Latest News

-- Mar 15, 2015 -- Canine Chronicle

--Jan 30, 2017-- Chester Gigolo; author, athlete, actor and now, father.  Announcing the arrival of my puppies - three girls and two boys.

-- Jan 25, 2017 -- Exciting news, I’m going to be a father.  My puppies will arrive the week of  January 30th.

-- Oct 23, 2016 -- River Reads Book Festival

-- Sep 29, 2016 -- Join me, along with 40+ other authors, at the River Reads Book Festival for a day of book signings, crepes, waffles and wine tasting!

        Sunday Oct. 23rd from 10am to 4pm

        Prallsville Mills DRMS

        33 Risler Street

        Stockton NJ 08559

-- Sep 29, 2016 -- Very exciting news!  I have a new book on the way!  It is a follow up to my “Insider Training”, which has consistently been on Amazon’s Top 100 Best Selling books list.  Estimated availability is late 2016.  If you’d like to receive updates on its progress, please e-mail me at:

-- Sep 11, 2016 -- The North Bergen Reporter!

--Feb 12, 2017-- I am happy to announce that my book "Insider Training" won the DWAA's Captain Haggerty Award for best training book (I would be happier if I had been allowed to attend the awards banquet today!!) A huge thank you to Dog Writers Association of America and to my publisher Aperture Press!

--Feb 26, 2017-- The North Bergen Reporter

--May 8, 2017-- Rodney and I modeled for a 2018 wall calendar! It's a high quality, 10"x10", 15 month calendar - Oct 2017 to Dec 2018. That's right, the twerp and I had to wear 15 different outfits 
. Quantities are limited, so order yours today for only $16.95, plus $5.00 shipping & handling. They make great gifts for your dog-loving friends, too. You can pay via check, credit card or PayPal ( For more information and for international shipping, please PM me or send e-mail to

--May 16, 2017-- Paws Up Cyprus, Diary of a Dog Star Review

--May 20, 2017-- “Insider Training” is an11th Annual

National Indie Excellence Awards winner. Its second award!

--May 28, 2017-- Mom and I will be contributing writers on

the Three Dog Bakery website.  You can read our weekly column starting June 5th at

--Aug 19, 2017-- “Head of the Pack: Chester Gigolo’s Advanced

Dog Training Secrets” will be available Aug 29 on

Pre-Order Now!

--Oct 14, 2017-- Head of the Pack Book Launch Party

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--Mar 19, 2018 -- Feathered Quill Book Reviews

--May 17, 2018 -- Head of the Pack has been named a Finalist in the 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Awards!

--Nov 9, 2017-- Head of the Pack has been named a finalist in the

2017 Best Book Awards!

--May 22 , 2018 -- Head of the Pack has been named a Finalist in the 12th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards!

--Aug 1, 2018 -- Pepe Learns to Run Again; an inspirational true story is

now available in hardcover, paperback and ebook!

"Pepe Learns To Run Again is a heartwarming story of love and perseverance. A wonderful children's story, especially for a child dealing with medical issues themselves or with a family member, even a four-legged family member. Pepe is sure to bring a smile to the reader, child or adult.”

--Deirdre Petrie, Dog Show Judge, American Kennel Club