Topics :: pets

The Peril of Pedigree Dogs

By Rhuaridh Marr | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
Whether the huge bundle of fur that disguises the Old English sheepdog or the tiny Chihuahua that's more fashion accessory than pet, there's a dog for everyone. Sadly, though, not all dogs are created equal.

Summertime Pet Safety Tips

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD, CVA, CVJ | Sunday Aug 3, 2014
Sun exposure, seasonal temperature changes, commemorative foods and holiday festivities all create potential dangers for our companion canines and felines.

How Having A Cat Can Be Like Dating A Femme

By Sylvia Rodemeyer | Sunday Aug 3, 2014
Cats. Femmes. Whichever you might end up with, they have a lot in common...

It's a Dog's Life

By Sue Manning | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
These homes are set apart by their amenities - for dogs. Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling homes in 27 developments from Florida to California and is believed to be the first to offer a pet suite as an option in every one.

That’s Independent: Pet Stores Are Barking Up Their Own Trees

By David Toussaint | Monday Mar 31, 2014
A quick look at four independent pet stores around the country gives you a glimpse of what you can find when you don’t hit the big chains. To borrow a line from a familiar dating site, "Woof!"

Ruff Love

By Matthew Wexler | Monday Feb 17, 2014
Does your Valentine have four legs? If you’re like many pet owners, the love you feel for your pet(s) is unconditional - and often times just as satisfying as the painstaking work it takes to maintain said relationship with a human.

Groomers Are Dazzling Up Dogs with Bling and Bows

By Sue Manning | Friday Jan 3, 2014
For some dog owners, simple bathing and combing is not enough. So they pay groomers to turn fur into an artist’s canvas, where vibrant sweeps of chalk and paint transform pooches into fantasy fur balls that draw both compliments and strange looks.

Pets Provide Health Benefits for People Living with HIV

By Steve Weinstein | Friday Nov 1, 2013
Pets provide companionship, they relieve stress and provide unconditional love - in both directions.

Dining on All Fours in California

By Tony Reverditto | Saturday Aug 24, 2013
Most humans treat their animals like a family member: Dining with them, traveling with them, and generally carting them with everywhere they go. Therefore, I am sharing just a handful of outstanding eateries that cater to your canine.

Cat Condo Closes

By Sue Manning | Monday Jul 22, 2013
Years of the high life are transitioning for eight cats accustomed to unusual creature comforts thanks to their feline-friendly owners.