Nancy Kerns

Editor-in-Chief

Whole Dog Journal Editor-in-Chief

Recent Stories From this Author

Camp Fire: Dispatch from a Disaster Area
November 15, 2018 By midday November 8, the “adopt the puppies” project was forgotten; all local media and social media was about evacuation,...

Some Dog Food Recalls Are More Critical Than Others; This One Is Critical
November 8, 2018 On November 2, the FDA announced a voluntary recall by Nutrisca pet food. Three sizes of a single variety of Nutrisca dry dog...

A Glut of Puppies at My Local Shelter
November 1, 2018 The shelter broke up this litter of 10 into two groups, and altered the four largest, healthiest puppies first; this happened...

Coming Home to My Dogs
October 24, 2018 Like most dog owners, my dogs top the list of things I have to deal with when I come home from a trip. I was away from home...

The Best Wet Dog Food: How to Find It, Where to Look
October 19, 2018 There are eight things required by law on a canned dog food label. The front label must contain the brand and product name,...

Pat Miller Honored with APDT’s Lifetime Achievement Award
October 18, 2018 I felt strongly compelled to make the journey to Memphis to see Pat honored in this way, because she’s been extremely...

Hiking with Dogs is Balm for the Soul
October 17, 2018 I offer my friends the only remedy that has never failed me: I tell them to go take a hike! But they need to bring their dogs,...

Whole Dog Journal's 2018 Approved Wet Dog Food List
October 17, 2018 Some of our readers are disappointed that we don’t rank-order foods. There are a couple of reasons for this. The most...

National Association of Professional Petsitters
October 11, 2018 The “professional” dog walkers have all but taken over all of the dog parks in the area, too – so much so that many of the...

Any Bright Ideas for Encouraging Spay/Neuter?
October 4, 2018 I live in a low-income rural town in a low-income rural county in far northern California. It’s only about three hours from...