Archives for September 2009

Austen: Lab/German Shepherd Mix

My Dog: Austen Age: 3 Months Breed: Lab/German Shepherd Mix What I Love About Austen: I love Austen’s personality with others. She is so loving and cries with excitement when and wherever she meets someone. Her eyes melt your heart and her kisses never stop. –contributed by Manny and Christine in Visalia, Ca

Adopting a Shelter Dog

Every month is a great time to adopt a shelter dog but in October special attention is focused on the subject thanks to the American Humane Association’s Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and a growing number of efforts by other organizations and companies as well. This year, shelters can use the public attention more than […]

Spooktacular Canine Happy Hour & Costume Contest, Bethesda, MD, Oct. 27, 2009

Humans and hounds alike all join in the Halloween fun at the Halloween Spooktacular Canine Happy Hour and Costume Contest in Bethesda, Maryland. Pet parents can enjoy happy hour specials on food and drinks while pups partake of doggie treats and water then the costume contest begins. Look for prizes for the best doggie costumes […]

NYC Marathoners "Determined" to Raise Money for Animals

Over 50 runners will tackle the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 1, 2009 to try to raise $300,000 for the dogs, cats, puppies and kittens of North Shore Animal League America. The members of Team Animal League are in training for the 26.2 mile run through New York’s five boroughs and have […]

Dog Walk Lights Brooklyn Bridge

Last week in our Dog Festivals section, we told you about the first annual Brooklyn Bridge Pub Crawl that was planned for September 26, 2009. Now we’re pleased to report that we’ve received word that over 400 dogs participated in that event to help raise funds for the one million pets that, according to ASPCA […]

What’s New: SuperFetch Television Series, Animal Planet

What’s New: SuperFetch series Network: Animal Planet Pet trainer and YouTube sensation Zak George shows how to teach any pet how to perform any trick in the new Animal Planet series SuperFetch. Filmed in South Florida and in the Boston metro area, SUPERFETCH follows Zak as he teaches pet parents tricks in a step by […]

Creating a Pet First Aid Kit

As we wrap up September, we’re putting the final days on National Preparedness Month…but we all know that you’ve got to be prepared every day of the year. Getting prepared for your family in the case of a disaster–or an accident–means getting prepared for your dog as well. One part of that preparedness is assembling […]

Flashback Photo of Antonio Sabato, Jr. at A Dog Charity Event

Although on the VH1 reality series My Antonio, daytime TV dreamboat Antonio Sabato, Jr. has yet to determine which contestant has the chance to be his real life leading lady, three fortunate Fidos named Schumy, Blackie and Bella already hold claim to the bachelor’s heart. Like all proud pet parents, the soap star loves to […]

Bailie: Lab

My Dog: Bailie Age: 10 years Breed: Lab What I Love About Bailie: If I were to lock my wife and Bailie in the trunk of a car for 1 hr., who do you think would still be happy to see me when I open the lid? — contributed by K9 One in Weyburn SASK. […]

Kate Beckinsale Shops with Her Dog

The pitter patter of tiny paws followed paparazzi magnet Kate Beckinsale recently as the Underworld star and her daughter Lily perused for purchases in the stores in the Palisades area. This little pup has a pal– a cocker spaniel who was welcomed into the Beckinsale/Wiseman family in July 2008.