Kevin the Greyhound

What Do Dog People Have In Common?

A recent survey of 1,000 dog owners published in PR Newswire revealed some common threads among us. Here are eight of them: 1. 92% of dog owners say their dog is part of the family. 2. 73% let their dog up on the couch or other furniture. 3. 69% said their dog is their favorite member of their...
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How About a Dog Kiss?

Do you kiss your dog on the mouth? Do you kiss your dog more often than you kiss your significant other? According to a survey, 61% of dog owners kiss their dog on the mouth. Plus, 52% say they kiss their dog more often than they kiss their partner. Of course, if you see your squeeze kissing their...
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Men's Beards Have More Bacteria Than Dog Fur

Kevin the Greyhound licks garbage, dirt, plants and other dogs. But according to a study out of Switzerland, my beard has more bacteria than his fur. The researchers sampled men's beards and dogs' fur, and they found that 100% of the men had high microbial counts in their facial hair versus about...
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Today is National Dog Day

Someone once said, "Dogs are the partners of our souls." I couldn't agree more. If you're a dog-person, do something special with your friend-for-life today (8/26), National Dog Day. I'm taking Kevin the Greyhound to play some golf - weather permitting. https://www.nationaldogday.com/
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We Did It!

Honestly, I never thought this day would come. But it has. The St Louis Blues are Stanley Cup Champs! I saw my share of games at the Arena/Checkerdome, so I've been a Blues fan for a long time. It seemed as if the Blues were snake-bitten. The ultimate title was just out of their reach. It was,...
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What We Should All Do Today

Kevin the Greyhound has the right idea. We should all learn from it. Take some time to be outside today with clothing optional. Today's weather in the STL doesn't get much better!
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Your Dog's Personality Becomes More Like You

A new study from Michigan State University found that dogs' personalities change over time, and in a lot of cases, they actually take on some of the big personality traits of their owners. The researchers found that people who are outgoing (like me) had dogs that were more active and excitable (...
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See the Prank?

One of my SOHA neighbors got the April Fools Day treatment in the form of a BIG bucket tied to their bumper. Kevin and I had nothing to do with it.
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Your Dog Changes Over Time, and Becomes More Like You

A new study from Michigan State University found that dogs' personalities change over time, and in many cases, they actually take on the big personality traits of their owners. According to Daily Mail, the researchers were surprised by the results, who said, "We expected the dogs' personalities to...
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Kevin Is Ready For Spring

Kevin the Greyhound likes to keep his nose warm, but today he has taken it to a new level. If you're going to the Soulard Mardi Gras Parade Saturday, dress warmly. The temp will be in the 30s when the parade starts at 11am.
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