Tracie Laliberte Bailey, Ph.D. ABD has extensive knowledge and thirty-two years of love and experience in the professional field of dogs. A former breeder, trainer, exhibitor of show dogs, winner of Best Junior Handler at Westminster Kennel Club and Crufts Dog Show, she is currently working on a Doctorate of Philosophy about "dogs" at Salve Regina University. "I'm examining the human side of our relationship with the domesticated dog," she explains, "most people don't make the connection that Rover is actually a human-constructed technology which also offers an array of physical, psychological, and spiritual benefits." Tracie has instructed classes in Canine Communication, Holistic Approaches to the bond, and basic dog care with the Newport Learning Connection, Providence Learning Connection, and The Boston Learning Society. In addition, she is an active AKC judge, a speaker for civic and community groups, a former recipient of the Dog Writer's Educational Trust, has written for the AKC Gazette, Fido Friendly magazine and the Journal for the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. She is currently a dog columnist for the Sun Chronicle newspaper, Her column “Dog Pawse” was awarded the Arthur F. Jones award for excellence by the Association of Purebred Dog Writers in 2007. Tracie is still active in her family's full-service kennel and in addition to her professional writing, she works as an adjunct Professor at Rhode Island College and Fisher College.
Patch is a sweet 7 year old make Tri color Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. He is as sweet as the come. He is house trained, uses a doggie door, and sleeps in a kennel. He loves to play with other dogs, and has no issues with our cat. He seldom if ever barks, and just […]
This was daddy’s assistant’s dog. Please read and share this post to help make sure justice is achieved. Cookie, a Cavalier mix was beaten to death with a stick Monday May 11, 2015. According to a witness (a neighbor) she saw a person let him out of his back yard, and then chase him with […]