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  • To Treat or Not To Treat?

    from PackPeople.com

    Thursday May 2nd, 2013 at 05:30 PM

    The dish on giving your dog people food

    Our dogs can be so darned cute that its tempting to lavish them with the finest things possible but remember: theyre dogs. What may be our idea of a delicious treat may not always be the healthiest option for our little friends and the way we give it to them can affect their behavior more deeply than we might expect. Finally, before you give your pet a special treat, ask yourself exactly who youre rewarding: your dog, or you?

    People foods warrant really...

  • 30 miles/hour can kill you and your dog

    from PackPeople.com

    Wednesday April 17th, 2013 at 06:14 PM

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    Safety for your dog in the car.

    Im always shocked how careless and frivolous some people are with their dogs driving in cars. I see them jumping on the driver, licking the face and sitting on their laps. For responsible travel with a pet is to properly secure the animal. In an accident, an unrestrained dog becomes a projectile, risking serious injury to the animal and human passengers. For your, your familys and dogs safety, do not allow pets to ride in the front seat, no matter how much the...

  • Tag your dog!

    from PackPeople.com

    Wednesday November 21st, 2012 at 09:00 PM

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    Importance of micro chipping and identifying your dog with a tag!

    Every year a few hundred thousand dogs get lost under different circumstances in the U.S. Losing a household pet can is like losing a member of the family. Tragically, few are reunited with their owners. Many lost dogs end up in shelters where they are adopted out to new homes or even euthanized. It is important that your dog has identification at all times.Its so important to start to microchip and tag your dog today if he or...

  • ‘Original Sock Dogs’ made from scratch – Interview with the founder

    from PackPeople.com

    Tuesday October 9th, 2012 at 01:08 AM

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    I saw a link on a website which transferred me to another website and then another website. I lost track of what I was actual looking for, and somehow I ended up on http://www.sockdogs.com. This is one of the cutest hand crafted ideas I have seen this year. Original Sock Dogs the name says it all.ArtisanStaceys idea arose after a visit in Taiwan where she met a stray dog. In honor of this special dog. and to support her local Humane Society Organization, she started making original sock dogs...

  • What’s it like having an ‘outlaw dog’?

    from PackPeople.com

    Tuesday September 25th, 2012 at 07:13 PM

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    I almost forgot to write about this interesting meeting between my dog Red (Rednose American Staffordshire Terrier Mix) and an unenlightened human, at my hair dressers about 2 months ago.

    I was late to myappointmentand couldnt drop off my dog at home, so I called the hair dresser and asked if I could bring my big dog with me. She said, Of course you can bring your dog. Red and I walked into the hair salon and he showered everyone who came near us with kisses, his tail constantly wagging for...

  • When Animal Lovers become Animal Hoarders

    from PackPeople.com

    Monday September 10th, 2012 at 07:36 PM

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    Where is the fine line between theact of loving animals and hoarding animals? When does a case become extreme?

    TheHoarding of Animals Research Consortium(HARC), defines an animal hoarder as someone who:

    accumulates a large number of animals; fails to provide minimal standards of nutrition, sanitation and veterinary care; fails to act on the deteriorating condition of the animals (including disease, starvation and even death); and fails to act on the deteriorating condition of the environment...
  • Interview with ‘Pinups for Pitbulls’ – Advocacy and Artwork

    from PackPeople.com

    Monday August 27th, 2012 at 05:46 PM

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    Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, Diana Dors, Rita Hayworth once posted in the lockers ofG.I.sduringWorld War II, today Pin Up Girls are taking new directions and themes. One of these exciting new directions comes from an organization I discovered a while ago. Its Deirdre Little Darling Franklins organization, Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc., founded in 2005. Istumbledupon Little Darlings Pinups for Pitbulls 2013 calendar cover picture on Facebook and I loved the art work, and of course, the dogs....

  • Hike or bike?

    from PackPeople.com

    Wednesday August 22nd, 2012 at 12:00 PM

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    Not every dog is good for biking, consider hiking instead!

    Get some great exercise with your dog outdoors. A long hike or a bike ride? Which one is the best choice for you and your dog. All dogs love to walk and follow you every where you go. Spending time with you outdoors is on of the most important things for your dog. Outdoor activities will bond you with your dog and keep you healthy. Sun, rain or snow. Lets go!

    Hiking with dogs. All kind of dogs love to walk and hike through the hills and...