve had a good breakfast. So, if you have your pup out early for a pre-breakfast walk and they seem less focused, you might want to carry treats to help [...]



Halloween Hounds

Halloween Hounds

Martha Stewart has unleashed her latest ideas for canine costumes (and one feline one, too!) If you’re the crafty sort, start threading your needle and follow her instructions to outfit your dog for some four-legged trick or treating.