Will you be watching the Super Bowl this Sunday? How about the Puppy Bowl? Even if you only switch over to the Puppy Bowl during the pregame show commercials, it is worth it.
The Puppy Bowl will air for the ninth consecutive year this Sunday from 3pm-5pm ET on Animal Planet.
What is the Puppy Bowl?
The Puppy Bowl is Animal Pla...Read More
The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is a wonder time of the year. The weather is usually warm and the grills are always on. Once the sun goes down, the skies light up with fireworks. And while this may seem like the perfect opportunity for an outing with your dog, it is not.
Your dog’s ears are 10 times more sensitive than yours. ...Read More
Have you ever considered baking a cake for your dog’s birthday? Many dog owners consider their pets to be a part of their family and want to celebrate their special day the way they celebrate their own birthday.
You might still be asking, “Why would you want to celebrate your dog’s birthday?” Well, to ...Read More
Friday June 22, 2012 is Take Your Dog to Work Day! How will you celebrate?
Mission: Founded in 1999, Take Your Dog to Work Day has always had the mission of celebrating the great relationships dogs and humans have. The main goal of this program is to raise awareness of the importance of adoption. There are so many dogs living alone in shelte...Read More
Bejewelled collars, green tool skirts, and clover shaped treats are just a few signs that St. Patrick’s Day has arrived and your dog is hoping for a piece of the action.
Celebrating the greenest day of the year with your pet is a great way to have some fun. Many cities have parades, which can be tons of fun for your dog. There will cer...Read More
HAFowler's Benevolent Overlords, Charlotte & Elsie, to whom she gives homage today. Mother and daughter adopted her in 2008.
In 2005, Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate Colleen Paige created National Cat Day to help educate and urge the public into action in regard to the number of cats that need to find lovi...Read More
Oct 14 is the Be Bald and Free Day. This was conceived by Wellcat Holiday & Herbs to honor folks who are bald, either by chance or choice. After all, there’s enough attention heaped upon the long-tressed populace. Why not devote a day to hairless people – and even hairless pets. While most of us...Read More
October is a busy month. There are lots of contests, Halloween is coming, and it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many cities and towns are “going pink” this month in order to raise public awareness of this type of cancer.
Living in Connecticut, I am especially aware of this cause. My state has the second highest rate of ne...Read More
Celebrate your pet holidays with your pet! But did you know what pet holidays there are each year? Check this out:
January 21 - Squirrel Appreciation Day
Dogs and cats alike can’t resist chasing wiggly, fluffy-tailed squirrels. The way they run – and sometimes tease – they drive our pets crazy. While Squirrel Appreciation D...Read More
Tis the season for fireworks. While it may seem like the perfect opportunity for an outing with your dog, keep in mind that dogs ears 10 times more sensitive than ours. Depending on how close you are to the fireworks display, the booming noise of the fireworks could actually harm your pet’s hearing.
On top of this, fireworks also ...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
An Easter Egg hunt is fun for everyone and cats are no exception. Their curious nature makes this event a great way to help celebrate the holiday. However, for cats the hunt is not for decorated hard-boiled eggs and it is an all day event.
The preparation is not as simple as boiling and decorating an egg. Each cat has one or more favorite ite...Read More
How many times have you left your dog crying and only wished you would have taken him/her with you? Good News! On Friday June 24, 2011 you have the chance to take your dog to work. We spend more time with people at work than with our families, friends, and pets. Some of us are lucky we have friends at work but that’s not the case for every...Read More
Surfing the Internet is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you are going to find. That was the case when an article from Perdue University popped up on my screen. New Years Resolutions are not something that I usually get into, but this year is different somehow. I have been thinking a great deal about bettering my life. I started...Read More
You've seen it in the movies and on TV: the perfect Christmas morning where the little boy and girl run down the stairs to see what Santa brought them and find a puppy sitting in their living room with a big red bow on him! Mom and Dad are pleased that their gift was so well received and the kids finally got their wish of having a puppy of...Read More
The holidays are a very chaotic time for all of us - But we can't forget how stressful it can be for our pets as well! Here are a few tips to keep in mind during the holidays to keep our pets safe and healthy:
Keep pets out of the kitchen. Not only could they find their way into food that is unsafe or hazardous for them to eat, bu...Read More
"Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house. Not a creature was stirring...Except for my mouse!"
It's no doubt that the holiday season brings an annual, rediscovered sense of closeness and love with our family and friends. And that’s definitely not to exclude our furry, feathered, and scaly friends! Dogs and cats are rel...Read More
If you are looking for a good cry this holiday season, watch Marley & Me, which was released on Christmas in 2008.
The movie is about a dog (Marley) and its owner (played by Owen Wilson in the movie) and his wife (played by Jennifer Aniston). The story, which is based on the book Marley & Me by John...Read More
Whether an overnight stay or a full two-week vacay, most people equate the holiday season with some amount of necessary traveling. I’m no exception, and since I want to make sure that my little Ralphie is well-fed during the days that I’m gone, I’ve invested in an automatic pet feeder.
I had originally purchased the PETCO...Read More