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 young 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: After an evening low of 45, partly cloudy today. North winds at 12 mph. High of 61. "D"
SUNDAY: Sunny. High of 62. The normal high is 70. "D"
Here’s my lovely wife, Jennifer with this week’s main blog:
I realize that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I wouldn’t have it any other way and I am very happy to support any awareness efforts that I can. It should take front-and-center stage. However, there IS another focus of October’s awareness efforts.
October is Adopt-A-Dog month, From a shelter. S-H-E-L-T-E-R. That means don’t pay $800 + to own a four-legged friend. It means when you are driving down
All my loyal readers of The Barking Lot know that I advocate the adoption of shelter dogs over PURCHASING a dog to be a part of your family. I have said many times that there are great things about owning a pedigree dog. There are many reasons to support a pedigree of a particular breed. That is what the AKC and
So, dog lovers, please remember that there are also a lot of pups out there that need your love and attention. October is a wonderful time to recognize that. Especially in our current dire economy when so many dogs are simply abandoned due to the fact that their owners can no longer care for them.
Death of dog in Arkansas causes controversy.
Man goes to jail. He put a condom on a dog.
Pup dies during routine nail clipping.
Dog frees murder suspect.
Her boss's dog bit her. She sued. She was fired.
A man who had his dog microchipped before it was stolen cannot be told of its location because of data protection laws.
Don't ever complain you have too much zucchini.
Read: The dog that unleashes pet therapy for seniors.
Good grief. Not only are you fat. So's your dog.
Your dog barks too long? We're talkin' a big fine.
Is a dog dangerous? Kids can't tell.
Michael Vick gets the start for Philly this week. His dogs, BTW, are doing very well. MORE.
Sometimes, the bomb dogs don't get it right.
Kids who own dogs are more active,
I need help. My spouse prefers our dog to me.
OK, watch this on TV Sunday night, but you'll cry.
That's it for this week's installment of The Barking Lot.
We close as we always do, with our closing video.
A paralyzed dog in a wheelchair climbs Mount Washington.
Good stuff, Please watch.