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: Wake up to rain that will continue all day and all night. High of 61 around 10:00 this evening. "F"
SUNDAY: Rain continues through 5:00 pm. Partly cloudy. High of 60. "F"
Here’s my lovely wife, Jennifer with this week’s main blog:
Let’s state the obvious: The Barking Lot is a blog about all things canine. While we’re not the only dog blog out there, we are America's
A new Disney channel series premiered last night named, what else? Dog With a Blog. Obviously we’ll have to wait awhile to see if this program, part of the new fall line up, will catch on. While not aimed at someone as young as our daughter, clearly it’s a show for the under-12 set. Probably the most I’ll see of the program is the commercials for it during Mickey Mouse Clubhouse or Doc McStuffins. And quite frankly that’s OK with me.
While I love just about anything dog-related I’m not sure how entertaining I’d find it. But you, and your family, can judge for yourselves.
Time now for DOGS IN THE NEWS, canines that made headlines the past week. We always start with the bad news.
Officer stomps, beats injured dog. Charges?
Dogs do suffer from PTSD.
There's tension about the role of service dogs for vets. Then there's this.
Author wonders what a "humane" death for a pet should look like.
2011 Hero Dog Award winner passes away suddenly.
Military dog can't fly home. Why not?
Filipino half-faced dog to get
Yes, Michael Vick is once again a dog owner.
This is Dog Adoption month, right? Well...
The honeymoon is off!
It's like a game of Clue...it was the dog, with a phone, in the garden.
You bet your dog can really, really, really think..
And is your dog a righty or a lefty?
Halloween is time for pooch parties.
Lots of common sayings involve pets.
What did your dog mean to your life?
That’s it for DOGS IN THE NEWS.
Here’s our DOG PHOTO OF THE WEEK:
A dog soars through the air on Oct. 6, during the DockDogs national competition in
We close as we always do with our closing video.