Topics :: pets

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.

Does Your Company Offer Pet Insurance?

Wednesday Jul 10, 2013
One-in-three Fortune 500 companies offers workers a discount on Veterinary Pet Insurance as part of its employee benefit package.

It’s a Dog’s Life... on the Beach

By Sue Manning | Tuesday May 28, 2013
Dog beaches account for a tiny fraction of the thousands of miles of U.S. shoreline, but they are treasured by pet owners and their pooches. Discover where you can (and can’t go) with your four-legged friend.

A Dog’s Life: Planning Your Pet’s Staycation

By EDGE | Wednesday May 22, 2013
Summer travel season is upon us, but don’t forget about your favorite pooch. DogVacay offers essential tips to make sure your dog is well taken care of during your next vacation.

Pigs for Pets in NYC?

By Jake Pearson | Tuesday Apr 2, 2013
Swine secrets reveal that in spite of city health codes, some New Yorkers are keeping pigs as pets.