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Lisa Begin-Kruysman

New Rescue Anthology from Major Publisher Features DWAA Members

Reprinted from Ruff Drafts, Fall 2018 On September 18th, Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, released a new rescue anthology titled Second-Chance Dogs: True Stories of the Dogs We Rescue and the Dogs Who…

Member News | October 3, 2018

Lisa Begin-Kruysman

Germinder + Associates named DWAA’s Agency of Record

Germinder Named Dog Writers Association of America Agency of Record Goodnewsforpets Will Be Third-Party Digital Platform (New York – June 20, 2017) – Germinder + Associates has been named agency of record for the esteemed Dog…

Uncategorized | June 21, 2017

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Lisa Begin-Kruysman

Member Ted Slupik’s book “Sophie…best friends are forever” benefits senior dogs

Congratulations to member Ted Slupik on the publication of his book “Sophie…best friends are forever.” It’s the story of Sophie, a rough coated Collie who was a certified therapy dog for over 12 years. The…

Uncategorized | May 3, 2017

Lisa Begin-Kruysman

Member Ted Slupik’s book “Sophie…best friends are forever” benefits senior dogs

Congratulations to member Ted Slupik on the publication of his book “Sophie…best friends are forever.” It’s the story of Sophie, a rough coated Collie who was a certified therapy dog for over 12 years. The…

Uncategorized | May 3, 2017

Lisa Begin-Kruysman

Musings of a DWAA Member: Writing the Good Fight

When someone asks me what I write about, I typically respond that I am a “dog writer,” meaning that most of what I write is centered on canines. But if you think about it, “dog…

Uncategorized | March 30, 2017

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Lisa Begin-Kruysman

National Dog Week and Will Judy

William Lewis Judy was instrumental in establishing the DWAA, an organization that paved the way for those who made a living writing about man’s best friend. The DWAA gave the profession of dog-writing the respect…

Standard | May 28, 2015