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Wednesday October 29th, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Hes gained fame by capturing the cuteness of canines with his camera, and on November 1st Seth Casteel (Underwater Dogs, Underwater Puppies) will focus the attention of those with a passion for compassion on ways to help homeless animals when the One Picture Saves a Life tour heads to Charlotte, North Carolina.
The day of dogged devotion for our four-legged friends will include both Casteels tutorial for taking good shelter photos and a presentation by Jorge Bendersky, celebrity dog...
Tuesday October 28th, 2014 at 01:42 PM
Shes starred as an elevator operator in the classic Billy Wilder-directed comedy The Apartment, a widowed mother in the Academy Award-winning Terms of Endearment and a throughly modern American on the hit series Downton Abbey, and now actress Shirley MacLaine has taken on the real life role of a devoted pet parent to a dog in need.
Adopted by the star from the Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society, a tiny Jack Russell Terrier dubbed Trixie Harmony might just want to belt out the lyrics...
Tuesday October 28th, 2014 at 07:00 AM
We love to make treats for Irie and Tiki. Its a great way to show our love, to take advantage of fresh fruits and vegetables, and to celebrate the season. From now through the end of the year, well be celebrating with our familiesand those celebrations include foodso why not prepare some healthy treats for our pets as well?
Dog treats are a great way to get creative in the kitchen because, unlike most of us, dogs like savory as well as sweetn treats. In writing our The Healthy Hound Cookbook,...
Tuesday October 28th, 2014 at 06:30 AM
We all know thats its not inexpensive to live with a dog. We often talk about ways you can cut costs while still giving your dog a healthy and happy life. (In fact, we wrote an entire book on the subject: Barkonomics: Tips for Frugal Fidos!)
Today we have a guest infographic from Dog Breed Identifier showing the cost of pet ownership within the United States. The Cost of Pet Ownership Infographic was created with data from the APPA (American Pet Products Association), detailing pet owner...
Monday October 27th, 2014 at 12:47 PM
The new year is just around the corner, and soon fans of sports and Spots can mark the dates of every upcoming Washington Capitals game on a calendar that will help dogs and cats who are marking the days until they find forever homes.
Once again the NHL team is offering an assist to Homeward Trails Animal Rescue through sales of their Capitals Canine calendar. Posing for the paws cause either with their barking buddies or adorable adoptables, a roster of Rover-loving players will be featured...
Monday October 27th, 2014 at 09:20 AM
Neil Diamonds 32nd studio album, Melody Road, was released on October 21st, and while fans of the acclaimed adult contemporary crooner are currently humming the singers latest toe-tapping tune, fans of Fidos have a song in their hearts from watching the team of 10 tiny tail-waggers who lap up the limelight in the Grammy Award winners music video for Something Blue.
At the time of the videos shoot, the passel of pups seen romping in Roaring Fork Valley were waiting for pet parents at Colorado...
Monday October 27th, 2014 at 06:00 AM
Weve got another great Event Barkers Twitter party to announce! Please mark your calendar for the #AboundPet Twitter party on Sunday, November 9 from 8-9pm ET!
If you shop at Kroger stores, you might already be familiar with ABOUND pet foods! These new foods (and treats for dogs) are now available in stores. Theyre made with NO wheat, corn or soy fillers, NO animal by-product meal and NO artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Heres how ABOUND describes this new line:
The ABOUND brand was...
Sunday October 26th, 2014 at 09:00 PM
Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own.
Trick or treat!
At our house, a trick means a treatyear around. Using lots of positive reinforcement training of Irie and Tiki, we distribute treats for all kinds of tricks including:Teaching Irie and Tiki a new skill or trick. Reinforcing good behavior. Reinforcing new skills theyve learned (such as how to walk up the ramp into our car after Iries knee surgery). Tolerating our requests (whether thats to wear a Halloween...
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