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Friday April 17th, 2015 at 11:49 AM
As you know, our Irie and Tiki were both adopted from local shelters, and we have a very special place in our hearts for rescue dogs, both those who share our home and those who are waiting right now in shelters and rescues for a home of their own. Theres no doubt that many others feel just the same way about their furry family members. When the call went out recently by Natures Variety Instinct and Best Friends Animal Society for photos of rescue dogs, over 25,000 photos were submitted.The...
Thursday April 16th, 2015 at 02:16 PM
We all worry about losing our dogs, and thankfully technology is making it easier than ever to keep track of our dogs if they should become separated from us. We just learned about a new product thats currently being funded with a Kickstarter campaign: Wheres Nellie.
This innovative system really caught our eye because it uses technology to track your dogbut its easy on your wallet as well. The system will consist of three components: the Nellie Beacon that easily attaches to your dogs collar,...
Thursday April 16th, 2015 at 01:13 PM
As a professional skateboarder and rallycross driver hes hell on wheels, but in the eyes of the dog he adopted from a shelter Bucky Lasek is heaven-sent, and now the multi-Summer X Games gold medalist has teamed up with Petco for a video that is helping to put the wheels in motion for a better tomorrow for homeless canines and cats by promoting the option of pet adoption.
Sharing the spotlight with his rad Rover, Jack a German Shepherd mix found by his human family at a pound the sports star...
Thursday April 16th, 2015 at 01:00 PM
As you know, weve been busy, busy updating our Day Trips from Austin book lately. Irie and Tiki have been on a LOT of day trips the past few weeks as we update our guidebook, set for fall publication.
Well, were now stretching our day trip in a multi-day trip, headed all the way to the coast for a few days. If the weather holds out, were planning on some day trip research combined with a few days of fun in the sun with Irie and Tiki. All we have to do is say the word beach and we get that...
Tuesday April 14th, 2015 at 08:55 PM
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Ive often written about our experiences writing cookbooks. Along with our recent The Healthy Hound Cookbook, John and I have written cookbooks that ranged from ones featuring Jamaican foods and Bahamian foods to chef creations...
Tuesday April 14th, 2015 at 02:28 PM
Weve been having fun photographing some new products for our PawZaar store this week!
The first is a sterling silver ring that reminds me of a signet ringbut instead of a family crest, it features something far more meaningful to most of us: a paw print!
The ring features hammered sides and a narrower back so its super comfortable
Available in six sizes, the ring is now $10 off in a special pre-order sale!
The second ring is a simple Paw Print Band that also features paw prints:
I love its...
Tuesday April 14th, 2015 at 12:21 PM
Hes known for hanging ten, but today Surfers Hall of Fame member Taylor Knox enjoys hanging out with his totally tubular tail-wagging chum. Stoked to help turn the tide for homeless dogs and cats, the sports star has teamed up with Petco for the paws cause.
Stepping in front of the camera with his barking buddy, Penelope a former shelter dog who was welcomed into the Knox familys heart and home in 2012 the retired surfing icon (who acted as a judge at the 2014 Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog...
Monday April 13th, 2015 at 02:44 PM
If youve been following the news, youve no doubt heard about the canine influenza outbreak in Chicago and a few other areas. Along with several deaths, the flu outbreak has resulted in some pet businesses changing their policies during this outbreak to limit contact between dogs.
Today we received an update on the outbreak from BluePearl Veterinary Partners about new information released Sunday that shows the canine flu outbreak affecting more than 1,000 dogs in the Chicago area is believed to...
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