Blog Category: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News


Store Owner Eats Pet Food for 30 Days

Date Posted: 07/08/2014
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Pets, Food, Dogs, Treats,

Educating the public about ingredients in pet food comes naturally to my pal Dorothy Hunter. She is the owner of Paw's Natural Pet Emporium in Washington state.



Old Dog in a Locket

Date Posted: 06/30/2014
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dogs, Rainbow Bridge, love

Here's a poem called "Old Dog in a Locket" that the folks at Loyal and True in Anderson, Indiana gave me in the days following Zoe's passing. It explains the clips of Zoe's fur that were returned to me with her ashes.



Remembering Zoe. A true legend.

Date Posted: 04/24/2014
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: pets, mourning, grief, dogs, puppies, love

Beautiful poem on a day I am remembering my sweet Zoe.



Zoe Quirk February 25, 2000 - April 17, 2014

Date Posted: 04/18/2014
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Zoe, rainbow bridge, mourning pets

It is with great sadness and a very heavy heart that we tell you Zoe has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. She was the inspiration for Scout & Zoe's.



Does My Dog have Allergies?

Date Posted: 03/28/2014
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dogs, allergies, puppies, grain-free, gluten, itch

It seems like lately all the latest diet trends are featured around allergies. Gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, were seeing new labels pop-up on food everywhere.



Zoe's 14th Birthday!

Date Posted: 02/26/2014
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: birthday, senior dog,

Zoe's 14th birthday was February 25. Admiring her over the course of the day, I thought I'd write a bit about what she has taught me.



Shiner LOVES Scout & Zoe's!

Date Posted: 02/21/2014
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: antler chews, natural dog chews, dogs, antlers

The reviews are in. We think she loves it!



Throw Back Thursday with Fun in the Snow!

Date Posted: 02/20/2014
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Scout, snow, dogs, antler chews, puppies

Here in the Midwest where we live, it has been a frigid and brutal winter. Polar vortexes and tons of snow have really put a damper on our winter fun.





SitStay.com Announces Product & Brand Awards

Date Posted: 11/27/2013
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: safe treats, natural dog chews, dogs, dog health

SitStay.com announced the winners of their annual product and brand awards yesterday. We are honored to be included in this year's recipients!



Women in Biz Profile in the IBJ!

Date Posted: 07/06/2013
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dog chews, entrepreneur, natural treats, dogs

Last week the Indianapolis Business Journal came out and interviewed the Momster. As her fur kids, we are certainly proud of her and love her to pieces!



Scout & Zoe's on Charlotte Today!

Date Posted: 04/18/2013
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: made in America, pet treats, chicken jerky, antler

Scout & Zoe's products were on the Made in America Pet Products segment on Charlotte Today this week.



Dog Does Amazing Tricks for Scout & Zoe's Treats

Date Posted: 04/12/2013
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dog treats, allergy free chews, natural dog chews

Plaxico, the world-famous dog (okay....almost as famous as Scout and Zoe!) can do some pretty good standard tricks.



Guy Eats Pine Cone for Scout & Zoe's!

Date Posted: 04/10/2013
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: natural chews, dogs, antlers, antler dog chews

Way back in March of 2011, the I Wear Your Shirt guys and gals wore our shirts for a day.



Scout & Zoe's Week at I Wear Your Shirt!

Date Posted: 04/08/2013
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: treats, dogs, chicken jerky, natural dog chews

Jason (Sadler) Headsetsdotcom and his crew are wearing our shirts again. Those wacky guys are donning our shirts and spreading our message about our yummy chews and treats to the world's most deserving dogs!



We are on Fox & Friends!

Date Posted: 03/25/2013
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: pets, dogs, treats, jerky, wellness,

Did you catch us on Fox & Friends on Saturday?



Scout & Zoe's on Fox & Friends in NYC!

Date Posted: 03/19/2013
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dog treats, antler chews, pet wellness, jerky

Saturday, March 23, our products will be featured in a segment on Fox & Friends in New York City!



Zoe turns 13 years old!

