Bart The Dumpster Dog
on Wednesday May 22nd, 2013 at 09:46 PM
Bil-Jac is hosting a Take Your Dog To Work contest where dog lovers across the US have the opportunity to win dog treats and food coupons by sharing a photo of their dog at work. It is a celebration of National Take Your Dog To Work Day June 21 with a very special campaign, celebrating the spirit of the American office dog!
Between now and May 30, share your favorite photo of your dog at work in the office if youre an office worker, in a home office if youre a home office/remote worker,...
on Thursday May 16th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Apparently theres now a Wisdom Panel 2.0 doggy DNA test, to help me figure out my breed mix. If you recall the last one came back as part dachsund! Its really fun to guess but there are reasons why mommy might want to know to help with training and nutrition.If you think your dog might be a purebred this works too. Im 100% reservation dog but well see what else is in the mix. (The folks at Mars Veterinary sent me this kit free, by the way)
Im going to take the test again and see what I am. If...
on Tuesday April 30th, 2013 at 07:21 PM
The ParksByNature Network, creator of the must-have parks navigation app Pocket Ranger has announced their list of the top five animal companions in celebration of how much our four-legged friends love the outdoors. And of course, the number one greatest companion is an Akita. (I am part Akita!)
#1 Hachiko(dramatized in the film Hachi: A Dogs Tale starring Richard Gere.
Unlike the other four animals on our list, Hachiko actually existed. He has become something of a legend, though,...
on Wednesday April 24th, 2013 at 11:42 PM
P.L.A.Y., makers of high quality dog beds, and Nebo, Atlanta-based digital marketing agency, have partnered up to launch the Rescue Pledge to generate support and raise awareness for animal shelter adoptions
ATLANTA Nebo, an award-winning digital marketing agency, and P.L.A.Y., makers of high quality dog beds with pets, people and the planet in mind, recently announced their newest joint effort called the Rescue Pledge to help pet rescue.
By taking the online pledge, users agree to support...
on Monday April 22nd, 2013 at 12:39 PM
Its Earth Day and our friendHeidi Ganahl, CEO and Founder ofCamp Bow Wowhas compiled a list of several ways to help eliminate some burdens that dogs naturally impose on the environment and reduce your carbon pawprint.Make Waste More Eco Friendly:A well-known fact is that it takes 1,000 years for a plastic bag to decompose. There are more eco-friendly options available at the grocery store, such as biodegradable bags made of corn husk that are made specifically for picking up after your dog....
on Tuesday March 26th, 2013 at 09:36 PM
Recently we learned about Tracks, a 5 month old pup from Leech Lake Reservation that was found as a stray. Sadly, the pup could not walk no matter how hard she tried. Heres the scoop from rescue organization Leech Lake Legacy:
Tracks was picked up by the Leech Lake Animal Control officer and was taken in by Leech Lake Legacy on Saturday, 3/23, during a spay/neuter and vaccination clinic being held up at Leech Lake. Tracks was laying flat and lifeless in her crate. She was checked out by the...
on Monday March 25th, 2013 at 10:57 PM
Puppies can be really hard to potty train, especially in colder climates. Most people use newspapers or pee pads to potty train their new friends. A new product, however, has hit the pet market to help puppies learn how to manage their business without soiling the home. This indoor pet potty is basically a two part kennel that has one area for sleeping and resting and another for peeing and pooping. The puppy can be kenneled without having to get up in the middle of the night every two hours....
on Sunday March 17th, 2013 at 09:29 PM
A Massachusetts animal control officer from 1993 to 1999, Melissa Berryman is a national dog bite consultant who founded the Dog Owner Education and Community Safety Council (www.doecsc.org) and works with communities, rescue groups, dog owners and bite victims. She also designed and teaches a safety and liability class for dog owners, from which People Training for Good Dogs is derived. She has worked with more than 10,000 dogs. Berryman holds an undergraduate degree in Animal Science...
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