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Dog sweaters aren't just cute, they do keep dogs warm by retaining body heat. Image via Flickr.com

Five Tips for Keeping Your Pets Warm During the Winter

You may think your dog or cat has instant protection against the cold temperatures because of its coat, but think again. They are susceptible to the freezing temperatures too and warm up by taking shelter indoors or in...

January 23, 2014

Pet Halloween Costumes and Safety

Along with human Halloween parades and parties happening this weekend, there will be pet costume soirees. What are the most popular pet costumes this Halloween? Petco predicts that foodie costumes, like tacos, hotdogs...

October 25, 2013

Help the FDA Solve Why Jerky is Making Pets Sick

Dog and cat owners, the Food and Drug Administration needs you. They are trying to determine why dogs and some cats are getting sick and dying after eating various forms of jerky imported from China. They are looking...

October 24, 2013

Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

Did you know that October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and that adopting a shelter pet is good for your health and life? According to the Humane Society here are some reasons why adopting a shelter dog is worth your...

October 15, 2013
A camel is prepped to attend the pet blessing service at the Cathedral at Saint John the Divine.

Animals at Church? It's the Feast of St. Francis

You may notice four legged friends, winged pals and creepy crawlers at churches today or throughout the weekend. That’s because October 4 is the Feast of St. Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment. On...

October 4, 2013

How to Teach Dogs Any Trick from Norman the Scooter Dog

Norman the Scooter Dog is proof that you can teach dogs any trick. You just have to create a positive learning environment. Norman's amazing trainer and owner Karen Cobb did that. As a result Norman has become famous...

September 20, 2013
Official Logo of National Dog Day

Every Dog Does Have Its Day!

Today is National Dog Day. Yep, you read that correctly: National Dog Day. Today we officially celebrate our best friends. My little dog, Lexie, is worthy of this national day of recognition. She goes to work every...

August 26, 2013
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Pet Vlogging Idol

Do you have what it takes to be a Pet Vlogger? Let me explain what that is. Vloggers are bloggers except they blog by video. They flip out their cameras on whatever device they like (phones, tablets, laptops, desktops)...

August 22, 2013
Sunny the White House dog "chillaxes" on the lawn. (Photo courtesy Photo by Pete Souza.)

Meet the New White House Dog Sunny and Take the Presidents' Dogs Quiz

The Obamas introduced the world to a new addition to their family Monday - Sunny, a black Portugese Water Dog. First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted the news with a photo last night. Sunny is a Michigan native and was born...

August 20, 2013
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Animal Odd Couples

Isn’t it funny how the unlikeliest individuals end up together? (Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, need I say more?) Unexpected pairings exist in the animal kingdom too. On Animal Odd Couples, an episode of Nature, airing...

August 7, 2013

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