Date Posted: 03/12/2013
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Zoe, dogs, birthdays, dog birthdays, chews, treats

My how time has flown. Thirteen years have zipped by in the blink of an eye.

I remember when we brought Zoe home for the first time. She had picked us out, deciding she loved Steve's shoelaces and we drove her home.



Great treats you can trust!

Date Posted: 03/08/2013
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: chicken jerky, dog treats, safe treats, USA treats

Finding safe, nutritious alternative treats for your pet is getting a lot easier, with the announcement of new chicken jerky and sweet potato treats from Scout & Zoes.



Chicken Jerky! Yummmm

Date Posted: 02/11/2013
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: chicken jerky, dog treats, Scout & Zoe, dogs, pups

Our newest product is made right here in Indiana so you know it is safe for your furry pals!



The Momster is Writing for Doggy Woof!

Date Posted: 12/28/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: doggy loot, probiotics, dog health, intestinal

Did you know that the Momster is a regular contributor (writer) to Doggy Woof, the blog portion of Doggy Loot? Yep and we are pretty proud of that!





I Wear Your Shirt and Scout & Zoe's

Date Posted: 12/16/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: USA Today, dogs, tshirts, Jason Sadler

This is more of a shout out to our pal Jason Sadler of I Wear Your Shirt (iwearyourshirt.com). He was recently in the news for selling his last name to the highest bidder.



Heroes of 9/11

Date Posted: 09/11/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: 9/11, working dogs, search and rescue

Today is the anniversary of the tragedy in New York City. You, like many, remember where you were and what you were doing when our world changed in an instant. Many were lost due to the horrific acts of this day from 2001. Many rushed in to assist and find any survivors.

Those rushing in were not



Hey John Rich!

Date Posted: 08/29/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: John Rich, country music, dogs, chews, Hoosier Pak

Hey John Rich! We will be in the audience at Hoosier Park on Sunday, September 2 for your concert. Hoosier Park is in the town where we live.



We did it! THANK YOU!

Date Posted: 06/28/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Mission Small Business, Dog Chews, Dogs, Natural

With your help, we did it! THANK YOU! We reached our goal of 250 votes in the Chase / Living Social Mission: Small Business challenge.



Animal Allergist Loves Scout & Zoe's Chews

Date Posted: 06/15/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: antler chews, Nancy Schenck

We met Dr. Nancy Schenck at the 2012 Indy Winter Classic dog show in Indianapolis earlier this year. Dr. Nancy is a wonderful person and is rocking the doggie wellness and allergy world in Terre Haute at her practice, Petcare Animal Hospital.



Scout's Comments on the Chase Grant

Date Posted: 06/15/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Chase, Living Social, Dogs, Antler Chews

Today Scout wanted to ask you to vote for us in the Mission: Small Business grant from Chase and Living Social. We need 250 votes by June 30, 2012 to qualify as a finalist for a grant of $250,000!



Vote for Scout & Zoe's!

Date Posted: 06/13/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Living Social, dogs, votes, Mission Small Business

You can help us and it is really, really easy. All you have to do it vote.

We are in the running for a grant from Chase and Living Social. It is called Mission: Small Business. If we gather 250 votes by June 30, 2012, we will be in the finals to receive a grant from Chase and Living Social for $



Antler Chew Company Strikes It Rich

Date Posted: 05/30/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: John Rich, Antler dog chews, Natural dog chews

As the saying goes, every dog has his day. But the key to turning it into something really special can mean being ready to sink your teeth into something and refusing to let go.

Opportunity knocked for Scout & Zoe's Natural Antler Chews recently when founder and owner Cindy Dunston Quirk attended



Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick

Date Posted: 04/17/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: natural dog chews, antler chews, Scout & Zoe's

Last weekend Gerry Dick, host of Inside Indiana Business, invited the Momster to the set of the show to chat.



