Nancy Kerns

Editor-in-Chief

Whole Dog Journal Editor-in-Chief

Recent Stories From this Author

Want to Help Animals? There Are Many Ways You Can
January 11, 2019 It may be that when someone talks about volunteering to help animals in a shelter, that the average person imagines herself...

Lessons From the Camp Fire Aftermath
January 10, 2019 At the peak of the Camp Fire emergency, over 2,000 animals were in temporary shelters in a number of locations. This included...

Foster Puppy Update: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time
January 3, 2019 When I last told you about the puppies, I was at the U.C. Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) with the largest...

New Yearís Resolutions for Dog Caretakers
December 27, 2018 I had to check last yearís blog posts to see if I had published any New Yearís resolutions last year; I didnít, so I donít...

Thoughts from a UC Davis Veterinary Hospital Waiting Room
December 20, 2018 I am back at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital [VMTH] at UC Davis, just a week after my last visit. Last week, I was...

Frustration and Heartbreak on the Road to Saving Sick Puppies
December 13, 2018 I wasnít certain the pup would make it through the night, but she did. And while she had, as the vet put it, ďreduced...

Crate Reasoning
December 13, 2018 We have run many, many articles about crate training in the past 21 years of publishing WDJ. Though Iím sure at least one of...

Dog Accessories 2019: Best Dog Gear of the Year
December 13, 2018 The whole world is aware that we love to buy stuff for our pets; more than $70 billion was spent by U.S. owners on their pets...

Updates on Dog Food Recalls, the Camp Fire Aftermath, and My Sickly Foster Pups
December 6, 2018 In my neck of the woods, we still have a huge ongoing mess to sort out with trying to reunite animals with their people...

Camp Fire: More Notes from a Disaster Area
November 29, 2018 Tens of thousands of people and animals have been affected by the fire, and thousands of people are helping those displaced....