August 2016


KoKoLati Leather: Custom Handmade Painted Collars

Right after high school, Mary Esposito became physically disabled and legally blind. Unsure what the future held, she started working with Riley, her service dog. To celebrate his graduation, she made him a leather collar — and KoKoLati Leather was born! Mary now makes gorgeous custom leather collars with fun painted designs ranging from waffles to pizza to flowers and more. We asked Mary about her creations, her business, and, of course, the adorable Riley! PLUS: Your chance to win a 100% custom leather pet tag!

Pooch Perks Review and Unboxing: August 2016

Disclaimer: Henry and I are monthly reviewers for Pooch Perks and receive a Pampered Pooch Box in exchange for our honest Pooch Perks Review. We are also affiliates and earn a small commission if you make a purchase through one of our links. We love Pooch Perks and only say what we really feel! 

Is your dog a world champion athlete? He or she will feel like one with this month’s Pooch Perks box, which is perfect for your gold medal winner in training! Check out our Pooch Perks review and, of course, take 10% off your order with exclusive code BROKEDOGBLOG!

Kaleen Wolfe Designs: Custom Pet Print Jewelry and More

Kaleen Wolfe works closely with her clients to create custom, one-of-a-kind jewelry. One of her specialties? Nose print and paw print jewelry! Her absolutely gorgeous work captures your furry loved one’s features for years to come. We interviewed Kaleen about her company (Kaleen Wolfe Designs), her family, and, of course, her dog Billy the Blastoff Bulldog! PLUS: Enter to win a Fine Silver Custom Paw Print and Fingerprint Asymmetrical Heart, a $197 value!

The Dapper Dog Box: A New Dog Subscription Box

Disclaimer: We were compensated in some form for this post. All opinions in the interview are The Dapper Dog Box’s. This post also contains affiliate links, which means we make a small percentage if you purchase through one.

The Dapper Dog Box is a new subscription box service that strives to bring high-quality dog products right to your door! The owner, Kerrie, started the company when she discovered that her own pup needs a special diet. We interview Kerrie and show you what’s in this month’s box! PLUS: Save 20% on your first order with code HENRY!

How To Bring Your Dog on the Subway

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. This post is written based on my personal experience with Henry; I am not a trainer, veterinarian, or lawyer. Please consult a professional with questions.

Having a car in New York City is expensive, not to mention a pain in the tush. When forced to travel with their dogs, many New Yorkers choose to take the subway. There is a right way and a wrong way to do this, however, especially if your dog stresses easily. Keep reading to learn how to bring your dog on the subway while following the law and assuring it’s an easy trip for you, your dog, and your fellow passengers. 

Pet Portraits and Design by Ink & Laurel

Disclaimer: I invited Sam to participate in a Small Business Spotlight in exchange for a Henry portrait. This post may contain affiliate links.

Ink & Laurel is a new Etsy store by Samantha Elias, an illustrator and designer based in California. She creates adorable pet portraits (in addition to couple portraits and beautiful letting), including one of our very own Henry! Check it out to see the entire finished portrait, learn more about Sam and her work, and score a discount on your own portrait!