State Presents Scout & Zoe's with EDGE Award

Date Posted: 04/12/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: antler dog chews, natural antler dog chews, dogs

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman will join business leaders from across the state this afternoon to present 18 companies with the Indiana Small Business Development Center Network's Economic Development through Growth and Entrepreneurship (EDGE) Awards during a Statehouse ceremony.



Zoe's 12th Birthday!

Date Posted: 03/02/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: scout & Zoe's, natural dog chews, antler dog chews

On February 25, 2012, Zoe turned 12 years old. Hard to believe so much time has passed. It has been a fabulous journey with this sweet girl.



The Momster on the Dogs Love Running Podcast!

Date Posted: 02/26/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: natural dog chews, antler chews, dog walking

The Momster was interviewed by Dogs Love Running!



Happy Valen-paw's Day

Date Posted: 02/14/2012
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: natural dog chews, valentines, antler chews, dogs

Happy Valen-paw's Day to all our pals!



Cold Weather Tips for Your Dog

Date Posted: 12/27/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dogs, cold weather, puppies, safe pets, dog chews

Keeping your pals safe year round is pretty important but when the weather gets cold, you need to take extra precautions. Winter is quickly approaching along with freezing temperatures in many parts of the country. Now is the time to protect your dog from the elements and colder weather.



In Honor of Veteran's Day

Date Posted: 11/12/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dogs, antler chews, veterans day, puppies, soldier

A furry welcome home from man's and woman's best friends.



Dogs Break World Record!

Date Posted: 09/16/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dogs jumping rope, natural antler chews, dogs

Friday Fun! It has finally happened! Thirteen dogs break the world record for jumping rope all at the same time!



The Dogs of 9/11

Date Posted: 09/11/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: 9/11, dogs, heros, antler dog chews, Scout & Zoe's

No doubt about it. Our lives all changed ten years ago today.



BellaBearLucy LOVES Scout & Zoe's!

Date Posted: 08/30/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: antler dog chews, natural antler dog chews, dogs

The reviews of Scout & Zoe's Natural Antler Dog Chews are in .....Newf tested; Newf approved!



Scout's Birthday

Date Posted: 06/12/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Scout & Zoe's, antler dog chews, birthday

This Wednesday, June 15, Scout turns three years old.



Target, Exceptional Canine

Date Posted: 06/01/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Target, antler chews, Target from Afghanistan

Today, we honor and remember Target. A war hero and certainly an angel who must not be forgotten.



Dreaming Kitten

Date Posted: 05/27/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dreaming kitten, scout & zoe's, animal video

Something cute for a holiday weekend...



The Pongo Fund Feeds Hungry Dogs

Date Posted: 05/11/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Pongo Fund, Scout & Zoe's, hungry dogs, rescues

Listen up Scout & Zoe's pals.....The Pongo Fund wants to feed hungry animals that are not as fortunate as we all are. It's not a good life to walk around wondering what you are going to eat or not knowing when your next meal will be.



Doggies on the Mend

Date Posted: 04/13/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dogs, antler chews, Scout & Zoe's,natural, organic

This is my long way of saying, it is hard to appreciate the health of ourselves and our pets when everyone is okay. With the onset of injuries, surgery or any unexpected health issue comes the separation of time and energy to the healing process.



Dogs Deserve Better!

Date Posted: 03/28/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dogs, dog chews, Scout & Zoe's, Moses, Patrick

Twice this past weekend I learned of dogs that have been mistreated and starved by the people who were supposed to be caring for them. I wish someone could explain this to me because this just totally escapes me. I can't understand why anyone, ANYONE would do this to a dog or any living creature.



It's Scout & Zoe's Day in Indianapolis!

Date Posted: 03/23/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Scout & Zoe's, dogs, dog chews, antler chews

Mayor of Indianapolis recognizes Scout & Zoes achievements as a homegrown business making pets happy one dog at a time.



Today is S&Z Day at I Wear Your Shirt

Date Posted: 03/23/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Dog chews, natural antler chews, Scout & Zoe's

Today is the day! The guys and gals at I Wear Your Shirt are wearing OUR shirts!! All day long....across all time zones. Nothing but Scout & Zoe's for 24 hours! How cool is that?



