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Wednesday August 27th, 2014 at 11:43 AM
Taking steps toward creating a better future for our four-legged friends in need with every step they take, on September 6th pet parents will enjoy a constitutional with their canine companion during the Los Angeles edition of Best Friends Animal Societys Strut Your Mutt.
Part of a national event held for the benefit of shelters and rescue organizations across the country, Strut Your Mutt Los Angeles is striving to raise $600,000 to help homeless animals in the L.A. area. (Strut You Mutt will...
Tuesday August 26th, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Stepping up to the plate to help dogs and cats who are counting the days until they find their forever families, baseball icon Tony La Russas animal welfare organization ARF has just unleashed a calendar that knocks it out of the ballpark through a winning combination of photogenic Fidos, famous faces and philanthropy.
The high-profile pals to those with paws who have posed with their pets for the 2015 calendar are:Supermodel/role model Kathy Ireland (this years cover girl, along with cover...
Monday August 25th, 2014 at 09:00 PM
As you know from our previous posts about Hills new prescription diet food, we work hard to keep our pets weight at a good level. Were not always successfulsometimes extra treats creep in or activity levels diminish due to weather or just life getting in the way sometimes. But, on a day by day basis, we really strive to keep everyone at a healthy weight. If you followed along with Cocos weight loss journey on CatTipper using the Metabolic Diet prescription food, you saw the change in her,...
Monday August 25th, 2014 at 12:14 PM
Banfield Pet Hospitals new location in Bloomington, Minnesota hit a grand slam with its grand opening on August 23rd with a fun Pet and Owner Look-A-Like Contest which had pet parents pitching the idea that they are their tail-wagging chums twin to former Minnesota Twins player Kent Hrbek.
Basing his final decision on overall resemblance, creativity/originality and audience response, the baseball great soon discovered that all of the competing pairs of pups and their human pals were battling...
Sunday August 24th, 2014 at 01:58 PM
If youre on Facebook, no doubt you know the wildly popular Off the Leash page created by UK cartoonist Rupert Fawcett. The page features daily cartoons of conversations between dogs about everything from sleeping with dogs to dog poop to Sausage Dog Nightmares, all in his trademark style that gives the reader the feeling theyre eavesdropping on secret canine conversations.
Now the work of Rupert Fawcett has been collected in a new volume. Off the Leash: The Secret Life of Dogs is set for...
Sunday August 24th, 2014 at 12:04 PM
Well, what a difference a day makes! Last Thursday, we were making plans for Tikis sixth gotcha day AND the sixth anniversary of DogTipper this coming Thursday. We were looking forward to our summer vacation that we had booked in early September with Irie and Tiki at the coast.
And then Friday morning along came one of these little guys
Just as Irie and Tiki were walking outside for their morning potty run on Friday, a squirrel darted through the yardand off they went, racing full speed to the...
Sunday August 24th, 2014 at 08:18 AM
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We love to cook treats for our dogs but, lets face it: thats not always possible. Maybe its so hot you cant bear the thought of turning on the oven. Or maybe your days are just too busy with back to school preparations. Or perhaps youre traveling with your dog and in search of a treat on the road.
That means youll be in search of a treat or chew for...
Saturday August 23rd, 2014 at 02:14 PM
Sports star David Backes, who leads his team to victory as the captain of the St. Louis Blues, will lead a pack of compassionate walkers as they make great strides toward creating a better future for homeless dogs and cats at the 16th annual Trails for Tails.
Taking place on September 7th, the professional ice hockey player and co-founder of Athletes for Animals will head the Athletes for Animals team as they embark on a 5K or 1 mile fun trek in Frontier Park to raise funds for Five Acres...
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