Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
The Barking Lot is a regular weekly feature of this just in…Written by my lovely wife, Jennifer and me. It opens with the weekend dog walking forecast followed by the main blog from dog lover, Jennifer. Then it’s DOGS IN THE NEWS and our close. Enjoy!
THE WEEKEND DOG-WALKING FORECAST: We grade the weather outlook for taking your pet outdoors.
TODAY: UPDATE: Scattered thunderstorms ending by noon. High of 73. Early morning hours until noon: "F" and after noon, decreasing cloudiness and warming temperatures: "B"
SUNDAY: Partly cloudy. High of 92. Too hot. Have the bowls of water ready. "B"
MONDAY: Scattered thunderstorms. High of 85. "B"
Here’s my lovely wife, Jennifer with this week’s main blog:
I’ve written many times about my fascination with
Combine my obsessions with dogs and Brits and what do you get? (Besides my wanting another English Springer Spaniel…) A great article about the Queen and her cast of corgis!
Country Life magazine interviewed the Queen’s kennelman at
Of course treating your dog royally isn’t close to being a Royal Dog. Naturally a blue-blood barker lives a much different life than any of our common canines… “When at
Still, if you would like to add a bit of across-the-Pond panache to your pooch you could consider naming your Lab “Gryffindor.” That might be more practical than getting one of those magnets.
Thank you, Jennifer!
Time now for DOGS IN THE NEWS, canines that made headlines the past week.
Cesar Millan column: Should microchipping be mandatory?
Astounding number of dogs sickened by jerky treats.
War dogs deserve honor, and homes on Memorial Day.
Dexter was rigged with explosives.
Quiet everyone! Dog court is in session.
Dog bites cost $$$. Dog owners, remember, you're part of the pack.
Do mean dogs = tough owners?
Police dogs compete.
Will this dog have its day?
Dog fur sweater cost woman a job.
OUCH! This vote hurt.
We actually blogged about this idea before it became reality.
There's help for a wussy dog.
How dogs see the world.
Doggy couch surfing?
We check into the Pooch Hotel.
He's no McGruff.
Her dogs are helping her raise her boy.
THAT’S IT FOR DOGS IN THE NEWS.
HERE’S OUR DOG PHOTO OF THE WEEK.