Dog Bites & Kid Safety: 9 Tips to Prevent Dog Bites (and Keep Dogs Safe, Too!)

In March 2011, I served as an expert witness in a dog bite case in which a child was mauled, and the child’s grandmother who owned the home where the┬áPit Bull mix lived was prosecuted as responsible. I learned a … Continue reading

ARE YOU AUDACIOUS? JOIN AMY’S STREET TEAM!

JOIN AMY’S STREET TEAM OF AUDACIOUS ALLIES! In the words of Velma Kelly (from “Chicago”), “I can’t do it alone!” Actually, authors have very little to do with attaining success. READERS create author success by reading/liking the books, posting positive … Continue reading

Feeding the Muse: Roses, Armadillos & Publishing

How do you feed your muse? I’ve been head-down busy these days playing catch up on all the writer-icity that had been put on a back burner for far too long. My muse is hungry, screaming for attention, like an … Continue reading

#Puppies Book & Article Winners at #Dogs Writers Association Banquet!

The Dog Writers Association of America banquet was held last night in New York City. It’s traditionally held the night before Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and I’ve had the great joy and honor to attend both events several times. … Continue reading

#Blizzard Hazards and Carbon Monoxide Danger

There’s a major disconnect for me today–while much of the East is dealing with the 2015 Blizzard, here in N. Texas our forecast is for a 70-degree sunny day. But that’s predicted to change very soon, and Magical-Dawg can’t wait. … Continue reading