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  • Obie the fat Dachshund now has a svelte new calendar
    Obie the fat Dachshund now has a svelte calendar
    Obie, the world's heaviest Dachshund, has a new look, and there's a calendar to prove it. The dog that received world renown for being so big his little legs couldn't drag his body around is now showing off a new svelte longness in a...
  • A checklist of 11 things to do when looking for a pet sitter
    A checklist of 11 things to do when looking for a pet sitter
    It's a time for going on holiday, and sometimes you just can't take your pet. Dachshunds are easier to take on planes than most big dogs, because you can keep them in the cabin if the airline permits, and you can bring a carrying case that...
  • Chicago dog lovers have options with Rover.com
    Chicago dog lovers have options with Rover.com
    Okay, so time has gotten away from you and now you are downright panicked about where Fido is going to end up because you just don’t want to stick him or her in doggy daycare or a boarding facility for any length of time. Don’t panic,...
  • What does it really cost to own a dog?
    The costs of owning a dog
    Nearly two-thirds of all U.S. households own a pet, according to the American Pet Products Association, so before getting a dog, it’s important to consider the cost of welcoming a dog into a family. In addition to common necessities such as...
  • Rabbit
    Your guide to owning a rabbit
    Whether you are a single college student looking for a companion or a parent looking for your child’s first pet, a rabbit can be an excellent choice. Rabbits are full of personality and can be trained to use a litter box or even to do some...
  • Tis' the season for Holiday Cheer
    Christmas Trees, Present, Flowers, Hazards for your Pug…
    Tis’ the season for the Christmas trees to be decorated but did you think of your pug while decorating your tree. The tree needles are toxic and could cause irritation to your pug’s mouth and stomach. Be sure to clean up the fallen...
  • How to offer first aid if your pet ingests poison
    How to offer first aid if your pet ingests poison
    If you suspect that your pet has just ingested poison, the first thing you need to do is to act quickly. Since there are plenty of dangerous ingredients found in chemical products that you keep around the house, accidents may happen, and saving...
  • Holiday options for you and your dog
    Holiday options for you and your dog
    Looking to travel during the holiday season and Rover isn’t invited? If you are like the typical pet parents, your first prerogative is to ensure that the dog is safe and sound and well-cared for. This does not mean, though, that you have to...
  • Human pain causes confusion in the animals that love them
    Human pain causes confusion in the animals that love them
    Recently Quantum Leap (Q) has been faced with a bit of confusion. His youngest human brother broke his collarbone and has his arm in a sling. That contraption alone provokes fear in the poor dog, let alone the fact that the brother that picked on...
  • Key West Aloe.com: Review
    Key West Aloe.com: Review
    It all began with the pain of a sunburn in 1971. Aloe was applied and in that instant, founders wondered what else aloe could do, if applied on a consistent basis. Key West Aloe became more than a concept.Key West Aloe then became a guarantee. How...
  • Prophet
    C.A.R.E Dedicates Fund to Rescue Dog That Passed Away
    Colorado Animal Rescue Express know as C.A.R.E was founded in June 2007 based on a passion for saving animal lives. Since its founding, Lisa Mendelsberg and Linda Fox have reported great successes in the rescuing of homeless and often abused and...
  • ADHD care varies widely in community-based settings
    ADHD care varies widely in community-based settings
    According to a new study, despite the fact that major efforts have been made to improve the quality of care given to children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in community-based pediatric settings, little is known about the...
  • Jace the black cat
    Be vigilant with your pets this Halloween
    One of the most alarming times of my life came when I drove up to my home, four days before Halloween, and discovered my rescued black cat Jace had somehow gotten out and was roaming around the neighborhood.The idea of my pets escaping the house...
  • Contemplating Friendships
    Aren't we responsible for the people in our care?
    Have you ever felt responsible for the people in your life? Like you have to give the best of everything that is you, like you’re responsible to tell them the truth at all times. I wonder what would happen if we were honest with everyone we...
  • The Liberty Wristband changes the face of dog walking
    The Liberty Wristband changes the face of dog walking
    A unique product was released to the market earlier this month that will change the face of dog walking. It is called the Liberty Wristband. People are just now discovering that this product is ideal for busy people who need to be hands-free. They...