Category Archives: dogs

Mitt Romney: Dogged by that pet on the roof

So how did the story of Mitt Romney’s dog go from being an asterisk in this campaign to one of the hottest stories in American political journalism? The tale of Seamus, the Irish setter, is hardly new. On June 27, … Continue reading

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Superbowl ad competition: The dogs lap the field

Forget the sexy women, the body paint, the ripped guy, the violence, the exploding people around the campfire. Only two ads in the first half of today’s Super Bowl were worth the time of day.  You know, the ones with … Continue reading

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Love traveling with your dog? Visit Bar Harbor, Maine

BAR HARBOR, Maine — Dogs aren’t just welcome at Bark Harbor, the Main Street dog boutique in this coastal town at the gateway of Acadia National Park. Their owners are greeted with a full-page, double-sided printout of “places to dine … Continue reading

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Buddy can you spare a dime?

LEXINGTON, Mass. — Our 2-year-old golden retriever Murphy inhales everything. On our 30-minute morning walks, he’ll drag fallen branches up the block. I’ve wrestled bottle caps, napkins and plastic bags from his clenched teeth.  This morning we had a standoff … Continue reading

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Who needs bling when you've got tennis balls?

You’ve seen them at the beach, usually dumpy-looking, older men  with what looks like flying saucers at the end of long poles.  Their devices are metal detectors and their goal is to find a hidden treasure left behind in the … Continue reading

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