Acme Canine is a strong paw print in the dog community.
As a small, independent blog, dog owners are our neighbors – the people we know by name. Our business is built on a straightforward philosophy: Provide the best canine resources to dog owners by a trusted, knowledgeable, and caring team. Combine it with a fun atmosphere, and we call it Acme Canine! We are proud to be part of the canine community we serve.
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Spike’s Dog Blog by Acme Canine
Let’s talk dogs, or even better, let’s learn about dogs.
If you’re a dog lover, your browser probably has a fair share of bookmarked dog blogs that you visit regularly. Spike’s Dog Blog will be a refreshing change to your reading repertoire when it comes to all things canine… you hear it from canine professionals who are experts in their fields.
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KSCO Pet Radio 1080 AM Santa Cruz
Listen to Laura Pakis, cynologist of Acme Canine, Sunday afternoons
KSCO Pet Radio is live from 12-2 pm Pacific Time every Sunday (3-5 pm ET, 2-4 pm CT, 1-3 pm MT, 2200-2400 GMT/UTC). Streaming on KSCO.com.
Pet Care Services Association:
Professional Animal Care Certification Council:
The Ballantrae Banner:
Tail and Fur
The Tartan Times:
NPR All Sides With Anne Fisher:
Understanding the way dogs think
NBC and ONN Interviews:
The Groomer Next Door PodCast
Best of Olentangy:
Puppy Love (article on Pup on the Patio legislation)
Delaware Council Communicator:
Your Spring-Cleaning Task List (see photo)
Olentangy Business Association News:
Olentangy Valley News:
The Ballentre Banner:
The Daily Reporter:
This Week News
The Story of the Acme Canine Jingle
Back in 2008, Acme Canine needed a jingle to support its radio and TV advertising. To increase the fun, owner and founder Laura Pakis, created a nationwide contest. The contest ran for 12 weeks. The jingle requirement needed to be a catchy tune – 90 seconds or less – that got a simple point across ‘obedience training at Acme Canine is fun.’ Extra consideration was given for mentioning Acme’s die-hard dedication to training and coaching and knowledge of canine learning theory, canine psychology, and behavior modification. The grand prize was an on-leash obedience residency for one lucky pooch.
Acme received many entries throughout the United States, so many staff had to vote on the song they liked best. Songwriters were judged on lyrics, originality, and musicality. From all the entries, the jingle (or rap) submitted by Clifford Benjamin won. Clifford’s jingle was just the catchy tune Acme Canine was looking for, and it fits well with our personality.
The jingle has been played at Acme Canine’s events, from the Doggie Easter Egg Hunt to Spike’s Pool Party. It was featured in many of the Acme Canine advertisements. It is currently being used on Acme Canine demonstration videos. Check out the lyrics and listen to the jingle by clicking below.