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 … [Read more...] about Member Ted Slupik’s book “Sophie…best friends are forever” benefits senior dogs
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 … [Read more...] about Musings of a DWAA Member: Writing the Good Fight
A number of years ago I finished an English Setter painting and wanted a professional critique on the anatomy of the subjects. As an Irish Setter person, it is important I hadn't painted an Irish Setter with spots. A well-respected breeder suggested … [Read more...] about No, I Don’t Do Cartoons!
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 … [Read more...] about National Dog Week and Will Judy