Drivers face tons of distractions on the road. Besides the unavoidable distractions that come with driving on the highway or in town, some are self imposed.
There has been a lot of news coverage about distracted drivers using cell phones to call or text while driving. There are even laws to stop it from happening. However, children and ...Read More
During the months of August, September, and October, 50 shelters across the country will compete to save the lives of at least 300 animals per shelter. The shelters that qualified need to save the lives of at least 300 pets during these three months more than they saved last year during the same time.
Saving the lives of pets includes m...Read More
Did you know that dogs paws can actually be burnt by hot sidewalks and pavement? It’s true. So, not only do dog owners have to worry about dehydration and heat exhaustion in their dogs during the summer, they also have to worry about paws being burned.
Lack of Warning Signs
Dogs do not sweat like humans. They cool off by evap...Read More
Very often when we go on vacation it is not possible to bring FiFi or Fluffy along with us. Do you think it’s better to board your pets or use a pet sitter when you are gone? Both of these options will care for your pet when you are gone – the best choice will be what will be better for your pet and whic...Read More
If you can’t beat them, join them. That must be what designers over at Hollywood Franklin were thinking when they designed the Santa Monica Franklin Promenade Cat Walkway System.
The walkway is really a series of individual steps that attach to bookshelves by sliding onto the shelves, not by gluing or clipping to them. This works ...Read More
Mark your calendars! National Take Your Dog To Work Day (TYDTWDay) is an annual holiday that takes place on the Friday after Father’s Day. This year (2011), TYDTWDay will be held on June 24th. Businesses are encouraged to open their doors to their employee’s furry companions.
This day was first celebrated in 1999 b...Read More
New York City may not seem like the most pet friendly place to live or visit with your furry companion, but the City holds many surprises. Here are a few places you, your friends, and your pet can wine and dine together.
Barking Dog Luncheonette
First stop is the Barking Dog Luncheonette for breakfast or lunch. Located at ...Read More
Charlotte, NC is known as the Queen City to locals. We have a lot to do, but not a lot is friendly to you and your dog. Sure we have your run of the mill Petsmart that you can find in just about any city, but who wants to take their dog there? We have plenty of parks to take your dog to as well, but there are few delightful activities in or arou...Read More
Wisconsin is one of the top vacation spots in the United States. No matter the season, the state offers a wide variety of activities for the tourist and their four-legged companions. The only requirements are that the dog be on leash and the owner pick up the poop. There are pet friendly motels and RV parks in every city and near the state pa...Read More
This summer if you are planning to drive to your vacation and bringing your pets with you, here are a few tips for long distant road trips and your pets. These tips can make your vacation experience pleasant for both you and your pets.
1. Be sure and pack plenty of food and water for your dogs and cats. There are man...Read More
This year while you plan for your vacation, consider having a pet friendly vacation! There are many places that are now excepting pets as lodgers, welcomed in parks and sight-seeing spots across the country.
Here are some suggestions to help you find pet friendly vacation locations as well as what their policies might be.
1. &...Read More
Traveling, whether for business or pleasure, has become a very common part of our lifestyle. This can leave some challenges when it comes to your pets. Many times, we cannot feasibly bring them with us so what to do? I am a flight attendant and have to travel quite a bit, I want my pets to be safe and comfortable while I'm gone.
If yo...Read More
It's that time of year and many dog owners are loading up their vehicle with everything they need for a fun day in the sun. They may be attaching a boat to the back and calling the dog for a long ride on the highway to one of their favorite lakes or beaches.
In the Midwest, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri is a very large body of wa...Read More
There is always plenty of information, both online and offline, about traveling with cats and dogs, but what if your pet is a guinea pig? First let's make one thing perfectly clear, you cannot travel on a plane with a guinea pig. This has nothing to do with airline regulations and everything to do with the safety of your guinea pig. The cargo ...Read More
Pet owners are now, more than ever, taking their pets along when they travel. And, in the United States, many hotels are making it easier to do just that. Large hotel chains such as Marriott, Hilton, and Holiday Inn have introduced a range of pet-friendly options for guests, while some high-end hoteliers are now offering pet-pampering ...Read More
Pets are addictive, and being separated from your pet while on the road can read to emotional withdrawl. Fortunately, some hotels are now supplying their guests with the furry equivalent of methadone.
These establishments, including such hotels as New York's SoHo Grand Hilton and the Beaver, Colorado Ritz-Carlton, hold animals avail...Read More
The holidays are over and spring is in the not too distant future. Summer will not be far behind spring - yes this year which has just begun will be flying by in no time and vacations are already being planned across the country.
Where will you go this year? Will you be taking Fido or Kitty-Loo? Do you wonder where you could go an...Read More
Ski slopes are open and booming right now and they will be especially busy during the holiday season coming up - check out the pet friendly ski slopes near you and take your furry friend along for extra fun!
Dogs, cats, and even our furry little friends love to romp and play in the snow. Take precautions to protect them from the freezin...Read More
When a family travels for a holiday, such as Thanksgiving, they often want to bring their pet along for the trip. There are, however, some challenges to consider when traveling with a pet for Thanksgiving that should be kept in mind during travel preparation.
Thanksgiving: The Busiest Travel Holiday
It is often reported that Thanksgiving is ...Read More