Nancy Kerns

Editor-in-Chief

Whole Dog Journal Editor-in-Chief

Recent Stories From this Author

Something for the pain, please!
August 16, 2017 A couple of weeks ago, I rented a room in the house where I have my office (editorial office of WDJ) to a super nice...

Different Strokes
August 9, 2017 I'm slowly making friends with my neighbors over my back fence. They moved into that house about seven years ago... but we...

Superzoo (or Any Pet Product Trade Show) IS a Super Zoo!
August 2, 2017 Last week, for the second year in a row, I attended the pet product industry trade show called Superzoo, held in recent years...

When a Difficult Event - Euthanasia - Is Made Far More Difficult
July 26, 2017 Euthanizing any pet is emotionally difficult. You know what's going on, and the pet doesn't; there is a lot of guilt around...

Dog Treats: Store-Bought or Homemade?
July 19, 2017 A friend just posted an article online about the launch of a brand-new pet treat manufacturing company in California - that...

How Many Dogs is the "Right" Number for You?
July 12, 2017 My son's dog - my granddog - just stayed with me for three weeks, while my athlete son was traveling for his sport. Cole, an...

How Did Your Dogs Handle the July 4th Fireworks?
July 6, 2017 My husband, who is not at all what I would call a dog person, nevertheless makes some uncannily good observations about dog...

The Fourth of July Is Not Always Happy for our Dogs
June 28, 2017 Warnings about pets and fireworks are so ubiquitous on social media today, that it seems like repeating the obvious to warn...

A Cautionary Tale - Please Learn From My Mistakes
June 21, 2017 Not quite a year ago, I told you about Ruby, a Cardigan Corgi I had fostered for my local shelter three years prior; she had...

Early Dog Memories
June 7, 2017 I once visited with a family friend whom I hadn't seen for more than 20 years, someone who had known my family and me since I...