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Wednesday August 27th, 2014 at 05:44 PM
Are you ready for cooler weather and fall fun? (After yet another 100+ degree day, I know I am!!)
Fall lies just around the corner. Were already seeing Halloween displays in stores, and its just a matter of time until Halloween festivals and parades for pets begin.
To kick off this season, weve got a fun giveaway for a surprise batch of Halloween toys from Petco. The selection is amazing but I think one of my favorites is the Petco Halloween Light Up Rubber Fetch Dog Toy. Not only is the...
Wednesday August 27th, 2014 at 02:09 PM
The Philadelphia Phillies are pitching the option of pet adoption through a recently unleashed 18-month 2014/2015 pet calendar that will help dogs and cats in need head for home.
From adorable adoptables to the four-legged family members the animal-loving athletes play ball with on their own home teams, photogenic Fidos and felines struck poses with such players as Marion Byrd, Ryan Howard, Cliff Lee, Ben Revere, Jimmy Rollins and Carlos Ruiz, with manager Ryan Sandberg and mascot The Phillies...
Wednesday August 27th, 2014 at 12:09 PM
If youve been on our Facebook or Twitter accounts this week, you know weve been busy, busy with Iries TPLO surgery due to her torn ACL. As we told you about on Friday, she bolted after a squirrel in our yard, and, either in stopping or turning or both, tore the ACL in her right back leg. We spent Friday at our regular vets office getting x-rays and pre-op bloodwork.
On Monday, we headed over to a specialty clinic for their opinionand they agreed that Irie needed surgery. With her size (67...
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...
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