Press Release: 8 State Hurricane Kate Receives Three Top Awards at Book Expo America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                             8 STATE HURRICANE KATE:                         THE JOURNEY AND LEGACY OF A KATRINA CATTLE DOG                         RECEIVES THREE TOP AWARDS AT BOOK EXPO AMERICA             * INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS “IPPY” GOLD MEDALIST *                         * NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS FINALIST *             * FOREWORD MAGAZINE BOOK OF THE YEAR BRONZE [...]

Join Me at the MVHS “Woofer & Hoofer” Walk on May 2nd

Meet Jenny Pavlovic Author of 8 State Hurricane Kate at the Minnesota Valley Humane Society Woofer & Hoofer Walk Saturday, May 2nd Alimagnet Park, Burnsville, Minnesota Have your book signed by the author! $5 per book sold will be donated to the Minnesota Valley Humane Society. Click on “Woofer & Hoofer” above for more info [...]

Meet the Author vs. Meet a Puppy!

I just had to share this F-Minus cartoon by Tony Carillo. It made me laugh. Of course, the smart author brings a puppy along with her.   You can see more of Tony’s cartoons online at: Send article as PDF to

8 State Hurricane Kate is a 2008 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards Finalist!

ForeWord Magazine recently announced that 8 State Hurricane Kate: The Journey and Legacy of a Katrina Cattle Dog is a 2008 Book of the Year Awards Finalist! The winners will be announced at BookExpo America in NYC at the end of May. Click here for more information on the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards. [...]

8 State Hurricane Kate: Chase and Jenny’s Live TV Debut!

Here’s the link to the video of our live TV debut: Chase and I had a lot of fun and really enjoyed meeting Corbin Seitz at channel 11 today. She is a great lady and is a dog person! :-) I’m looking forward to the Minnesota Valley Humane Society events this coming weekend. Chase was [...]

Upcoming Events

Showcase Minnesota Monday, February 16, 10:00 AM, KARE 11 Tune in Monday to Showcase Minnesota at 10:00 am to see local author Jenny Pavlovic, the guest speaker at the MVHS Mardi Gras event. 8 State Hurricane Kate chronicles the touching and Jenny’s unforgettable true life story of her journey to rescue Kate, a cattle dog [...]

8 State Hurricane Kate Receives Glowing Review from Reader Views!

Yesterday Reader Views published a glowing review for 8 State Hurricane Kate! Click here for the Reader Views Review     Send article as PDF to

Hear Jenny on the FM 107.1 “Get Real Girls” Show on January 17th

Listen to Jenny being interviewed as the “Get Real Girl of the Week” on the The “Get Real Girls” radio show on FM 107.1 in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area Saturday, January 17th 8:00 am-10:00 am Central Standard Time Click here to listen (coming soon): Send article as PDF to

Visiting with the Laughing Ladies Book Club

On Wednesday I had the great pleasure of joining the Laughing Ladies Book Club as they discussed 8 State Hurricane Kate in St. Paul. It was fun to hear their discussion and answer their questions about the book. One question that momentarily stumped me was “What are the main lessons that you learned from your [...]

Australian Cattle Dogs and 8 State Kate Book Featured on The Dog Show on January 1st

Those of you who have Valley Access TV in Minnesota and Wisconsin can tune in to channel 15 on January 1st to watch “The Dog Show” with Donna Chicone. The breed feature on this show is the Australian Cattle Dog. Louanne Brooks and I will show 11 ½ year old Pete (blue) and my dog [...]