Jen ReederUncategorized0 Comments

We are so grateful to Lea-Ann Germinder and her team at Germinder & Associates for handling DWAA’s publicity! They’ve already secured two new special awards for our annual writing contest! The Ceva Heartworm Prevention Award Sponsored by Ceva Animal Health, this award is for the best article that educates the public about the heartworm awareness and prevention tips. The winner … Read More

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

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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 nonfiction book starts with the bonds forged between Slupik and his beloved dog on Sept. 11, 2001. “Sophie” has garnered positive reviews in publications like … Read More

Musings of a DWAA Member: Writing the Good Fight

Lisa Begin-KruysmanUncategorized2 Comments

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 writing” encompasses a subject with a scope that is wide and diverse, one that includes works of nonfiction: reference books, books about obedience training, breeding, … Read More

National Dog Week and Will Judy

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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 it deserved. He also published Dog World Magazine for four incredible decades and established the venerable National Dog Week Movement. A consummate dog-enthusiast and expert, … Read More