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Ray Cilli and his dog Woubie are rescued from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey.

How to Help Pets Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 6:28am

I’m touched by the photos of families scrambling to escape the floods in their neighborhood caused by Hurricane Sandy. The images show parents, kids and their pets climbing into canoes to get away. This part is...

It's Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, October 22, 2012 - 4:11am

October is Adopt a Shelter Pet Month. The benefits of adopting a shelter pet are manifold. As a “pet parent” to an adopted shelter pet - my dog Bijou, I can easily and happily rattle off how much he has made a...

Barkworld Expo: Social Media Goes to the Dogs

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 6:23am

At this year’s Barkworld Expo, you can participate in dog yoga in the morning, a pet costume HOWL-O-Ween Charity Pawty in the evening and share everything on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest or you social network...

Photo Courtesy of S.H.A.R.E. House

Fourth Annual S.H.A.R.E. House Paws-an-Effect Dog Show Benefits Victims of Domestic Violence

Mandy Wilson - Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 11:40am

If you love dogs and want to support a great cause, the Fourth Annual S.H.A.R.E. House Paws-an-Effect Dog Show provides a great opportunity to have fun with your pet and do something that benefits others in the...

Actress Katherine Heigl hosts "Shelter Me."

Shelter Me: Uplifting, True Rescue Dog Stories

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 6:11am

Shelter Me is the perfect hour long testimony on why adopting shelter pets is vital. It’s hosted by actress and animal activist Katherine Heigl and is on tonight at 7 p.m on GPB. Dogs can touch our lives in such special...

Bijou dresses as Captain Jack Sparrow at the annual Petco Halloween party.

How to Find the Right Dog for You Part 3

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 5:11am

So what does dressing up a dog as Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean have to do with finding the right dog for you? The answer is easy. Once you’ve found that perfect canine companion, you’ll want to...

Summer relaxes.

Extended Stay Pet-Friendly Hotels Help You Feel at Home

Mandy Wilson - Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 1:40pm

This past week marked what is hopefully the final chapter of a very interesting adventure with my four pets. The final repairs have been completed at my house after a saga that began in late June with a leaking...

Bijou settles into his new home.

How to Find the Right Dog for You Part 2

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 11:24am

In part 2 of my three part series How to Find the Right Dog for You, I recount how Bijou settled into my home - a die-hard cat person and transformed me into a dog lover. Becoming a Dog Lover I had just adopted my...

Bijou is surprised by an impromptu photo while he's relaxing in bed.

How to Find the Right Dog for You Part 1

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 8:49am

How did you find your dog? And what advice would you give others about choosing and finding their own? This post kicks off a three part series on that very topic - how I found or rather met my dog. And it shares...


Best Hotels for Dogs (and Cats)

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 10:55am

When you’re going on vacation, you don’t have to leave your dog (or cat) with a pet boarder anymore. Plenty of hotels and inns welcome four legged furry guests. Many of them have gone beyond being simply pet-friendly...


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