Dog’s Best Friend: Will Judy, Founder of National Dog Week and Dog World Publisher has been nominated for a Maxwell Medallion by the Dog Writers Association of America.

Welcome to my blog, a place for those who have a “weekness” for dogs, written by someone born in the year of the dog during the hours of the dog. It was established to enlighten readers about the state of the dog in the states of the nation. Check out our ever growing NDW Community Page on Facebook!/pages/National-Dog-Week/218596591491974 also, be sure to visit my website at: for publishing updates.

The author and Hooper

A former recruiter for Home Box Office, Inc., in New York City, I have worked as a full-time artist and writer for over twenty years.  My short stories have been published and have won special honors in national writing contests including those sponsored by Writer’s Digest Magazine.  My biography, Dog’s Best Friend: Will Judy, Founder of National Dog Week and Publisher of Dog World Magazine (McFarland & Co.) is sure to please both lovers of canines and American History.

My short story collection SOMETHING’S LOST AND MUST BE FOUND is available as a Kindle download.  and if softcover! Now with 83 Amazon Reviews.

My most recent book, AROUND THE WORLD IN 1909: HARRIET WHITE FISHER AND HER LOCOMOBILE, (American History Press) is available now!


Contact: Lisa Begin-Kruysman
Telephone: 732-295-5422/908-400-3902 (cell)