Misc

Research indicates the most successful training for dogs incorporates a food or toy/play reward. Most dogs are food motivated but some would rather play with a tug toy or ball. Both can be positive rewards.

Man reading book at home in living room

With so many aspects of life on hold right now, those of us who love to travel must find another way to scratch that itch. I have found that one of the best ways to do this is through a book.

Golden retriever laying in the snow

“I’m not a photographer, I just enjoy taking photos when the opportunity arises,” says Samu Miller, who received second place for his submission titled Her Favorite Season, in the Pets category for Woodbury Magazine’s annual photo contest. 

Dog ready for the snow.

When we make New Year resolutions for ourselves, it is an opportunity to include our dogs. If you want to get more exercise you can take your dog on a walk. If you want more quiet time, there is doggie yoga and meditation.

A dog looks up at their owner with Christmas gifts in the background.

Give your dog their own gifts to keep yours safe.

Jason Wheeler at Dart Escape, his Nerf gun arena and virutal reality playground.

Dart Escape offers a Nerf gun arena for kids and adults, as well as around 50 virtual reality games.

A grief care package from Beyond Words Co.

Beyond Words Co. allows people to send care- and healing-themed care packages to loved ones who are experiencing loss or grief.

Try these tips to see a real impact on your monthly savings.

Eric Galler stands next to a statue of a leopard.

Woodbury’s Eric Galler wants to share the hows and whys of early retirement.

Ron Hawkins and turtle

On a cloudy and windy day, Woodbury paramedic Ron Hawkins spent time at the Lions Veterans Memorial.


“It was the day before Memorial Day, and I was enjoying the beautiful memorial by myself until I noticed the turtle appreciating the area as well,” Hawkins says.

Swaddle to Waddle subscription service offers support to parents  with young children

As much as parenting young children is rewarding and joyful, it can also at times be overwhelming.

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