Scout & Zoe are Guests on Indy Style

Date Posted: 03/23/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Scout & Zoe's, natural dog chews, antler dog chews

Yesterday, we a fabulous time talking with Andy on Indy Style. She is a real sweetie and asked us some great questions about our chews. We were on the Living Green portion of the show.....what a great fit.



Scout & Zoe on PetPals TV

Date Posted: 03/20/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Scout & Zoe, natural dog chews, dogs, antler chews

In the autumn of 2010, Scout, Zoe and the Momster were featured on PetPals TV. We gave Faith our Exceptional Canine Award and then the PetPals crew came up to Anderson to visit with us at home. We were so happy to finally meet Patty Spitler. She ROCKS!



Scout & Zoe on WTHR

Date Posted: 03/20/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Scout & Zoe's, natural dog chews, antler dog chews

November 2, 2010, our new friend Nicole Miscencik visited Scout and Zoe at home to talk about our yummy dog chews. We really enjoyed meeting her and although it was a little cold outside, we think the Momster did a great job on camera. She's a natural!



2011 Indy Winter Classic Dog Show

Date Posted: 03/16/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dog show, Scout & Zoe's, antler chews, dog chew

Back in February, we exhibited at the Indy Winter Classic Dog Show. What a wonderful time! We were in doggie overload....2600 dogs in four days. Now we have a ton of new friends and know a lot more about dog shows in general. They sure are different than just watching them on television.



Our One Year Anniversary!

Date Posted: 03/10/2011
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dog chews, antler chews, Scout & Zoe, natural chew

It is hard to believe an entire year has passed since Scout & Zoe's was created. That twelve months just flew by. And it was very educational and fulfilling.



The Passing of a Hero

Date Posted: 11/17/2010
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Max, Exceptional Canine, Scout & Zoe's, Dog Chews

Yesterday, a true American hero passed into that good sleep. Max, our first Exceptional Canine, passed away. He had the tenacity of a fighter and the heart of a champion. His parents, Tony and Annette Zintsmaster said he was all heart. I thought he was a real sweetie.



Everything I know, I learned from my dogs

Date Posted: 11/15/2010
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dogs, happiness, Scout & Zoe's, dog chews

This simple guideline comes to me in email every so often. So simple and so true. Everything I need to know in life, I have learned from watching my dogs.



Gotta have Faith

Date Posted: 10/20/2010
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Faith, Exceptional Canine, Antler Chews

Inspirational dog with powerful story about overcoming adversity is honored with Scout & Zoes Exceptional Canine Award



A Whirlwind Day

Date Posted: 10/16/2010
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Scout & Zoe's, dogs, antler chews, PetPals TV

Whew! Boy are we tired! Up at the crack of dawn yesterday, we had photo sessions and interviews most of the day. It is tiring being media darlings! But overall, we had a great day. The Momster wrangled us around to be attentive and still during our interview with Patty Spitler from Pet Pals TV. We



WE ARE LIVE!!

Date Posted: 10/07/2010
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: Scout & Zoe's, dogs, antler chews

Scout and Zoe are so proud our brand new web site is complete and live! We are so in love with every aspect of this web site, we could just howl!



Using Talent for the Greater Good

Date Posted: 09/14/2010
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: animal shelter, donate, forever homes, shelter pet

Right now, I have more talent than I have dollars to be philanthropic. But that is okay



A Rare Breed of Hero

Date Posted: 09/14/2010
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dogs, Exceptional Canine, news, media, Scout & Zoe

Ground Zero veteran Max recognized with Scout & Zoe's first Exceptional Canine Award for his versatility and can-do attitude.



Being Grateful

Date Posted: 09/14/2010
Posted in: Scout & Zoe's Doggie News
Tags: dogs, pets, family, grateful

The more I post to Twitter and Facebook, the more time I spend reading posts and tweets of folks I am following. There are a lot of doggies and kitties out there that don't have families caring for them the way I and, most of you care for your furry kids.