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  • Friday Fun Video: Animals Playing Dead

    from Breed Trust Blog

    Friday November 30th, 2012 at 06:42 AM

    Get ready to laugh out loud as a variety of pets test their acting skills at playing dead in this hilarious video. If you thought only dogs knew how to play dead, think again...cats, hamsters and even a dolphin get in on the act.

    These little critters deserve an Oscar (and we think it should go to the hamster)! Which pet do you think is ready for Hollywood?

    Share with friends and bring a smile and some laughter to their day.

  • Top 6 Thanksgiving Dinner Dangers for Pets

    from Breed Trust Blog

    Monday November 12th, 2012 at 05:02 AM

    As families prepare to feast on turkey and all the fixings on Thanksgiving, the holiday can be a recipe for disaster for pets that nibble on holiday foods that can pose a serious threat to their health. Ensure your pets safety this Thanksgiving by familiarizing yourself with the holiday nibbles that are dangerous to furry family members.

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  • Pet Product Review: Tagg the Pet Tracker

    from Breed Trust Blog

    Saturday November 10th, 2012 at 06:16 AM

    A GPS Collar Attachment to Track Lost Pets

    There is nothing more frightening for a pet owner than to realize that their pet is missing.

    Whether a pet runs off because it is spooked by a loud noise or it escapes through an open gate in a fenced yard, time is of the essence in finding a lost dog or cat. Thanks to GPS location technology, it is easier than ever to monitor your pet's whereabouts and quickly locate a lost pet using Tagg the Pet Tracker by Snaptracs.

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  • 6 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

    from Breed Trust Blog

    Saturday October 27th, 2012 at 12:40 PM

    Halloween is a time for fun for the entire family, but it also can pose safety risks for pets. Prepare ahead of time and know the foods and situations that can compromise your pet's safety. Below are some things to watch out for along with some tips from the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) that will help you keep your pet safe and happy on October 31.

    Six things that can compromise your pet's safety on Halloween:

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  • 5 Pet Food Recalls in October

    from Breed Trust Blog

    Saturday October 27th, 2012 at 08:12 AM

    The FDA announced several dog food and dog treat recalls during the month of October. Below is a list of the affected products and contact information for each of them should you have any questions or concerns.

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  • Underwater Dogs Photo Book by Seth Casteel

    from Breed Trust Blog

    Wednesday October 24th, 2012 at 08:58 PM

    underwater_dogs_book_.jpg Book

    If you are among the thousands of fans of the underwater pet photography of Seth Casteel, you can now enjoy dozens of his photographs in a new photo book published this week, Underwater Dogs.

    Buy now: Buy Now

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  • ASPCA Dog of the Year: Fiona the Blind Rescue Dog

    from Breed Trust Blog

    Monday October 22nd, 2012 at 04:24 PM

    The heartwarming rescue story of Fiona, a blind and abandoned dog left to die on the streets of Los Angeles this year has tugged at the heartstrings of animal lovers worldwide. The ASPCA recently announced that Fiona will receive their Dog of the Year award for 2012, one of six Humane Awards given to heroic animals and individuals that demonstrate the importance of preventing cruelty to animals.

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  • Pet Halloween Costumes Grow in Popularity

    from Breed Trust Blog

    Tuesday October 16th, 2012 at 03:54 PM

    Furry, four-footed superheroes, witches and bumble bees will be out in force this Halloween as more Americans dress up their dogs, cats and other pets for the spook-tacular holiday.

    Spending on Halloween costumes for pets is up more than 40 percent from two years ago, according to the National Retail Federation. This year pet owners will spend a record $370 million on their pets for Halloween.

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