Kevin the Greyhound

Airedale Antics

Do I like to spoil Kevin the Greyhound? Yes, I do. I prefer to think of it as treating him well. So, I get all of his dog food, treats and supplies at Airedale Antics in downtown Maplewood. Like they say on their website, "Airedale Antics is proud to be your healthy pet paradise since 2002." We...
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One In Five People Admit They're Not a Good Kisser

According to a survey in National Today, 22% of respondents said they're an AMAZING kisser, 28% said "great"... and 32% said "good". But 16% said they're just "okay" at it, and 2% admitted to being a "horrible" kisser. The survey revealed the #1 thing that can ruin a kiss is bad breath, followed by...
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When I Say "Cookie"...

It works every time. When I say the word "cookie" in the presence of Kevin the Greyhound, he does a head tilt. It's as if he's saying, "Cookie? Yes, please!" He's the best dog ever. Really. Kevin is smart, sweet, and great with kids. And even though he's a former racer, a couple of walks a day is...
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Kevin Heard the Weather Forecast

Kevin the Greyhound heard about tonight's weather forecast featuring a low of 8 and below zero wind chills. So, he has decided to go into hibernation... with his toys! Please, bring your pets inside.
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Kevin's Christmas Coat

Kevin the Greyhound got a new coat for Christmas handmade by my wife Joan. It's corduroy with a soft flannel lining. Yes, we spoil our dog. But really, what's wrong with being warm? Greyhounds make greyt pets, and if you'd like to learn more about the adoption group where we found Kevin, check this...
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Greyhounds Make Greyt Pets

If you're thinking about adding a pet to your household this Christmas, consider a greyhound. About a year ago, my wife and I gave Long Lost Kevin a forever home and we couldn't be happier with him. Kevin is friendly, lazy, affectionate, clean, loving, trusting and good natured. We found him...
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Women Sleep Better With a Dog in Bed

A new study out of Canisius College published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution found that women sleep better when they're sharing their bed with a dog than they do when they share it with another person. The researchers said that women who shared their bed with their dog went to bed earlier,...
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Clementine's Creamery Wins Two Top Awards

Clementine's Naughty & Nice Creamery recently earned two major awards from the National Ice Cream Retailers Association Convention. Best New Vegan Flavor in the Non-Dairy Category went to Clementine's Chocolate Coconut Fudge. It's a vegan dark chocolate made with coconut milk. The First Place...
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Americans Spend A Lot Of Cabbage On Costumes For Pets

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend almost half a billion dollars on Halloween costumes for their pets. That's more than double what we spent on pet costumes in 2010. Marketwatch said the most popular costumes are pumpkin, hot dog and bumblebee. Most animal experts...
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Try To Get Some Sun Today

Not only does the sun feel nice today in the Lou, but it's supposed to rain tomorrow and be windy and turn colder Saturday. So, go make some vitamin D this afternoon. It'll feel good. Kevin the Greyhound thinks so!
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